The decision was made after a controversial vote to redistrict the system. Board members could have chosen from five proposed redistricting plans. The various plans reduced the number of districts from the current 11 to as few as seven and as many as 10. After several of the proposals were voted down, the board approved the nine-member body.
The fate of a Cherry Point oil-loading dock. Distrust of BP. A minor oil-car derailment in Seattle. All of these surfaced Thursday at a hearing in Seattle.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers held the public hearing to discuss a draft environmental impact study of a dock for oil ships built in 2001, a project that did not go through such an analysis at that time.
Editor's note: This month's episode of On China with Kristie Lu Stout focuses on Hong Kong and airs for the first time on Friday, July 25, 1:30 pm Hong Kong/Beijing time.
Editor's note: This month's episode of On China with Kristie Lu Stout is on Hong Kong. It airs for the first time on Saturday, July 26, 11:30 p.m. HKT. For all viewing times please click here.
(CNN) -- KRISTIE LU STOUT: Michael Degolyer, Albert Ho and Douglas Young, welcome to On China. Now since the handover in 1997, Hong Kong has been governed under the principle of "one country, two systems." How does it work?
(CNN) -- After just one day of competition, a new sport has emerged at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow: snapping selfies with the Queen.
Having been to all 30 MLB stadiums, Nats Insider Mark Zuckerman rates each ballpark from best to worst.
The devastation wrought by the Carlton Complex Fire in north-central Washington state is impressive enough in numbers, but to grasp its real scope, you have to go airborne. Aerial photos and helicopter and drone video reveal a charred landscape encompassing more than a quarter-million acres where hundreds of families have lost their homes.