Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Latest from The Spokesman-Review


  • Obama advisers don’t expect big bounce in polls

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama will lay out his vision for a second term, even as advisers say they don’t anticipate a big bounce in the polls following …


  • Small theaters struggle as Hollywood goes digital

    CRETE, Neb. (AP) — The Isis Theatre hasn’t changed much since it opened 86 years ago in southeast Nebraska, a stone’s throw from the grain elevator and railroad tracks that …


  • Obama advisors don’t expect big bounce in polls

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to lay out his vision for a second term, even as advisers say they don’t anticipate a big bounce in the …


  • Obama to sketch path forward after Clinton pitch

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama goes before the Democratic National Convention and the nation on Thursday for a capstone speech designed not just to persuade undecided voters to …


  • Obama sister, brother-in-law: They haven’t changed

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Michelle Obama’s brother says the first lady was reluctant to enter politics, but she is thriving as ‘mom-in-chief.’ Craig Robinson tells NBC’s “Today” his sister wanted …


  • Agent Orange victims get Scientology ‘detox’

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese with ailments linked to Agent Orange are undergoing a “detoxification” treatment involving saunas and vitamins that was developed by the Church of Scientology and which …


  • Ben & Jerry’s sues over trademark violation

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ben & Jerry’s considers “Ben & Cherry’s” in bad taste. The ice cream maker that introduced the flavors Schweddy Balls and Karamel Sutra sued the maker …


  • Police in legal minefield on Ariz. immigration law

    PHOENIX (AP) — The most contentious part of Arizona’s immigration law finally has approval to move forward, surviving a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, a heated national debate and two years …


  • Bill Clinton fires up Dems before Obama’s speech

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — God is back in the Democratic platform and people rooting for President Barack Obama hope the dazzle is back in him. With war ending, the health …


  • NY court weighs if lap dance is tax-exempt art

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — No one would confuse the Nite Moves strip club with the Bolshoi Ballet, but what the lap dancers do there is art and entitled to the …


  • Mo. bishop faces bench trial in case tied to abuse

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge will try the criminal case against the highest-ranking Catholic official in the U.S. to be charged with shielding an abusive priest, three …


  • Judge may order Fort Hood suspect’s beard shaved

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A judge on Thursday was expected to order the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage to have his beard shaved, …


  • Some notable rulings on transgender people

    Some court rulings in recent years on transgender people’s access to gender-related medical care: — In 2010, the U.S. Tax Court found that the costs of female hormones and sex-reassignment …


  • Transgender-inmate ruling is movement’s latest win

    Years ago, in a darkened parking lot in the middle of the night, Kathy Padilla would meet with fellow transgender people who sought support from one another in a society …


  • Day 2 of Peterson jury deliberations

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Jurors are heading into a second day of deliberations at Drew Peterson’s murder trial. The panelists gathering again Thursday in Joliet have given no clear sign …


  • Clinton boosts Obama in rousing convention speech

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — In an impassioned speech that rocked the Democratic National Convention, former President Bill Clinton proclaimed Wednesday night, “I know we’re coming back” from the worst economic …


  • Transcript of Bill Clinton’s remarks

    A transcript of former President Bill Clinton’s remarks Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention, as provided by the Democratic Party: ___


  • Women’s rights leader sends alarm on health issues

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Attorney and women’s rights activist Sandra Fluke (FLOOK) is sounding dire warnings at the Democratic National Convention on a range of health issues if the GOP …


  • Dems twist jobs numbers and GOP Medicare ideas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention, speakers cherry-picked employment numbers to make President Barack Obama’s record on jobs look better than it is and misrepresented …


  • Clinton: Obama showing way to more modern economy

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, “put a floor under the crash” and laid the foundation for millions of good new jobs, former …


  • Reported theft of Romney tax records being probed

    FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) — The Secret Service said Wednesday it is investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s federal tax records during a break-in at …


  • Judge OKs contentious part of Ariz immigration law

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona authorities can enforce the most contentious section of the state’s heavily debated immigration law, according to a federal judge’s ruling Wednesday regarding a section of the …


  • Some notable rulings on transgender people

    Some court rulings in recent years on transgender people’s access to gender-related medical care: — In 2010, the U.S. Tax Court found that the costs of female hormones and sex-reassignment …


  • Oil from BP spill uncovered by Isaac’s waves

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Waves from Hurricane Isaac uncovered oil previously buried along Gulf Coast beaches, exposing crude that wasn’t cleaned up after the BP spill in 2010. Since Isaac …


  • Transgender-inmate ruling is movement’s latest win

    Years ago, in a darkened parking lot in the middle of the night, Kathy Padilla would meet with fellow transgender people who sought support from one another in a society …


  • Worst year ever for West Nile in Texas; 43 dead

    DALLAS (AP) — Health officials say it’s the worst year ever for West Nile in Texas, which has seen about half the country’s deaths from the virus this year. The …


  • In Peterson trial, jurors quickly confront hearsay

    JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — As they began deliberations Wednesday, jurors in Drew Peterson’s trial immediately zeroed in on the case’s trickiest issue: whether to believe secondhand hearsay statements that would …


  • Close-plane mishap rattled air traffic controllers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Air-traffic controllers were rattled after mistakenly flying three planes too close together in the skies near the nation’s capital, a federal report released Wednesday says, describing a …


  • Judge to hear case against KC bishop, diocese

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The criminal case against the highest-ranking Catholic official in the U.S. to be charged with shielding an abusive priest is headed to a swift ending …


  • Secret Service probing theft of Romney tax records

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says it’s investigating the reported theft of copies of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s federal tax records before 2010. A letter sent anonymously to …

Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile