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New York AG asks court to hold Donald Trump in contempt

New York Attorney General Letitia James asked a New York court on Thursday to hold former President Donald Trump in civil contempt for allegedly failing to comply with a court order that he turn over certain documents for her investigation.This…

Washington state prohibits Texas-style abortion lawsuits

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A measure that prohibits legal action against people seeking an abortion and those who aid them was signed into law Thursday by the governor of Washington, a move designed to rebut recent actions by conservative states.…

Bill to make daylight saving time permanent clears U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON D.C. –  A bill to make daylight saving time permanent has been approved by the U.S. Senate.  The Sunshine Protection Act, a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by Washington Senator Patty Murray, passed the Senate unanimously on Tuesday.  It now heads…

West Coast governors announce updated health, masking guidelines

SPOKANE, Wash. -- As COVID-19 hospitalizations and case rates continue to decline across the west, many states are now updating their masking guidance. State leaders across the west coast, including Washington Governor Jay Inslee, California Governor Gavin Newsom and Oregon…