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Project Inspire

Marathon Mom trained in Kenya to qualify for Olympic Trials at 42

Marathon Mom trained in Kenya to qualify for Olympic Trials at 42Victoria Russell paid her Kenyan trainer not in currency, but in livestock.
  • Project Inspire
  • 11 hours, 26 minutes ago
Crime

Man sentenced in death of Spirit Lake teen

Man sentenced in death of Spirit Lake teenInvestigators said Anana-Kuewa was either pushed or fell into the water and he called for help.
  • Crime
  • 17 hours, 41 minutes ago
Nation Now

Derby the dog runs miles with 3D printed prosthetics

Derby the dog runs miles with 3D printed prostheticsDog Derby was built prosthetic legs so he could run.
  • Nation Now
  • 10 hours, 29 minutes ago
Nation Now

Man takes ex's plane tickets, posts on Reddit, starts charity

Man takes ex's plane tickets, posts on Reddit, starts charityJordan Axani is embarking on a 21-day trip with a woman named Elizabeth Gallagher -- just not the one he expected to be traveling with.
  • Nation Now
  • 18 hours, 30 minutes ago
Good News

Spokane family receives gift of bed bug extermination

Spokane family receives gift of bed bug exterminationThe problem got so bad John Bird's kids were getting bitten in their sleep.
  • Good News
  • 12 hours, 28 minutes ago
Nation

2014 in review: The worst dumb criminals

2014 in review: The worst dumb criminalsThese people were arrested for committing crimes so dumb, you can't make them up. Did you hear the one about the guy who tried to steal a chainsaw by shoving it down his pants? Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has the details. Video provided by Buzz60
  • Nation
  • 14 hours, 33 minutes ago
Weird

Man fakes heart attack to steal Walmart Barbie car

Man fakes heart attack to steal Walmart Barbie carThe suspect wheeled the toys out the front entrance while shoppers and the security guard were distracted.
  • Weird
  • 13 hours, 2 minutes ago
Good News

Man gets help removing mysterious tire piles

Man gets help removing mysterious tire pilesTwo offers of kindness helped man clean up his property.
  • Good News
  • 10 hours, 51 minutes ago
Spokane County

Water main break floods Riverfront Park display

Water main break floods Riverfront Park displayStanding water could be seen around the animal zoo display.
  • Spokane County
  • 12 hours, 6 minutes ago
Holidays

Post Falls students make rocking horses for kids

Post Falls students make rocking horses for kidsStudents have spent the past three to four weeks perfecting their own horse.
  • Holidays
  • 9 hours, 36 minutes ago
2 On Your Side

Teens learn Spokane cops are okay

Teens learn Spokane cops are okayEvery month over the past year a group of police officers met one-on-one with 110 students.
  • 2 On Your Side
  • 9 hours, 56 minutes ago
Spokane County

Spokane family needs your vote to help son battling disease

Spokane family needs your vote to help son battling diseaseRight now, Jaime said they are not in a state financially to buy a new car. Instead, they are entering a contest sponsored by Arotta's Auto Max and RV
  • Spokane County
  • 22 hours, 32 minutes ago
Politics

Gov. Inslee proposes capital gains tax for Washington

Gov. Inslee proposes capital gains tax for WashingtonInslee says the state needs new money to answer a Supreme Court order to better pay for public schools and address environmental issues.
  • Politics
  • 13 hours, 40 minutes ago
Travel

Tougher distracted driving laws could be coming

Tougher distracted driving laws could be comingOne possibility is an enhanced law with tougher penalties for those who use any device that's a distraction.
  • Travel
  • 18 hours, 46 minutes ago
Nation Now

See a stunning solar flare captured by NASA

See a stunning solar flare captured by NASASolar flares are powerful surges of radiation released during magnetic storms on the Earth's surface called sunspots.
  • Nation Now
  • 17 hours, 8 minutes ago
Nation

Montana homeowner guilty of killing teen in his garage

Montana homeowner guilty of killing teen in his garageGerman student apparently seeking alcohol shot by man who had been burglarized before.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 15 hours ago
Nation

Dog owner's will: Let him die with me

Dog owner's will: Let him die with meBela is at an animal shelter, awaiting his fate.
  • Nation
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
2 On Your Side

Mystery tire piles vex homeowner

Mystery tire piles vex homeownerThe homeowner found 60 tires around his former house.
  • 2 On Your Side
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Weather

Big storms put dent in California drought

Big storms put dent in California droughtThe rain and snow that lashed California last week put a dent in the state's historic drought.
  • Weather
  • 17 hours, 26 minutes ago
Weather

Reader weather photos

Reader weather photosA nighttime scene of the clouds rolling in during the massive winter weather system that hit California last week. The photo was submitted to USA TODAY via Your Take at yourtake.usatoday.com
  • Weather
  • 20 hours, 28 minutes ago
Crime

Trucker stabbed by stranger in Nampa; suspect on the loose

Trucker stabbed by stranger in Nampa; suspect on the looseA truck driver from Oklahoma was hospitalized after a man attacked him with a knife at a Nampa truck stop Wednesday night.
  • Crime
  • 21 hours, 6 minutes ago
Shoshone County

Kellogg HS hit list suspect making threats from jail

Kellogg HS hit list suspect making threats from jailInitial information showed the suspect wanted to have friends harm the student.
  • Shoshone County
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Cars

Cuba's treasure trove of 1950s U.S. cars

Cuba's treasure trove of 1950s U.S. carsU.S. cars from the 1950s still ply Cuban streets. Cubans haven't been allowed to buy new cars since the 1959 revolution, and the 1962 U.S. embargo dried up repair parts, but mechanics have kept old models running.
  • Cars
  • 17 hours, 41 minutes ago
Spokane County

Prosthetics help Spokane man get back on his feet

Prosthetics help Spokane man get back on his feetMan who lost both legs after car skid off the road is now inspiring others.
  • Spokane County
  • 23 hours, 46 minutes ago
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