By ALBERTO ARCE and ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENAAssociated Press
ESCUINTLA, Guatemala (AP) - A long-simmering volcano exploded with a series of powerful eruptions outside one of Guatemala's most famous tourist attractions on Thursday, hurling thick clouds of ash nearly two miles (three kilometers)
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIOAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Upscale department store chain Nordstrom Inc. is heading to Canada, starting in the fall of 2014, its first move outside the U.S.
The announcement, made at a press conference Thursday in Toronto, comes as a slew of other retailers flock
By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio is gearing up for what he expects will be the toughest of his five re-election campaigns.
He is facing a determined effort from immigration rights activists to push him out. A ruling may come any day in a lawsuit that
By KAREL JANICEKAssociated Press
PRAGUE, Czech Republic (AP) - At least 19 people are dead and 24 others hospitalized. Some of them have been blinded, while others have been induced into comas in the hope that doctors can save them.
All had drunk cheap vodka and rum laced with methanol, a toxic
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal civil jury trials in the United States probably would grind to a halt if Congress fails to reach a budget deal and $600 billion in automatic spending cuts kick in next year, a leading federal judge said Tuesday.
The federal judiciary
By BILL BARROWAssociated Press
ATLANTA (AP) - For decades, Southerners put a firm imprint on national politics from both sides of the aisle, holding the White House for 25 of the past 50 years and producing a legion of Capitol Hill giants during the 20th century. But that kind of obvious power
By BEN FOXAssociated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The latest prisoner to die at the U.S. base in Guantanamo, Cuba, was identified Tuesday as a Yemeni man with a history of mental illness who battled guards inside the prison and challenged his confinement all the way to the Supreme Court.
Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary
NEW YORK (AP) - Americans marked the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks Tuesday in familiar but subdued ceremonies that put grieving families ahead of politicians and suggested it's time to move on after a
KHQ.COM - A low pressure system is tracking east, north of the Canadian border, leaving a cooler airmass behind it. That will keep our temps relatively in check through the holiday weekend. Look for sunshine and 70s all the way through Monday. To start next week, high pressure will
KHQ.COM - We've received many calls into our newsroom and messages on our Facebook page about smoke down on the Palouse on Sunday. The smoke is actually from a fire on the Washington/Oregon/Idaho border.
The Cache Creek Fire is burning in the Hells Canyon area along the