SEATTLE-An Interstate 5 bridge collapsed into the Skagit River at around 7 p.m. Thursday evening, dumping at least two vehicles in the waters north of Mount Vernon. » read more
President Barack Obama on Thursday defended his administrations use of drone strikes to kill terrorists as effective, lawful and heavily constrained, but he also appeared to be laying groundwork for an expansion of the controversial targeted killings. » read more
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