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White, Johnson propel USC to 80-74 victory over Washington

Feb. 05, 2023 00:30 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tre White totaled 22 points, Kobe Johnson scored 21 and Southern California turned back Washington 80-74 on Saturday night. USC's fourth straight win was the 200th victory for coach Andy Enfield, who is in his 10th season with the Trojans. White...

No. 9 UCLA routs Washington State 76-52; 13-0 at home

Feb. 04, 2023 21:49 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just over a week removed from a spirit-crushing loss to crosstown rival Southern California, UCLA gave itself an attitude check. Senior David Singleton gathered his teammates and reminded them that their time together is short. March is on the horizon and the...

No. 2 Stanford women rout Washington State 71-38

Feb. 04, 2023 00:18 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Haley Jones had 13 points and nine rebounds and No. 2 Stanford routed Washington State 71-38 on Friday night. Cameron Brink added 10 points and eight rebounds to help Stanford (22-2, 10-1 Pac-12) improve to 72-0 against Washington State (15-7, 5-6). ...

Eye drops recalled after US drug-resistant bacteria outbreak

Feb. 03, 2023 10:23 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials said Thursday a company is recalling its over-the-counter eye drops that have been linked to an outbreak of drug-resistant infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week sent a health alert to doctors, saying the outbreak...

Ellis sparks Southern Cal past Washington State 80-70

Feb. 03, 2023 01:57 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boogie Ellis scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half to offset a big night by Washington State's Mouhamed Gueye and Southern California pulled away late for an 80-70 victory on Thursday night. Ellis hit 5 of 9 from 3-point range, adding five rebounds and...

Washington's low-income tax credit available for first time

Feb. 02, 2023 20:49 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Up to $1,200 is now available for thousands of low-income working Washington residents, thanks to a 2008 law that has finally been funded. The Working Families Tax Credit is available for individuals and people with children who meet certain eligibility and...

Colorado man held in Nevada solar plant fire unfit for trial

Feb. 01, 2023 20:27 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge has ruled a Colorado dentist unfit for trial following his arrest last month in what authorities characterized as a terror attack on a solar power facility serving Las Vegas Strip casinos. Mohammed Reza Mesmarian’s attorney, Nick Pitaro, said...

Group's lawsuit seeks to void Washington transportation law

Feb. 01, 2023 18:20 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A conservative legal advocacy organization is suing to halt the nearly $17 billion transportation funding bill passed by the Washington Legislature and signed by Gov. Jay Inslee last year. The organization, the Citizen Action Defense Fund, argued in a filing Tuesday...

Washington state Gov. Inslee tests positive for COVID-19

Feb. 01, 2023 16:56 PM EST

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time. Inslee’s office said in a statement Wednesday that he had tested positive and was experiencing very mild symptoms including a cough. He is consulting with his doctor about...

Boeing bids farewell to an icon, delivers last 747 jumbo jet

Feb. 01, 2023 06:09 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Boeing bid farewell to an icon on Tuesday, delivering its final 747 jumbo jet as thousands of workers who helped build the planes over the past 55 years looked on. Since its first flight in 1969, the giant yet graceful 747 has served as a cargo plane, a commercial...