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Comedy is tragedy plus time, according to Mark Twain. Sam Morril obviously believes the late, legendary humorist was on to something. A few weeks after a baby was killed by an alligator at a Disney World Resort in 2016, Morril was joking about the gator attack.
The Kentucky Derby is back in its traditional spot on the sports calendar – the first Saturday in May.
Any sports fan who grew up in the 1970s or 1980s could watch baseball or football on TV multiple times a week. But it was on Saturday afternoons that we were exposed to some of the lesser-known sports like boxing or bowling or track and field or auto racing or ski jumping. This was thanks to an anthology program that debuted 60 years ago today: ABC’s “Wide World of Sports”
The All England Club says there will be play on Wimbledon's middle Sunday starting in 2022.
AUCKLAND, New Zealand – Singer Matiu Walters grinned as he gazed out over 50,000 damp but delirious fans and said those magic words: “So, what’s up Eden Park?”
British authorities apologized Thursday after an investigation found that at least 161,000 mostly African and Indian military service personnel who died during World War I weren’t properly honored due to “pervasive racism.” It said that number could possibly range up to 350,000.
"Everyone knew Franz Schneider," said Mike Herzog, a former pupil and colleague of Schneider's.
World champion Anna Shcherbakova has won the women’s free skate to seal Russia’s first-ever victory at the figure skating World Team Trophy.
Fourth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas has swatted aside unseeded Dan Evans 6-2, 6-1 to reach the Monte Carlo Masters final for the first time and stay on course for a first title this year.
Fred Shiosaki, a graduate of Rogers High School who helped liberate the "Lost Battalion" during World War II and spearheaded early environmental efforts in Spokane, died Saturday. He was 96.
WWII veteran, fly fisherman and air pollution control pioneer Fred Shiosaki of Hillyard dies at 96.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal opened their clay-court seasons with victories at the Monte Carlo Masters.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have received their World Series rings in front of the loyal hometown fans who didn’t get to witness their 2020 championship run in person.
Within months of the release of Cheap Trick's initial eponymous album, the then Illinois-based band made its Spokane debut. The start of Cheap Trick's long live history with Spokane commenced in August 1977.
Spring is a season celebrated around the globe. It seems there isn’t a culture on Earth that can resist the joy brought on by the first hints of green on the thawing ground and bare branches. Learn how different cultures welcome spring.
If Chris Franjola knew beforehand that the Zags were here, he wouldn’t be delivering his take on pop culture Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Spokane Comedy Club in five shows.
The head of the World Trade Organization called Thursday for expanded capability in developing countries to manufacture vaccines, saying the gaping imbalance in access to coronavirus vaccines that mostly favors rich, developed countries was unacceptable.
European nations' immunization campaigns against COVID-19 are “unacceptably slow” and risk prolonging the pandemic, a senior World Health Organization official said Thursday.
UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar warned Wednesday that the country faces the possibility of civil war “at an unprecedented scale” and urged the U.N. Security Council to consider “potentially significant action” to reverse the Feb. 1 military coup and restore democracy.
More than 20 heads of government and global agencies called in a commentary published Tuesday for an international treaty for pandemic preparedness that they say will protect future generations in the wake of COVID-19.