A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant sold for more than $36 million Wednesday at a rare auction of jewelry that once belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, which Sotheby’s is calling a record price for a pearl at auction.
The Coeur d’Alene Police Department says human remains were found Tuesday night at Eighth Avenue and Mullan Street near McEuen Park.
A man faces possible vehicular assault charges after police say he crossed the center line on Upriver Drive Tuesday evening and crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle while driving intoxicated.
Spokane has turned up on another national list – this time for best places to retire. Livability.com ranked Spokane No. 7 out of 10 for affordable cities with attributes retirees would enjoy.
It’s not just bank loan officers with racial biases who discriminate against black and Latino borrowers. Computer algorithms do, too.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin has been forthright about what he believes are the root causes of mass shootings. A few months ago, the Republican blamed gun violence on children’s access to smartphones, video games and psychotropic drugs.
Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a chief critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of domestic violence, Los Angeles police said.
Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled Wednesday to reach the U.S. border, arriving by the hundreds in Tijuana, while U.S. authorities across the border were readying razor wire security barriers.
Hours after an undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the U.S. Bank in Reardan, the robbery suspect was arrested at Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Airway Heights
Life as a Neanderthal was no picnic, but a new analysis says it was no more dangerous than what our own species faced in ancient times.
An early rally drove major indexes sharply higher but was gone by midday, leaving the market headed lower for the rest of the day.
Considering the damaging – and in some cases, even fatal – effects of rabies, it was not surprising that when people in the city of Milton, W.Va., saw raccoons behaving weirdly, they involved the local police. But when officers caught two of them, they realized rather than rabid, the raccoons were drunk.
According to numbers released Wednesday by the Employment Security Department, the unemployment rate dipped slightly from September’s 4.4 percent and the state also added 12,400 jobs in October.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is set to release a sweeping overhaul of how colleges and universities must handle allegations of sexual assault and harassment, giving new rights to the accused, including the ability to cross-examine their accusers, people familiar with the matter said.
At a national assembly focused on the sex-abuse crisis, numerous U.S. Roman Catholic bishops called Wednesday for a formal repudiation of Theodore McCarrick, the ex-cardinal facing allegations of sexual misconduct over a long stretch of his career.
President Donald Trump’s administration contends it has “broad discretion” to regulate press access to the White House as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN and other outlets over the revocation of journalist Jim Acosta’s “hard pass.”
Spokane Valley is the second-best city in Washington in which to buy, rather than rent, a home, according to real estate data analyst company Homearea.com.
Senate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote now that President Donald Trump has pushed out Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Under threat of a lawsuit, the Idaho Fish and Game Commission voted unanimously Wednesday to temporarily suspend steelhead fishing on the Snake River, Salmon River and other waterways throughout the state.
With at least 130 people still missing, National Guard troops searched Wednesday through charred debris for more victims of California’s deadliest wildfire as top federal and state officials toured the ruins of a community completely destroyed by the flames.