Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Night 54° Partly Cloudy

Tag search results

Tags let us describe our content with keywords, making it easier to find what you're most interested in. Use the search box to look for tags, or explore our coverage with the lists below.


Syria cease-fire holding despite some fighting, U.N. envoy says

A U.S.-Russia-brokered cease-fire in Syria, now in its sixth day, is largely holding despite sporadic clashes in some areas, a U.N. envoy said Thursday, raising expectations ahead of next week’s planned resumption of Geneva peace talks.

E-cigarettes on airline flights being banned by U.S.

The Department of Transportation says it has issued final regulations prohibiting the use of electronic cigarettes on any domestic or foreign airline flying to, from or within the United States.

Syria truce holding despite growing breaches, U.N. chief says

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday that a shaky cease-fire in Syria is holding “by and large” despite sporadic fighting that continued across Syria and growing accusations of violations that threatened to derail the truce, now in its third day.

Russia grounds its warplanes in Syria

Russia has grounded its warplanes in Syria to help secure a cease-fire brokered by Moscow and Washington that entered into force Saturday, a top military official said.

US, Russia-brokered cease-fire goes into effect across Syria

A cease-fire brokered by the United States and Russia came into effect across Syria on Saturday, marking the biggest international push to reduce violence in the country’s devastating conflict, but the Islamic State group and al-Qaida’s branch in Syria, the Nusra Front, were excluded.

Nusra Front leader rejects Syria truce

The leader of al-Qaida’s branch in Syria has rejected a U.S.-Russian sponsored truce, saying the real negotiations are on the battle field.

Analysis: Putin can cash in on Syria gains with cease-fire

Russian President Vladimir Putin has a chance to cash in on his gains in Syria by scaling down his bombing blitz when a cease-fire takes effect Friday night so he can emerge as a peace broker with international stature.

Bacon grease fire ruins meatloaf

Most people would agree that bacon smells yummy and tastes delicious, but one man found out recently that it can also be flammable.