Fiorina looks to turn debate accolades into dollars, votes

WASHINGTON — Propelled by her standout debate performance, Carly Fiorina sought on Thursday to turn accolades for her crisp, confident showing into actual support from… Continue reading

State could get first tribe-owned pot store

SUQUAMISH, Wash. (AP) — North Kitsap may be getting the state’s first tribe-owned pot shop.The Kitsap Sun reports (http://bit.ly/1KPbel4) the state Liquor and Cannabis Board… Continue reading

3 plead guilty in murder-for-hire plot

SPOKANE, Wash. — Three men have pleaded guilty in federal court in the murder-for-hire slaying of a Spokane businessman that arose from business dealings in… Continue reading

Seattle students start school with teachers strike suspended

SEATTLE — Yellow school buses rolled through Seattle’s streets and noisy schoolchildren packed playgrounds again as thousands of students started the school year Thursday that… Continue reading

Actors join campaign to draw attention to Arctic

ANCHORAGE — Critics of Arctic offshore petroleum drilling have used climbing gear, kayaks and polar bear costumes to protest industrial activity in the Arctic. They’re… Continue reading

GCI launches super-fast Internet in Anchorage

ANCHORAGE — Residents of the Anchorage neighborhood of Rogers Park can now surf the web at record speeds as General Communication Inc. launched its 1-gig… Continue reading

Military in Burkina Faso confirms coup

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso — Burkina’s military seized the airwaves and installed a general loyal to the ex-president Thursday as the new head of state, carrying… Continue reading

Chile confronts major quake with ease

COQUIMBO, Chile — Parts of this port city were a disaster zone Thursday after an 8.3-magnitude quake hit off the coast, killing at least 11… Continue reading

  • Sep 18, 2015
  • By LUIS ANDRES HENAO and EVA VERGARA
  • Nation-World

Obama: Trio who thwarted train attack are ‘best of America’

WASHINGTON — This time, they suited up.The three young Americans who thwarted a gunman on a Paris-bound passenger train last month got their moment in… Continue reading

Muslim group doesn’t fault school, police for detention

IRVING, Texas — One of the largest Muslim groups in Texas said Thursday that it does not fault police and school officials who handcuffed and… Continue reading

GM will pay $900M over deadly ignition switch scandal

NEW YORK — General Motors agreed to pay $900 million to fend off criminal prosecution over the deadly ignition-switch scandal, striking a deal that brought… Continue reading

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