SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. – Candidates running for four public offices faced off in a series of evening debates Wednesday night.
"Rally in the Valley II," was a student-led exercise in grassroots, local politics hosted by the school's Government Club. The public was welcome to
By TIM TALLEYAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The federal government is urging a federal judge to deny a Hobby Lobby Stores request to block enforcement of a new health care law that requires employers to cover insurance costs for morning-after pill and the week-after pill.
The arts and
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Patients who use respiratory inhalers will be able to recycle the devices for the first time in the U.S., according to British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC, which is launching its "Complete the Cycle" program Wednesday in drugstores in 31 cities.
GlaxoSmithKline is the top
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAP Legal Affairs Writer
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The warden of the prison where Ohio puts inmates to death says the state's execution table can easily hold a condemned inmate who has argued he is so big it might collapse.
The table was tested by placing an equally heavy
ENCINITAS, Calif. (AP) - A group of parents is bent out of shape by free yoga classes at schools in this San Diego County beachside community, fearing they are indoctrinating youngsters in eastern religion.
"There's a deep concern that the Encinitas Union School District is using taxpayer
By BRIAN BAKST and JACK GILLUMAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The latest trend in an election year marked by gushers of money? Big spenders going solo to spread a message.
A billionaire investment broker is doling out millions to run a minute-long national ad telling Americans that he's
By HAROLD HECKLEAssociated Press
MADRID (AP) - Spain is considering a ban on photographing, filming or reproducing images of police and state security forces who are on duty, officials said Friday.
Interior Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz said the government is considering prohibiting the capture
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Flush with the promise of cash from a Japanese investor, Sprint Nextel Corp. on Thursday said that it wants to buy out the founder of Clearwire Corp. to gain majority control of the wireless network operator.
Sprint said in a regulatory
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Millions of Americans preparing to survive an earthquake ducked under tables and covered their heads Thursday as part of the annual "Great ShakeOut" drill.
Organizers said some 14 million people, including 9.3 million in California, signed up to participate. Schoolchildren,
By LOUISE WATTAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - The Chinese company suing President Barack Obama for blocking its planned wind farm projects in Oregon accused the U.S. leader and his government of discrimination Thursday and warned that the case would deter Chinese investment in the United States