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Toxic algae impacting shellfish harvests in Samish Bay

2 monthes ago   |   By Miami Herald

Toxic algae known as red tide continues to impact Samish Bay, but some areas are reopening this week to commercial shellfish harvesting. The Skagit Valley Herald reports that the state...
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College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

WATCH: Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for...

WATCH: Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announces she's running for president in 2020 on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert'

Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced her widely-expected candidacy for the presidency on CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on Tuesday. Asked why she was... Read more ...

D.C. Judge Tells Furloughed Workers They Must Stay On The Job

D.C. Judge Tells Furloughed Workers They Must Stay On The Job

About 400,000 federal workers are called "excepted" and are required to work without pay. They sued for an injunction that would end that requirement, but the judge said no... Read more ...

Theresa May suffers historic defeat after MPs reject her Brexit deal

Theresa May suffers historic defeat after MPs reject her Brexit deal

Theresa May's Brexit deal rejected by the UK parliament. MPs in the House of Commons voted by a margin of 432 to 202 against the deal. It is the biggest Commons defeat for a... Read more ...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his grandpa's confirmation hearing

William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, sat for his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, but Barr wasn't alone - members of his family, including his... Read more ...

Huawei Founder Denies His Firm Spies For China

Huawei Founder Denies His Firm Spies For China

In rare remarks to foreign media, Ren Zhengfei says his telecommunications equipment company is independently owned and would not give China user data. Experts disagree. Read more ...

After catching 5 times as many migrants off the West Coast in 2018, Coast...

After catching 5 times as many migrants off the West Coast in 2018, Coast Guard crews are working without pay - and retirees may be next

The Coast Guard is the only military branch to work without pay during the government shutdown. If the shutdown continues, the service's 50,000 retirees will miss their... Read more ...

Snapchat's parent company is losing its CFO after less than a year, and the...

Snapchat's parent company is losing its CFO after less than a year, and the stock is plummeting

Tim Stone, the CFO of Snapchat parent company Snap, is quitting. On Tuesday, the exec notified the beleaguered messaging app company of his intention to quit "to pursue other... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'far-right former governor' Scott Walker...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams 'far-right former governor' Scott Walker after he mischaracterizes her proposed tax hike on the superrich

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's simplification of her proposal to hike taxes on the super-rich in a tweet on Tuesday. Walker said he... Read more ...

NAACP joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kerry Washington in slamming CBS...

NAACP joins Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Kerry Washington in slamming CBS News for apparent lack of Black journalists on 2020 election team

The NAACP released a statement Tuesday that criticized CBS News for not including any Black journalists on its recently announced 2020 Election team. By not including any Black... Read more ...