Daily Updates

Daily Updates
  • String of legal wins bolsters same-sex marriage

    One after another and in sometimes evocative language, judges appointed by Republican and Democratic presidents are declaring it’s too late to turn back on the topic of same-sex marriage.

    May 26, 2014

  • Obama leads country in celebrating Memorial Day

    President Barack Obama led the nation in commemorating Memorial Day, declaring the United States has reached “a pivotal moment” in Afghanistan with the end of war approaching.

    May 26, 2014

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

    May 26, 2014

  • US plants prepare long-term nuclear waste storage

    Nuclear power plants across the United States are building or expanding storage facilities to hold their spent fuel — radioactive waste that by now was supposed to be on its way to a national dump.

    May 26, 2014

  • Sharp rise in West Coast oil trains, fears abound

    Residents along the scenic Columbia River are hoping to persuade regulators to reject plans for what would be the Pacific Northwest’s largest crude oil train terminal — the proposed destination for at least four trains a day, each more than a mile long.

    May 26, 2014

  • 10 things to know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

    May 25, 2014

  • In Other News, May 25

    May 25, 2014

  • Auto parts price-fixing probe rattles industry

    An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department’s largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it’s not over yet.

    May 25, 2014

  • Lawmakers call for tighter grip on VA hospitals

    The chairmen of House and Senate Veterans Affairs Committees on Sunday decried long waits and backlogs at the nations VA hospitals but stopped short of calling for the resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki.

    May 25, 2014

  • Europe’s order to mute Google angers US

    Europe’s moves to rein in Google — including a court ruling this month ordering the search giant to give people a say in what pops up when someone searches their name — may be seen in Brussels as striking a blow for the little guy.

    May 25, 2014