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Courtney Normand, director of the Planned Parenthood-affiliated political group Safe & Healthy Youth Washington that is supporting a sex education requirement for public schools, poses for a photo Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Arlington, Wash. Democrats in the famously liberal state say they want to protect young people from sexual abuse, diseases and infections. But the increasingly outnumbered and aggrieved Republicans have taken issue with the content of the standards as they rally for local control. The resulting referendum on the November ballot marks the first time in the country that such a decision on sex ed will be decided by voters. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Sex ed mandate sparks bitter Washington state ballot fight

Sep. 28, 2020 4:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Democrats in the Washington state Legislature thought they had passed a routine sex education requirement for public schools earlier this year. But a coalition of Republicans and religious conservatives launched a swift, historic backlash that's led to a bitter partisan fight and an effort...

Seattle Mariners' Marco Gonzales pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Mariners see development, progress in truncated season

Sep. 28, 2020 3:21 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Sometime around the midpoint of the truncated 60-game season, Scott Servais noticed an obvious shift in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse. While the focus on development of young players was still there, Servais said it became clear his young team was growing in confidence, and the expectation...

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) dives near the end zone during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 38-31. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Carroll: Adams, Carson, Lewis could return soon for Seattle

Sep. 28, 2020 1:40 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said running back Chris Carson, safety Jamal Adams and guard Damien Lewis could bounce back quickly from injuries suffered in Sunday's victory over Dallas. Speaking on his radio show on KIRO-AM on Monday, Carroll said all the injuries suffered against the...

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott passes as Seattle Seahawks defensive end L.J. Collier blocks during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Cowboys' comeback falls short in 38-31 loss to Seahawks

Sep. 27, 2020 11:39 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Another week, another big deficit for Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys to try and overcome. The trend is becoming troubling, especially with the Cowboys at 1-2 after Sunday's 38-31 loss to Seattle. “We’ve got to get out of our own way, be cleaner with the ball, play smarter...

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf (14) tosses the ball as he stands with running back Travis Homer (25) after Metcalf scored a touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)

Wilson throws 5 more TD passes, Seahawks beat Cowboys 38-31

Sep. 27, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — DK Metcalf made an unforgivable blunder by starting his celebration too soon, a textbook example of what not to do. His coach told him so. So did his quarterback. “He had that fluke play today and I told him, never do it again,” Russell Wilson said. Given the chance to redeem...

Texas Rangers' Ronald Guzman (11) congratulates Rougned Odor, second from left, for hitting a three-run home run while Nick Solak, second from right, and Joey Gallo, right, look on during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)

Astros to playoffs with losing record after loss to Texas

Sep. 27, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Houston Astros are going into the playoffs with a losing record, a year after having the most wins in the major leagues. And with a different manager after the sign-stealing scandal last offseason that tarnished their 2017 World Series title. Dusty Baker is the first manager to...

The Latest: Hamstring injury sidelines Bucs WR Godwin

Sep. 27, 2020 7:09 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): __ 7:05 p.m. Tampa Bay receiver Chris Godwin has been ruled out with a hamstring injury he suffered late in the third quarter against Denver. Godwin was running downfield when he pulled up. He was attended to by the training staff before walking toward the locker...

Portland police detain a man during protests, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland. The protests, which began over the killing of George Floyd, often result frequent clashes between protesters and law enforcement. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Arrests in Portland protest follow fairly calm rally

Sep. 27, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

PORTLAND (AP) — Several people in Portland, Oregon, were arrested in anti-police brutality protests that continued into early Sunday, hours after demonstrations ended with few reports of violence. The protests that began Saturday night were declared an unlawful assembly and police began forcing...

Oakland Athletics' Robbie Grossman catches a ball hit by Seattle Mariners' Joseph Odom during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Canha homers in 10th inning, rallies A's past Mariners 3-1

Sep. 26, 2020 1:35 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 10th inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. The Mariners had taken a 1-0 lead in the top of the 10th when pinch-runner Dee Strange-Gordon – playing in his 1,000th career...

Seattle Seahawks quarterbacks Russell Wilson (3), Geno Smith (7) and Anthony Gordon (6) walk with offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer, right, and head coach Pete Carroll, left, following the last day of NFL football training camp, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Schottenheimer enjoying view of Seahawks offense from up top

Sep. 25, 2020 7:10 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Brian Schottenheimer returned to his seat after halftime last Sunday night and found a gift waiting for him. A hot dog. Which wasn’t as much of a treat as the cheesecake the week before in Atlanta. “Somebody actually put a hot dog at halftime of our game here. Maybe it...