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Washington (U.S. state)

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  • Roommate Indicted In Rutgers Gay Encounter Suicide Case

    Roommate Indicted In Rutgers Gay Encounter Suicide Case
    A grand jury has indicted a former Rutgers University student on several counts of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy after he allegedly used a webcam to spy on his roommate during an intimate encounter with another man. His roommate later...
  • Winning Mega Millions Tickets Sold in Idaho, Washington

    Winning Mega Millions Tickets Sold in Idaho, Washington
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- One of the largest lottery jackpots in the history of the United States will be split between ticket holders in Idaho and Washington state. Lottery officials say one ticket sold in Idaho and another about 150 miles away in...
  • State Supreme Court gives Emanuel a reprieve

    State Supreme Court gives Emanuel a reprieve
    The Illinois Supreme Court granted a reprieve to Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday, keeping his name on the Chicago mayoral ballot temporarily as justices hurry to decide whether it should remain there permanently. About 300,000 ballots without Emanuel's name...
  • Tokyo sees steady exodus amid nuclear crisis

    Tokyo sees steady exodus amid nuclear crisis
    Marco Gutierrez was taking no chances. With radiation still leaking this weekend from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant 150 miles away, the Tokyo resident joined the legions of foreigners — and a growing number of Japanese — fleeing the...
  • Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell dies at 84; former Drifters manager

    Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell dies at 84; former Drifters manager
    Fayrene "Faye" Treadwell, the former manager of the Drifters who won a longtime legal battle to stop promoters from infringing on the classic rhythm-and-blues vocal group's trademark name, has died. She was 84. Treadwell, one of the first female...
  • New progress, worries in Japan nuclear crisis

    New progress, worries in Japan nuclear crisis
    Japan took a step toward possibly getting its nuclear disaster under control Sunday as electricity to power some reactor cooling systems was restored and previous efforts to lower reactor temperatures with seawater at the battered Fukushima atomic...
  • U.S. nuclear officials suspect Japanese plant has a dire breach

    U.S. nuclear officials suspect Japanese plant has a dire breach
    U.S. government nuclear experts believe a spent fuel pool at Japan's crippled Fukushima reactor complex has a breach in the wall or floor, a situation that creates a major obstacle to refilling the pool with cooling water and keeping dangerous levels of...
  • PASSINGS: Edward G. 'Ted' Jones, David Baldus, Kathryn Tucker Windham

    PASSINGS: Edward G. 'Ted' Jones, David Baldus, Kathryn Tucker Windham
    Edward G. 'Ted' Jones Scientist studied brain anatomy, schizophrenia Dr. Edward G. "Ted" Jones, 72, a former UC Irvine neuroscientist who was an expert on brain anatomy and the causes of schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders, collapsed and...
  • Cleaning up Japan's radioactive water could take decades

    Cleaning up Japan's radioactive water could take decades
    For nearly four weeks, Japanese emergency crews have been spraying water on the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors, a desperate attempt to avert the calamity of a full meltdown. Now, that improvised solution to one nuclear nightmare is spawning...
  • Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race

    Blumenthal Defeats McMahon In U.S. Senate Race
    It was the most expensive political contest in the state's history, and one of the nastiest and most colorful. But in the end, Tuesday's election for the U.S. Senate was as easy a win for Democrat Richard Blumenthal as had been predicted at the start....
  • School Ready To Issue Harsh Penalties After Students Drugged At Party

    School Ready To Issue Harsh Penalties After Students Drugged At Party
    It could take weeks for toxicology results to come back pinpointing what drug dropped a dozen Central Washington students at a party, but the school isn't wasting any time in its investigation. CWU officials are working with police to try and figure out...