The southern United States showed a substantial increase in the number of counties that reported evidence of mosquitoes that can spread chikungunya, dengue and Zika viruses, according to new research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Residents of a northwest London public housing complex are angry and fearful about being evacuated because of fire safety concerns prompted by a fire that killed at least 79 people in a nearby high-rise.
About 2,000 high school seniors who failed a state-mandated biology exam can get their diplomas under a deal reached in the Washington Legislature. The deal also would allow students to appeal the failures of other requirements.
The Pierce County Council has unanimously approved a supplemental budget that includes about $3 million for behavioral health and homelessness initiatives. It was a crucial step in the right direction, but work remains to be done.
Insurers are worried that the Senate Obamacare replacement bill repeals the individual coverage mandate, but doesn’t penalize people who let their coverage lapse. Without incentives to maintain coverage, the bill would destabilize insurance markets and make it easier to game the system.
The war court prosecutor has filed terror charges against an Indonesian captive at Guantánamo known as Hambali, accusing him of conspiring in the 2002 Bali nightclub bombings and a 2003 attack on the JW Marriott in Jakarta, the Miami Herald has learned.
Kelly Bolender, an engineering design teacher at Kopachuck Middle School, is retiring after 35 years in education. On his last day, he presided over his final CO2 car derby, a popular class project where students engineer and build small race cars from blocks of wood.
Beloved shop teacher crosses finish line of career
Teen shot outside UPS Fieldhouse
Dramatic California road rage incident caught on driver's camera
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