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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m.

7 law enforcement officers recognized for domestic violence work by Spokane YWCA

Several YWCA legal advocates recognized area law enforcement Thursday morning at the fifth annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Breakfast at the facility’s West Central building on Monroe Street.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:51 p.m.

Lawsuit alleging doctor’s sperm donation heads to court

A judge will hear arguments later this month in a lawsuit by a woman who accused a fertility doctor of fraudulently using his own sperm to artificially inseminate her mother.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 7:48 a.m.

Crescent Mountain fire continues to grow, spewing smoke across the state

One of Washington’s largest and longest-burning wildfires continues to grow in central Washington, forcing evacuations and spewing spires of smoke into the atmosphere.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Man shot and killed by SWAT team Sunday morning identified

A man shot by a group of Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT team members Sunday in Spokane Valley has been identified as Bryan Bayne.


U.S., China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

The United States and China went ahead with tariff hikes on billions of dollars of each other’s automobiles, factory machinery and other goods Thursday in an escalation of a battle …


Policeman wounded in Moscow attack, attacker dead

A man from Russia’s volatile North Caucasus region shot and wounded a police officer in Moscow on Thursday and was fatally wounded by retaliatory fire, officials said.


Reports: Immunity for tabloid CEO in Trump hush money probe

Federal prosecutors have granted immunity to the executive in charge of the National Enquirer amid an investigation into hush money payments made on behalf of Donald Trump, his longtime friend, …


Trump speaks out about Africa again, and many cringe

By now, many Africans know to cringe whenever “Trump” and their continent are mentioned together.


Science Says: Hawaii hurricanes rare, but getting less so

Hurricanes seldom get close to Hawaii and it’s even rarer for one of the islands to take a direct hit.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 4:29 p.m.

Expect a brief reprieve of smoke Thursday night

Spokane may soon get a reprieve from the lingering haze of wildfire smoke, but it’s likely to be short-lived.


Rights official: Italy is unjustly holding migrants on boat

A delegation from Italy’s rights office on Thursday visited the 150 migrants who have been kept onboard a coast guard vessel for days and concluded they were being held unjustly.


Sears to close 46 unprofitable stores in November

Sears Holdings Corp. continues to clean house, announcing plans to shutter an additional 46 unprofitable stores in November.


An otter in Seattle has asthma, but her trainers were ready as smoke settled over region

Puget Sound is barely visible through the glass windows of the Seattle Aquarium otter tank during afternoon feeding time — a thick layer of haze obscures the view. But, Mishka, …


California congressman, wife plead not guilty to charges

U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife Margaret pleaded not guilty Thursday in San Diego to charges they illegally used his campaign account for personal expenses.


Gun control activists marching 50 miles to Smith & Wesson HQ

Gun control advocates, including one of the survivors of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting and the parents of one of the victims, are marching 50 miles across Massachusetts this week …


Eight bodies – two dismembered – found in streets of Cancun, Mexican officials say

Officials in Mexico said Tuesday that they discovered eight bodies in multiple locations across Cancun, a popular beach resort city – and magnet for American tourists – on the Yucatan …


Mandatory evacuations over wildfire near Twisp

Mandatory evacuations are being ordered in eastern Washington state as a wildfire continues to spread.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

There’s no meat, eggs or dairy – but don’t call them vegan

It’s not vegan, it’s “plant-based.” So will carnivores bite?


Priest urges Vatican family conference to welcome LGBT Catholics

One of the Catholic Church’s leading advocates for the LGBT community told a Vatican-sponsored conference Thursday that LGBT Catholics deserve to be loved, listened to and welcomed by the church …


4 troops killed, 7 wounded in fighting in eastern Ukraine

An outbreak of fighting in Ukraine’s rebel-held east has killed four troops and left another seven wounded, officials said Thursday.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 3:54 p.m.

Betsy DeVos considers allowing schools to use federal funds to buy guns

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering allowing states to use federal grant money to buy guns for schools, people familiar with the matter said.


Pompeo to visit North Korea next week, names Ford exec as envoy

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday appointed a senior executive with Ford Motor Co. to be his special envoy for North Korea and said they both would visit Pyongyang …


Police break up Spanish ring selling endangered turtles

Spanish police have shut down what they believe to be Europe’s biggest illegal turtle farm, selling endangered species worth $11,500 each.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 12:15 p.m.

WSP says Olympia abduction report a hoax

The Washington State Patrol says a reported a possible abduction at a downtown Olympia park was a hoax.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

5 rescued from flooding as hurricane pelts Hawaii with rain

Hurricane Lane unleashed torrents of rain and landslides that blocked roads on Hawaii’s mostly rural Big Island on Thursday as residents and tourists in the state’s biggest city braced for …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:23 a.m.

Sessions hits Trump back: Won’t be ‘improperly influenced’

President Donald Trump, newly incensed by campaign allegations, plunged back into his criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, claiming in an interview that Sessions “never took control of the Justice …


Six-year-old goes on $350 Barbie shopping spree. Here’s what her parents did with the dolls.

Katelyn Lunt, 6, had earned a coveted Dreamtopia Rainbow Fairy Doll through extra chores. After watching her mom order it on Amazon, she checked the shipping status, but instead noticed …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 4:06 p.m.

Kroger to phase out plastic bags at all stores

The nation’s largest grocery chain has begun to phase out the use of plastic bags as more Americans grow uncomfortable with their environmental impact.


Leaker of secret report on Russian hacking gets 5 years

A former government contractor who pleaded guilty to mailing a classified U.S. report to a news organization was sentenced to more than five years Thursday as part of a deal …


Drought reveals ancient ‘hunger stones’ in European river

Due to this summer’s drought in Central Europe, boulders known as “hunger stones” are reappearing in the Elbe River.