Stories tagged: news
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:12 a.m.
Final federal approval of commercial passenger service at Paine Field, which was expected to begin Feb. 11, could be delayed by the ongoing government shutdown.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 5:28 p.m.
London’s Heathrow Airport briefly halted departing flights on Tuesday after a reported drone sighting – a development that came just three weeks after multiple reports of drone sightings caused travel …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 5:12 p.m.
With no letup in demand for commercial airplanes worldwide, Boeing Commercial Airplanes in 2018 once again delivered a record number of jets while winning even more new orders and increasing …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Police served a search warrant Tuesday to get DNA from all male employees at a long-term care facility in Phoenix where a patient who had been in a vegetative state …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:57 p.m.
The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:44 p.m.
Deadly winter weather blasted Europe for yet another day Tuesday, trapping hundreds of people in Alpine regions, whipping up high winds that caused flight cancellations and increasing the risks of …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:40 p.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to shield a mystery company from having to provide information in what is believed to be the criminal investigation being conducted by Special Counsel Robert …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 9:57 p.m.
Light snow followed by freezing rain coated Spokane before nightfall Tuesday, and slick road conditions caused numerous crashes.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:52 p.m.
Congressional Democrats on Tuesday launched a fresh push for the most significant gun control in years, unveiling legislation that would require background checks for firearm purchases.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:13 p.m.
Washington state regulators have declined to reconsider the proposed sale of Avista Corp. to Toronto-based Hydro One Ltd.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
The state of Washington said Tuesday it opposes a federal proposal to reclassify some radioactive waste on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation because it fears much of the waste will be …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 7:43 p.m.
Sears gets another reprieve from liquidation after its chairman and largest shareholder revises his bid to save the retailer.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:02 p.m.
WASHINGTON – U.S. job openings fell in November from the previous month, but the number of available positions remained healthy. Job openings slipped 3.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted 6.9 …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
The first bill introduced in the 2019 legislative session addresses a water battle that has been building for years in southwestern Idaho.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
A popular DJ pleaded guilty Tuesday to raping and strangling a schoolteacher in 1992 after being identified as a suspect as a result of DNA a relative had submitted to …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 2:38 p.m.
Lessie Brown, a 114-year-old Ohio woman who was believed to be the oldest person in the United States, died Tuesday, her grandson said.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 2:18 p.m.
When President Donald Trump makes his case tonight that there really is a border crisis, he’ll likely mention the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States, which killed thousands of Americans …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
Gonzaga University-owned land on the Seattle waterfront that has long been used for parking will be developed into a 17-story high rise with more than 250 residential units.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a likely Democratic presidential candidate, is proposing a public health insurance option for state residents as a step toward universal health coverage.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
A third incumbent won’t seek re-election in Seattle’s big City Council elections this year. Council President Bruce Harrell, who was first elected in 2007 and briefly served as mayor in …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 12:35 p.m.
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Sukabumi in West Java on Tuesday afternoon, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has reported.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A moose wandered into a hospital building in Alaska’s largest city and chowed down on some plants in the lobby as workers watched the massive animal in …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 12:27 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general, William Barr, once advised that a president didn’t need Congress’ permission to attack Iraq, that the U.S. could arrest a foreign dictator and …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
A new court filing says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied about sharing polling data on the 2016 presidential race with Konstantin Kilimnik, an associate accused of having ties …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 11:20 a.m.
The normally humdrum bureaucracy of registering to vote brought tears to the eyes of some Floridians on Tuesday when most felons regained their right to vote under a state constitutional …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:13 p.m.
Stocks rise for the third day in a row, led by industrial, technology, internet and energy companies as representatives from the U.S. and China continue their latest round of trade …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Dubbed Ultima Thule – or “beyond the known world” – it is the farthest object from Earth ever explored. Among the scientists gathered at Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory …
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
A Russian lawyer who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump’s election campaign was charged with obstruction of justice …