Failed governor candidate Loren Culp to run for US House

REPUBLIC, Wash. (AP) – Former Republican gubernatorial candidate Loren Culp will challenge U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse,…

Feds push to extradite Phoenix driving school owner to Iraq

PHOENIX (AP) – Prosecutors are urging a judge to approve a request to extradite a Phoenix…

Report: Rural renters also struggling during the pandemic

BOSTON (AP) – It’s not just urban dwellers who have faced difficulties paying the rent during…

Vaccine demand down in parts of Washington state, cases rise

SEATTLE (AP) – Washington state is upping its COVID-19 vaccine ambitions as cases increase, worrying variants…

Senate GOP says ‘No’ to pork, upholds earmark ban

Senate Republicans decided Wednesday to keep their internal conference rule against earmarks, declining to join House…

Lin Wood and Trump-backed South Carolina GOP chairman trade ‘RINO’ barbs ahead of May election

South Carolina Republican Chairman Drew McKissick and attorney Lin Wood both accused each other this week…

Incentives not allowed for vaccination, but more service members getting the jab

Military commanders have been barred from offering service members incentives such as days off for getting…

Greg Gutfeld Says Idea of Systemic Racism Is ‘Anti-American Propaganda’: We’re ‘On a Path to Destruction’

Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld railed against people like President Joe Biden talking about systemic racism in…

Arizona’s Democratic senators want U.S. to foot bill for National Guard border deployment

Arizona’s two Democratic senators are backing Republican Gov. Doug Ducey’s decision to send National Guard troops…

Embattled San Francisco school board agrees to act dignified

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The scandal-plagued San Francisco school board agreed to new contract terms with…

Twins place infielder JT Riddle on COVID-19 injured list

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Infielder JT Riddle was placed on the COVID-19 injured list by the…

Facebook says it halts hackers tied to Palestinian security

JERUSALEM (AP) – Facebook said Wednesday it has broken up a hacker network used by Palestinian…

Athlete protests remain banned at Tokyo Olympics, IOC says

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) – Athlete protests and political messages will remain banned at the Olympics, the…

Hogan announces new initiatives to focus vaccination efforts

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) – Demand for COVID-19 vaccine in Maryland remains high, but Gov. Larry Hogan…

Maryland music venues struggle to stay afloat amid pandemic

Independent music venues continue to struggle financially to survive while in the midst of Maryland’s lifted…

Wisconsin vaccination effort slows, leaders plead for people to get vaccinated

Just over 40% of people in Wisconsin have gotten one dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Getting…

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Florida’s ‘anti-riot’ law

A new lawsuit is challenging the constitutionality of the “anti-rioting” law Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed…

Russian invasion of Ukraine is ‘imminent,’ warns senior British lawmaker

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s military deployments around the borders of Ukraine suggest “an invasion is imminent,”…

Rand Paul Says Biden Should ‘Take Off His Mask and Burn It’ as Part of Vaccine Push

Public health experts have advised vaccinated people to continue wearing masks as the nationwide vaccine rollout…

Florida House overwhelmingly approves consumer privacy bill

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – The Florida House resoundingly approved a consumer privacy bill on Wednesday, giving…