SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane City Council has some major decisions to make at next week's meeting. Among them, what to do about a $10 million dollar budget shortfall.
Mayor David Condon announced his plan to get Spokane back in the black this October. The theme of his budget is affordability,
By By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie reunited with President Barack Obama on Thursday for the first time since the pair teamed up in response to Superstorm Sandy.
Christie made an unannounced visit to the White House, where he met with
By By KELLY P. KISSELAssociated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A chlorine gas leak that sickened nearly 200 people at a Tyson Foods plant in Arkansas last year happened because a worker who couldn't read the English-language label on a barrel of chemicals inadvertently poured bleach into it
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has met with New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie at the White House.
Christie is in Washington Thursday to talk about aid to help his state recover from Superstorm Sandy. Obama is expected to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency
By By JENNIFER PELTZAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The city will work on upgrading building codes and evacuation-zone maps, hardening power and transportation networks and making sure hospitals are better prepared for extreme weather after Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said
By By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
DUBLIN (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton warned Thursday about a new effort by oppressive governments to "re-Sovietize" much of Eastern Europe and Central Asia, taking particular aim at Russia for its crackdown on democracy and human
By By KARL RITTERAssociated Press
DOHA, Qatar (AP) - U.N. climate talks are heading into the final stretch with a host of issues unresolved, including a standoff over how much money financially stressed rich countries can spare to help the developing world tackle global warming.
That issue has
By By NICHOLAS RICCARDIAssociated Press
DENVER (AP) - It didn't take long for suspicions to surface at a Colorado university that the man who just hours earlier shot up a midnight movie was a student who recently resigned from a school program.
The name of James Holmes began to circulate in
By By ISOLDA MORILLO and ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - Stunned that reporters were able to visit her, Liu Xia trembled uncontrollably and cried as she described how absurd and emotionally draining her confinement under house arrest has been in the two years since her jailed
By By DAVID ESPO and KEN THOMASAssociated Press
FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama, trying to put a personal touch on "fiscal cliff" negotiations, visited a northern Virginia family's basement apartment Thursday to press his hard line on tax rate increases for the wealthy.