Two weeks from now, a teacher walkout will have impacted one out of every four of Washington state's 1 million public school students.
That's after Monday's confirmation teachers in Seattle Public Schools would join colleagues in 28 other districts in approving a "one-day strike" to protest state lawmakers' stances on several key education issues.
The case involves Daniel Chong's detention in 2012 by agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration.
"What happened to Mr.
The call of the open road beckons to electric car owners now that Washington and Oregon have completed their portions of the West Coast Electric Highway, a network of rapid recharging stations to enable long distance electric-powered travel.
Yak butter tea is often referred to as the national drink of Dhorje's homeland, Tibet. Tibetans drink it all day long — up to 60 cups a day, it's said — though they're not the only ones who enjoy it: It's consumed in countries throughout the Himalayas.
In those lofty Himalayan mountains, a few cups of yak butter tea would be a welcome respite from the cold, thin air.
Officials say what comes from those tragic encounters can be important lessons about policing and moving forward.
In April 2001, Cincinnati Police Officer Stephen Roach fatally shot 19-year-old Timothy Thomas in the city's Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, an inner city area, then in deep decline.
One of the most visible signs of the crisis is a tent city on the plaza in front of Puerto Rico's historic Capitol building in San Juan. For several weeks, a group of protesters have been camped out, with signs, rallies and music. They're opposing plans by Gov.
That's one reason he's pushing a controversial Asian trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Obama has chosen a curious setting to make his pitch for the trade agreement this week.
The remote area of Hyolmo has many injuries, and only two nonprofit groups are providing "limited aid."
Two girls from Germany are missing in Langlang Valley.
People are stranded in Kyanjin Gompa.
These pleas for help in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake have popped up on ever changing maps of the disaster zone, compiled and posted by hundreds of digital volunteers around the globe.
NPR's Eleanor Beardsley tells our Newscast unit:
"One of the most sensitive measures of the bill would allow intelligence services to collect masses of data on regular citizens, which would be subject to analysis for potentially suspicious behavior.
A global hub, London completely dominates the political, cultural and economic life of the U.K. to an extent rarely seen in other countries. The U.K. has struggled with this imbalance for decades.
Well, actually bacteria in the soil were the engineers. And the microbe's handiwork is present in sweet potatoes all around the world today.
Scientists at the International Potato Center in Lima, Peru, have found genes from bacteria in 291 sweet potato varieties, including ones grown in the U.S., Indonesia, China, parts of South America and Africa.
Attorney General Loretta Lynch is in Baltimore Tuesday where she met with the family of Freddie Gray, the black man whose death led to riots in the city and charges against six police officers.
"This is a flashpoint situation," Lynch told a group of officials after she met privately with Gray's family.
So how about this: Take spores from a harmless version of C.
Local Somali immigrants are continuing to pressure the federal government to allow them to once again send money to relatives back home.
Now, the Seattle City Council has gotten behind their cause.