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Margo Hill doesn’t want people to forget the mid-19th century history of what is now the city of Spokane and what was then Spokane tribal territory. She wants them to know its brutal truth.
Timing is everything. When Stevie Lynne wrote and recorded the single "We Are the People" in 2016, she opted not to create a video for the unifying anthem at that point. "I didn't feel like the timing was right," Lynne said while calling from her Spokane Valley home. "It was a weird political climate. I decided against it."
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett served as a “handmaid,” the term then used for high-ranking female leaders in the People of Praise religious community, an old directory for the group's members shows.
Nearly 1.1 million coronavirus relief payments totaling some $1.4 billion went to dead people, a government watchdog reported Thursday.
African Americans are disproportionately likely to say a family member or close friend has died of COVID-19 or respiratory illness since March, according to a series of surveys conducted since April that lays bare how black Americans have borne the brunt of the pandemic.
SEATTLE – Former police barriers, many of them decorated with community art and set up in part of Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, now act partly in reverse, marking a section of the city that is free from law enforcement but still protected from violent outside agitators.
Even before the coronavirus hit, cystic fibrosis meant a cold could put Jacob Hansen in the hospital for weeks. He relies on hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes to stay healthy because he also has cerebral palsy and can’t easily wash his hands from his wheelchair, but these days shelves are often bare.
Police in Vietnam and Ireland made three new arrests Friday in the sprawling investigation into the deaths of 39 people found in a refrigerated truck container in southeast England last week.
Last year British author Louise Candlish made her American debut with “Our House,” a domestic thriller about a woman whose life spirals after she finds strangers taking over her London townhouse. Now Candlish returns with a mordant tale called “Those People.” She could well have titled it “Our Houses” since the plot finds several homes and their owners threatened by obnoxious newcomers.
A judge has issued a five-year restraining order forbidding Britney Spears’ manager from contacting the singer or her family or making disparaging statements about them online
Taylor Swift, TV journalist Gayle King and soccer star Mohamed Saleh are among the six famous faces featured on the covers of Time’s annual “100 Most Influential People in the World” issue. The other cover stars also included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and actors Sandra Oh and Dwayne Johnson. The issue is comprised of short tributes to its honorees that are written by fellow global leaders.
Tickets for all five shows go on sale Friday and will be available through Ticketweb, by calling (866) 468-7623 or at sp.knittingfactory.com.
Capping a yearlong project by, of all people, the folks at the swipe-right dating app Tinder and tech activist group Emojination, the emoji gods (known as the Unicode Consortium) recently approved the additions in characters technically referred to as people “holding hands.”
They are the A-listers who wow on the red carpet.
In a new study of 450,000 people, researchers identified 351 genetic variants that were associated with chronotype – the scientific term for when a person prefers to sleep and wake.
“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett said Friday that he has been “consistent on every level” with the police during their investigation into what he says was a racist and homophobic attack on him in downtown Chicago earlier this week.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has often repeated that Canada’s most important relationship is with indigenous Canadians, a group that past governments had long sought to forcibly assimilate into the larger population.
Dwarf tossing and similar staged activities were denounced as discriminatory, dehumanizing and dangerous, even to little people who aren’t participating in those events, supporters of a proposed ban told a Senate committee.
Adults and children with congenital heart disease depend on regular echocardiograms to track the health of their hearts and until now they had to travel to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center to do it.
The richest people on Earth lost $511 billion this year after record first-half gains were obliterated by a succession of bruising market sell-offs.