The U.S. government has agreed to pay a total of $492 million to 17 American Indian tribes for mismanaging natural resources and other tribal assets, according to an attorney who filed most of the suits.
The justice department is suing to block AT&T’s acquisition of Bellevue-based T-Mobile USA, arguing it’s a bad deal for consumers. But here in Washington, an even greater threat is the impact the merger could have on local jobs and the economy.
Refugees face a lot of stress. They’re usually escaping war or poverty. They land here unable to speak English and without a means of support. But for some women, there’s the additional burden of domestic violence.
"We have nothing to hide" – those were the words of Seattle's chief of police yesterday. The department is under fire.
The questions stem from a federal review of the fatal shooting of a first nation's wood carver last August, as well as what many people perceive as a prior pattern of abusive violence against minority groups.