SPOKANE, Wash. - It's the time of year for giving, and located in the heart of Hillyard one woman is trying to give the community some relief.
In August, Marlo Coyle opened the Diamond in the Rough Thrift Store on Market Street in Hillyard. She noticed the neighborhood didn't have a thrift
By By PATRICK CONDONAssociated Press
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota football coach sidelined by accusations of child pornography involving his own children reacted with relief Friday after a judge dismissed the case, saying he was "thankful to be waking up from this nightmare."
By By GEIR MOULSONAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - German lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a deal aimed at trimming Greece's debt load and keeping the country financially afloat but the country's finance minister insisted it would be irresponsible to raise hopes of more radical debt
By By MICHAEL VIRTANENAssociated Press
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York's top court on Thursday rejected damages claims against state inspectors who continually recertified a tour boat for 48-passenger capacity before it overturned on an Adirondack lake in 2005, drowning 20 people on a fall
By By LARRY NEUMEISTER and MICHAEL WARRENAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Argentina got some breathing room Wednesday in its billion-dollar debt showdown as an appeals court indefinitely suspended a federal judge's ruling that threatened to push the country into default.
By By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg appealed to congressional leaders Wednesday for quick action on providing tens of billions of dollars in new federal aid to help his city and state and others recover from Superstorm Sandy but was told it
By By RODRIQUE NGOWIAssociated Press
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The Obama administration's top immigration official says his agency is working to attract and keep more foreign-born high-tech entrepreneurs who are seeking to start companies in the U.S., a move he hopes will help the nation
NEW YORK (AP) - The credit rating agency Fitch Ratings on Tuesday downgraded Argentina, which is locked in a court battle in New York over its debt, and said the country would probably default.
Fitch cut its long-term rating for Argentina to "CC" from "B," a downgrade of five notches, and cut its
BRUSSELS (AP) - European and global financial leaders agreed Tuesday to release €44 billion ($57 billion) in critical loans to Greece and provide billions in debt relief to help the country stabilize its ailing economy.
Here's a look at some of Greece's main economic and financial
By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS and PAN PYLASAssociated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - European and global financial leaders have agreed to release €44 billion ($57 billion) in critical loans to Greece and provide billions in additional debt relief in order to help the country stabilize its ailing economy.