Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Banks are toddler twins who share almost everything: the same toys, the same nursery, the same clothes and the same parents. Everything but a toothbrush and U.S. … Click to Continue »
Japan reports its exports rose 12 percent in 2017 from a year earlier in a strong tailwind for the economy, while imports jumped 14 percent. The recovery in trade is … Click to Continue »
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday touted Michigan's economic and fiscal gains under his watch, saying his tenure has had "huge ups and downs" but that the state is in better … Click to Continue »
An alliance of California marijuana growers filed a lawsuit Tuesday to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would drive smaller cultivators out … Click to Continue »
A Washington state House committee on Tuesday approved a measure that would require fuel producers and importers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with gasoline and other transportation fuels. Rep. … Click to Continue »
A federal prosecutor described an elite Baltimore police unit as a "perfect storm" of rogue officers in opening statements Tuesday at the trial of two detectives charged in one of … Click to Continue »
Spokane, Wash. Meagan Knapp has been a crossing guard for five years knows all the about the dangers that kids face going to and from school "The primary problem here is we have cars that don't want to stop. We have drivers who are speeding well over 40mph," said Knapp. The posted speed limit on Francis is 35 miles per hour. But during school hours it drops down to 20 miles-per-hour. Knapp says some drivers don't slow down. Even with flashing lights on the sign.
A Democrat won a special election Tuesday to fill the unexpired term of a Pennsylvania House member who stepped down after pleading guilty to charges related to an illegal gambling … Click to Continue »
Chinese authorities are struggling to quell protests following the collapse of an investment scheme police say took as much as $4.7 billion from millions of depositors. The implosion of Qianbao.com … Click to Continue »
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis got an up-close look at Indonesian commandos — including soldiers walking on fire and breaking bricks with their heads. The commandos performed for Mattis at … Click to Continue »
SPOKANE, Wash. - It’s one of the last remaining landmarks from Expo ’74: The metal frame standing alone on the north side of Riverfront Park is more than a fluttering price of the artwork. “They’re part of history for Spokane,” said Jennifer Leinberger. “We are losing our remnants of Expo ’74.” Leinberger is the founder of Save the Expo Butterflies, a group determined to do just that.
SPOKANE, Wash. - A bill making its way through the state capital that aims to help our first responders with PTSD. It’s House Bill 1655, which would allow first responders to file an occupational disease claim for PTSD. Michael White, a legislative liaison with the Washington State Council of Firefighters, says the repeated and cumulative exposures is what’s causing the PTSD.
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels on Tuesday, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but which the solar industry said would lead to thousands of layoffs and raise consumer prices.
Trios Health has a new chief financial officer. Michael Rolph has been appointed to the post on an interim basis. He replaces Tony Sudduth, who resigned to take a job … Click to Continue »
FBI Director Christopher Wray is making changes to his senior leadership team, as President Donald Trump has continued to attack the bureau for perceived biases against him and has been … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the first televised forum between the Democratic candidates for Illinois governor (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Democratic candidates for Illinois governor have faced off over taxes, … Click to Continue »
A federal judge has directed the U.S. government to give 72 hours advance notice before transferring an American citizen accused of fighting with the Islamic State to another country. The … Click to Continue »
Authorities say a boy opened fire with a gun at a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday, fatally shooting two students and wounding several others. Here's a look at some recent … Click to Continue »
Alabama officials are praising a result of the federal budget deal: Continued funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program. The compromise approved Monday renews federal funding for six years for … Click to Continue »
Candidates for governor in Tennessee largely agreed on broad issues facing education during the race's first televised forum, except for a partisan split on in-state tuition for immigrants whose parents … Click to Continue »
GUIYU, China (Reuters) - The dizzying stench of burning plastic still drifts through the alleys, workshops and warehouses of Guiyu, the southern Chinese town that has long symbolized China's role as the main recycler of the world's waste.
For the last few years, the United States could neatly sum its objective in Syria in a single, uncontroversial bullet point: fighting the Islamic State group. Now that the extremists … Click to Continue »
One question looms as President Donald Trump packs his bags for Switzerland: How will the Diet Coke-loving nationalist fit in with the Champagne-sipping globalists he'll encounter at the World Economic … Click to Continue »
A nationwide warrant has been issued for a Kennewick man who allegedly threatened to kill a girl’s family if she disclosed her sexual abuse. Pedro Zalamanca Zalamanca, 36, is charged … Click to Continue »
The oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas, one of … Click to Continue »
SPOKANE, Wash. - A north Spokane neighborhood woke up to an unwelcome sight on Monday morning. Their car windows looked like they were shot out by a pellet or BB gun. This is in the area of the Glass and Nevada. But just a few blocks away, Melanie King experience something similar. She says the vandal must have shot out hers sometime between 12:30 a.m. and 1:30 a.m. on Monday because she got up at 1:30 make sure the door was locked when she noticed something on her car. “I...
BENTON, Ky. (Reuters) - A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun just before classes started at his high school in rural western Kentucky on Tuesday, killing two fellow students and wounding a dozen other youths before he was arrested, the state's governor and police said.
Gov. Charlie Baker called for improvements in education, transportation and housing Tuesday in his last state of the state address before seeking a second term in office. In the half-hour … Click to Continue »
Dubravka Dilberovic, 57, died Jan. 23 in at home in Richland. She was born in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and lived in the Tri-City area for 19 years. She was a retired … Click to Continue »
Opal Katharine Baker, 95, of Kennewick, died Jan. 23 in Kennewick. She was born in Deer Park and was a lifelong Tri-City area resident. She was a retired bookkeeper. Mueller’s … Click to Continue »