Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
A man shot by a group of Spokane County Sheriff’s SWAT team members Sunday in Spokane Valley has been identified as Bryan Bayne.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 3:25 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 2:08 p.m.
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.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 1 p.m.
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, …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
By now, many Africans know to cringe whenever “Trump” and their continent are mentioned together.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 12:36 p.m.
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.
Spokane may soon get a reprieve from the lingering haze of wildfire smoke, but it’s likely to be short-lived.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
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.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:49 a.m.
Sears Holdings Corp. continues to clean house, announcing plans to shutter an additional 46 unprofitable stores in November.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
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, …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:18 a.m.
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.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 11:04 a.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:58 a.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:52 a.m.
Mandatory evacuations are being ordered in eastern Washington state as a wildfire continues to spread.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 3:59 p.m.
It’s not vegan, it’s “plant-based.” So will carnivores bite?
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:38 a.m.
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.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is considering allowing states to use federal grant money to buy guns for schools, people familiar with the matter said.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:22 a.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 8:49 a.m.
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.
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.
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 8:24 a.m.
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 …
Thu., Aug. 23, 2018, 8:18 a.m.
Due to this summer’s drought in Central Europe, boulders known as “hunger stones” are reappearing in the Elbe River.