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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Federal investigators say all six crew members were asleep when a fire broke out in a scuba diving boat off the coast of California, killing 34 people
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Joe Biden parried attack after attack from liberal rivals Thursday night on everything from health care to immigration in a debate that showcased profound ideological divides between the Democratic Party’s …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 10:22 a.m.
Initial reports indicate the shooting occurred during a road rage incident. One man was detained for questioning Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 8:28 p.m.
A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Greater Spokane County Meals on Wheels bookkeeper to three years in federal prison, which was more prison time than prosecutors had sought.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
COLFAX – The alleged victim in a sexual misconduct case involving a former Pullman Police Department officer testified Wednesday and occasionally fought back tears as she recounted what she could …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 3:33 p.m.
Walmart is rolling out a grocery delivery subscription service this fall as it races to gain an advantage in the competitive fresh food business.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
The U.S. Air Force has indefinitely barred the Boeing-built KC-46 from carrying cargo and passengers, the trade publication Defense News has reported.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
Tech giant Google said Thursday it has paid over one billion dollars to French authorities to settle a years-long dispute over allegations of tax fraud.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
A Republican-controlled Senate committee approved a Pentagon funding bill on Thursday, rejecting Democratic attempts to cut President Donald Trump’s border wall request and his moves to pay for the project …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:55 p.m.
Jewish settlement construction in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem has spiked since President Donald Trump took office in 2017, according to official data obtained by The Associated Press.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:52 p.m.
Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:48 p.m.
A district in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is set to remove a statue of a Soviet World War II commander Ivan Konev from its site, a move …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Kosovo’s prime minister has cancelled his participation at a summit of Central European countries following denigrating words from the Czech president against his country.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 1:34 p.m.
New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate, and even younger than suggested by two other calculations published this year that trimmed …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
A fourth-grader who was bullied because of his handmade University of Tennessee T-shirt was just given a four-year scholarship to the college, the university said Thursday.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 12:59 p.m.
Washington’s daily free commuter newspaper, Express, always prided itself on wit. The paper is published by The Washington Post and when Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos bought the Post in 2013, …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s wrath, faces the prospect of an indictment after his attorneys were unable to persuade senior Justice Department …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 12:38 p.m.
A large area of southeast Spain was battered Thursday by what in some places was the heaviest rainfall on record, with the storms wreaking widespread destruction and killing at least …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 12:29 p.m.
A man accused of gunning down people at a busy Walmart in El Paso last month was indicted Thursday for capital murder, prosecutors announced.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s clearing of the way for the Trump administration to deny nearly all asylum claims from Central Americans was denounced by immigration advocates as a “death sentence” …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, noon
There’s not much that scares Susie. As an Alaska Native woman, she thrives amid sub-zero winters in her village near the Arctic Circle, and camps with her family each summer …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 11:48 a.m.
Kelly Craft has presented her credentials as the new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and says she is coming to the world organization “as a voice of America’s unwavering …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
The Democratic-controlled House on Thursday voted to reinstate a decades-long ban on oil and gas drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge – a largely symbolic move aimed at reversing …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
A federal judge has blocked Tennessee’s new restrictions for registering voters from taking effect on Oct. 1, saying Thursday that any benefit of the law won’t likely outweigh its potential …
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 10:41 a.m.
Under the settlement with the National Labor Relations Board, Google has agreed to post a notice to remind employees of their rights.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 2:28 p.m.
The U.S. government’s road safety agency is investigating complaints that the Nissan Rogue’s automatic emergency braking can turn on when no obstacle is in the way.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
The United States and China traded conciliatory gestures, raising hopes they can de-escalate a standoff over trade that has shaken financial markets and cast gloom over the global economy.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 4:50 p.m.
The CEOs of more than 100 companies are stepping into the nation’s gun debate, imploring Congress to expand background checks and enact a strong “red flag” law.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 12:05 p.m.
The Trump administration plans to revoke an Obama-era regulation that provided federal protection to many U.S. wetlands and streams, according to two Environmental Protection Agency officials with knowledge of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there’s no confusion about what his committee is doing: It’s an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it.