Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:03 a.m.
A mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter’s suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13 was remembered at her funeral Friday as a hero …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:51 a.m.
Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country’s No. 2 after the ruling Communist Party’s leader, died Friday after a serious illness, the government said. He was 61.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Philippine troops and police forcibly evacuated residents of five villages vulnerable to landslides after the collapse of a mountainside buried dozens of homes and killed at least 29 people in …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
A woman stabbed five people – including three newborn babies – and then slashed her wrist early Friday inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
Hundreds of solemn people watched Friday as body after body was pulled from a capsized ferry that Tanzanian authorities said was badly overcrowded and upended in the final stretch before …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 11:56 a.m.
Workers say they endured horrifying moments of wild gunfire and terror as a woman working a temporary job at a drugstore warehouse in Maryland fired on colleagues with a handgun, …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
British Prime Minister Theresa May challenged the European Union on Friday to break the “impasse” in Brexit negotiations, fighting back after the bloc threw divorce negotiations into doubt by labeling …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged by name the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack was so …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 9:39 a.m.
A new round of evacuations was ordered in South Carolina as the trillions of gallons of water dumped by Hurricane Florence meanders to the sea, raising river levels and threatening …
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
The ongoing partnership between the city and Spokane Public Schools may produce a bigger and better dog park, with longer trails and less conflict with neighbors.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:13 a.m.
The Clemmer Theater (today’s Bing Crosby Theater) held its first-ever “peach pit matinee” – and ended up collecting 2,500 pounds of peach pits.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
Soda industry backs an initiative that would keep local governments from putting taxes on soda or groceries.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
When the City Council overrode the mayor’s veto of new climate change standards for the city, it put Spokane into the right zone.
Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
Spokane County Marriage licenses
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9 p.m.
A Chinese military agency and its director are facing U.S. sanctions over the purchase of Russian weapons, the State Department announced Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 8:14 p.m.
Nearly two dozen postal workers and local labor union members gathered on the steps of the downtown Post Office to protest privatizing mail services and demand Congressional action.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
People who have experienced sexual violence in the Spokane area now have an anonymous, online way to access information and contact law enforcement through a new app, Seek then Speak.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Gap Inc. says it doesn’t want to raise the price of your sweaters but, thanks to the trade war, it may have no other option.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
Spokane’s newest psychiatric hospital was officially unveiled Thursday before a ceremony of about 50 people.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Wells Fargo plans to cut up to 10 percent of its workforce over the next three years, the bank announced Thursday, which will result in thousands of job losses for …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:46 p.m.
A recent report shows Washington’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.5 percent last month – the lowest rate for August since 1976.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Clapping and raising their hands to the sky, hundreds of people clad in white gathered at an 18th-century fort in the Puerto Rican capital on Thursday to remember the thousands …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 5:14 p.m.
If millennials are killing brick-and-mortar stores, then their successors might save it, according to new surveys that say some young shoppers actually like to shop in person.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:52 p.m.
According to the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, a passerby spotted the woman and alerted authorities at about 11:20 a.m. Saturday. She was floating in the river about two blocks east …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
More than two centuries ago, the British Royal Navy purchased a 4-year-old merchant ship with a flat-bottomed hull that was ideal for transporting cargo. The vessel would embark on an …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
Hard seltzers, the feistier cousins of nonalcoholic sparkling waters like LaCroix, are surging in popularity – a small but growing reason for optimism within the flagging beer industry.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
In the riverside city of New Bern, North Carolina, power outages and wastewater spills accompanied the flooding from Hurricane Florence. In online videos of the city, tall trees hang diagonally …
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 3:45 p.m.
A thermal spring near Old Faithful in Yellowstone National Park has erupted for the fourth time in the last 60 years, a park official said Thursday.
Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 3:02 p.m.
A suburban New York judge has dismissed charges against Liev Schreiber for allegedly attacking a local photographer while the actor was filming the popular Showtime series “Ray Donovan.”
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
Tickets to Michelle Obama’s arena book tour went on presale Thursday for people who signed up early, and it’s looking like the former first lady is generating Beyonce-level sales.