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Arrest linked to gun used after Boston Marathon bombings

BOSTON — It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did the suspects get the gun that authorities say they used to kill a university police officer?
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Obama offers emergency aid

SEATTLE — The federal government will provide emergency assistance to help restore electricity in areas of Central Washington where wildfires have knocked out power, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday.

United States pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants today near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in a war that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island today, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.

Obama fundraising amid many challenges

SEATTLE — Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a recovering economy is not improving their lives.

SPU shooter’s journal released

Aaron Ybarra, the accused shooter at Seattle Pacific University, chose the small Christian college because he was unfamiliar with it, according to his journal released Tuesday evening.

Oregon firefighters chase new fires

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Lightning rolled through much of eastern Oregon on Tuesday, leaving in its wake several dozen reports of new wildfire starts, fire officials said.

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Vapor team to visit Hanford

The Hanford Tank Vapor Assessment Team led by the Savannah River National Laboratory will make its first visit to Hanford on Thursday.

Courts issue conflicting rulings on Obamacare

The legal battle over President Barack Obama’s health care law ramped up Tuesday, as two federal appeals courts handed down conflicting rulings on whether the government can continue to pay subsidies nationwide to millions of low- and middle-income people to help them with the cost of insurance.
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Chinese food company under fire

BEIJING — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, KFC and other restaurants in China were detained by police today after an official said illegal activity was an organized effort by the supplier.

Sunny FM is back on the air

TWISP — KCSY-FM radio, operating as Sunny FM, is broadcasting here again after being knocked off the air for a couple of days by the Carlton Complex Fire.

NCW fires helped by rain

Bugg Road Fire: Crews made significant progress on the fire near Tonasket, which has been downgraded in size to 785 acres due to better mapping on Tuesday. About 200 firefighters are working on containment.