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UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Gunman opens fire at Chicago hospital, wounds at least 4

A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, killing a police officer and two hospital employees after a domestic dispute exploded into a firefight with SWAT team members inside …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Apple CEO Tim Cook: ‘We have to admit when the free market is not working’

Apple chief executive Tim Cook argued in an interview with Axios that aired on HBO Sunday that the tech industry’s approach to privacy reflects a failure of the free market, …


The scoop on how your cat’s sandpapery tongue deep cleans

Cat lovers know when kitties groom, their tongues are pretty scratchy. Using high-tech scans and some other tricks, scientists are learning how those sandpapery tongues help cats get clean and …


Finland’s president rakes memory for source of Trump remark

Finland’s president isn’t sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking is part of his country’s routine for managing its substantial forests.


Putin mulls Russian response to U.S. exit from nuclear pact

Russian President Vladimir Putin has gathered his top military officials to discuss a response to the planned U.S. withdrawal from a key nuclear arms pact.


White House to fully restore CNN reporter’s pass

The Trump administration will fully restore Jim Acosta’s White House credentials, but has warned the CNN reporter that he must follow a series of rules at future news conferences.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

South Hill YMCA closed after car drives into the front of the building

The South Hill YMCA is closed while its building is examined in the aftermath of a crash.


Scientists stuffed balloons into dead wombats to learn why they poop cubes

Only wombats can produce cubical poop.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Volatile stock market spooking some older workers, retirees

The recent turbulence in the U.S. stock markets is spooking some older workers and retirees, a group that was hit particularly hard during the most recent financial crisis.


In threat to Pelosi, 16 Dems say they’ll back new leadership

Sixteen maverick Democrats have released a letter saying they’ll vote for “new leadership” when the House picks leaders in January. That poses a threat to Nancy Pelosi’s effort to become …


Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life

A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence …


Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

WWII pilot killed in vintage airplane crash in Texas

The 93-year-old passenger who was killed when a World War II-era fighter aircraft crashed in South Texas had been a WWII pilot, according to group that arranges fighter plane rides …


Preparing the airport for takeoff: Tony Bean coordinated the $142.5 million effort to update Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport runway

When Tony Bean arrived in Pullman in 2011, the future of the airport was uncertain. Backed by his board, Bean has procured about $131 million in federal dollars to realign …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Police chief in tiny Republic says he won’t enforce new gun law

The police chief of Republic, a tiny town in northeastern Washington, doesn’t think much of I-1639, the strict gun law state voters approved Nov. 6. Loren Culp won’t enforce it, …


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Nissan chair Ghosn arrested in probe of financial misconduct

Nissan Motor’s chairman Carlos Ghosn has been arrested and will be dismissed for alleged under-reporting of his income and misuse of company funds, the company said Monday.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Frustration, chaos as California fire recovery drags on

With 79 people killed in the nation’s deadliest wildfire in at least a century, there are still nearly 700 names on the list of those unaccounted for. While it’s down …


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018

Getting There: The winter gear you need as you climb Sherman Pass on your way to Thanksgiving dinner

Not much is known about the first Thanksgiving, despite the myths we’ve built up around the holiday celebrating gratitude, friends, family and fall.


100 years ago in Spokane: Flu prudence urged as public life comes roaring back

Spokane life roared back to normal, as thousands flocked back to theaters, churches and streetcars.


Then and Now: Falls City Building

Businessman W.G. Willis bought the southwest corner of Post Street and Riverside Avenue from pioneer land developers A.M. Cannon and J.J. Browne in 1886. He began building the three-story Falls …


UW and WSU team up to tout college affordability

WSU President Kirk Schulz and UW President Ana Mari Cauce said they are launching the initiative, called “Yes, It’s Possible,” to dispel the myth that students must incur massive amounts …


Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have …


Why a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey shouldn’t ruin your Thanksgiving

There’s no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

Govberg, in the watch business for 35 years, and Theo&Harris, founded only three years ago, are part of the thriving preowned luxury watch business. Along with dozens of other companies, …


Artist creating sculpture to honor Oso landslide victims

In painstaking detail, artist Louise McDowell is resurrecting “the spot” that came to mean so much to the people of Steelhead Drive. The artist is recreating the row of mailboxes …


‘Something being legal does not make it right’: Abrams says she still has concerns about Georgia’s election

Abrams, who hoped to become the nation’s first female African-American governor, has accused Kemp of widespread voter suppression and said voting irregularities have tainted the race. On Friday, Kemp had …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 18, 2018

Portrait exhibit casts light on women’s underrecognized military service

In the past decade, Stacy Pearsall has taken portraits of about 7,500 veterans in 29 states, a sprawling, ongoing undertaking called the Veterans Portrait Project.


UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 19, 2018

Body discovered near Santa Clara, Calif. stadium where Spokane 49ers fan disappeared

A body was discovered a few miles away from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, where a U.S. Army veteran from Spokane disapeared during a football game.


Democrat Bill Nelson concedes to Rick Scott in Florida race for Senate

Three-term Florida Sen. Bill Nelson, D, has conceded to Gov. Rick Scott, R, in a bitter and drawn-out race to retain his seat after a series of failed legal challenges …


NerdWallet: Having ‘The Talk’ about college costs with your teen

Sometime after telling your kids about “the birds and the bees,” but before you hand over the family car keys, financial advisers recommend having the talk with your teen about …