(The Center Square) – Property owners in Snohomish County will see their typical levy rate increase in 2024 as a result of 85% of 2023 ballot measures being... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Trading is set to begin for a new type of bitcoin fund that gives investors access to the crypto market without some of the hassle and fees of owning bitcoin outright.Freshly approved by federal regulators, bitcoin ETFs -- Exchange-Traded Funds --... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Striking liberal turnout, a comparative dearth of voters who backed Donald Trump in 2020 and broad support for legal abortion helped make Ohio, on Tuesday, the latest state projected to support abortion rights since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v.... Read More.
(The Center Square) -- Challenger Lisa Brown has taken a thin lead over incumbent Nadine Woodward in their race for Spokane mayor, based on preliminary returns in Tuesday’s... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Seattle Public Schools' School Board has approved a $1 million contract with Seattle Parks and Recreation to provide student services and activities through... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Hours before a suspect, a U.S. Army reservist with mental health concerns, fatally shot 18 people in Lewiston, Maine Wednesday, the Senate approved an amendment that would scale back background check requirements for some veterans and service members with mental health issues.The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A new immunization to protect infants from respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV was approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.The approved drug called nirsevimab, which will be marketed in the U.S. by Sanofi as Beyfortus, was recommended unanimously... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lunchables are ready for their first day of school.In tandem with the National School Lunch Program, the ready-to-eat packaged Lunchables kits, made by Kraft Heinz, have been approved to be served in schools for the first time."Ahead of the 2023-2024 school... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite heavy opposition from environmental activists, a viral TikTok campaign and a campaign promise by President Joe Bien to move the U.S. away from fossil fuels, the federal government greenlighted a controversial oil drilling project on pristine Alaskan land on Monday.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- After decades of research, a first-of-its kind vaccine designed to protect newborns against RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, could be approved by August.Pfizer, the maker of the vaccine, announced Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted its application... Read More.