Officials from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday, a small herd of mountain caribou found in the Northwest will retain federal protection, but it will be as a threatened species rather than endangered.
A hunger strike at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma recently ended after nearly two months, but the ripple effects continue. U.S. Congressman Adam Smith, D-Bellevue, plans to introduce a bill Thursday that would change how federal agencies operate and audit detention centers.
Marcie Sillman talks to Vaughn Palmer, Vancouver Sun columnist, about the latest news from Canada.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper is accusing Canada's Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin of trying to talk about a court case with him, furthering a dispute between the two government branches.
TransCanada Corp, the company responsible for the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, says it's losing too much money while they wait for regulatory delays in the United States. They are considering a challenge under NAFTA.
Finally, the latest news about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is that he has gone to rehab.
There are 46 million poor people in the U.S., and millions more hover right above the poverty line — but go into many of their homes, and you might find a flat-screen TV, a computer or the latest sneakers.
And that raises a question: What does it mean to be poor in America today?
Steve Scher speaks with Amy Snover, Director of the Climate Impacts Group at the University of Washington, about the findings of the National Climate Assessment. The report, which was released Tuesday, is an extensive study on how climate change is affecting the United States. Snover was one of 300 experts consulted in the creation of the assessment.
Marcie Sillman talks with USA Today reporter Donovan Slack about former Boston Police Commissioner Kathleen O' Toole, who is a finalist to become Seattle's next police chief. Slack covered police and city hall at the Boston Globe from 2003 to 2011.