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Three former presidents say they'd be willing to take a coronavirus vaccine publicly, once one becomes available, to encourage all Americans to get inoculated against a disease that has already killed more than 273,000 people nationwide.
Advocates and lawyers anticipate a flurry of clemency action from President Donald Trump in the coming weeks that could test the limits of presidential pardon power.
Six American oil executives held for three years in Venezuela were found guilty of corruption charges by a judge Thursday and immediately sentenced to prison, dashing hopes of a quick release that would send them home to their families in the United States.
Few is one win from reaching another career milestone, joining a short list of coaches with 600 career wins. Few, at 599-124 entering his 22nd season, is already considered one of the game’s elite coaches with his winning percentage (82.8) is tops among active coaches.
Gaskins, who wound up working his final college game with Northcott in the 2002 Orange Bowl to end a 17-year career as a Pac-10 football official, died Thursday at his Pullman home with his wife of 56 years, Felica, two children and five grandchildren by his side.
New York City is shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday in a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to classrooms this fall.
Bill Gaskins, an ex-Washington State defensive back and halfback who starred on Bert Clark's 1965 "Cardiac Kids" team, has died at the age of 76.
A resurgence of the coronavirus in New York City is threatening to halt the nation’s biggest experiment with in-person learning.
President-elect Joe Biden's top allies on Capitol Hill adopted a combative posture on COVID-19 relief on Thursday, pressing their case for a $2 trillion bill that's a nonstarter for Republicans and faulting the GOP for dragging its feet on acknowledging Biden's victory.
After receiving a number of letters from readers responding to last week's column, which was about keeping the family together despite all the political tumult, one word came to mind: unity. It's been difficult to watch how divisive our country has become during this most contentious presidential election.
Spencer Davis, a British guitarist and bandleader whose eponymous rock group had 1960s hits including “Gimme Some Lovin’” and “I’m a Man,” has died. He was 81.
A plastic pop bottle makes a great mini laboratory. That's what Lynn Brunelle discovered when she was head writer for "Bill Nye the Science Guy." As she and her colleagues talked at writers meetings, she kept using her water bottle to help demonstrate whatever experiment she was talking about.
Sometimes you have to go back to move forward. The original cast of the critically acclaimed NBC political drama "The West Wing" recently reunited for the first time in 17 years for a special benefit stage presentation of a 2002 episode, which premieres Thursday on HBO Max.
Since the show debuted in 1975, the writers and performers at "Saturday Night Live" have skewered the latest in national and international politics week after week. With a new season kicking off a month before the presidential election, you can guarantee many a headline will make its way onto TV screens courtesy of "SNL."
At least there won't be a government shutdown. But as lawmakers straggle back to Washington for an abbreviated preelection session, hopes are dimming for another coronavirus relief bill — or much else.
Spokane County Fire District 4 has a new chief, but he is a familiar face to those living in the sprawling district north of the Spokane city limits.
U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing some symptoms of COVID-19
OLYMPIA – A law that expands the number of county commissioners in Spokane from three to five is constitutional, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in a unanimous decision.
As an undergrad, Bevan Maxey didn’t start out thinking he’d go into law.
New York schools can bring children back to classrooms for the start of the school year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, citing success in battling the coronavirus in the state that once was the U.S. heart of the pandemic.