WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., on Sunday. That's according to a White House official, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss the trip ahead of the official announcement and requested anonymity. A
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: The Spokane Valley Fire Department has reported multiple buildings that have had the FDC's (Fire Department Connections) stolen from the exterior of the buildings. These brass fittings are used for the fire department to connect to and
By DAVID BAUDERAP Television Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - This time "you're fired" is more than a Donald Trump catchphrase. Fox is turning the firing of real people from real jobs into prime-time entertainment starting this week.
The network on Thursday will begin airing "Does Someone Have to Go?" a
By ALLEN G. BREEDAP National Writer
MOORE, Okla. (AP) - Dan Garland could feel the latch on the shelter door begin to turn in his hand. It was as if the storm outside were a living, breathing thing - and it was trying desperately to get in.
Huddled beside him in the darkened 5-foot-by-6-foot hole
By RICHARD LARDNERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A new push to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions by crippling the country's economy is gathering momentum on Capitol Hill.
The House Foreign Affairs Committee approved legislation Wednesday that would impose even tougher economic
By ANDREW TAYLORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House lawmakers are moving to protect Capitol Hill's budget even as they're working to slash other programs like education, health research, water projects and housing aid for the poor.
The effort by the House Appropriations Committee
OROFINO, Idaho (AP) - A northern Idaho man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and aggravated battery after taking a 6-year-old hostage last summer and holding a bread knife against him. The Lewiston Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/10TvbLb) that 57-year-old Roger D. Ehler of Lewiston
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Football and basketball coaches are the top-paid state employees in Washington. University of Washington coach Steve Sarkisian earned $2.7 million last year, followed by Washington State University coach Mike Leach at $2.3 million. The
By BEN NUCKOLSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Passion for geography runs deep in Sathwik Karnik's family.
When he was about 6, his mother began challenging Sathwik and his older brother, Karthik, to her own version of hide-and-seek - using an atlas. The boys would comb through the book,
GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE RESPONDS TO KC-46A's GOING TO MCCONNELL:
May 22, 2013
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee issued this statement about today's news that the Air Force had selected McConnell Air Force Base in Kansas as the main operating base for its new Boeing KC-46A air
By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press
CINCINNATI (AP) - Tea party activists waving flags and signs, singing patriotic songs and chanting anti-IRS slogans protested outside federal buildings across the country Tuesday to protest the agency's extra scrutiny of conservative groups.
A crowd packed the
By TAMARA LUSH and BARBARA RODRIGUEZAssociated Press
ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. (AP) - It could be an anxious wait of up to two months for people in a small Florida city to find out who won the highest Powerball jackpot in history: an estimated $590.5 million.
The lucky ticket was bought sometime Saturday
SPOKANE, Wash. – The trial of Clay Starbuck, charged with killing his ex-wife Chanin and sexually violating her remains, entered its third week Monday at the Spokane County Courthouse.
Chanin Starbuck was found strangled to death in her Deer Park home in December of 2011, and Clay