Eight states Wednesday sued the Environmental Protection Agency over what they say is the agency's lax regulation of emissions from wood-burning heaters, the latest in a battle that's pitting red states against blue states over how much influence interest groups wield at the agency.
The Army announced a massive restructuring of its force Tuesday, slashing 12 combat brigades and affecting military communities from Georgia to Washington state, as it prepares to cut 80,000 active-duty soldiers from its ranks over the next four years.
For the first time since before Chambers Bay hosted the U.S. Amateur in 2010, Matt Allen isn't explaining to golfers why a temporary green is being used or why a path is blocked off for construction equipment.
Dozens of residents in a peaceful Puget Sound setting were forced to evacuate Wednesday after a huge landslide knocked one house over and threatened 33 others.
Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson had a stern warning for Seattle SuperSonics fans who are excited about the prospect of the NBA returning to the Puget Sound next season.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reached its highest number yet of companies audited for illegal immigrants on their payrolls this past fiscal year.
A naval supply officer from Wisconsin has become the first woman to serve on a Navy submarine and earn her "dolphins pin," which denotes her qualifications to work aboard subs.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling in May that overturned 30 years of established Freedom of Information Act precedent by restricting what federal agencies can keep secret left exposed many different types of sensitive information, a senior Justice Department official told a Senate committee Tuesday.
Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks, a former college football player who cast a huge presence over state and national politics for more than 30 years, announced Friday he'll retire at the end of the year after 18 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.