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No. 15 Washington pulls away late to top Colorado 27-13

Oct. 20, 2018 8:31 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jake Browning and Aaron Fuller saw the pressure Colorado was about to bring and the open field that awaited. One quick slant connection between Browning and Fuller was finally enough for No. 15 Washington to shake the Buffaloes. "They were bringing the house. Just had to hold on to it long...

US temporarily stops youth climate lawsuit days before trial

Oct. 19, 2018 8:23 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a high-profile climate change lawsuit brought by young activists who accuse the federal government of violating their constitutional rights with policies that have caused a dangerous climate. Chief Justice John Roberts signed an order...

Judge tosses NRA lawsuit over Seattle's gun-storage law

Oct. 19, 2018 7:53 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the National Rifle Association against Seattle's new gun-storage law. King County Superior Court Judge Barbara Linde ruled Friday, tossing the lawsuit on technical grounds after the city contended the plaintiffs lacked standing and noted the law had...

Motorists stunned as metal balls roll down Seattle street

Oct. 18, 2018 7:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities in Seattle temporarily closed a street after motorists were stunned by dozens of large metal balls that spilled out of a truck and cascaded down the street, damaging several cars. A video taken by a person at the scene Wednesday afternoon shows the balls loudly bouncing and...

Seahawks have redefined, accepted clear style to win

Oct. 18, 2018 7:05 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — By the time December rolls around, the Seattle Seahawks may have more regret than they currently do about what transpired the first two weeks of the regular season. Because in hindsight, those first two games appear such outliers from where the Seahawks are headed based on the way they've...

What's next for Paul Allen's big investments? It's not clear

Oct. 18, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Prior to his death on Monday, billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen invested large sums in technology ventures, research projects and philanthropy, some of it eclectic and highly speculative. What happens to those commitments now? Outside of bland assurances from his investment...

Starbucks selling stores, closing office in Europe

Oct. 18, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks is restructuring its European operations after several years of slowing sales. The Seattle-based coffee chain is selling 83 company-owned stores in France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg to its longtime partner, Alsea. Alsea will also provide services to 177 other...

Don't expect NFL to institute a national anthem policy soon

Oct. 17, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Don't expect the NFL to institute a national anthem policy this season, if at all. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell emphasized on Wednesday the work teams and players are doing in the community and didn't say whether the league and the NFLPA are moving closer toward any agreement on the...

Seahawks' Pete Carroll reflects after death of Paul Allen

Oct. 16, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll's favorite memory of Paul Allen is an obvious one. February 2014. In New Jersey. On the field of MetLife Stadium raising the Vince Lombardi trophy. "He wanted to be a champion and to be up on the stage with him in the crowd and the confetti's flying and all that, and to...

Future of Paul Allen's sports holdings remains unclear

Oct. 16, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Paul Allen's love was basketball and he delved into professional football out of loyalty to his hometown Seattle. In the wake of his death, Allen's ownership of the NBA's Portland Trail Blazers and NFL's Seattle Seahawks has come into focus because of questions about how the franchises...