By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senators sought cost-cutting opportunities Wednesday in the Pentagon's $400 billion program for the next-generation F-35, a fighter jet with a troubled testing record that military leaders said America couldn't afford not to build.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A federal court judge in Idaho has appointed a security specialist in the case of an Uzbek national accused of terrorism-related crimes in Idaho and Utah, to vet potentially classified information in the evidence. In his order released late Tuesday, U.S.
NBCNEWS.COM - Four American service members were killed in a mortar attack on Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan on Tuesday, a senior defense official confirmed to NBC News.
The four International Security Assistance Force service members died after an indirect fire attack in
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A Spokane father who discovered his 15-year-old daughter was being wooed on Facebook by a man twice her age took matters into his own hands. He hatched a Facebook ruse that drew the 30-year-old Federal Way, Wash., man to Spokane earlier this month. Then the
UPDATE: The two drivers involved in Wednesday's crash have been identified as 26-year-old Ashley Poston of Tekoa, and 25-year-old Yamil Escobedo of Lewiston. Both drivers were transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. The Washington State Patrol says Poston was traveling
SPOKANE, Wash. - Crews are working on 57th Street on the South Hill. The road is closed from Crestline to Regal. To get around the construction, take Regal to 55th and hang a left. Then take a left on Crestline and you are back on 57th! No word on how long the project will last.
By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans moved forward Wednesday with a rewrite of GOP President George W. Bush's prized No Child Left Behind Act, pushing a bill that would strip Education Secretary Arne Duncan and his successors of power and give more authority to
BERLIN (AP) - President Barack Obama is challenging Americans and Europeans not to become complacent even though the Cold War is over.
Obama is speaking at Berlin's iconic Brandenburg Gate nearly 50 years after John F. Kennedy's famous speech in the once-divided city.
Obama says there's
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (AP) - Cars and trucks are rolling again across the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, restoring the traffic flow on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver, British Columbia.
A temporary span opened Wednesday morning, replacing a section of the bridge that collapsed May 23
UPDATE: The female driver has been identified as Jennifer A. Schmidt of Spokane Valley. The male driver has been identified as Sean D. Moss. Both Schmidt and Moss were life-flighted by Medstar to Sacred Heart. The State Patrol says both vehicles were totaled and both drivers were wearing seatbelts
By MARCIA DUNNAP Aerospace Writer
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - NASA has eight new astronauts - its first new batch in four years.
Among the lucky candidates: the first female fighter pilot to become an astronaut in nearly two decades. A female helicopter pilot also is in the group. In fact, four of
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: On Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 9:15 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff's Deputies responded to a person with a weapon call near the area of 13600 E. 20th Ave. Deputies arrived on scene and found the victim homeowner detaining the suspect, later