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Tri-Cities: 668 new COVID cases, high case rate

KENNEWICK, Wash. — The Tri-Cities area tallied 668 new COVID-19 cases in the last three days, one of the highest-ever local three-day counts, the Benton-Franklin Health District reports. Benton County's 434 new cases pushed the county to another milestone: 25,000…

Gov. Inslee: WA has entered 4th surge of COVID-19

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday that Washington state has entered its fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Inslee pointed to data showing rising cases, hospitalizations and the spread of virus variants, including the more contagious variant…

John Roberts says Supreme Court doesn't work in a 'political manner'

Chief Justice John Roberts responded to attacks on the Supreme Court and the judiciary from both sides of aisle on Tuesday evening, saying that such criticism "does not affect how we do our work" and he said that the justices will "continue to decide cases" according to the Constitution and laws "without fear or favor."

Measles cases surpass 300 this year, CDC says

At least 314 cases of measles have been reported in the United States since January 1, according to national numbers shared Monday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.