By BY HAVEN DALEYAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Researchers say the official noisemakers for next year's World Cup soccer tournament in Brazil will be significantly quieter than the vuvuzela (voo-voo-ZEHL'-uh) horns that caused so many headaches in 2010.
The new instrument is
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has thrown the switch, bathing the National Christmas Tree in lights and giving an otherwise dreary day in the nation's capital a festive and seasonal spirit.
Obama, acknowledging the rainy weather, asked for an abbreviated countdown before flipping on
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency on Friday said its tracking of cellphones overseas is legally authorized under a sweeping U.S. presidential order. The distinction means the extraordinary surveillance program is not overseen by a secretive U.S
By SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.
By gauging happiness, there'd be more to consider than cold hard cash when deciding
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KHQ.COM - The cold weather can sometimes put folks in a bad mood, so to lighten things up a bit we found some funny cold photos to make you laugh! We hope you enjoy looking at them!
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - A former Detroit university professor is pledging $5 million, hoping it will spark a wildfire of private financial support to protect valuable art from being sold to pay creditors in the city's bankruptcy.
A. Paul Schaap said he wants to help the
By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Whether you're ready to ship that holiday package across the country or waiting for your next shipment of cooking grease, now's not the best time to be in a hurry.
Businesses small and large are waiting for pickups and consumers across
By NOMAAN MERCHANTAssociated Press
DALLAS (AP) - Freezing rain and stinging winds slammed the Southwest Friday and made a strangely blank landscape out of normally sun-drenched North Texas: mostly empty highways covered in a sometimes impassable frost, closed schools and businesses, and millions of
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT: In less than 24 hours, the Spokane Police Department has taken three stolen vehicle reports where the vehicle was left running unattended.
The most recent incident happened this morning and the vehicle has not yet been located. SPD would like to
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SPOKANE, Wash. - Many airlines have commemorative art they display on their airplanes to pay tribute to various things. Over the past 20 years, KHQ's Reed Schmitt has had a hobby of photographing planes as the fly in and out
NEW YORK (AP) - The stock market is closing lower after the holiday shopping season got off to a disappointing start.
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77 points, or 0.5 percent, to close at 16,008.77 Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index fell four points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,800.90
By MAE ANDERSONAP Retail Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Power up and shop.
Millions of Americans took advantage of online deals ranging from free shipping to hundreds of dollars off electronics and half-price clothing Monday, which was expected to be the busiest online shopping day of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says the government's health care website received 375,000 visitors on Monday by noon. That's a surge in use on the first business day since Obama administration officials declared that the government's beleaguered online insurance service was now able