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  • Pig Out in the Park: What to know before you feast

    How should parkgoers avoid construction to get to the food fastest? Why can’t stands serve drinks? What’s with that name, anyway? We’ve got you ready for this year’s annual outdoor …


  • MAC event on the Hope diamond canceled

    A talk on the Hope diamond at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture has been canceled.


  • Riverfront Park Easter egg hunt returns

    The big Riverfront Park Easter egg hunt will be back this year after a three-year hiatus.


  • Multiple Easter egg hunts offered by community groups, churches

    There are multiple Easter egg hunts offered throughout the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region.


  • Dry conditions postpone Lantern Fest in Post Falls

    The Spokane Lantern Fest has been postponed because of dry conditions, promoters of the event announced Friday.


  • Kerry calls for democracy as US flag rises in Cuba

    HAVANA (AP) — U.S. Marines raised the Stars and Stripes over the newly reopened American Embassy in Cuba on Friday as Secretary of State John Kerry made an unprecedented call …


  • New York reaches $5.9 million settlement in Eric Garner death

    NEW YORK (AP) — The family of a black man who died after being placed in a white police officer’s chokehold reached a $5.9 million settlement with the city on …


  • Ex-SC officer indicted for murder in shooting of black man

    NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former North Charleston police officer has been indicted on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man who was …


  • Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Boston bomber’s trial

    BOSTON (AP) — The prosecution rested its case Thursday during the penalty phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial after playing a video showing the mother of 8-year-old Martin …


  • Penalty phase opens in Boston Marathon bombing trial

    BOSTON (AP) — The life-or-death phase in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev got underway Tuesday with a prosecutor showing the jury a photo of Tsarnaev giving the …


  • Penalty phase of marathon bombing trial to start after race

    BOSTON (AP) — The second phase of the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will begin on April 21, after the second anniversary of the attack and the day …


  • On Auschwitz anniversary, leader warns Jews again targets

    BRZEZINKA, Poland (AP) — A Jewish leader stood before 300 survivors of the Nazis’ most notorious death camp on Tuesday and asked world leaders to prevent another Auschwitz, warning of …


  • Americans, Belgians mark Battle of the Bulge anniversary

    BASTOGNE, Belgium (AP) — Braving snowy weather, Americans and Belgians gathered in the Ardennes region of Belgium on Saturday to mark the 70th anniversary of one of the biggest and …


  • Veterans Day events

    Upcoming events commemorating the Veterans Day holiday on Tuesday: Free Veterans Day Meal - Denny’s – Free Build Your Own Grand Slam to active, nonactive and retired military. Dine-in only. …


  • Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall’s fall

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the …


  • 9/11 commemoration held in open plaza

    NEW YORK (AP) — With the solemn toll of a bell and a moment of silence, the nation paused Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror …


  • World War I: the war that inspired innovative art

    NEW YORK (AP) — In the summer of 1914, with the war in Europe just two weeks old, Henry James knew that something had been lost forever. “Black and hideous …


  • Tropical Storm Iselle makes landfall on Hawaii

    HONOLULU (AP) — The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore overnight Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened …


  • Brazil overpass, World Cup project, collapses

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — An overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in a Brazilian World Cup host city, killing at least one person and trapping a commuter bus, two construction …


  • US man, 89, is held on Nazi death camp charges

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on a German arrest warrant charging him with aiding and abetting the killing of 216,000 Jewish men, …


  • Kurds seize disputed oil hub amid Iraq chaos

    KIRKUK, Iraq (AP) — After a decades-long dispute between Arabs and Kurds over the oil-rich northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, it took just an hour and a half for its …


  • Record Balkan floods claim at least 20 lives

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Tens of thousands fled their homes Saturday in Bosnia and Serbia, evacuated by boat or helicopter as rising waters surged into villages and towns. Authorities said …


  • 9/11 remains returned to World Trade Center site

    NEW YORK (AP) — The unidentified remains of those killed at the World Trade Center have returned to the World Trade Center site in a solemn procession on a foggy …


  • American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

    “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than …


  • Police: Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and …


  • Afghans defy Taliban threat to vote in droves

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Millions of Afghans defied Taliban threats and rain Saturday, underscoring their enormous expectations from an election that comes as the country’s wobbly government prepares to face …


  • Police: Driver kills 2 at South by Southwest

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Police say a man and woman have been killed after a suspected drunken driver fleeing from arrest crashed through barricades set up for the South By …


  • Georgian protesters call for Olympic boycott

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Several hundred protesters are rallying in the capital of Georgia to protest the Winter Olympics, which will begin in neighboring Russia on Feb. 7. Around three …


  • Sheriff: Colo. school shooter wounds 1, kills self

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A suburban Denver student shot at least one other student at a high school Friday before he apparently killed himself, authorities said. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson …


  • Tokyo wins bid to host 2020 summer Olympics

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, capitalizing on its reputation as a “safe pair of hands” and defying concerns about the Fukushima nuclear …


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