United States Supreme Court Justices may not be as biased and partisan as some people believe. An objective mathematical analysis performed outside the legal field found that the court handed down decisions on a split 5-4 vote on only 9.6% of the cases since August 1994. In fact, most of the decisions issued by the Supreme Court featured unanimous votes by justices.
- The Legislature hasn't addressed the capital budget, or other important issues facing the state’s future.
- Search-and-rescue efforts were under way Friday for a 21-year-old Hydaburg man whose empty boat was found floating off Prince of Wales Island on Thursday evening.
- After weeks of deadlock, Washington lawmakers could be close to reaching an agreement in principle on a state budget, House and Senate budget writers said Friday.
- Deadheading wilted blooms or bulging seed pods allows some plants to devote their energy to perpetuation instead of propagation.