SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Firefighters are investigating a structure fire that happened in an abandoned day spa in northeast Spokane Saturday morning.
Firefighters arrived at the Starlite Spa at Market and Cleveland just after 11:30am and found smoke and flames coming from the building.
By THOMAS BEAUMONTAssociated Press
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By MAE ANDERSONAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Even as the lights came on for many who lost power in New York and New Jersey during the superstorm and a later nor'easter, hundreds of residents protested Saturday outside a Long Island utility, frustrated by its slow response to outages.
By MARY CLARE JALONICKAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A farm bill that stalled in Congress before the election could see quick action by the end of the year if congressional leaders decide they need its spending cuts - including a small reduction in the $80-billion-a-year food stamps program
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Forget political pundits, gut instincts, and psychics. The mightier-than-ever silicon chip seems to reveal the future.
In just two weeks this fall, computer models displayed an impressive prediction prowess.
It started when the first
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Not a day goes by that Zach Camp doesn't replay that terrible August day over in his mind.
Was there anything he could have done differently? Were there any signs that an Afghan Army soldier was going to turn his machine gun on the
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - At the close of his time commanding U.S. forces in Iraq, at the height of a legendary military career, Gen. David Petraeus was lauded by his boss, then-Defense Secretary Robert Gates, as "one of our nation's great battle captains
By MEGHAN BARRAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The social media savvy that helped Occupy Wall Street protesters create a grass-roots global movement last year is proving to be a strength in the wake of Superstorm Sandy as members and organizers of the group fan out across New York to deliver
By DAVID B. CARUSOAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Some of society's most vulnerable people - the elderly, the disabled and the chronically ill - have been pushed to the brink in the powerless, flood-ravaged neighborhoods struggling to recover from Superstorm Sandy.
The storm didn't