First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation’s children. She took numerous swipes at Republican Donald Trump, all without mentioning his name.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren made an impassioned case for Hillary Clinton on Monday, hailing her as a tenacious fighter on behalf of working people while dismissing presidential rival Donald Trump as someone who “cares about himself every minute of every day.”
A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier riding in the passenger seat of a fellow soldier’s car was firing his handgun into the air repeatedly Sunday night as they were driving north on Interstate 5 through Tacoma, according to court documents.
Prosecutors have presented the Sept. 11 judge with about half the evidence they think defense lawyers should get on the CIA’s ‘black sites’ — and the judge has considered ‘virtually all’ of it inadequate, requiring fixes.
The world’s first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun’s energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000-mile (40,000-kilometer) journey that began more than a year ago.
The inter-agency parole board announced Monday that it approved the transfer of Guantánamo’s last Russian prisoner, a one-time Red Army ballet dancer whose lawyers are trying to help him resettle in England.
An Air Force Thunderbird pilot who ditched his jet moments after flying over the Air Force Academy’s commencement ceremony reported engine trouble and told air traffic controllers he was aiming the plane away from a home before he ejected safely into a field.
A Connecticut man sentenced to death by lethal injection for the killings of a woman and her two daughters during a 2007 home invasion is expected to be resentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole because the state abolished the death penalty.
Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, first lady Michelle Obama stood before the Democratic convention on Monday and drew a sharp sketch of the Republican nominee that stood in harsh contrast to her gauzy portrait of Hillary Clinton as a woman who has looked out for children and the disadvantaged all her life.
Even before Turkey was thrown into crisis by a coup attempt, its deal with the European Union to stop migration westward was under strain: Turks did not get the visa-free travel they were promised, and Greece was overwhelmed with asylum claims that have halted deportations for weeks.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren made an impassioned case for Hillary Clinton on Monday, hailing her as a tenacious fighter on behalf of working people while dismissing presidential rival Donald Trump as someone who "cares about himself every minute of every day."
The first storm of the hurricane season to impact Hawaii sent the islands' residents into hurried preparation mode, but the state got through the weekend without seeing major damage as the storm was downgraded, officials said Monday.
Tenino-area master stone carver Keith Phillips, along with his apprentice Ed Salerno, give five year-old Sara Raymond and Jeanne Benachek an age-old handcraft at their demonstration booth Sunday during the annual Oregon Trail Days festival in Tenino. Bob Hill with the Tenino Depot Museum also shares a brief history about the festival.
VIDEO: History hand-crafted during Tenino's Oregon Trail Days
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