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Starbucks is giving free coffee to health care workers this month
Health care workers are getting a special treat this month. Starbucks will be giving away free cups of coffee to health care workers and first responders who have been working during the Covid-19 pandemic. “It has been an extraordinarily difficult year, especially for the front-line responders wh...[read more]

ProPublica investigation: E. Washington absorbing human, economic costs of Idaho’s lax response to pandemic
An investigation from ProPublica has found that eastern Washington appears to be absorbing the costs - both human and economic - of Idaho's "laissez-faire" approach to handling the coronavirus pandemic.[read more]

Students falling behind in math during pandemic, study finds; Trump adviser Scott Atlas leaving post; and more
Coronavirus morning update: Dr. Scott Atlas is leaving his White House job; virus robs Bethlethem of Christmas cheer; plus the latest virus numbers and other developments.[read more]

Washington psychiatric hospital sees spike in COVID-19 cases
SEATTLE (AP) — More than 30 patients and staff at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital are suffering from coronavirus — the biggest spike in cases to date — and more than 150 have tested positive since the virus first hit the facility in March. Ten Western State Hospital patients on a ...[read more]

Bonner Co. Board of Commissioners to vote on proposal to terminate funding to the Panhandle Health District
BONNER CO., Idaho — As COVID-19 cases continue to soar in North Idaho, Bonner County could take a drastic step to withhold funding to the Panhandle Health District. The Bonner County Board of Commissioners will vote Tuesday on a proposal to do so. That proposal was introduced by Commissioner Stev...[read more]

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Adams County deputies searching for armed, dangerous man
ADAMS CO., Wash. — The Adams County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man they say is armed and dangerous. 26-year-old Fabian Garza-Garcia is wanted on for several crimes including domestic violence assault, felony harassment and violation of a protection order. Deputies urge you not to approac...[read more]

Washington psychiatric hospital sees spike in COVID-19 cases
SEATTLE (AP) — More than 30 patients and staff at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital are suffering from coronavirus — the biggest spike in cases to date — and more than 150 have tested positive since the virus first hit the facility in March. Ten Western State Hospital patients on a ...[read more]

Seahawks reclaim first place with win over Eagles
The Seattle Seahawks had little trouble with the Philadelphia Eagles, beating them 23-17 on Monday Night Football.  With the win combined with a Rams loss Sunday, Seattle is back in sole possession of first place in the NFC West with an 8-3 record.[read more]

‘I have to support my family’: Spokane nurse reflects on balancing her family and career during COVID-19 crisis
This is part of the 4 News Now's series "Her Recession," which share the stories of women living through COVID-19 struggles.[read more]

11 people have died from COVID-19 outbreak at Okanogan Co. long-term care center
Okanogan County Public Health reports that 11 people at North Valley Extended Care have died during a recent COVID-19 outbreak at the facility.[read more]

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FDA chief summoned to White House amid pressure to authorize vaccine emergency use
FDA chief Stephen Hahn was summoned to White House Tuesday amid pressure to authorize emergency use of a COVID-19 vaccine.[read more]

76 Franciscan nuns test positive at monastery in Germany
Church authorities say 76 Catholic nuns have tested positive for COVID-19 after an outbreak of coronavirus at a Franciscan convent in northwestern Germany[read more]

76 Franciscan nuns test positive at monastery in Germany
Church authorities say 76 Catholic nuns have tested positive for COVID-19 after an outbreak of coronavirus at a Franciscan convent in northwestern Germany[read more]

China says probe sent to retrieve lunar rocks lands on moon
The Chinese government says a robot probe launched to return lunar rocks to Earth has landed on the moon[read more]

2 dead as car drives into pedestrian area in Germany
At least two people have died after a car drove into a pedestrian area in the city of Trier, Germany, on Tuesday.[read more]

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