President Barack Obama asked Congress on Thursday to end quickly the government's bulk collection of Americans' phone records, which could be a big ask for lawmakers who don't often move quickly without a looming deadline.
Congress is close to sending President Barack Obama a bill to give $1 billion in loan guarantees to cash-strapped Ukraine and provide the administration broad authority to levy more sanctions on Russia for its annexation of Crimea.
The man shot by a Seattle Parks Department co-worker last year has filed an $800,000 claim against the city, saying it should have acted sooner to address the deteriorating mental condition of the woman.
By Eric M. Johnson ARLINGTON, Washington (Reuters) - Washington state officials said the confirmed death toll from a huge mudslide in the U.S. Pacific Northwest was likely to rise sharply from 25 on Friday as residents accused local authorities of a slow early response to the disaster that had cost lives. "In the next 24 to 48 hours, as the medical examiner's office catches up with the difficult ...