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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.


Alaska Division of Elections director Gail Fenumiai takes a closer look at a write-in ballot as workers tally the write-in ballots.  (credit: Eric Engman/Getty Images)

State Denies Holmes’ Recall Effort

The state has denied a recall effort against state Rep. Lindsey Holmes, with the attorney general’s office finding her decision to switch party affiliations doesn’t amount to a “lack of fitness” for the job.


File photo of the skyline heading from King County into Seattle.  (credit: Quan Yuan/Getty Images)

Early Count Shows Residents Voting To Recall Mayor

Early election returns show residents of the small town of Pacific, Wash., on the King-Pierce county line are voting to recall their mayor.


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Washington And Oregon Salmonella Tied To Foster Chicken

A number of salmonella illnesses traced to Foster Farms chicken in Washington and Oregon last year prompted health officials in both states to remind consumers Thursday that chicken in the kitchen can sicken.

CBS Seattle–02/14/2013