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  • Expect Napa quake to rattle D.C. efforts on seismic alerts

    WASHINGTON The Napa County earthquake will have political aftershocks on Capitol Hill. The big question is how long they'll last. Prompted by California's weekend temblor, lawmakers are renewing their push for earthquake warning programs. The most recent...
  • Survival of congresswoman's baby a celebrated case study

    WASHINGTON U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler is a half-hour late for her meeting with a news photographer. She strides into her cramped lobby in the Longworth House Office Building, clad in leopard heels and cradling her year-old daughter, Abigail. Her...
  • Washington state man seeks his gay partner's federal benefits

    WASHINGTON The ceremony was meticulously planned, befitting a wedding where one of the grooms is a self-professed Virgo with obsessive-compulsive leanings. A roving Austin Powers impersonator posed for photos with guests as a pair of dolphin ice...
  • Louisiana governor sues U.S. over education's Common Core

    NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Wednesday sued the Obama administration, arguing that it has coerced states into adopting Common Core education standards. The move by the Republican governor, who is widely viewed as holding...
  • Immigration could set stage for big U.S. budget showdown

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservatives in the U.S. Congress who object to President Barack Obama's immigration policies are threatening to tie a must-pass budget bill to the issue, making for a possible showdown in September and raising the specter of a...
  • U.S. State Department lawyer Benes is latest Keystone XL player to go

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. State Department lawyer who played a key role in the Keystone XL pipeline review is moving on, sources said on Wednesday, the latest departure of a senior official involved with the long-delayed project. Keith Benes helped...
  • Snyder wants new stadium for Redskins

    The Sports Xchange Snyder wants new stadium for Redskins The Washington Redskins are taking steps toward finding a spot to build a new home to replace their 17-year-old stadium. Redskins owner Dan Snyder told CSNWashington.com on Wednesday that he...
  • Louisiana Gov. Jindal sues feds, says Common Core violates states' rights

    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a suit against the Obama administration Wednesday, joining a conservative-led effort to challenge controversial national education standards knows as the Common Core, which Jindal says violate states' sovereignty.   ...
  • Student recognized for whirlwind achievement

    Student recognized for whirlwind achievement
    La Cañada High School senior Alice Zhai received special recognition Tuesday from the La Cañada Unified Governing Board for a science project on hurricanes that was published in an international journal and earned her a $50,000 scholarship from the...
  • Apple v. Samsung: Judge refuses sales ban on Samsung smartphones

    Apple is not entitled to a court-ordered sales ban on nine Samsung smartphones found earlier this year to violate the iPhone maker's patent rights, a San Jose, Calif., federal judge ruled on Wednesday. In a 42-page ruling guided by several previous...
  • U.S. moves prisoners from Afghanistan to Pakistan, Yemen

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has moved 11 new prisoners out of a military prison near the Afghan capital, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, as the Obama administration seeks to shut down a controversial detainee program in Afghanistan ahead of...