By ULA ILNYTZKYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A Norman Rockwell painting titled "Saying Grace" sold Wednesday at a New York City auction for $46 million, a record for the Saturday Evening Post illustrator, Sotheby's said.
The painting had a pre-sale estimate of $15 million to $20 million. The
By CAROLYN THOMPSONAssociated Press
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - It is public art made of private wishes.
In a phenomenon spreading across the globe, oversized blackboards, painted on buildings and freestanding displays, invite passers-by to complete the sentence: "Before I die I want to ..."
By SARA BURNETTAssociated Press
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - The passage of a landmark bill to address Illinois' worst-in-the-nation pension crisis means the yearslong fight over how to address the massive shortfall now likely shifts to the courts, where its fate - and much-needed relief for the
By HANNAH DREIERAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas, where the only design rule seems to be that everything must mirror something else, is getting a new mall modeled on Istanbul's Grand Bazaar.
Construction began this week on the Grand Bazaar Shops outside of Bally's Las Vegas Hotel
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana judge says he doesn't deserve to lose his job for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" when he sentenced her teacher-rapist to just a month in prison.
But District Judge G. Todd
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A judge has given Detroit the green light to cut pensions as a way out of the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, a decision that puts the case in the laps of thousands of retirees who had hoped that the Michigan Constitution would protect them
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - A few weeks after Bryce Reed proclaimed he would personally protect a Texas town devastated by a deadly fertilizer plant explosion, he was arrested by federal agents who said he collected materials to make a pipe bomb, driving suspicion that he might
Wednesday morning more than 1,000 employees from Deaconess Medical Center and Valley Hospital plan to go on strike. It would be the first strike in Spokane by hospital employees in decades.
The employees say they're overworked and patient care is suffering as a result.
If you've ever walked down Frederick near Monroe in north Spokane around this time of year, you've seen it.
How could you not?
"Once you start, it has to look halfway decent or else you shouldn't be doing it," Al Materi told KHQ's Kelsey Watts.
But Materi is 87-years-old and "it" is
ELOY, Ariz. (AP) - Two skydivers were killed Tuesday after they collided during a jump over southern Arizona, collapsing their parachutes and sending them plummeting to the ground, authorities said.
Witnesses told investigators that both skydivers had open canopies when they ran into each other
NEW YORK (AP) - Paper copies of Newsweek will again roll off the presses starting next year.
Editor-in-Chief Jim Impoco says the news magazine's owners, IBT Media, want to "hit the reset button" and move to a business model where a weekly print magazine would be mainly supported by subscription
NEW YORK (AP) - Stocks are ending mostly lower as investors weigh conflicting economic reports and assess the outlook for Federal Reserve stimulus.
Major U.S. indexes moved between gains and losses before ending lower Wednesday.
Conflicting news about the economy left investors unsure about when
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An autopsy shows "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was killed in a car crash by the combined effects of the impact and subsequent fire. Walker, a passenger in the car driven by his friend and financial adviser Roger Rodas, died Saturday when the 2005 Porsche