01/15/2014 1:30amWashington already has the highest state minimum wage in the country, and Gov. Jay Inslee says it should go even higher.
01/15/2014 1:33amTens of thousands more American babies, toddlers and preschoolers would be eligible for early childhood programs under a budget deal reached by lawmakers that advocates hailed as an encouraging sign that Congress is committed to early education programs.
01/15/2014 1:13pmAir Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says 34 missile launch officers have been implicated in a cheating scandal and three others have been implicated in a drug probe, the latest missteps by those who maintain and operate the nation's 450 nuclear missiles.
01/15/2014 2:01pmThe Air Force says 34 nuclear missile launch officers have been implicated in a cheating scandal and have been stripped of their certification in what is believed to be the largest such breach of integrity in the nuclear force.
01/15/2014 2:05pmA Navy official says an F-18 fighter jet has crashed into waters off the Virginia coast, but the pilot ejected safely.
01/15/2014 2:46pmEven after giving Boeing Co. one of the largest packages of tax breaks in U.S. history, state leaders in Washington told the aerospace giant in a proposal released Wednesday that they are ready to do even more.
01/15/2014 2:48pmLocal, state and federal agencies ranging from local sheriff's offices to the North Dakota Army National Guard have borrowed unmanned surveillance drones from the Homeland Security Department nearly 700 times in the past three years, according to government records obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
01/15/2014 4:16pmFederal officials filed a formal complaint Wednesday charging that Wal-Mart violated the rights of workers who took part in protests and strikes against the company.