By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - One war is done, another is winding down and the calls to cut the deficit are deafening. The military, a beneficiary of robust budgets for more than a decade, is coming to grips with a new reality - fewer dollars.
The election accelerated an
SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Department's Patrol Anti Crime Team arrested Crystal Abad Saturday night. She was wanted for 1st Armed Robbery in the County, for allegedly shooting her ex boyfriend.
UPDATED FROM PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: Spokane County Sheriff
UPDATED FROM PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE VALLEY POLICE DEPT: Spokane County Sheriff's detectives are investigating a robbery and shooting that occurred Sunday November 11th in the Spokane Valley.
This incident was reported by the male victim who called Spokane County 911 around
By CASSANDRA VINOGRADAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - The bungling of reports that powerful Britons sexually abused children has thrown one of the largest and most respected broadcasters in the world into a deep crisis.
It is hard to overstate the importance of the BBC in British society; its
By KATIE ZEZIMAAssociated Press
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) - Irene Cramer threaded her Mercury Mountaineer around fallen branches, slowing down in front of a squat white ranch to see if, maybe, it could be the temporary home she is desperate to find.
Cramer and her husband, Tommy, left their home in
By DAN JOLINGAssociated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A half mile below the ground at Prudhoe Bay, above the vast oil field that helped trigger construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline, a drill rig has tapped what might one day be the next big energy source.
The U.S. Department of Energy and
By STACEY PLAISANCEAssociated Press
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The chaos wrought by Superstorm Sandy, the homes tossed from foundations and landmarks buried beneath seawater, delivered a gut-wrenching dose of deja vu for survivors of Hurricane Katrina like Joe and Gloria Robert.
Their own home flooded
By GOSIA WOZNIACKAAssociated Press
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Want to avoid pesticides and antibiotics in your produce, meat, and dairy foods? Prefer to pay more to make sure farm animals were treated humanely, farmworkers got their lunch breaks, bees or birds were protected by the farmer and that
By JULIE WATSON and PAULINE JELINEKAssociated Press
CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) - Arthur Lute's arduous journey from his days as a U.S. Marine to his nights sleeping on the streets illustrates the challenge for the Obama administration to fulfill its promise to end homelessness among veterans
By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press
PARIS (AP) - When the blighted housing projects ringing major French cities exploded in nationwide riots, France pledged quick action to fix them. Seven years on, the suburban projects remain islands of despair, lofty promises of rebirth largely forgotten. So a