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Thousands of Oregon hospital patients may have been exposed to infectious diseases

Jul. 11, 2024 22:14 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than 2,400 patients at hospitals around Portland, Oregon, may have been exposed to infectious diseases such as hepatitis B and C, as well as HIV, because of an anesthesiologist who may not have followed infection control practices, officials said. ...

Tourists still flock to Death Valley amid searing US heat wave blamed for several deaths

Jul. 08, 2024 23:09 PM EDT

DEATH VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of Europeans touring the American West and adventurers from around the U.S. were still drawn to Death Valley National Park on Monday, even though the desolate region known as one of the Earth's hottest places is being punished by a dangerous heat wave blamed...

Officials in Multnomah County, home to Portland, Oregon, report 4 suspected heat-related deaths amid heat wave

Jul. 08, 2024 14:34 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Multnomah County, home to Portland, Oregon, report 4 suspected heat-related deaths amid heat wave.

Canadian women's Olympic soccer team loaded with veterans who won gold in Tokyo

Jul. 01, 2024 15:10 PM EDT

The Canadian women's soccer team's roster for the Paris Olympics includes 13 players from the team that won the gold medal at the Tokyo Games. Coach Bev Priestman selected three players who have struggled recently with injuries, Seattle Reign midfielder Quinn, Kansas City Current...

Some cities facing homelessness crisis applaud Supreme Court decision, while others push back

Jun. 28, 2024 19:43 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A decision by the U.S. Supreme Court allowing cities to enforce bans on sleeping outside in public spaces will allow San Francisco to begin clearing homeless encampments that have plagued the city, the mayor said Friday as she applauded the ruling. The case is the...

In pricey Portland, Maine, a jury says a former mayor who formed a tenants union can't be evicted

Jun. 28, 2024 09:19 AM EDT

A landlord's attempt to evict a former Portland mayor who formed a tenants union amounted to retaliation, a jury concluded, allowing him to remain in his apartment against the landlord's wishes. The landlord's lawyer contended efforts to evict Ethan Strimling began in 2021 because he...

NBA teams more than make up for quiet 1st round with flurry of trades on second day of draft

Jun. 27, 2024 20:58 PM EDT

NBA teams made up for the lack of trade action during the league's first night of its first two-day draft with a flurry of moves Thursday. Only three proposed trades came Wednesday night with no deal official until July 6, when the league’s new year begins. Moves...

T-wolves jump in for Dillingham and draft exonerated Shannon, after Blazers go big with Clingan

Jun. 27, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

The Minnesota Timberwolves were committed to keeping their core together, coming off a trip to the Western Conference finals and in no position to enhance the roster through free agency or trades. They got that done in the NBA draft Wednesday night, jumping in to get Kentucky guard...

US sanctions Boeing for sharing information about 737 Max 9 investigation

Jun. 27, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

Boeing is being sanctioned by U.S. investigators for sharing information about a federal investigation of a door plug blowout that left a gaping hole in a Boeing 737 Max 9. The National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday that Boeing “blatantly violated” the agency's...

Alex Morgan left off the 18-player U.S. soccer roster headed to the Olympics

Jun. 26, 2024 12:43 PM EDT

Veteran forward Alex Morgan won't be going to the Paris Olympics after surprisingly being left off the roster by U.S. national team coach Emma Hayes. Morgan, a three-time Olympian and two-time Women's World Cup winner, was the most notable absence on the 18-player list announced...