An Afghan official says at least 63 people have been killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives in a packed wedding hall late Saturday night in Kabul.
Italy’s hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government
Representatives of 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations.
New York City police say they’ve apprehended a man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a subway station.
Former vice president Dick Cheney and his daughter Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., are to appear at a lunch fundraiser Monday in support of President Donald Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee, according to an invitation to the event.
Oregon will spend $9 million on a revived effort to replace the Interstate Bridge over the Columbia River, a decision officials say is intended to show the state’s growing commitment to the project.
Federal weather experts say Alaska just went through its warmest month ever.
Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations
Pro-democracy protesters are marching on one side of Hong Kong’s harbor to demand the government heed their demands, while across the water, a pro-government rally is calling for an end to the often violent protests.
When Nick Mamer and Art Walker touched down at Felts Field in Spokane Valley on Aug. 20, 1929, they had just set become the first pilots to complete a non-stop transcontinental flight and had set a world record for longest non-stop flight. On Saturday, three local pilots celebrated that achievement with flights of their own.
Some public health experts say they’re already seeing the reverberations of a planned Trump administration change to who gets a green card
Plant owner Exelon Corp. is scheduled to shutter the entire facility, 15 years before its license is set to expire.
Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland.
Charlie Lentz, 5, looked at a stamp on Saturday of a man kicking a ball. “You know what sport that is?” said Janet Jorgensen, a representative of a German booth at the 25th-annual Unity in the Community, a free cultural event held Saturday at Riverfront Park.
Right-wing groups and counterprotesters gathered in downtown Portland, Oregon, Saturday and authorities set up concrete barriers and closed streets in an effort to contain the groups
A one-car rollover crash killed one person Saturday morning in Stevens County, and the road was closed as of 11 a.m. while the crash remained under investigation.
The ferry at Vantage over the Columbia River remained out of service, vastly complicating cross-state auto travel, The Spokesman-Review reported.
Conflict or the potential for conflict attracts more media attention than harmony. That explains why some events on Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ calendar this week received news coverage, and others slipped silently by like a sockeye traveling up the Columbia River. Or the parts of the river that still have salmon. There was potential for conflict in the Spokane Republican’s two-hour meeting with the Spokane Tribal Council. The reservation is the only consistently blue precinct in Stevens County, with less than 21% of voters supporting McMorris Rodgers in 2018, compared to 75% countywide. But it was a collaborative session, not the kind of political theater generated inside and outside too many town hall meetings.
While previous buyers passed on 18 oddly shaped and nearly unbuildable tax title properties for sale at the county, a group of investors and adjacent landowners who showed up for a Friday morning Spokane County auction were willing to get into small bidding wars over the unusual pieces of land.
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