Teachers nationwide are fighting cuts and unwanted education reforms, but those in Tacoma, Wash., went further and went on strike. With the strike now over, what did that accomplish?
Radioactive milk linked to the Japan nuclear crisis has been detected in samples from California and Washington State. But the amounts are so tiny that they pose no health risk, officials say.
The secretary of state declared Democrat Dan Malloy the winner Wednesday in the Connecticut governor race, before the release of official numbers. Republican Tom Foley says his own tally puts him ahead.
The Colorado, Washington State, and Alaska Senate races are undecided on Wednesday morning. They won't tip the balance of power in the Senate, but two are important to Democrats.
Increasing numbers of Americans can vote by mail or absentee ballots. This makes it harder for polls to gauge who the winner might be and means some close races might not be called for days.
Sen. Patty Murray of Washington is facing a strong challenge from GOP candidate Dino Rossi. Top Democrats from Michelle Obama to former President Bill Clinton have vowed to help.
More than 1,200 delegates wrapped up the three-day meeting, hearing speech after speech castigating big government and Democrats.
Washington's attorney general filed suit against the healthcare reform bill signed today. One problem: He didn't ask the state's governor, who supports the bill. Who wins?
The long criminal history of Maurice Clemmons, accused of killing four police officers near Seattle, has officials examining how the state handles repeat offenders.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is touting efforts to reduce greenhouse gases by states and provinces worldwide ahead of the Dec. 6 UN climate change summit in Copenhagen.