NEW YORK — Global grain markets are at a pivot point, with prices finally starting to ease after a dizzying surge earlier this year. Where things go from here could end up being determined by farmers like Justin Sherlock and the extreme weather that’s hitting parts of the U.S. crop belt.

EAST WENATCHEE — Since 2019, volunteers from the North Central Washington chapter of Oxford House have raised money by selling Fourth of July fireworks. But for these volunteers, and other fireworks vendors in East Wenatchee, this year is their last.

An Anglican congregation with about 250 members, many of them young families, has purchased the historic church at the corner of Okanogan Avenue and Peachy Street.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday curtailed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from power plants in a 6-3 ruling that some legal experts said would more broadly curb the federal government’s regulatory power. Below is an exp…

WENATCHEE — Two individuals broke into the Wenatchee City Pool Thursday night and stayed from 10:22 p.m. to 2:32 a.m. Friday.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. construction spending unexpectedly fell in May as single-family homebuilding stalled, more evidence that the Federal Reserve's aggressive monetary policy tightening was slowing the economy.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday gave a major boost to President Joe Biden’s drive to end a hardline immigration policy begun under his predecessor Donald Trump that forced tens of thousands of migrants to stay in Mexico to await U.S. hearings on their asylum claims.

From tariffs on agricultural exports to rising costs of food, gas and other goods and services, the state of the country's economy is on the mind of many Americans this summer and ahead of the 2022 election.

SERHIIVKA, Ukraine — Russia flattened part of an apartment building while residents slept on Friday in missile attacks near Ukraine’s Black Sea port of Odesa that authorities say killed at least 21 people, hours after Russian troops abandoned a nearby outpost at Snake Island.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Joe Biden told a group of Democratic U.S. governors on Friday there were not enough votes in the Senate to scrap the filibuster to protect abortion rights after the Supreme Court struck the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Retail investors have flocked to small biotech firms that make women contraceptives after the U.S. Supreme Court last week overturned the Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized the constitutional right to abortion, Vanda Research said on Friday.

NEW YORK — The number of people traveling by car and airplane for the Fourth of July holiday is expected to climb near pre-pandemic levels, a test for U.S. airlines that have struggled with inadequate staffing and flight cancellations this summer.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Alphabet Inc's Google has agreed to pay $90 million to settle a legal fight with app developers over the money they earned creating apps for Android smartphones and for enticing users to make in-app purchases, according to a court filing.

SAN ANTONIO — The suspected driver of a truck packed with dozens of migrants who died in blazing heat during a Texas smuggling attempt was allegedly under the influence of methamphetamine when police encountered him, a U.S. lawmaker told Reuters, citing information from law enforcement.

Sally Brawley, who has headed the Eastmont Metropolitan Park District since 2011, is retiring Thursday. A parks employee finishes placing her name on the board Wednesday prior to her retirement party today at Eastmont Community Center.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday recommended booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines be modified to include components that are tailored to combat the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants beginning this fall.