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Man in fatal Wash. fire accused of assaulting wife

A Vancouver man suspected of starting a fire that killed five of his children and himself had been arrested last month after a fight with his wife. Full story

Obama proposes broadening EPA's power over water

The Obama administration proposed new guidelines Wednesday that would boost the government's ability to protect streams, wetlands and other sensitive waterways from pollution. Full story

AP National News Calendar

Eds: Major scheduled events for the week of April 24-30, 2011. Note that many events, especially court appearances, are subject to change at the last minute. Full story

Teen fakes pregnancy as a school project

A high school senior faked her pregnancy for the past six months as a social experiment for her senior project. Full story

Court hears arguments in Microsoft patent case

The Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments from Microsoft Corp. asking it to overturn a $290 million patent infringement judgment against the world's largest software maker, a ruling that could have a profound effect on how corporations protect and profit from their future inventions. Full story

Cops: Couple locked autistic children in caged room

   A Vancouver, Wash., couple is accused of keeping two autistic children in a caged room in their apartment. KGW-TV's Anne Yeager reports.

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  Westminster rookies head to New York

Two Vashon Island, Wash., women and their Icelandic Sheepdogs head from the farm to New York City for the 135th Westminster Dog Show.

  Justice Ginsburg: Never 'horse trading' in voting

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke with NPR's Nina Totenberg at George Washington University in Washington D.C., touching on topics from women’s rights to her relationship with her fellow Supreme Court Justices.

  Jackpot! Lucky couple wins $190 million

Jim and Carolyn McCuller of Ephrata, Wash., bought one of two winning tickets in a $380 million Mega Millions jackpot. NBC's Kurt Gregory reports.

  ATM bandits strike bowling alley

Brazen burglars used a minivan to smash into a Vancouver, Wash., bowling alley and steal an ATM early Monday. KGW's Collette Wieland reports.

  Specter on his farewell to Washington, D.C.

The outgoing Pennsylvania senator talks about his passionate “closing argument” on the Senate floor, in which he railed against the destructive partisanship in Washington targeting the Supreme Court and the Republican Party.

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Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, front right, and Seahawks general manager John Schneider, left, arrive to talk to reporters about the upcoming NFL football draft, Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at the Seahawks headquarters and practice facility in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)