Politics

Washington state to reimburse counties for ballot drop boxes

SEATTLE (AP) — The state of Washington must reimburse Snohomish County and 38 other counties for money spent on additional ballot drop boxes required to comply with state law, a judge said. King County Superior Court Judge Nelson Lee ruled…

The Latest: Aide: Trump tests negative for virus pre-debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus ahead of Thursday night’s second and final presidential debate. Mark Meadows says…

FDA approves remdesivir to treat Covid-19

The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus infection, the drug's maker, Gilead Sciences, said Thursday. The drug, sold under the brand name Veklury, has been used under emergency use authorization. It is the first…

LIVE AT 5: The final 2020 presidential debate

Following a wild debate last month, President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will face each other again Thursday for the last time before the Nov. 3 General Election. Live TV coverage on KAPP-KVEW begins at 5 p.m. PST with…

Democrats to boycott Barrett vote at Senate Judiciary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are set to boycott voting on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, but there is little they can do to prevent Republicans from rushing to confirm President Donald…

Washington state issues more COVID restrictions for colleges

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee will now require colleges and universities to provide quarantine facilities for all students if they are exposed to COVID-19. The governor on Tuesday issued more restrictions for higher education campuses as the…

Man who wanted to see Trump gets time served in standoff

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Washington state man who said he was traveling to see President Donald Trump has been sentenced to time served for assaulting Secret Service special agents in West Virginia. Joshua Wills, 31, of Bremerton, Washington, was…

Man arrested after police car fire at Seattle protest

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Bremerton man was arrested and charged in federal court after authorities believe he set fire to a Seattle police car during a May 30 protest in downtown Seattle that turned destructive following the police killing…

Fact-checking the Trump and Biden town halls

President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden participated in head-to-head town halls Thursday night. In their first matchup, Trump unleashed an avalanche of familiar falsehoods, while Biden was largely accurate in his statements -- though he did make several…

Positive COVID-19 tests in Biden camp

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — At least three people connected to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign have tested positive for the coronavirus, leading the campaign to suspend in-person events for vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris through Monday. Biden is not altering his…