SEATTLE (Diya TV) – Friends, family, and community members are mourning the death of a couple in Washington state.  Parminder Singh Bajwa and Harpreet Kaur Bajwa were killed when a distracted driver crashed into their vehicle. They’re two children are now orphaned. Authorities say the couple was on their way to pick up their kids from the bus stop when tragedy struck.  It’s unclear if the distracted driver will face charges but was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

U.S. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi is the top Democrat on the House China committee and is now calling for a unified front with Republicans as they take on the CCP. The Indian American says China is counting on America to be fractured from within and unable to prepare for the future. The panel’s goal is to focus on military and economic threats posed to the US by the world’s second-largest economy.

Washington Democratic State Senator Manka Dhingra says she’s planning on running to be the state’s next Attorney General. Dhingra is already facing intense backlash from her critics who accuse her of pushing laws that make it difficult for law enforcement officers to do their jobs.

Ravi Kapur contributed to this report.