Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
A 19-year-old man was jailed in Missoula after a suspected killing Wednesday afternoon in the Emerson-Garfield neighborhood.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
A feeling of outrage is rippling across Puerto Rico as people say they’re fed up with neglect from Washington and the U.S. territory’s own government.
Wed., July 17, 2019, 1:04 p.m.
Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that his country has no choice but to manufacture missiles for defense purposes – comments that come after a remark by the top diplomat that …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5 p.m.
U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.
Wed., July 17, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
With songs, speeches and solemn silence, relatives and friends on Wednesday commemorated the 298 passengers and crew killed five years ago when a missile blew Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 out …
Wed., July 17, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council signed a document early Wednesday that outlines a power-sharing deal, but the two sides are still at work on a more contentious …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:11 p.m.
A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims’ compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 12:28 p.m.
Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard, a …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
A dramatic change to U.S. asylum policy may put additional strain on overcrowded detention facilities.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
Arlington National Cemetery has long been planned as the final resting place of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens. His second wife Maryan died in 2015 and was buried …
Wed., July 17, 2019, noon
A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn’t safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says her chamber will derail a maverick Democrat’s drive to impeach President Donald Trump.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 4:46 p.m.
The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 4:42 p.m.
Washington negotiators are closing in on a budget and debt deal that would stave off the chance of a government shutdown this fall and allow Congress to speed through legislation …
Wed., July 17, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday criticized the increasing intolerance and absolutism of world politics, a message that many will see as aimed at her successor as Britain’s leader …
Wed., July 17, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns.
Wed., July 17, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children’s songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
Washington State Patrol troopers responded to a one-car fatal crash on Wednesday two miles south of Tekoa.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 7:34 p.m.
Train crews are working Wednesday morning at the scene of a derailment where several train cars, including a couple tankers, came off the tracks in Spokane Valley.
Wed., July 17, 2019
More than 100 people staged a massive jackrabbit drive – yes, a bunny roundup – near Prosser.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
The job will last for only two years, but the winner of the Position 4 race has a chance to make a big impact on the Spokane Public Schools board …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 7:36 a.m.
Voting in the primary election begins this week as five candidates seek to become Spokane’s next mayor.
Wed., July 17, 2019
Spokane County Marriage licenses
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 10:22 p.m.
More than 700 Vietnam-era veterans are in Spokane this week for the Vietnam Veterans of America’s 19th biennial convention, but only a couple hundred made it up the hill for …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:42 p.m.
Health officials say a new case of measles has been confirmed in a Seattle nurse.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
John Paul Stevens, who served on the Supreme Court for nearly 35 years and became its leading liberal, has died.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 10:21 p.m.
The lawsuit, filed last week in U.S. District Court in Spokane, denounces the city’s handling of the encampment dubbed “Camp Hope,” where homeless people slept and demonstrated through late November …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:07 p.m.
Online travel website Hotwire has named Spokane as a top city for a quick getaway, based on affordability, proximity to larger destinations and tourist attractions.