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Abortion delays have grown more common in the US since Roe v. Wade was overturned

Dec. 09, 2023 09:06 AM EST

A woman whose fetus was unlikely to survive called more than a dozen abortion clinics before finding one that would take her, only to be put on weekslong waiting lists. A teen waited seven weeks for an abortion because it took her mother that long to get her an appointment. Others seeking the...

Oregon's Bo Nix, UCLA's Laiatu Latu headline AP All-Pac-12 honors

Dec. 08, 2023 20:44 PM EST

Oregon quarterback Bo Nix is The Associated Press Pac-12 offensive player of the year and UCLA's Laiatu Latu is the defensive player of the year. Washington's Kalen DeBoer earned Pac-12 coach of the year honors and Colorado quarterback Shedeur Sanders is the newcomer of the year in...

Smartsheet: Fiscal Q3 Earnings Snapshot

Dec. 07, 2023 16:22 PM EST

BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — BELLEVUE, Wash. (AP) — Smartsheet Inc. (SMAR) on Thursday reported a loss of $32.4 million in its fiscal third quarter. The Bellevue, Washington-based company said it had a loss of 24 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for stock option expense and...

2 bodies found in creeks as atmospheric river drops record-breaking rain in Pacific Northwest

Dec. 06, 2023 20:11 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities rescued people from raging rivers and roads submerged by high waters in the Pacific Northwest and continued to investigate the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in Oregon creeks this week as an atmospheric river brought heavy rain, flooding and...

Atmospheric river soaks Pacific Northwest with record-breaking rain and unusually warm temperatures

Dec. 06, 2023 02:50 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard rescued five people from flooded areas on Tuesday as an atmospheric river brought heavy rain, flooding and unseasonably warm temperatures to the Pacific Northwest. The conditions also closed rail links, schools and roads in some areas and...

No. 21 Washington State women end South Dakota State's 16-game home win streak

Dec. 05, 2023 21:30 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Astera Tuhina scored 18 points, Bella Murekatete added 15 and No. 21 Washington State beat South Dakota State 69-64 on Tuesday night to end the Jackrabbits' 16-game home win streak. Washington State led 48-38 with 38 seconds left in the third quarter, but the...

1 of 3 Washington officers charged in death of Black man Manuel Ellis testifies in his own defense

Dec. 04, 2023 20:56 PM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — One of the three police officers charged with killing Manuel Ellis, a Black man whose death in 2020 as he pleaded for air became a touchstone for racial justice protesters in the Pacific Northwest, took the witness stand in his own defense Monday, saying he lamented Ellis'...

Man in Washington state killed wife, 2 daughters and brother before killing himself, authorities say

Dec. 04, 2023 18:45 PM EST

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — A man fatally shot his wife, their two adult daughters and his brother before killing himself at a Washington state home, authorities said Monday. The Clark County Sheriff's Office said it was investigating the case as a murder-suicide. ...

Editorial Roundup: Texas

Dec. 04, 2023 07:19 AM EST

Dallas Morning News. November 29, 2023. Editorial: Texas DPS needs to rein in high-speed chases through border towns New study showing rise in deaths and injuries should prompt policy review An alarming increase in the number of deadly high-speed chases...

Pac-12 as we've known it says farewell with return to playoff, 8 total teams going bowling

Dec. 03, 2023 18:34 PM EST

For its final act, the Pac-12 as we've known it is returning to the College Football Playoff for the first time in seven years, has another school participating in a New Year’s Six bowl and will send a total of eight teams to bowls. Most of those eight — the most since the Pac-12...