WASHINGTON -- After weeks of batting down rumors of his impending resignation, Rajiv Shah announced Wednesday he will step down as head of the U.S. Agency for International Development in February.
Safety Shalom Luani and defensive end Jeremiah Mitchell will join the Cougars in time for the start of the spring semester.
The Seattle Housing Authority won’t move ahead with a plan to set rents based on household size and length of stay rather than income.
“All my life I have been hoping to hear a U.S. president say exactly what Obama said today,” said Fleites-Lear, a professor of foreign languages and literature who has many relatives in Cuba. “I almost can’t believe it.”
The changes in Cuba policy outlined by President Obama are expected to have a much more profound impact on Cuba than on the United States.
When Cuban and American leaders announced they would restore diplomatic relations after a standoff lasting more than a half-century, all eyes in the U.S. immediately turned to Miami, where many expected the country's largest population of Cuban exiles to pour angrily into the streets.
Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pledged on Wednesday to do all he can to stop President Barack Obama's coal plant regulations, saying a White House "crusade" has devastated his state's economy.
Seattle's kickoff returns have been an admittedly underachieving aspect of the team the last few weeks.
Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers' gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didn't properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain clinics. Employees falsified logs to make it look as if the so-called clean rooms had been disinfected.
Results for Tuesday, Dec. 16
Chelsey Shumpert scored a career-high 18 points, including five three-pointers, as Chattanooga stunned No. 7 Stanford 54-46 Wednesday for its second home victory over a top-10 opponent this season.
It turns out Reading, Pa.’s much-ridiculed Christmas tree wasn’t bad at all. It just needed a little love.
The Stanford-bound senior will focus on getting back to the state meet, where he won two titles last February. His technique has been a focal point since he has yet to begin weight training.
Paul Richardson looked like a promising kickoff returner at first, but it has been a slog for Richardson and the Seahawks’ kickoff return game, which ranks 30th in the NFL this week, averaging 20.6 yards per attempt.
Thousands of young immigrants moved a step closer to getting driver's licenses in Arizona when the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday rebuffed the governor's latest attempt to deny them the privilege.
Here's what Seattle head coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media today:
Problems with the performance of the Washington Healthplanfinder website have led to friction between the state’s health-insurance exchange and its primary contractor, Deloitte.
Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday laid out an ambitious plan for cutting Washington’s carbon emissions that would vault the state to the forefront of global efforts to combat climate change.