Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:12 p.m.
NEW YORK – A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear – but there were …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
In 2014, when Instacart Inc. was a younger grocery-delivery startup, Whole Foods was its first major relationship-Instacart’s debut national retail partner and an investor as well. A lot has changed …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 7:39 p.m.
The world-famous metal band Metallica donated $100,000 to Spokane Community College, the school announced Thursday, saying the money will bolster workforce education programs.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:50 p.m.
The company on Wednesday opened a 450-square-foot Amazon Go store – about a quarter the size of existing Go stores – on the sixth floor of the Macy’s department-store building …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
University of Idaho football player Kyree L. Curington is accused of raping another student in a residence hall.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 7:48 a.m.
A task force to study possible removal of the Snake River dams could generate outsized controversy in Gov. Jay Inslee’s budget.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
The woman who drowned after her car entered the Spokane River yesterday has been identified by Spokane County Medical Examiners as 22-year-old Rachel F. Bowles of Spokane Valley.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 11:19 a.m.
Statewide, enrollment numbers are surging in the final few days before the open enrollment period for public health options ends Saturday night. Spokane County residents may pick plans from among …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:49 p.m.
Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:44 p.m.
YouTube removed 7.8 million videos and 1.6 million channels in the third quarter of this year, mostly for spreading spam or posting inappropriate adult content, the company said in a …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:55 p.m.
A divided U.S. appeals court Thursday blocked rules by the Trump administration that allowed more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Campos went to check out the restaurant he had assumed was empty. To his shock, he soon discovered the sounds had been coming from within the walls: There was a …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
On the third day of morning snow, our weather gave to thee: temperatures above freezing, slush on the sidewalks, and a car that drove over a tree.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
For the first time in nearly three months, trends in the data seemed to show that the Spanish flu epidemic was truly waning.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
A hundred years ago, a mysterious explosion hit the only major U.S. warship to sink during World War I. Now the Navy believes it has the answer to what doomed …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 2:47 p.m.
President Donald Trump denied Thursday that he had directed his former personal attorney Michael Cohen to break the law during the 2016 campaign by buying the silence of women who …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
Despite a city ordinance that bars federal immigration agents from accessing nonpublic city property without a criminal warrant, U.S. Border Patrol arrested a former student from Kenya at the Spokane …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
Now, a group of University of Washington researchers has figured out how to put a tiny tracking sensor on a bumblebee.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump’s response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 12:54 p.m.
Police in Garden City and Boise are responding to bomb threats at three local businesses.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 2:06 p.m.
A bear cub found badly burned in a massive 2014 Washington state wildfire has been killed by a hunter.
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 12:01 p.m.
Virgin Galactic’s tourism spaceship climbed more than 50 miles high above California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday, reaching for the first time what the company considers the boundary of space.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
The man who was the getaway driver for a gunman who killed four Washington state police officers in 2009 will not face aggravated murder charges at his second trial, the …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 11:12 a.m.
A Russian woman accused of being a secret agent admitted Thursday that she conspired to infiltrate the American gun-rights movement to gather intelligence on conservative political groups as Donald Trump …
Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 10:57 a.m.
Congress approved an overhaul Thursday of its process for handling sexual harassment claims, capping a tumultuous year that saw more than a half-dozen lawmakers resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee will ask the Legislature for an extra $9.7 billion in spending in the state’s main budget over the next two years to pay for improvements to public …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 1:36 p.m.
A top French official says a man has been killed in a shootout with police in Strasbourg, but he has not been confirmed as the suspected gunman who killed three …
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Apple will build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas,expand smaller locations in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and over the next three years grown in Pittsburgh, New …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 13, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a law that made changes to the state’s struggling public pension system eight months after it prompted thousands of teachers to protest, …