By MATT VOLZAssociated Press
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A Montana newlywed pleaded guilty Thursday to killing her husband of eight days by pushing him from a cliff in Glacier National Park while they argued about her second thoughts about the marriage.
The surprise plea agreement with prosecutors came
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Thursday that the U.S. will continue to support the moderate opposition in Syria, but non-lethal aid will be suspended until the U.S. can get a clear assessment on the status of warehouses of military equipment
By WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - He's known for coloring outside the lines in the staid U.S. Senate. Now children large and small can color in U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz.
Just in time for the holidays, St. Louis publisher Really Big Coloring Books Inc. is offering a coloring and
By BRETT ZONGKERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Smithsonian's National Zoo has found serious problems with its animal care and management of various creatures kept in the Cheetah Conservation Station over the past year, and the zoo's director said Thursday that he is looking at
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO and CANDICE CHOIAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Many Americans are watching the annual holiday spending ritual from the sidelines this year.
Money is still tight for some. Others are fed up with commercialism of the holidays. Still others are waiting for bigger bargains.
By MICHAEL KUNZELMANAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A former BP drilling engineer isn't expected to testify at his trial on charges he deleted text messages about the company's response to its massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
According to a trial transcript, a lawyer for
UPDATE: On Thursday Louis Hanson was sentenced to life in prison after killing another man in a Spokane gang-related shooting last December. The victim was 27-year-old Aaron Cummings. According to police, Cummings & Hanson were rival gang members.
SPOKANE, Wash. – 29-year
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The rapid melting in the Arctic eased up this year. But the government says global warming is still dramatically altering the top of the world, reducing the number of reindeer and shrinking snow and ice, while increasing certain fish and
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVARAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Technology problems with President Barack Obama's health care website are forcing the administration to extend a federal insurance plan for some of the sickest patients by a month.
The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan was
KHQ.COM - This week, thieves have stolen a number of vehicles in the Spokane area. Police say some of those cars were left running with the keys in the ignition and no one inside. Law enforcement reminds drivers every year not to leave their vehicles while their warming up because they are a
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Boise State and new head football coach Bryan Harsin have agreed to terms of a five-year contract valued at $6.5 million.
University officials released the term sheet signed by Harsin Wednesday, when Harsin was named the successor to Chris Petersen, who left for Washington last
By PAUL J. WEBER and WILL WEISSERTAssociated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers received a cautious endorsement Thursday from his frustrated chancellor that keeps him leading one of the nation's largest campuses despite two years of turmoil.