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UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 9:12 a.m.

Federal shutdown could delay Paine Field passenger flights

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.


London’s Heathrow briefly halts flights due to drone report

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 …


Boeing hits a new jet delivery record, just missing its 2018 target

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 …


Facility’s CEO resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

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 …


USDA: Food stamps will be funded through February

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.

U.S. cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline

The U.S. cancer death rate has hit a milestone: It’s been falling for at least 25 years, according to a new report.


Winter storm blasts Europe; 13 dead amid heavy snow, gusts

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 …


Supreme Court rejects mystery company in case linked to Mueller

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.

Snow follows freezing rain Tuesday night; crashes in Spokane nearing two dozen

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.

Democrats push for background checks on all gun sales

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 regulators won’t reconsider decision to deny Avista sale to Hydro One

Washington state regulators have declined to reconsider the proposed sale of Avista Corp. to Toronto-based Hydro One Ltd.


State of Washington opposes nuke waste reclassification proposal

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

Sears gets another reprieve from liquidation after its chairman and largest shareholder revises his bid to save the retailer.


U.S. job openings fell in November to still-strong 6.9 million

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 …


First bill introduced in Idaho Legislature involves water

The first bill introduced in the 2019 legislative session addresses a water battle that has been building for years in southwestern Idaho.


Genealogy database, gum help convict DJ in ‘92 killing

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 …


Lessie Brown, oldest person in the U.S., dies at 114

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.


Border wall won’t keep opioids out of U.S.

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 announces 17-story residential tower in downtown Seattle to benefit endowment

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 governor, N.Y. mayor push expanded health coverage

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.


Bruce Harrell third incumbent who won’t seek re-election to Seattle City Council

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 …


5.4-magnitude earthquake jolts West Java

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake jolted Sukabumi in West Java on Tuesday afternoon, the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has reported.


A moose walks into an Alaska hospital and finds a snack

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 …


Trump’s AG pick has argued presidents have robust powers

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 …


Filing: Manafort accused of lying about sharing poll data

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 …


Registering to vote brings out emotions among Florida felons

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 …


What air travelers should know about the government shutdown

The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:13 p.m.

Stocks rise again as investors hope for trade breakthrough

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.

University of Idaho grad student goes ‘beyond the known world’

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 …


Russian lawyer who met Trump Jr. charged in unrelated case

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 …