Strikes on Iran-backed militias threaten to destabilize Iraq
President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty.
Police made several arrests at a Spokane Valley bar after a woman reported a man assaulted her by kissing her on Friday, Aug. 16, at about 11:30 p.m.
A suspect was arrested for a Monday shooting in Harmon Park that left one person with serious injuries.
BOISE – Idaho must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate living as a woman for years but who has continuously been housed in a men’s prison, a federal appeals court said Friday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a federal judge in Idaho that the state’s denying the surgery for 31-year-old Adree Edmo amounted to cruel and unusual punishment, a violation of the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
The Trump administration is opposing Washington state’s effort to make a privately run, for-profit immigration detention center pay detainees minimum wage for the work they do.
Gonzaga University welcomed 1,257 first-year students on Friday, the official move-in day. The class of 2023 is the strongest academically in Gonzaga’s history, with an average 3.82 grade-point average, average ACT score of 28 and average SAT score of 1,280.
A federal appeals court is temporarily protecting Qualcomm from an antitrust ruling that would have forced the mobile-device chipmaker to drastically change how it licenses key technology for connecting smartphones to the internet.
Eileen Dugger, 65, lives near Diamond Lake and dreamed of cycling a popular coast-to-coast trek. Now retired, she completed the trip Aug. 11 assisted by husband Cliff Dugger, truck and trailer driver.
Add salmon to the list of species affected by Alaska’s blistering summer temperatures, including the hottest July on record.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 600 points Friday after the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China rattled investors. The broad sell-off sent the S&P 500 to its fourth-straight weekly loss. Stocks tumbled after President Donald Trump responded angrily on Twitter following China’s announcement of new tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. goods. In one of his tweets he “hereby ordered” U.S. companies with operations in China to consider moving them to other countries – including the U.S.
Under increasing international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of the Amazon, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the massive blazes.
Avista Corp. has requested an annual rate adjustment in Idaho, which if approved by the Idaho Public Utilities Commission, would increase natural gas revenues by $3.3 million.
Health officials said Friday that an Illinois patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, and that they consider it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young adults.
President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there.
Summer has finally broken my brain. I realized this as we were driving to a campground on Lake Roosevelt last week, where we would be spending the next three days at an informal Ditto family reunion.
NorthTown Mall owner Chicago-based Brookfield Properties recently filed a pair of lawsuits seeking the eviction of Wetzel’s Pretzels and Orange Julius because of several months of unpaid rent.
A small SUV driven by 55-year-old Delora Fink was headed north on Highway 95 just before 5 p.m. when it crossed into the southbound lane and hit a pick-up truck head on.
Scott Davis, a 21-year-old Gonzaga University history major, is collecting oral histories of real-life heroes – those who served in World War ll and in the Korean War.
When you were a little kid, maybe you played Peek-a-Boo or sang “Itsy Bitsy Spider.” These kinds of games and songs have a lot of the different sounds we make when we are first developing speech.