Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Washington state plans to sue the Trump administration over its proposal to dismantle pollution rules that would have increased federal regulation of emissions from coal-fired power plants, Gov. Jay Inslee …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 1:14 p.m.
A man allegedly stabbed two women to death in eastern Belgium on Wednesday, authorities said, in a knife attack that the local mayor said was not terror-related.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 1:11 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter of California said Wednesday that he’s not worried about a federal indictment alleging he used campaign money on vacations and other personal expenses and is “excited” …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 1:03 p.m.
Investigators in New York state issued a subpoena to Michael Cohen as part of their probe into the Trump Foundation, an official with Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration confirmed to …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:39 a.m.
Fireflies flash not just for sex, but survival, a new study suggests.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:14 a.m.
A school principal has been found dead after he was reported missing Tuesday in southwest Washington state.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
A couple of tourists who recently visited Italy’s “tomb of the unknown solider” decided to strip down and bathe in the fountain in front of it. Now police are looking …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Cubans with cellphones are getting mobile access to the internet in a tentative but significant opening of communications on the communist-governed island.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:43 a.m.
The Democratic National Committee says it has thwarted an attempt to hack its database that houses information on tens of millions of voters across the country.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
Scientists say they’ve found the remains of a prehistoric female whose mother was a Neanderthal and whose father belonged to another extinct group of human relatives known as Denisovans.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
A version of Alexa won’t tell kids where babies come from or spill the beans about Santa. It also won’t explain some things kids might have heard on the news …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 10:06 a.m.
The Idaho Fish and Game Commission is considering paying its sister agency, the Department of Lands, to retain public recreation access to more than 2.3 million acres of state endowment …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 9:59 a.m.
U.S. economic sanctions against Russia are senseless, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday, voicing hope that Washington will eventually agree to a constructive dialogue.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
Hundreds of Yakima School District employees may not be in schools when classes start on Monday.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
Verizon said it made a mistake by not removing data restrictions on a California fire department’s wireless service after firefighters went over their data cap as they struggled to contain …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
A North Carolina historical commission decided Wednesday that three Confederate monuments will remain on the state Capitol grounds with newly added context about slavery and civil rights, weighing in less …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
Hurricane Lane has weakened as it approaches Hawaii but was still expected to pack a wallop, forecasters said Wednesday.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:58 a.m.
Authorities say a 3-year-old girl died in an apartment fire in Auburn.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Parents lament their teenagers’ noses constantly in their phones, but they might want to take stock of their own screen time habits.
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:29 a.m.
Disney is offering to pay full tuition for hourly workers who want to earn a college degree or finish a high school diploma.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 1:29 p.m.
Police were seeking two southeast Kentucky felons Wednesday who escaped from jail by spraying a bleach concoction in the eyes of one jail worker and physically attacking another before running …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:22 a.m.
Congo has approved the use of four more experimental treatments in the Ebola virus outbreak in its northeast, as health officials try to contain the spread amid the threat from …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
U.S. sales of existing homes slipped for the fourth consecutive month, declining 0.7 percent in July to the slowest pace in more than two years as the real estate market …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
A strong aftershock jolted Venezuela’s northeastern coast on Wednesday following the most powerful earthquake to hit the area in more than a century, though officials said neither caused major damage …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 7:59 a.m.
The number of people killed on U.S. roads fell slightly in the first half of 2018, but a top safety organization says it’s likely that there will be little change …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11 p.m.
President Donald Trump accused his former lawyer Michael Cohen of lying under pressure of prosecution as his White House grappled with allegations that the president had orchestrated a campaign cover-up …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
After a slight break from “unhealthy” air quality readings during portions of Monday and Tuesday, the Spokane Regional Clean Air Agency reported that Spokane awoke Wednesday to “unhealthy” air again.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 7:09 a.m.
The quake, which was about 165 miles from land, was felt along coastal towns in Oregon as well as Salem, according to reports submitted to the U.S. Geological Service.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 11:03 a.m.
Wally Lindblad is frustrated with the care he gets in assisted living. So he’s giving $1 million to WSU.
Waldron (Wally) Lindblad has a button strapped around his wrist that he presses when he needs help. Sitting in his recliner in his apartment at an assisted living facility in …
Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 3 a.m.
New Christian school, Great Northern University, accepting applications after closure of Moody Bible Institute in Spokane
A new Christian college taking the place of the Moody Bible Institute, which closed its Spokane branch last fall, has received state approval and begun accepting applications for the fall …