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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – It’s not only in the United States where protests against racial injustice are part of the national conversation. A handful of America’s critics has taken note, using recent months’ demonstrations and graphic images of police violence to denounce the country at the United Nations’ gathering of world leaders this year.
NEW YORK – Teachers and parents got a brief glimpse of a new kind of pandemic-era nightmare Monday when Zoom – the video-conferencing service that powers everything from distance learning to business meetings to casual, socially distant get-togethers – abruptly went dead.
An event planned for next Tuesday at Spokane Community College will instead take place online, part of a slate of public meetings put on hold because of the coronavirus spread. The meeting will be held in an online format some time in April, the department said Tuesday.
South Perry District residents now have a new neighborhood cafe in which to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.
City officials and business leaders are inviting residents to attend a public workshop on Wednesday to formulate goals and strategies for the future of downtown.
President Donald Trump is lamenting that he was forced to move next year’s Group of Seven summit from his private golf club in Florida after bipartisan criticism that he was trying to profit off the presidency.
President Donald Trump halted infrastructure talks with congressional Democrats on Wednesday, asserting he would not return to the table until they dropped their probe in the wake of the Mueller report. Washington and Idaho legislators were at odds over the severity of his action.
Parents, teachers and students voiced their concerns to the Spokane Public Schools board of directors during Wednesday night’s meeting. It was the first time the board had heard from the public after announcing cuts to address a $31 million deficit.
CNN town hall broadcast will feature Gov. Jay Inslee next Wednesday.
No one budged at President Donald Trump’s closed-door meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, so the partial government shutdown persisted through Day 12 over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They’ll all try again Friday.
With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.
President Trump kicks off two days of diplomacy at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina on Friday after his abrupt decision to cancel a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin overshadowed the proceedings before they even started.
The president of Ukraine is urging NATO to deploy warships to the Sea of Azov, a proposal that has been sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could worsen tensions between the two countries following a weekend confrontation in the waters off the Crimean Peninsula.
Well over 200 people packed into a standing-room-only meeting with the Washington Department of Transportation last week at Mountainside Middle School after a recent series of crashes at the intersection of U.S. Highway 2 and Colbert Road.
During an Oct. 5 budget retreat, Pierce County Councilwoman Pam Roach, angered about being gaveled down during a testy debate, dropped an F-bomb on her son, who was running the meeting and pounding the gavel.
Rapper Kanye West will make a house call on President Donald Trump on Thursday.
As America trudges through its “fourth winter,” economist and futurist Rebecca Ryan belieaves post-war generations, from baby boomers to Generation X down to millennials, need to work together to create a spring worth inheriting for those to come.
The White House delayed until at least Thursday a decision on the fate of Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official overseeing the Trump-Russia investigation, following chaotic hours of breathless and sometimes conflicting reports anticipating his imminent departure.
In recent weeks it’s become clear that Donald Trump wants to meet with Kim Jong Un again, and the North Korean leader has told the White House he’d like more face-to-face talks with the American president. Could that meeting happen, as some in Seoul have pushed for, on the sidelines of a U.N. gathering of world leaders in New York later this month?
President Donald Trump has received a request from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a follow-up to their historic June summit, and planning is in motion to make it happen.