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Bodies of Air Force colonel and Utah man are recovered after their plane crashed in an Alaska lake

The bodies of a Utah man and an Air Force colonel who served as director of operations for the Alaskan Command have been recovered after their small plane plunged into an Alaska lake.

North Carolina governor vetoes masks bill largely due to provision about campaign finance

Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has vetoed a North Carolina masking bill that previously removed a pandemic-era exemption that allowed people to mask in public for health reasons.

FDA OKs first menthol e-cigarettes, citing potential to help adult smokers

The Food and Drug Administration has authorized the first menthol-flavored electronic cigarettes for adult smokers.

How does heat kill? It confuses your brain. It shuts down your organs. It overworks your heart.

When dangerous heat waves strike, what happens inside the human body can become a life-or-death battle decided by just a few degrees.

Supreme Court rejects settlement in water dispute between New Mexico and Texas

The Supreme Court has rejected a settlement between Western states over the management of one of North America’s longest rivers.

Former TV financial analyst arrested for fraud after years in hiding

A former investment company CEO and frequent guest analyst on CNBC has been arrested on federal fraud charges in Port Orchard.

Road to Mount Baker’s Artist Point reopens for summer 2024

This year's opening is on the early side for this stretch of the Mount Baker Highway, also known as Highway 542. Opening dates typically fall in July.

WA older adults want to age in their homes, but some need help

As more older Washingtonians hope to age in place, the costs of getting their homes ready can be an obstacle. Some programs help with repairs and modifications.

How beavers are helping and harming salmon restoration in WA

Beavers are great builders of habitat for all kinds of critters. But they love to eat King County's new plantings.

Downtown Seattle home prices now cheaper than city as a whole

Ten years ago, the median home price in downtown Seattle was higher than the citywide median. Now downtown is cheaper than the city as a whole, writes FYI Guy.

Two weeks after fatal shooting of Garfield High student, no arrests made

It's been two weeks since 17-year-old Amarr Murphy-Paine was killed outside Garfield High School. No arrests have been made.

Here’s the landscape 2 years after the Supreme Court overturned a national right to abortion

Two years after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the debate over abortion access is playing out in elections and the courts.
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