By The Associated PressAssociated Press
From above, the destruction wrought by a raging Colorado wildfire becomes painfully clear: Rows and rows of homes - hundreds in all - reduced to smoldering ashes. Amid the devastation, there are hopeful signs: More than 120 soldiers using
SPOKANE, Wash. - Three crashes around Spokane County closed roads for hours Friday morning, while law enforcement charged two drivers with DUI.
Spokane Police Officers responded to a vehicle that hit a semi-truck head-on in a collision on the E. 3900 block of Broadway at about 3:45AM
By CHRISTINE ARMARIOAP Education Writer
Five more states have been granted relief from key requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, bringing the total to 24 states given waivers, the Education Department said Friday.
Arkansas, Missouri, South
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - For President Barack Obama to turn his Supreme Court victory into a clear-cut political win this fall, he must do something other candidates have failed to do: make voters care that GOP opponent Mitt Romney once embraced the
By JULIE PACEAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - President Barack Obama absorbed the devastation of Colorado's wildfires Friday, visiting a neighborhood struck by the flames and taking in the acrid smells of charred homes while plumes of smoke rose from the
By P. SOLOMON BANDA and THOMAS PEIPERTAssociated Press
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Firefighters searching for bodies in the roughly 350 homes burned by the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history found a second body Friday at a residence where earlier another person was
By CONNIE CASSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Free vaccines for kids, cheaper drugs for the elderly and many other benefits of President Barack Obama's health care law are already out there. More are coming, like a guaranteed right to buy health insurance even for
By JOHN MILLER and SUSAN MONTOYA BRYANAssociated Press
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - Flames eat through the second story of a home in Colorado as a car sits in the driveway. In the background, an entire neighborhood glows orange as it goes up in flames.
A wall of fire consumes the front of a home as a
By JEFF BAENENAssociated Press
KASOTA, Minn. (AP) - For anyone who ever has been stuck in traffic, it's a tempting fantasy: If only you were driving a tank and could roll over everything in your path.
Some drivers are now flocking to an out-of-the-way spot
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - President Barack Obama has issued a disaster declaration for Colorado, releasing federal funds to help areas affected by two deadly and destructive wildfires.
Obama's declaration Thursday makes federal funds available for emergency protective measures for areas