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AP-NORC Poll: Just 1 in 4 thinks Kavanaugh told entire truth

Just 1 in 4 people thinks Brett Kavanaugh was completely honest when as a Supreme Court nominee he gave sworn testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee last month, with Republicans …

Study: The more equal women and men are, the less they want the same things

Imagine an egalitarian society that treats women and men with equal respect, where both sexes are afforded the same opportunities, and the economy is strong. What would happen to gender …

Texas’ O’Rourke tells national audience he’d impeach Trump

Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke told a national television audience Thursday night that he’d vote to impeach President Donald Trump and believes Texas can lead the way to a national …

Booker stirs South Carolina Democrats in pre-midterm debut

Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring – complete with a sermon-style call-and-response – as he entertained the Orangeburg County party barbecue to put the …

Heitkamp renews ad apology; Cramer says she’s not bipartisan

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp opened her debate Thursday against Republican challenger Kevin Cramer with a renewed apology for a newspaper ad attacking her opponent that improperly identified some survivors of domestic …

100 years ago in Spokane: Growing influenza crisis creates demand for able nurses

The Spanish flu death toll went to 25, with 11 more deaths in Spokane in the previous 24 hours.

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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 11:18 p.m.

Trump reminds Missoula crowd of his 2016 win, lauds GOP Senate candidate, praises assault of journalist

With a backdrop of the Bitterroot Mountains and a setting sun, President Donald Trump stoked his supporters in Montana with warnings of the “radical, far-left Democrats” who have “truly turned …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 11 p.m.

Shawn Vestal: Trump’s fans at Missoula rally start early and stay late

The first rule of attending a Trump tent revival is the same as with any big jamboree, whether it’s Sasquatch or a Franklin Graham rally: Get there early.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10 p.m.

Hawley tries to paint McCaskill as too liberal for Missouri

Missouri Republican candidate Josh Hawley used a Thursday debate to try to paint Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill as too liberal for the increasingly red state of Missouri, while McCaskill continued …

Shark washes up dead on Florida shore with old hat wrapped around head

The body of a shark was found washed ashore in Florida with the remains of an old hat wrapped around its body.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 7:26 a.m.

Man accused of harassing, threatening 911 operator in more than 20 calls

Spokane Valley Deputies arrested a man on Tuesday for making “highly agitated and abusive” threats to a 911 operator.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:15 p.m.

Cougs fans get ready for Gameday in Pullman

PULLMAN – For many Cougar fans, it’s all about the journey. This one was special.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 8:31 p.m.

States and feds unite on election security after ‘16 clashes

Weeks before the 2016 election, federal officials started making mysterious calls to the head of elections in Inyo County, California. They asked her to contact them if she noticed anything …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 10:08 a.m.

Spokane to partner with Verizon on Smart Cities project

Spokane has added telecommunications company Verizon to it’s list of partners for a smart city project, which will add technology to improve air quality monitoring, save light energy and potentially …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:46 p.m.

Cheney man appears in court for alleged killing of wife with laced ice cream

A Cheney man appeared before a judge Thursday to face charges that he allegedly killed his wife by lacing her ice cream with a lethal dose of pain medication in …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:35 p.m.

Breaching dams to benefit endangered orcas is contentious issue

Calls to breach four hydroelectric dams in Washington state have grown louder in recent months as the plight of critically endangered Northwest orcas has captured global attention.

Wet and mild: Warm winter predicted for much of the US

WASHINGTON – Winter looks wet and especially mild for much of the country, thanks to a weak El Nino brewing, U.S. meteorologists said. The National Weather Service on Thursday predicted …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 7:12 p.m.

Facebook’s election ‘war room’ takes aim at fake information

Inside the room are dozens of employees staring intently at their monitors while data streams across giant dashboards.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 30, 2018, 12:20 p.m.

Lisa Brown, Cathy McMorris Rodgers reveal their most admired party leader in Rotary debate

Taking the stage for the second time in less than 24 hours, Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Lisa Brown met in a public debate Thursday hosted by Spokane Rotary 21. …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 7:27 p.m.

Woman dies in hit and run in Liberty Lake; police looking for vehicle

A pedestrian died after a hit and run in Liberty Lake Thursday morning. Police are searching for the vehicle involved, a red Dodge pickup truck, according to a news release.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 9:31 p.m.

Candlelight vigil planned for Lewis and Clark student killed in downtown shooting

The victim of Wednesday’s fatal shooting in downtown Spokane has been identified as Eddie Daniels III, a 15-year-old student at Lewis and Clark High School.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 7:15 a.m.

Spokane County mailed 300,000 ballots this week. Here’s how.

310,000 ballots sent out from the Spokane County Elections Office this week should be in the hands of voters by Oct. 22.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:51 p.m.

Post-Michael Florida: Fear, frustration and life on the edge

Missing relatives and worries that looters are just outside the door. Dirty clothes. Hours-long lines for gasoline, insurance adjusters, food and water. No power, no air conditioning, no schools, no …

Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway, still hospitalized

Management for rapper Yella Beezy says he remains hospitalized after being shot while driving on a highway in Texas.

’Disappointed’ Kobe Bryant removed from animation fest jury after petition cites old rape allegation

Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant has been removed from this weekend’s Animation Is Film Festival days after an online petition protesting his appointment over his 2003 rape allegation surfaced online.

Mueller said ready to deliver key findings in his Trump probe

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to issue findings on core aspects of his Russia probe soon after the November midterm elections as he faces intensifying pressure to produce more …

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 20, 2018, 3:36 p.m.

Cindy Wilson challenging Sherri Ybarra in race for Idaho superintendent of schools

Sherri Ybarra says if voters re-elect her for another four-year term as state superintendent of schools, they’ll be voting for stability.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 10:06 p.m.

Trump supporters gather for Missoula rally

The line for President Trump’s rally at the Missoula International Airport began forming at 3:30 a.m. Among those there to support Trump are the Blazen Divaz from Coeur d’Alene.

Medical Lake schools and Whitworth team up to provide mental health care

The Medical Lake School District is partnering with Whitworth University to provide mental health care to its students, families, staff and the community.