A sporting goods chain says it's suspending sales of modern rifles nationwide because of the school shooting in Connecticut.
President Barack Obama says he won't go after Washington state and Colorado for legalizing marijuana.
Northwest mill owners say China is dumping the country's subsidized hardwood products in the U.S. market.
Washington joined Colorado in voting to become the first states to legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use, but people shouldn't expect to be able to buy a bag of legitimate weed any time soon.
Scenes from the around the globe as people watched the U.S. presidential election.
The crowds of happy people lighting joints under Seattle's Space Needle early Thursday morning with nary a police officer in sight bespoke the new reality: Marijuana is legal under Washington state law.
President Barack Obama rolled to re-election Tuesday night, vanquishing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney despite a weak economy that plagued his first term and put a crimp in the middle class dreams of millions.
Mitt Romney has conceded defeat in the presidential contest.
Republicans recaptured control of the House early Wednesday, besting Democrats in a billion-dollar battle and ensuring that the chamber will be dominated by their conservative agenda. Reacting to President Barack Obama's re-election, House Speaker John Boehner said the voters want both parties to find common ground on repairing the economy.
President Barack Obama has been re-elected to a second term, defeating Republican Mitt Romney in a hard-fought race in which the economy was the dominant issue.
An early look at voter views of Tuesday's elections, according to preliminary data from exit polling conducted in Oregon for The Associated Press and television networks.
Two fierce competitors who've given their all, President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney now yield center stage to voters Tuesday for an Election Day choice that will frame the contours of government and the nation for years to come.
One day left in their stubbornly close race, President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney are storming through a final exhaustive campaign push Monday that won't end until the wee hours of Election Day in pursuit of every possible vote.
One out of every five Facebook users has unfriended, blocked or hidden somebody from their newsfeed because they just can't stand seeing the sometimes pretty snarky and colorful comments, according to the Pew Research Center.
AP Interactive: 2012 Presidential Election.