Google Parent Company Tops Big Spenders On Washington LobbyistsGoogle parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and politicians in 2017.
Senators Grill Social Media Companies Over Terrorist PostsLawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers.
Official: Train Brake Automatically Activated In Fatal WreckInvestigators are looking into whether the Amtrak engineer whose speeding train plunged off an overpass, killing at least three people, was distracted by the presence of an employee-in-training next to him in the locomotive, a federal official said Tuesday.
Amtrak Train On New Route Hurtles Onto Highway, Kills 3An Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off an overpass south of Seattle on Monday and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing at least three people, injuring more than 100 and crushing two vehicles.
Senate GOP Presses Ahead On Tax Bill; McCain Backs MeasureSenate Republicans on Thursday pushed ahead on a sweeping revamp of the nation's tax code, with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expressing confidence of final passage by week's end and a key Republican getting on board.
Filipino WWII Vets Awarded Overdue Congressional Gold MedalFilipino World War II veterans who fought for the U.S. won their long battle for national recognition on Wednesday, receiving the Congressional Gold Medal over seven decades after their service.
Washington Continues Dominance; Routs CaliforniaFreshman tight end Hunter Bryant had nine catches for 121 yards and an a touchdown, Jake Browning threw for two scores and ran for another, and No. 6 Washington cruised to a 38-7 victory over California on Saturday night.
Eclipse Watchers Warned To Expect Heavy TrafficTransportation officials in Oregon and Washington have a message for the region's drivers: However bad you think traffic is going to be during next week's total solar eclipse, it's probably going to be worse than you imagine.
Bay Area Democrats Say Fight Against GOP Health Care Bill Not OverThe Democratic leaders from California on Thursday were recognizing the defeat of Republican attempt to repeal Obamacare as a win for their party.
Justice Dept. Rules Intensify Crackdown On Sanctuary CitiesThe Justice Department escalated its promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Tuesday, saying it will no longer give cities coveted grant money unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be released.
United Flight To Washington Dulles Returns To SFO For Maintenance IssueA United Airlines flight headed to Washington Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Virginia, from San Francisco International Airport rerouted back to SFO Wednesday morning because of an unspecified maintenance issue, a spokesman for the airport said.
‘Resist’ Becomes A Theme For Pride ParadePolitical themes have not been unusual for the annual San Francisco Pride parade, but organizers admit this is a special year given the current climate in Washington.
Oregon, Washington Join California In Earthquake Warning System Tests An early warning system for earthquakes has been expanded to Oregon and Washington, joining California in testing a prototype.
Western States Pledge To Resist Trump Rollback Of Power Plant Pollution LimitsThe Clean Power Plan aims to curb carbon dioxide pollution from U.S. power plants, but President Trump is expected to try to roll it back.
Gov. Brown Rips Republicans Over Health Care BillCalifornia Governor Jerry Brown gave the GOP a stern warning over its proposed health care bill as Democrats rallied on the steps of the Capitol Wednesday.