WALLA WALLA, Wash. - Dozens of balloons will fill the Walla Walla
skies this weekend during the 39th Annual Walla Walla Balloon Stampede.
This year's theme is "Fly Me to the Moon."
stampede will feature 42 balloons from as far as Texas.
PASCO, Wash. - Chiawana High School is no longer under a "lock-in."
School administrators say there wasn't a lock down, but instead students were asked to remain in their classrooms for a few extra minutes while first responders came to the school on a 911 call.
PENDLETON, Ore. - A man from Pendleton is in the Umatilla County Jail after troopers say he led them in a car chase that ended in a fiery crash.
Oregon state police say 27-year-old Zechariah Ayers had been passing cars on the right shoulder of Interstate 84 at 115 mph.
NBC Right Now- The Tri-Cities Public Facilities District will now leave it up to voters in August as to whether the proposed year round Aquatics Center will make a splash in the area come 2015.
The Board approved the 13-acre proposed aquatics center to go on the August 6th voter ball
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The band members of My Chemical Romance announced Friday that they were splitting up after more than a decade together, according to their website.
The rock band, comprised of Gerard Way, Ray Toro, Mikey Way and Frank Iero, formed in 2001.
By JULIE WATSON and ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The massive search for a former Los Angeles police officer accused of going on a killing spree unnerved tens of thousands of people across Southern California, neighboring states and into Mexico: Within hours, mistaken sightings of t
By TAMI ABDOLLAHAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A fired police officer who threatened to bring "warfare" to the Los Angeles Police Department went on a shooting rampage that left a policeman and two others dead and set off an extraordinary manhunt that had three states and Mexico on alert for mu
By MAGGIE MICHAELAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - One hardline Muslim cleric on an Egyptian TV station justified sexual assaults on women protesters. Others issued religious edicts saying opposition leaders must be killed.
By NASSER KARIMIAssociated Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - American proposals for direct talks with Iran are pointless while Washington is "holding a gun" to the country through sanctions, Iran's supreme leader said Thursday, quashing a possible breakthrough in contacts with the West over the nuclear
By TOM RAUMAssociated Press
The Senate's delay on Chuck Hagel's nomination to be defense secretary is giving outgoing Pentagon chief Leon Panetta a bigger megaphone and more time to wage his outspoken campaign against automatic spending cuts he warns would "hollow out" the military.
By ANDREW MIGAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - William "Mo" Cowan of Massachusetts on Thursday became the Senate's newest member, but his tenure will be brief.
The 43-year-old Democrat took his seat after a swearing-in ceremony led by Vice President Joe Biden.
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chuck Hagel's nomination to be the next defense secretary remains on track despite Republican demands for additional information about his paid speeches and business dealings, the Democratic chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said T
By JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREEDAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The government should reassess its safety approval of the Boeing 787's lithium ion batteries, the nation's top accident investigator said Thursday, casting doubt on whether the airliner's troubles can be remedied quickly.
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When will we learn? When something is shared on your Timeline with a suspicious-looking link and a vague write-up like "This is amazing" – even if the person who posted it is your most trusted friend – don't click on it!
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The decision to enter the tiny tablet market may have been something of a reverse for Apple, but the resulting iPad Mini has certainly gone down well with consumers. Millions of Minis have been sold already and we can reasonably expect Apple to sell millions more.
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By now, it's likely that even most paranoid people would agree that NASA and other scientific bodies have proven to the world that we are – barring unforeseen developments best not to think too hard about – unlikely to be hit by a meteor any time soon.
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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has, as you may have heard, officially killed telecommuting for Yahoo employees as part of her strategy to bring the aging Internet giant back into fighting condition.
PORTLAND, OR -- The Portland Winterhawks took a 2-0 series lead over the Spokane Chiefs with a 3-0 win in Game 2 of their second round series Saturday at the Rose Garden in front of 10,326 fans.
With the victory, Hawks netminder Mac Carruth set a new WHL record with his 39th career playoff win.
SALT LAKE CITY – Trey Nielsen homered twice and Utah posted a 2-1 victory over Washington State in Pac-12 Conference baseball at Spring Mobile Ballpark, Saturday.
Both home runs came off Washington State (16-13, 3-5 Pac-12) starter Tanner Chleborad (3-5) and made a winner out of Dalton Carroll
BEIRUT (AP) - A video posted online purportedly shows Syrian soldiers taking a break from the country's civil war by bopping around to American R&B star Usher's hit song "Yeah!"
The soldiers dressed in camouflage combat gear - some armed with automatic rifles or rocket-propelled grenades
By DIDI TANGAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China's new leader said the ruling Communist Party should tolerate "sharp" outside criticism, in comments that are being viewed skeptically by a public accustomed to pervasive censorship.
State media said newly installed party General Secretary Xi Jinp
By PETER SVENSSON and BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writers
NEW YORK (AP) - With its annual meeting looming and its stock on the decline, Apple is facing a rebellion from an influential investor who wants the company to stop stockpiling cash and give it to shareholders instead.
Greenlight Capital sai
By DIRK LAMMERSAssociated Press
Isaac Clarke has grown over the first two "Dead Space" games from a troubled systems engineer into a full-fledged action hero, so it would be naive to think that the series would not morph alongside its protagonist.
"Dead Space 3" (Electronic Arts, for the Xbox 360, P