PULLMAN, Wash. - Summer is winding down for thousands of students heading off to college. This weekend, more than 4,000 Cougar freshmen are moving into their new digs on the Washington State University campus.
By The Associated Press
The 2012 London Games kicked off 16 days ago with Queen Elizabeth II (actually, a body double) parachuting into a whimsical opening ceremony.
The games gathered speed as U.S. swimmer Michael Phelps collected four gold medals and six overall to become the most decorated
NEW YORK (AP) - Police shot and killed a man they say lunged at them with a knife in a confrontation that began in Times Square and drew officers and spectators on a chase that ended with shots fired near one of New York's most heavily touristed areas.
The encounter played out Saturday around 3
By CHRISTINA HOAGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Temperatures soared into triple digits across the western United States on Saturday as a continuing heat wave strained energy supplies and sent thousands to beaches, lakes and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.
A large and forceful
By DINESH RAMDEAssociated Press
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Paul Ryan's friends and opponents in Wisconsin and his hometown of Janesville are nearly unanimous in describing the congressman as likable and intelligent. The common ground ends when it comes to his politics.
Democrats and Republicans alike
GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - A car crash in Grant County late Friday night killed one man and injured two more.
Washington State Patrol says the collision happened about three miles west of Soap Lake on Highway 28. Two vehicles were heading eastbound when one of them stopped for a left turn and was
SPOKANE, Wash. - A 40-year-old woman was taken to Sacred Heart Saturday morning after jumping from a moving car south of Spokane Valley. It happened near the intersection of Dishman Mica and Madison when police say the woman was arguing with the driver of the car over some recent
By The Associated Press
MARATHON GOLD FOR UGANDA
Uganda has its first medal at the London Olympics - and it's a big one.
Stephen Kiprotich surged ahead late in the race to win the Olympic men's marathon. He finished in 2 hours, 8 minutes, 1 second Sunday, holding off the Kenyan duo of
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) - An athlete competing in the Ironman U.S. Championship in New York City and New Jersey died Saturday after having a medical problem during the swimming portion of the grueling triathlon, race officials said.
The competitor "experienced distress" during a 2.4-mile swim in the