Thursday, June 24, 2021


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Updated 14 hours, 25 minutes ago

Ready to open: Confluence Health is growing in Moses Lake; 7,000-square-foot clinic complete

MOSES LAKE — A new Confluence Health facility opens for patients Monday.

Updated 2 minutes ago
Congress repeals Trump-era regulations on payday lenders

NEW YORK (AP) — Congress on Thursday overturned a set of regulations enacted in the final days of the Trump administration that effectively allowed payday lenders to avoid state laws capping interest rates.

Updated 29 minutes ago
Vote set on allowing bets on New Jersey college sports teams

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Voters in the November general election will have the opportunity to decide whether to allow bets on New Jersey college teams, or teams from other states playing games in New Jersey.

Updated 29 minutes ago
US to keep about 650 troops in Afghanistan after withdrawal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 650 U.S. troops are expected to remain in Afghanistan to provide security for diplomats after the main American military force completes its withdrawal, which is set to be largely done i...

Updated 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Affidavit: FBI feared Pennsylvania would seize fabled gold

An FBI agent applied for a federal warrant in 2018 to seize a fabled cache of U.S. government gold he said was “stolen during the Civil War” and hidden in a Pennsylvania cave, saying the state might take the gold...

Updated 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
Bipartisan policing deal unlikely this week in blow to talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional bargainers are likely to miss their latest deadline for completing a bipartisan deal on overhauling police practices, lawmakers and aides said Thursday, 13 months after George Floy...

Updated 1 hour, 14 minutes ago
The Latest: US to send Afghanistan 3 million vaccine doses

WASHINGTON — The White House says it will provide Afghanistan with 3 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine to help with a coronavirus outbreak fueled by the delta variant.

Updated 3 hours, 2 minutes ago
The Latest: Thousands of vaccines set to expire in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s national vaccination committee chief announced tens of thousands of doses of AstraZeneca vaccine are set to expire and will likely have to be destroyed.

Updated 4 hours, 26 minutes ago
'We have a deal': Biden announces infrastructure agreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday a hard-earned bipartisan agreement on a pared-down infrastructure plan that would make a start on

Updated 4 hours, 26 minutes ago
Washington governor extends eviction moratorium to Sept. 30

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday he was extending the state's eviction moratorium to Sept. 30, with some modifications, to ensure that federal COVID-19 relief funds intended for...

Updated 4 hours, 26 minutes ago
'Horrible:' 64 dead in Ethiopian airstrike on Tigray

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia’s military on Thursday said it was responsible for

Updated 4 hours, 26 minutes ago
Cold water released from N. Idaho dam to help salmon

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — Authorities have started releasing cold water from a northern Idaho dam to keep Snake River water temperatures cool to help migrating salmon and steelhead.

Updated 5 hours, 29 minutes ago
Boom in Native American oil complicates Biden climate push

NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — On oil well pads carved from the wheat fields around Lake Sakakawea, hundreds of pump jacks slowly bob to extract 100 million barrels of crude annually from a reservation shared by three Nat...

Updated 5 hours, 29 minutes ago
'We have deal': Biden, bipartisan senators on infrastructure

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that “we have a deal,” signaling a bipartisan agreement on a $953 billion infrastructure plan that would achieve

Updated 6 hours, 2 minutes ago
Senators meet Biden on infrastructure, raising hope for deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators sat down with President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday, seeking his support for a $953 billion infrastructure plan and raising hopes for a breakthrough a...

Updated 6 hours, 2 minutes ago
New York court suspends Rudy Giuliani's law license

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court suspended