Local punk bands fronted by women are united in solidarity
and protest against a culture of sexual assault in the music scene.
Cuts to teen pregnancy prevention programs will mean less education
for thousands of Eastern Washington teens.
IN OTHER NEWS
Third candidate's a charm?
With Gov. Jay Inslee now picking the new Spokane County commissioner, the candidate thought to have the worst chance of being picked by the commission, marketing consultant John Guarisco, may get a renewed opportunity
Health care repeal fails
The effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act fell apart on Monday
, with Republicans again unable to find enough votes. Now, it doesn't look like they'll be able to deliver on one of President Trump's campaign promises any time this year. (New York Times
'The hypocrisy is stunning"
Hillary Clinton: Not the only White House staffer to use a private email server.
Half a dozen White House advisers have used private email accounts
for government business since President Trump has been in office. Trump spent months railing against a certain presidential candidate, bringing entire rallies to chant "Lock her up!" over the very same issue. (New York Times
Take with a grain of salt
The FBI released new crime stats for 2016 yesterday, showing a decrease in violent crime and an increase in property crime over the previous year. But because the statistics are taken from a new reporting system, the numbers don't ultimately mean all that much
Fraud, corruption charged in NCAA
The FBI arrested four assistant basketball coaches
— from Arizona, Auburn, USC and Oklahoma State — for taking bribes to steer college stars toward certain sports agents and advisers. (Associated Press
Oh, and North Korea thinks we've declared war
North Korea interpreted one of President Trump's tweets in which he said leader Kim Jong-un "won't be around much longer" as a declaration of war
, and the country is actively boosting defenses in preparation for a potential attack. (Reuters