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A bear cub found badly burned in a massive 2014 Washington wildfire has been killed by a hunter. News outlets report that Rich Beausoleil with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says a team in September set out to find the den of the black bear nicknamed Cinder because her radio transmitting collar stopped working.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid.

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SEATTLE (AP) — After twice finding the state of Washington in contempt for violating her order to provide timely competency services to mentally ill people held in jails, a federal judge has approved a settlement that is designed to ensure people get help before entering the criminal justice…