The US military likely will keep a slightly larger force in Afghanistan in 2015 than first planned and American troops will have authority to come to the aid of Afghan forces if necessary, officials said Tuesday. The United States may have to deploy hundreds of additional forces in coming months, beyond the 9,800-strong contingent […]
Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to five the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in the cafeteria two weeks ago.
President Barack Obama intends to nominate a New York City federal prosecutor to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department.
SEATTLE—A man charged with killing his live-in girlfriend and posting photos of her lifeless body online was returned to Washington state on Thursday after he surrendered to an officer in Oregon and waived extradition. David Kalac, 33, arrived at the county jail in Port Orchard, west of Seattle, late Thursday afternoon, sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wilson […]
Three students fought for their lives in Seattle-area hospitals Sunday, days after being shot in the head during an attack at a high school on Washington state’s Puget Sound.