The House passed legislation to improve the efficiency of our transportation system and make agencies more accountable, but for two years Senate Republicans have refused to bring it to a vote, writes guest columnist state Rep. Judy Clibborn.
An explosion after liftoff from a Virginia launchpad on Oct. 28 destroyed millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded equipment for the International Space Station, and raised questions about NASA’s oversight of private contractors to carry cargo and astronauts to orbit.
(Reuters) - Police in a town near Milwaukee got a surprise when they took down the department's Christmas tree and found a diamond wedding ring placed on a branch as an ornament The police chief for Germantown, Wisconsin, Peter Hoell, said on a posting on the department's Facebook page on Saturday that the ring appeared to have been put on the tree deliberately. Police had the ring examined and the diamonds are real, he said. "If anyone can shed a little light on this mystery, I would appreciate it," he said, adding that the ring is being kept in a safe place. ...
If Chris Petersen’s first season coaching the Huskies was about changing the culture – a process he often described with the phrase “work in progress” – then next year must be about progress in the realm fans care about most: Wins and losses.
Seizures of methamphetamine soared at the US-Mexico border during fiscal year 2014, accelerating a trend that began several years ago as new laws that limited access to the drug's chemical ingredients made it harder to manufacture it in the U.S.