Jul 24, 2014 — The problem in the U.S. State Department system could cause problems for millions of people worldwide who are awaiting travel documents.
Jul 24, 2014 — Sen. John Walsh lifted at least a quarter of his United States Army War College master's thesis, according to a report in The New York Times. Walsh was appointed to the Senate in February.
Jul 23, 2014 — Officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Wood to death instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour, Wood's attorney says. Gov. Jan Brewer has ordered a review of the process.
Jul 23, 2014 — The legislation would require any politically active group that spends more than $10,000 to list its donors.
Jul 23, 2014 — Fire crews have been battling several major fires in central and eastern Washington, including one that has stretched over 250,000 acres.
Jul 23, 2014 — A Philadelphia judge issued an order today granting a request for Johann "Hans" Breyer to be extradited to Germany. But Breyer's lawyer said the 89-year-old former Auschwitz guard died Tuesday.
Jul 23, 2014 — In an interview with NPR, Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken endorsed Israel's demand that before the conflict ends, Gaza must be demilitarized. It's a demand Hamas is unlikely to agree to.
Jul 22, 2014 — The recall applies to "certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots" from a California packing company, the FDA says.
Jul 22, 2014 — A plant in Tonawanda heats coal into material for the iron and steel industries, releasing toxic chemicals into the air. Residents have long blamed the pollution for several health problems.
Jul 22, 2014 — A pine tree planted in Los Angeles in memory of George Harrison is one of several brought down in Griffith Park by an infestation.