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Men Skin 16-Foot Roadkill Python

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Weird News

SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash. -- A man was driving near a park in his Washington state hometown when he noticed an object on the side of the road that he thoug...

Our Field of Dreams in Bristol, Connecticut

Jim Wallis | Posted 10.05.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Political fights in Washington are done for the moment. We're on vacation now. We got to Bristol. My children are full of excitement. And it is time to play ball!

Super Committee Offers A Glimmer Of Debt Deal Hope

National Journal | Ronald Brownstein | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics

Already, the smart money in Washington is betting that the congressional super committee created by this week’s debt-ceiling deal to develop a plan ...

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Sells Her Old Life

Katie Beck | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

I made the decision to move to France, quit my job and found renters. The big things posed little problem. It was the little stuff that proved hard to handle.

A Pet-Friendly Victorian Vacation in Port Townsend

Wendy Diamond | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel
Wendy Diamond

Preserved Victorian architecture and annual music festivals make this seaside town in Washington a destination for tourists of all species.

No FAA Bill? No-Fly List.

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress has chosen its priorities -- a month of paid vacation is more important to them than doing the work they have been hired to do. This is unacceptable.

Now Easier for Immigrant Entrepreneurs to Start Companies in the U.S.

Brad Feld | Posted 10.03.2011 | Business
Brad Feld

Yesterday there was solid progress on the Startup Visa Movement -- specifically making it easier for foreign entrepreneurs to start their companies in the US.

The Herd Mentality

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

The easiest thing in the world is just to go with the flow. Just do what you're told. But if 700,000 people choose you to be their Representative, their only Representative, and they're depending on you, then they deserve more than that.

Washington Couple Plead Guilty To Holding Teen Servant

AP | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

TACOMA, Wash. — A Washington state couple accused of forcing an 18-year-old to serve as their unpaid personal servant have pleaded guilty to doc...

Secret Service Apprehends White House Fence Jumper

Posted 10.02.2011 | Politics

DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- A homeless man was in custody Tuesday night after climbing over the White House fence, the Secre...

Stock Market Ends Worst Week In A Year

Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

(Caroline Valetkevitch) - Stocks ended the worst week in a year as time runs out on Washington to reach agreement before the government loses its ...

Obama: Time Is Running Out For A Debt Deal

Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON, July 29 (Reuters/Richard Cowan and Deborah Charles) - With four days remaining until the United States hits its debt limit, President ...

Watch: Meet The 50 Most Beautiful People On The Hill

Posted 09.27.2011 | Style

Get ready to swoon - The Hill has released it's annual list of the 50 most beautiful people in Washington. Republicans made up the majority of this...

Washington vs. America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 09.27.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

Washington is an island drowning in its own self-interest, surrounded by a hurting and unhappy nation of deeply patriotic citizens who hunger for shared national purpose but find our politics to be sickening, insulting and corrupted.

No End In Sight As Obama Restarts Debt Ceiling Talks

AP | By ERICA WERNER | Posted 09.22.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and congressional leaders are scrambling to find a way forward on a debt deal after House Speaker John Boehner th...

NBA Guard Throws Down Absurd Between-The-Legs Dunk

Posted 09.21.2011 | Sports

Washington Wizards guard Nick Young turned heads last season by increasing his points-per-game average by nearly nine points. Now he's turning hea...

WATCH: Is Seattle Man Being Wrongfully Imprisoned In Nicaragua?

Posted 09.20.2011 | World

U.S. officials and family members are calling for the release of a Seattle man whom they believe has been wrongly imprisoned in Nicaragua. As Komo...

No Leg Is No Problem For Tortoise With Wheel Prosthetic

AP | By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS | Posted 09.19.2011 | Weird News

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Watch out Mr. Hare, this tortoise has a wheel. A 12-year-old African tortoise that recently had its front left leg amputated due to...

Washington Escapee Turns Himself In

Yahoo! News || Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

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Making Magic With UK's Creative Industries

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment
Nigel Sheinwald

The Harry Potter phenomenon shows the bubbling cauldron that is the British film industry, and that the U.S. and UK relationship can not only be special, but sometimes magical.

WATCH: Elizabeth Warren Testifies On Consumer Protection Bureau

Posted 09.13.2011 | Business

With the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau set to open in exactly one week, Harvard Law Professor and presidential advisor Elizabeth Warren is test...

Of Sense and Sensenbrenner

Leslie Harris | Posted 09.12.2011 | Technology
Leslie Harris

Sensenbrenner, Chairman of the House Judiciary Crime Subcommittee, pulled no punches, "I believe this bill is bad policy and I will do my best to kill it."

3 Ways Washington Can Boost Job Growth At Startups

Ray Leach | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business
Ray Leach

I've seen what these government programs can do for fledgling companies in my own backyard.

Teens Plead Not Guilty To July 4 School Ransacking [VIDEO]

Posted 09.07.2011 | Education

Two teenagers charged with ransacking and vandalizing Snohomish High School in Everett, Wash. pleaded not guilty in juvenile court Thursday. The tw...

In Hot Water: Four Charged In Alleged Espresso Prostitution Ring

Edmonds, WA Patch | Brian Soergel | Posted 09.06.2011 | Home

After a ninth-month undercover investigation, the Edmonds Police Department has arrested the owner of an Edmonds espresso stand on three counts of pro...