SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. – The 2012 Paralympic games just wrapped up in London, and the Inland Northwest had a good showing, with four local athletes competing.
Kristen Messer was one of them. She went to the games to compete in the 100m and 200m races. During track practice back in
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Overworked Social Security officials often award disability benefits without adequately reviewing claims, potentially adding to the financial problems of the cash-strapped system, congressional investigators said in a report released
BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah is suing the town of Brigham City, claiming it is squelching a non-denominational Christian church's free speech by limiting flier distribution near a Mormon temple.
Leaders of Main Street Church say they got a city permit to
By BRENDAN FARRINGTON and GARY FINEOUTAssociated Press
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Florida's attempt to screen voter rolls for non-U.S. citizens is yielding a smaller number than state officials had anticipated.
The Florida Department of State announced Wednesday that it used a federal
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - Prosecutors say they won't be filing perjury charges against a retired priest who testified at the trial of a Northern California man accused of assaulting him.
The decision involving Jerold Lindner was disclosed Wednesday, even though prosecutors say they believe he
By MARTIN GRIFFITH and SCOTT SONNERAssociated Press
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Mixed in with the hot-dog stands, souvenir T-shirt tents, barbecue pits and model airplanes is a different kind of booth this year behind the grandstand at the 49th annual National Championship Air Races.
Race organizers have
WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says the same arguments the Founding Fathers fought over during the creation of the United States are still raging today.
The comments came Wednesday night at the National Archives in Washington, which is celebrating the 225th anniversary of
By The Associated Press
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
1. NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT ATTACK IN LIBYA
U.S. officials investigating whether it may have been a terrorist assault planned to coincide with the 9/11 anniversary.
By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Well-armed Libyan extremists launched a sustained attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing four State Department employees, including the American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and foreign service officer Sean
LA HABRA, Calif. (AP) - Octomom Nadya Suleman and her 14 children are moving to the high desert community of Palmdale.
Suleman's manager, Gina Rodriguez, tells the Orange County Register (bit.ly/PjzgmC) the woman who gave birth to octuplets in January 2009 has leased a home in the city 60 miles