Saturday, July 11, 2020

National News

Want to follow the latest in national news? Keep reading below for today's national news headlines!

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago

Canada high court dismisses Indigenous appeal of pipeline

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an from British Columbia First Nations against the Trans Mountain pipe...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Seattle police forcibly clear 'lawless' protest zone

Police on Wednesday forcibly cleared out Seattle’s “occupied” protest zone after about two weeks in a situation that had attracted the complaints of local bu...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Seattle cops dismantle 'occupied' zone

Police in Seattle have cleared out protesters and torn down their camping sites in the city's so-called occupied protest zone after the mayor ordered it cleared

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Background checks, a metric for gun sales, hit all-time high

Historic numbers of background checks to purchase or possess a firearm have been conducted in June

Updated 2 weeks ago
Demonstrators resist as crews arrive at Seattle protest zone

Crews arrived with heavy equipment at an occupied protest zone in Seattle, ready to dismantle barriers set up by demonstrators, but the work was halted when ...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
COVID-19 is growing in Spokane, and Inslee says wear masks

The rate of people being hospitalized for COVID-19 in Spokane has doubled in the past week, and the state’s second-largest city is “”on the edge of a cliff

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Trump administration takes Keystone dispute to Supreme Court

The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a permit program that allows new oil and gas pipelines to cross waterways with little review

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Judge: U.S. must release $679M in tribal virus relief funds

A federal judge says the U.S. Treasury Department must release $679 million in coronavirus relief to tribes that it intended to withhold over a court challenge

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Canada, U.S. and Mexico extend border restrictions to July 21

The U.S., Canada and Mexico have agreed to extend their agreements to keep their shared borders closed to non-essential travel to July 21 during the coronavi...

Updated 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Canada and the U.S. working on extending border closure

A Canadian government official says Canada and the U.S. are working on an agreement to extend closing their border to nonessential travel during the coronavi...

Updated 2 months, 1 week ago
National parks balancing demands for cell service, silence

National parks are grappling with how to expand cellphone service while preserving the serenity of nature

Updated 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Somber Congress delivers nearly $500B more in virus aid

Congress has delivered a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending, almost unanimously rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling unde...

Updated 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Canada, US extend border restrictions for another 30 days

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the U.S. and Canada have agreed to keep their border closed to nonessential travel for another 30 days

Updated 3 months ago
Wildfire fighting plan eyes 1,000 miles of new fuel breaks

A plan to help in the battle against devastating wildfires creates fuel breaks 400 feet wide along nearly 1,000 miles of roads in southwestern Idaho and sout...

Updated 3 months ago
Washington returning 400 ventilators for use in New York

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state will return more than 400 ventilators of the 500 it has received from the federal government so they can go to New ...