WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will travel to South Africa next week to pay respects to Nelson Mandela.
White House press secretary Jay Carney says the Obamas will participate in memorial events, but didn't say specifically what day
UPDATE: A family of 3 was displaced on Friday morning after a fire broke out in their basement. It happened at 1503 E. Rich in north Spokane.
Firefighters tell us it was an electrical fire that started in the basement. No one was injured. The Red Cross is assisting the family.
There is heavy smoke
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Under pressure from the wind-power industry, the Obama administration said Friday it will allow companies to kill or injure eagles without the fear of prosecution for up to three decades.
The new rule is designed to address environmental
Mariners Statement on Robinson Cano:
"We are not able to confirm any news regarding Robinson Cano at this time. If and when an agreement is completed and finalized, we will announce it."
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUSAssociated Press
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi will seek a seventh term in 2014, setting up a Republican primary that pits an established incumbent who has brought billions of dollars to his home state against a tea party-backed challenger who says
A Season for Sharing Fire Safety The State Fire Marshal’s Office would like to remind residents to be fire safe with their holiday decorations this season, especially Christmas trees. If your household includes a natural tree in its festivities, keep the tree well watered. Improper care
REDMOND, Wash. (AP) - When a 54-year-old music teacher collapsed in cardiac arrest while teaching at a school in the Seattle suburb of Redmond, his fellow teachers sprang into action to revive him. Redmond Fire paramedic Mike Hilley says one of the teachers who responded Thursday
NBCNEWS.COM - World leaders, politicians, celebrities and public figures all across the globe mourned the passing of Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist and South Africa's first black president, who died Thursday at home at the age of 95.
Mandela will have a state burial on Dec. 15 in
By DINA CAPPIELLOAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration will allow companies to seek authorization to kill and harm bald and golden eagles for up to 30 years without penalty in an effort to balance some of the environmental trade-offs of green energy.
The change, requested by
Wind Chill Warning for W. Montana From now until Saturday morning; dangerous wind chill temperatures down to –40°
Wind Chill Warning for E. WA & the ID Panhandle Friday night to Saturday morning; dangerous wind chill temperatures down to –25°
Friday: Clearing overnight
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed the Southwest Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas: mostly empty highways covered in a sometimes impassable frost, closed schools and businesses, and millions of
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Power up and shop.
Millions of Americans took advantage of online deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-price clothing Monday, which was expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year.
DENVER – Idaho senior forward Stephen Madison earned his second Western Athletic Conference men's basketball Player of the Week honor of the season on Monday after averaging 20.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.5 blocks per game in two games last week.
Madison scored a season-