Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 22, 2018, 2:31 p.m.
Hydro One Ltd. has installed a new board of directors in the aftermath of a political shake-up that jolted the utility’s efforts to acquire Avista Corp. The Canadian utility wants …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 5:16 p.m.
A powerful earthquake shook Venezuela’s northeastern coast on Tuesday, startling residents in the capital who evacuated buildings and briefly interrupting a pro-government rally in favor of a controversial economic reforms.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter and his wife were charged Tuesday with using more than $250,000 in campaign funds to finance family trips to Italy and Hawaii, golf outings, school tuition, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Feelings about the Eagles divide Spokane more sharply than politics or opinions about bicyclists.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 3:28 p.m.
The event will compete with Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ annual town hall, which is scheduled to begin a little bit later Thursday evening in downtown Spokane. Brown’s event will not …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
A bicyclist was killed Tuesday in north Spokane after he collided with a freight truck that was turning into a parking lot.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 3:15 p.m.
Facebook has begun to assign its users a reputation score, predicting their trustworthiness on a scale from zero to one.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Microsoft stands virtually alone among tech companies with its aggressive approach, which uses U.S. courts to fight computer fraud and seize hacked websites back from malicious perpetrators. In the process, …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
Paul Manafort, the longtime political operative who for months led Donald Trump’s winning presidential campaign, was found guilty of eight financial crimes Tuesday in the first trial victory of the …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 1:21 p.m.
A private jet that blew two tires during takeoff at a small New Jersey airport Tuesday made a safe emergency landing hours later at an airport in New York.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 5:13 p.m.
Marking another phase in his education agenda, Bill Gates is now taking a more targeted approach to help struggling U.S. schools.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
West Nile virus has been found in Spokane County mosquitoes, prompting warnings for residents to take precautions.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:51 p.m.
A discarded cigarette is to blame for a deadly Spokane Valley condominium fire Sunday, according to fire investigators.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 11:55 a.m.
Italy’s environmental minister on Tuesday urged prosecutors to look at possible criminal responsibility and administrative lapses that may have contributed to the deaths of 10 people swept away by a …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Tuesday said he views Roe v. Wade as settled law, according to Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, but the answer did little to mollify …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 8:04 p.m.
Federal judge urges Congress and the Trump administration to face up to the potential problems of untraceable guns that can be created from computer files and 3-D printers.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying Trump directed him to arrange the payment of hush money …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Hurricane Lane, a Category 4 storm, is expected to make a dangerously close encounter with the Hawaiian Islands over the next several days.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
After more than a century behind bars, the beasts on boxes of animal crackers are roaming free.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Idaho is receiving $3.2 million from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission to secure and modernize its elections systems.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 9:58 a.m.
A Boston-area zoo is looking for a female stork that flew away last week and has evaded experts since.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
Russia said Tuesday that the Taliban have accepted an invitation for talks next month, in what promises to be one of the insurgent group’s biggest diplomatic forays since the 2001 …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 10:27 a.m.
Searchers on Tuesday recovered the body of a man who was wrenched away from would-be rescuers during flash flooding that forced evacuations around Wisconsin’s capital city and cut power to …
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
Idaho will continue to be one of the only states in the nation without a Women’s Business Center.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
A 16-year-old boy who accidentally shot and killed his 14-year-old friend near Seattle has been charged with manslaughter.
Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 9:23 a.m.
Top leaders of the University of North Carolina system condemned the actions of protesters, who
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 7:07 p.m.
The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the U.S. was taken from his New York City home and spirited early Tuesday morning to Germany, following years of efforts …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Sitting around the kitchen table, Brandi Owens waited until her daughter and her two friends finished eating their pancakes before leaving them to take a quick nap. About 10 to …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 5:34 p.m.
The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to prop up the declining coal industry with an overhaul of Obama-era pollution rules, acknowledging that the increased emissions from aging coal-fired plants could …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 21, 2018, 5:15 p.m.
Authorities say an avid hiker who was missing in western Washington state after becoming disoriented by hazy wildfire smoke has been located.