SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Senate on Tuesday approved legislation that would make the state the first in the nation to extend health coverage to children who are in the country illegally and seek federal authorization to sell private insurance to immigrants without documentation. Senators approved a bill that would allow between 195,000 and […]
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The commonplace practice of billing rape victims in Louisiana for medical exams should come to an end after state lawmakers Tuesday signed off on proposed law changes that the federal government has required for a decade. “Ten years ago they identified that there was this particular problem,” said Rep. Helena […]
After making a surprise return to practice for the first time since September, running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings said he has “learned a lot from my mistake” that resulted in child-abuse charges against him in Texas.
DENVER (AP) — A high school valedictorian received a standing ovation when she came out as gay during her graduation speech in the Colorado mountain town of Carbondale. In the Boulder County city of Longmont, however, a top student was banned last week from making a similar affirmation at his graduation and instead delivered it […]
Syrian opposition leaders accused the Syrian government of essentially collaborating with the Islamic State group.
The Rangers’ top prospect comes a triple shy of hitting for the cycle in monster debut.
Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham met the media after Tuesday’s OTA, the first time he’s talked in person to Seattle reporters at-large since his trade from New Orleans. Graham talked about his transition, his budding chemistry with quarterback Russell Wilson, and more. Here’s what he said. How he feels he’s fitting in: “Everything’s been amazing […]
You don’t see Republicans running the table very often around here. But that’s what’s happening in this year’s legislative session.
Haylie Wagner pitched seven shutout innings to help Michigan beat defending champion Florida 1-0 and force a deciding Game 3 in the Women’s College World Series softball final in Oklahoma City. The winner-take-all game will be played Wednesday.
First baseman goes 4 for 5 with six RBI and three teammates add home runs in runaway victory.
Students at Franklin High Schoom plus a few Nova High students, helped build a small shelter that will be home for someone at Nickelsville, a homeless encampment in Seattle.
In a French Open quarterfinal matchup of Swiss Davis Cup teammates, Stan Wawrinka beat Roger Federer in straight sets.
Baby goslings venture out on Lake Union.
CDC researchers tallied a total of 65,647 new cases of melanoma in 2011, which worked out to 19.7 new cases per 100,000 Americans.
After years of problems, Seattle Public Schools is on track to fix most special-education issues the state has identified. The School Board will vote Wednesday on whether to approve a new oversight agreement that could open the door to $3 million in withheld federal money.
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The Chicago Blackhawks headed south this week to secure a dynasty, and the Tampa Bay Lightning is the only obstacle left. The teams meet in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Final.
What happens when a ‘Legion of Boom’ member meets ‘The Boomstick’? A Seattle sports explosion. Seahawks’ star cornerback Richard Sherman traded his shoulder pads for a baseball jersey and put his baseball skills to the test, tossing the ceremonial first pitch on Tuesday before the Mariners-Yankees game at Safeco Field. Pleasure to finally meet @RSherman_25 […]
Twice found incompetent to stand trial as a juvenile, Quentin Frazier, now 22, was charged with first-degree murder for a third time this week for the March 2006 stabbing of his grandmother in their Skyway home.
Building a budget is an exercise in math — and not just over spending and taxing levels. To reach a budget agreement, lawmakers are also counting votes.