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Prince, No. 13 Oregon women beat Washington St. 58-50

Jan. 22, 2021 10:18 PM EST

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Sedona Prince scored 14 points, Taylor Mikesell added 11 — including four free throws in the closing seconds — and No. 13 Oregon beat Washington State 58-50 on Friday night. Washington State's Cherilyn Molina hit a 3-pointer to make it 44-all with 4:09 to play, but...

Dr. Angel Temponi, left, administers the second dose of the Moderna vaccine to Dr. Barton Bernstein Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021 at Yuma Regional Medical Center in Yuma, Ariz. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

The Latest: Arizona COVID-19 cases down despite high rate

Jan. 22, 2021 6:26 PM EST

PHOENIX -- Health officials say the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Arizona are declining despite the state having the worst infection rate in the country. Department of Health Services Director Dr. Cara Christ said Friday that the number of patients and even the positivity test rate have dipped...

Jordan Morris loaned to Swansea City for remainder of season

Jan. 22, 2021 5:29 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. national team forward Jordan Morris was loaned Friday from Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders to the Welsh club Swansea of the second-tier English Championship for the remainder of the 2020-21 season. Morris left the U.S. camp earlier this week in Florida as the final stage of his...

Utah guard Alfonso Plummer shoots next to Washington State center Efe Abogidi during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pullman, Wash., Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

Carlson paces hot-shooting Utah past Washington State, 71-56

Jan. 22, 2021 12:22 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Branden Carlson scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the first double-double by a Utah player this season, and the balanced, potent Utes offense handed Washington State a stinging 71-56 defeat at home on Thursday night. Washington State had lost but once at Friel Court this...

A man carries a child, both wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, as they stroll along a street near the popular frozen Houhai Lake in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021. China is making some of its toughest travel restrictions yet as coronavirus cases surge in several northern provinces ahead of the travel rush for Lunar New Year on next month. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest: Shanghai locks down 2 major hospitals over cases

Jan. 21, 2021 10:33 PM EST

BEIJING — Shanghai has imposed lockdowns on two of China’s best-known hospitals after they were linked to new coronavirus cases. Outpatient services have been suspended at Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center and Renji Hospital, both of which have been cordoned off along with some surrounding...

FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2020, file photo, provided by VTAthletics, Virginia Tech's Daniel Pereira dribbles the ball during an NCAA college soccer game against Clemson in Durham, N.C. Austin FC, The newest MLS franchise selected the talented Virginia Tech midfielder Daniel Pereira with the top pick in the league's SuperDraft on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021.  (Dave Knachel/VTAthletics via AP, File)

Pereira goes No. 1 overall to Austin FC in MLS SuperDraft

Jan. 21, 2021 5:31 PM EST

When Daniel Pereira sat down with his family to watch the MLS SuperDraft, he didn’t expect to hear his name called first by expansion Austin FC. Between doing virtual interviews with the teams at the top of the draft, the Virginia Tech star took time to look over all the other names being linked with the...

FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2020 file photo, an Amazon logo appears on an Amazon delivery van in Boston.   Amazon wants to help President Joe Biden in trying to get 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans in his first 100 days in office.
The CEO of Amazon’s Worldwide Consumer division, Dave Clark, said in a letter to Biden that the company has a deal with a licensed third-party occupational health care provider to give vaccines on-site at its facilities.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Amazon offers assist with US COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Jan. 21, 2021 8:08 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is offering its colossal operations network and advanced technologies to assist President Joe Biden in his vow to get 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations to Americans in his first 100 days in office. “We are prepared to leverage our operations, information technology, and...

A group of protesters carrying anti-President Joe Biden and anti-police signs marched in the streets and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Portland, Ore. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP)

Protesters gather, damage Democratic headquarters in Oregon

Jan. 21, 2021 6:52 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A group of protesters carrying signs against President Joe Biden and police marched in Portland on Inauguration Day and damaged the headquarters of the Democratic Party of Oregon, police said. Some in the group of about 150 people smashed windows and spray-painted anarchist symbols...

Players warm up for an NCAA college basketball game between Colorado and Washington on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson)

Washington snaps 8-game skid, topples Colorado 84-80

Jan. 21, 2021 12:11 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Marcus Tsohonis and his teammates celebrated as though Washington had just won something of significance rather than a midseason conference game. Snapping an eight-game losing streak felt much bigger for the Huskies than just a regular Pac-12 victory. “The sigh of relief of getting...

Isaac Smith, of Boston, speaks to a reporter near the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston about the new incoming administration, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. Smith, a 21-year-old Harvard University student, said he voted for Biden and was excited for what's to come.

Americans who live, work near capitols see peace, new hope

Jan. 20, 2021 9:04 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Normally quiet streets around U.S. state capitol buildings have looked more like battlegrounds recently, putting those who live and work there on edge. More than most people, these Americans will have front-row seats on whether the change of leadership Wednesday in the White House will...