(NEW YORK) -- Thirty-three transgender and gender-nonconforming people have been killed by violence in the United States since last year's Transgender Day of Remembrance on Nov. 20, 2022, according to a new Human Rights Campaign report.Twenty-six of those people were killed in 2023, the... Read More.
By now, you may have heard that the Seattle City Council wants to add another new cost onto the city’s consumers – this time, it's on app-based deliveries. ... Read More.
As we've covered many times on these pages, Snohomish County has a huge drug problem, the worst in the state. Snohomish County Executive is really close to this issue, openly discussing how he lost his brother. He is throwing every penny he can find... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden, marking one year since the Uvalde school shooting, on Wednesday called on Republicans in Congress to act to end the "epidemic" of gun violence in the United States.Before delivering somber remarks, Biden and first lady Jill Biden honored the lives... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden plans on Wednesday to call on Republicans in Congress to act to end the "epidemic" of gun violence in the United States, the White House said.The remarks are expected during an afternoon speech marking a year since the deadly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Surgeon General released an advisory on Tuesday calling attention to the public health crisis of loneliness, isolation and lack of connection in the United States.“Lacking connection increases the risk for premature death to more than 60%. Put simply, this... Read More.
The City of Everett announced a $4.19 million settlement has been reached on its lawsuit against several pharmaceutical corporations for their contributions to the local opioid crisis: CVS, Walgreens, Walmart, Teva and Allergan.Everett faced sharp rises in drug abuse, addiction and associated illegal conduct... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Several attorneys general announced a new $462 million settlement from e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL Labs on Wednesday.The settlement is the largest multistate settlement which includes the most "stringent restrictions on the company's marketing and sales to protect and to prevent minors from vaping,"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Twenty-year-old Charlie told ABC News' Nightline that he's lucky to be alive after he nearly became one of the thousands of people across the country who lost their lives to fentanyl.The Southern California college student, who asked not to reveal his... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The port city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine is facing the risk of a cholera epidemic amid the destruction of water supplies and sanitation during the Russian invasion, city officials and health agencies warn."The risk of cholera is very high, like red,... Read More.
(BUFFALO, N.Y.) -- The final victim of the supermarket shooting massacre in Buffalo, New York, was laid to rest Saturday, as the country reels from another mass shooting.Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Douglas Emhoff attended the memorial service for Ruth Whitfield Saturday... Read More.