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From Mt. St. Helens’ volcanic ashes, Mother Nature rebuilds

John Bishop
John Bishop

Science correspondent MILES O’BRIEN: Thirty-six years after its spectacular, deadly eruption, Mount St. Helens still rumbles and bears scars from that earth-shattering day.

But hike down the slopes, away from that jagged crater just a little, and you will see Mother Nature hard at work. And there’s a good chance you will bump into a team of scientists led by John Bishop. He is an evolutionary biologist at Washington State University-Vancouver. » More …

Clinton paints Trump as heartless, suggests he profited off 2008 financial meltdown

Travis Ridout
Travis Ridout

Hillary Clinton on Tuesday doubled down on her strategy of painting presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump as a heartless tycoon who profited in 2008 as average Americans suffered during the financial crisis, a narrative that she hopes will stick to the businessman between now and November. » More …

Trump, Clinton Win Washington’s Presidential Primaries

Cornell Clayton
Cornell Clayton

Campaigning: Results Only Impact Republican Race as Democrats Use Caucus System to Appoint Delegates

Donald Trump handily won Washington state’s Republican presidential primary Tuesday, even as he shared the ballot with three other candidates who had already dropped out of the contest. » More …