Stories tagged: news
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
Turkey’s central bank took action Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s economic policies …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 1 p.m.
A bank executive said he found several red flags with Paul Manafort’s finances while the former Trump campaign chairman was being considered for $16.5 million in bank loans.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
Six years later, Cave Canyon is now showing proof of successful rehabilitation efforts.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Feeding hatchery fish to a wild, starving orca in an unprecedented move by federal scientists to save her life.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Bayer’s stock slumped about 10 percent in midday trading Monday, three days after a California jury awarded $289 million to a former groundskeeper who said the popular weedkiller Roundup gave …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 12:03 p.m.
Many Magic Valley students will no longer receive free breakfast at school this year after the Federal School Lunch Program changed its eligibility formula.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, noon
Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 11:30 a.m.
Despite some opposition, drag shows have helped draw support for the region’s LGBTQIA community.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 2:20 p.m.
Google’s smartphone services store users’ locations even when privacy settings are adjusted to shut these features off, according to a new report by the Associated Press.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 11 a.m.
A state review into the treatment of immigrant teens held at a Virginia detention center confirms the facility uses restraint techniques that can include strapping children to chairs and placing …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
Zack Moore has always been a fan of Superman, and now he’s relying on others’ superhuman capacity for giving to help him and his family overcome a devastating injury.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 10:30 a.m.
Now that a nearly $1 billion court-approved funding package is being distributed to school districts in the Yakima Valley and the rest of the state, disputes are breaking out over …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 2:11 p.m.
Warren Buffett is still finding new places to invest decades after he started, even though his basic approach of finding businesses selling for less than they are worth hasn’t changed …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 10 a.m.
Prosecutors charged a white man with manslaughter Monday in the death of an unarmed black man whose videotaped shooting in a store parking lot has revived debate over Florida’s “stand …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
No matter how straight people steer their boats, they still might be pulled over by law enforcement officers on the water for safety checks.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 9:30 a.m.
The Yakima Fire Department finished mopping up hot spots at Fruit Packers Supply Inc. on Sunday, where the day before a fast-moving fire destroyed two steel buildings, a pair of …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 4:44 p.m.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn’t done yet, …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Peter Strzok, a longtime FBI agent who was removed from the Russia investigation over anti-Trump text messages, has been fired by the agency, his lawyer said Monday.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
A survey released recently shows that Medicaid expansion is likely blazing a trail for gubernatorial hopeful Paulette Jordan.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:37 p.m.
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has added temporary security measures in cargo areas and inside airport terminals after a rogue ground-service agent took off Friday in a Q400 turboprop plane and
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 8:15 a.m.
The clothing company that makes Wrangler and Lee jeans is breaking off its denim division to focus on its fast-growing outdoor and active wear business.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
A year after the Trump administration introduced its strategy for Afghanistan, the Taliban are asserting themselves on the battlefield even as U.S. officials talk up hopes for peace. That’s raising …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 4:26 p.m.
Spokane police are searching for a car that struck a pedestrian Sunday afternoon on the lower South Hill.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Wildfire smoke that has blanketed Northeastern Washington and North Idaho, creating unhealthy breathing conditions, is expected to linger through much of the week, experts said.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018, 4 a.m.
Life has already delivered a few body blows to the teenage girls living at Daybreak Youth Services.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
As World War II began in earnest, the wounded returning from war overwhelmed the military hospital system and new hospitals were planned. In 1942, city of Spokane donated 160 acres …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
It has been suggested to me a time or two over the years that this newspaper seldom acknowledges the existence of apartment dwellers.
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
The Spokane Daily Chronicle ran an article by Lina Cavalieri, “the most famous living beauty,” on “How to Reduce Surplus Fat.” She said that the “common method of reduction, and …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2018
African-Americans, special education students and other groups in Spokane Public Schools are facing much higher rates of discipline than their peers, the district board was told last week.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
Driverless technology is already here. The first sector to really use it is the shipping industry, with its American fleet of two million tractor-trailers.