Washington's Bickering Motivates New U.S. Nonpartisan GroupsFollowing this week's government shutdown and the 2016 election, in which both parties nominated historically unpopular candidates, there's new energy in the movement to reclaim the political center.
Government Shuts Down After Senate Fails To Reach A DealA Senate attempt to move forward with a short-term spending bill vote failed Friday night, sending the government into a shutdown.
Trump Gets 1st Medical Checkup Since Becoming PresidentPresident Donald Trump received his first medical checkup as president at Walter Reed military hospital on Friday, undergoing a physical examination.
Divided Democrats Face Liberal Backlash On ImmigrationWith a new deadline fast approaching, Democrats in Congress are struggling to adopt a unified strategy to protect hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation.
Amtrak Didn't Wait For System That Could've Prevented WreckThe rush to launch service on a new, faster Amtrak route near Seattle came at a deadly cost — critical speed-control technology that could have prevented a derailment was not active.
Amtrak Train Speeding 50 MPH Over Limit Before Deadly DerailmentFederal officials confirmed an Amtrak train was hurtling 50 mph over the speed limit when it careened off an overpass south of Seattle, spilling cars onto the highway below and killing at least three people.
At Least 3 People Dead After Amtrak Train Derails Onto Washington InterstateAn Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least three people, authorities said.
Work Begins On Massive Eisenhower MemorialA groundbreaking ceremony Thursday morning marked the start of the project, plagued for years by a bitter fight over the memorial's design and aesthetics.
Unhappy Moderate House Republicans Complicate 2018 For GOPVeteran Republicans are bailing on Congress in growing numbers, as GOP control of Washington fails to produce the unity or legislative successes party leaders wish for.
Eclipse's High Tides Break Net, Dumps Thousands Of SalmonThe Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is urging the public to catch as many of the fish as possible, with no limit on size or number.
Deputy Dives Into Trunk To Avoid Getting HitA deputy in Washington state was almost hit after trying to help stop a high speed car chase last Friday.
Cornyn Optimistic GOP Will Have Votes To Pass Health Overhaul Sen. John Cornyn expects to start debate on the Senate's health care bill next week but says of holding together the Republican votes necessary to do so, "It's going to be a nail-bitter, no question."
Ted Cruz On Trump 'Unfortunately Some Of The Damage Is Self-Inflicted'Texas Senator Ted Cruz told the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce he won't be sucked in by the controversies surrounding President Donald Trump.
President Trump Pays Tribute To Dallas Officers Killed During Ambush"We also remember those incredible heroes who were so cruelly targeted for execution in Dallas, Texas -- rushing into a hail of gunfire, never to return."
Bill To Avert Shutdown For 1 Week Clears HouseHouse members have easily voted to approve a short-term spending bill that would avoid a partial government shutdown at midnight.