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Number of missing from Washington slide plummets

Searchers pause for a moment of silence at the scene of a deadly mudslide Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Besides the more than two dozen bodies already found, many more people could be buried in the debris pile left from the mudslide one week ago. Ninety people are...
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Number of missing from mudslide drops to 30

Searchers pause for a moment of silence at the scene of a deadly mudslide Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Besides the more than two dozen bodies already found, many more people could be buried in the debris pile left from the mudslide one week ago. Ninety people are...
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A community ‘changed forevermore’ by deadly slide

Workers stand across a small portion of the scene of a deadly mudslide for a moment of silence Saturday, March 29, 2014, in Oso, Wash. Besides the more than two dozen bodies already found, many more people could be buried in the debris pile left from the mudslide one week ago....

Police: Man, 86, kills grandson’s girlfriend, self

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an 86-year-old man shot his grandson in the head and then killed the grandson’s girlfriend before fatally shooting himself in New York City. Authorities say Heriberto Pagan, of Brooklyn, shot his 47-year-old grandson outside of a Staten...
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GOP challenger is the focus in Colo. Senate race

FILE – In this March 1, 2014, file photo, Rep. Cory Gardner, R-Colo., officially announces his candidacy for the U.S. Senate at Denver Lumber Company in Denver. Gardner will run against Democratic Sen. Mark Udall. The Senate race in Colorado has shot toward the top of the...
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Health law legacy eludes Obama as changes sink in

FILE – In this March 23, 2010, file photo President Barack Obama signs the health care bill in the East Room of the White House in Washington. As a hectic sign-up season winds down, President Barack Obama’s health care law has managed to change the country. Americans...

Trip at an end, Obama has issues waiting at home

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — A week of international prodding, outreach and reassurance behind him, U.S. President Barack Obama is returning to Washington amid looming domestic and foreign challenges, from a fast-approaching deadline for health care enrollment to renewed...
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Unions for college athletes a question for NLRB

FILE – In this Sept. 21, 2013, file photo, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter (2), wears APU for “All Players United” on wrist tape as he scores a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Maine in Evanston, Ill. The five-member regulatory board...

Marathon bombing suspect seeks records on brother

BOSTON (AP) — The defense team for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is looking for ways to show his deceased older brother was mostly responsible for the tragedy — a move that, if successful, could save their client’s life. The lawyers asked...

Magnitude-5.1 earthquake shakes Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a magnitude-5.1 earthquake has shaken the Los Angeles area and surrounding counties. The U.S. Geological Survey originally estimated the quake to be a magnitude-5.3. It said the Friday quake struck at about 9:11 p.m. and was centered...