A man surrendered in Oregon after police say he killed his girlfriend, posted gruesome photos of her body and the crime scene online, and wrote that he wanted authorities to kill him.
A candidate who died days before Tuesday's election is leading his race.
Voters on Tuesday approved expanding background checks on gun sales and transfers in Washington state, a measure supporters said would help keep guns out of dangerous hands and make it easier for police to track weapons used in crimes.
Republican Dan Newhouse was narrowly leading fellow GOP candidate Clint Didier in Washington's 4th Congressional District, a race which marked the first time in state history that two members of the same party appeared on the fall ballot for a U.S. House seat.
Gov. John Kitzhaber has spent a month on the defensive, forced to address the expensive failure of the Cover Oregon health insurance website and ethical questions surrounding his fiancée.
Oregon voters legalized recreational pot use Tuesday, making the state the third to approve the drug for commercial sales.
Brittany Maynard's last days started a national conversation about whether it's OK for a terminally ill person to end their own life.
The Washington Liquor Control Board broke the state's open public meetings law 17 times as it began working on rules for the recreational marijuana industry, a judge ruled.
Voters decide today whether to increase the number of background checks on gun sales and transfers conducted in Washington state.
A plastic soda bottle exploded early Monday in a Redmond elementary school parking lot, injuring a school bus driver, officials said.
Finding a way to get wine grapes to cope better with low and high temperatures is one of the many things researchers hope to discover when research and classes start next year Washington State University’s Wine Science Center.
By now you’ve heard how much Americans despise the gridlocked Congress. Its job-approval rating stood at 13 percent in recent polls by CNN and Fox News. A survey last year found cockroaches and used-car salesmen held in higher esteem.
When Daniel Promislow jogs with his Weimaraner, Silver, it pains him to see age creeping up on the 11-year-old canine.
PORTLAND — A terminally ill woman who renewed a nationwide debate about physician-assisted suicide has ended her young life with the lethal drugs available under Oregon's Death With Dignity Law. Brittany Maynard was 29.
Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago.
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