Stories tagged: news
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Turkey announced Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials will unveil new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels Wednesday in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government and federal police, DEA officials told …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:52 p.m.
Senate Higher Education Committee Chairman Kevin Ranker has questions for WSU about Coach Mike Leach’s trip to Cambodia.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
One person is dead and perhaps 20 others have been hurt and affected by what Spokane Police are warning could be a bad batch of drugs coursing through the city.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
The manager of a Denny’s in Spokane Valley is under investigation for raping a customer in an outbuilding on restaurant property.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company’s rules against inciting violence.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
A man pulled a gun during a dispute with another customer in Walmart checkout lines near Philadelphia and opened fire, wounding several people before fleeing but was later arrested after …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 8 p.m.
Malta on Tuesday agreed to let a private rescue ship dock on the island, with the 141 migrants it is carrying to be distributed among five fellow European Union nations …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 6:13 p.m.
Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars in damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Democrats embraced diversity in a new night of firsts while Republicans rejected a face of the GOP’s old guard on Tuesday as the turbulent 2018 primary season lurched toward its …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:13 p.m.
A Fire Boss plane went down in Ferry County this afternoon while fighting one of the 70 fires that sparked around Washington after the lightning storms and winds Saturday.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 5:57 p.m.
Tesla Inc.’s board of directors said Tuesday it was forming a special committee to explore Chief Executive Elon Musk’s desire to take the Palo Alto electric-car maker private even as …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 5 p.m.
Federal immigration agencies have launched a coordinated campaign to arrest and deport immigrants seeking to become legal U.S. residents through marriage, according to documents released this week in a class-action …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
A 6-year-old with dreadlocks was told Monday he could not start first grade at a private Christian school near Apopka without getting a haircut.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 4 p.m.
Yosemite National Park reopened its scenic valley Tuesday after a nearly three-week closure due to nearby wildfires but advised visitors to expect smoky air, limited lodging and food services at …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 6:20 p.m.
Los Angeles’ subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
A Washington state judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by young activists who argued the state is violating their rights by failing to protect them from climate change.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
New Southwest Airlines emotional support animal policy allows only dogs and cats on leashes or in carriers
Joining several other carriers that have adopted tough new rules on pets, Southwest Airlines is adopting a new policy for emotional support animals in the cabin, allowing only dogs and …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:07 p.m.
The Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia is shooting boulders out of its crater like fireworks. The “lava bombs” (yep, that’s a real thing) hurled into the sky on Saturday were …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3 p.m.
A video of a man climbing a barrier at the Los Angeles Zoo and then slapping a hippopotamus on its rear end has sparked a criminal investigation by the LAPD, …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
Washington state’s penchant for getting high is trashing the place.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:41 p.m.
Kroger will start to sell some of its products to Chinese shoppers through a website owned by internet giant Alibaba, the latest move by the supermarket chain to boost its …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 5:37 p.m.
A bus hit another vehicle at high speed and then rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Health officials say a whooping cough outbreak has now sickened roughly 122 people in southwestern Idaho, and they’re warning those numbers could increase with the start of the school year.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
A collision in rural Oregon that killed eight people happened when the driver of one SUV crossed the centerline and crashed into another SUV carrying seven people.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
As American women seek a larger role in politics, fairer wages and an end to sexual harassment, the Girl Scouts see an opportune time to show some swagger in promoting …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
The founders of the dating app Tinder, along with current executives and some of its employees, have filed a lawsuit against IAC/InterActiveCorp and its Match Group subsidiary for allegedly manipulating …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1:04 p.m.
A U.S. appeals court says a former federal immigration lawyer who forged a document in an effort to get a man deported can be sued for damages.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 1 p.m.
The investigation into an assassination attempt on Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro using drones has widened to include the arrest of two high-ranking military officers, the nation’s top prosecutor said Tuesday.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Only a small number of new and existing homes are available on the market, far too few to meet demand. Median sales prices are high, and there doesn’t seem to …