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Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
A prominent Washington lawyer is leading an effort to lure the Supreme Court into the dispute over the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 2:13 p.m.
About 66 million years after two dinosaurs died apparently locked in battle on the plains of modern-day Montana, an unusual fight over who owns the entangled fossils has become a …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 1:46 p.m.
In a divided Washington, few causes have as much bipartisan support as prosecuting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
Two 13-year-old boys allegedly brought an airsoft gun to an elementary school in Spokane Valley Friday, resulting in their arrest.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 1:25 p.m.
President Donald Trump on Friday recognized a major Republican Party donor and six other “extraordinary Americans” with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor the nation reserves for a …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 1:20 p.m.
SEATTLE – Alaska Airlines says it expects service to and from the Everett airport in Washington state to begin in February pending final federal government approval.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Volunteers gathered around folding tables Friday to begin a painstaking hand recount in Florida’s acrimonious U.S. Senate contest, with a goal of determining the intent of about 93,000 voters whose …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 5:08 p.m.
If you’re interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in 2020, now is the time to get your application in.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 5:32 p.m.
A man driving a Porsche that plowed into a crowd of spectators at an Idaho car show was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail, with all but seven days …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 1:09 p.m.
The Idaho Department of Labor on Friday said the state’s unemployment rate in October was the same as September and is the 14th consecutive month at or below 3 percent.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 1:06 p.m.
The Supreme Court says it will hear arguments over the evidence a federal judge can consider in the lawsuit concerning the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:19 p.m.
A cyclone hit the coast of southern India on Friday, killing at least 13 people, damaging homes and forcing the evacuation of more than 80,000 residents.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 12:13 p.m.
There was cake at little Brithani Lizeth’s third birthday party, and also tears. Though her grandmother and aunt tried to make their simple cinder block home festive, the little girl …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public transit network serving New York City …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
President Donald Trump says he will name the Environmental Protection Agency’s acting head, Andrew Wheeler, to the post permanently.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:56 a.m.
Idaho Gov.-elect Brad Little has named his campaign manager as his chief of staff.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
North Korea on Friday said it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announced the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
President Donald Trump says he has answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller but hasn’t yet submitted them.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:53 a.m.
Necropsies on the carcasses of two California sea lions that recently washed up on the shores of the residential area of West Seattle both showed the mammals had been shot.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
Thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder but were denied Veterans Affairs health benefits have been given a green light to …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:40 a.m.
William Goldman, the Oscar-winning screenwriter and Hollywood wise man who won Academy Awards for “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “All the President’s Men” and summed up the mystery …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:35 a.m.
The Russian military said nearly 270,000 Syrian refugees have returned home in recent months, a fraction of the estimated 5.6 million Syrians who have fanned out across the world fleeing …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Volkswagen intends to invest $50 billion in the electric and autonomous car technologies expected to reshape the industry – and said it would make battery-powered vehicles more accessible to mass-market …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Spotting the occasional wild turkey isn’t an unusual occurrence in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, a village on the outskirts of Green Bay where suburban cul-de-sacs give way to wooded farmland. But over …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
The Whitman County Humane Society is building a new addition to its facility in honor of Lauren McCluskey, the Pullman High School graduate and former WCHS volunteer who was murdered …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
The rescue of 33 lions from South American circuses and their 2016 transfer to a South African refuge was billed as a compassionate gesture, a return “home” after years of …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
In a historic vote, more than 50 nations unanimously approved an overhaul of the international measurement system that underpins global trade and other human endeavors, uniting Friday behind new definitions …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 8:25 a.m.
A 24-year-old Washington state man is charged with stabbing a Montana man nearly a dozen times while the victim was on a walking path near Libby.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 8:21 a.m.
Jennie-O Turkey recalled packages of ground turkey in a salmonella outbreak, and regulators say additional products from other companies could be named as their investigation continues.
Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle complaints of sexual misconduct, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment, …