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Purdue center Zach Edey (15) grabs a rebound over Gonzaga forward Ben Gregg during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2023, in Honolulu.

Edey helps No. 2 Purdue rally to beat No. 11 Gonzaga 73-63 at Maui Invitational

Purdue center Zach Edey (15) grabs a rebound over Gonzaga forward Ben Gregg during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Nov. 20, 2023, in Honolulu.

November 20, 2023, 5:02pm College

Zach Edey scored 15 of his game-high 25 points in the first half and No. 2 Purdue rallied to a beat No. 11 Gonzaga 73-63 in a Maui Invitational quarterfinal game on Monday. Read story

Debra Winger, left, and Shirley MacLaine in &ldquo;Terms of Endearment,&rdquo; directed by James L. Brooks in 1983.

Director James L. Brooks reflects on ‘Terms of endearment’

Debra Winger, left, and Shirley MacLaine in &ldquo;Terms of Endearment,&rdquo; directed by James L. Brooks in 1983.

November 18, 2023, 6:00am Entertainment

By the early ’80s, James L. Brooks had already had an enviably successful career in television, a decade of Emmy-winning work that included the creation of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Taxi.” Read story

An Amazon sign is shown at a location in San Francisco, Thursday, May 25, 2023. Amazon, will launch vehicle sales in the U.S. next year and allow local car dealers to sell directly to customers on its site. In a joint announcement with car manufacturer Hyundai on Thursday, Nov. 16, the two companies said Amazon will begin by offering Hyundai vehicles.

Amazon accused of systematic gender discrimination in pay

An Amazon sign is shown at a location in San Francisco, Thursday, May 25, 2023. Amazon, will launch vehicle sales in the U.S. next year and allow local car dealers to sell directly to customers on its site. In a joint announcement with car manufacturer Hyundai on Thursday, Nov. 16, the two companies said Amazon will begin by offering Hyundai vehicles.

November 21, 2023, 7:56am Business

Three current Amazon employees say the company has created sexist pay practices and retaliated against them for complaining of gender-based discrimination, according to a proposed class-action lawsuit filed Monday in Seattle. Read story

Janell Braxton is reflected in a mirror as she visits with her mother Debra Braxton at Debra&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s apartment in Shoreline, Oct. 17, 2023. Braxton spent 12 years in and out of the foster system and then homeless for several years once she aged out. She now works to help other youth transitioning out of the system.

‘Home was never a place’: One woman’s life in WA foster care

Janell Braxton is reflected in a mirror as she visits with her mother Debra Braxton at Debra&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s apartment in Shoreline, Oct. 17, 2023. Braxton spent 12 years in and out of the foster system and then homeless for several years once she aged out. She now works to help other youth transitioning out of the system.

November 27, 2023, 6:03am Editor's Choice

One day in second grade, Janell Braxton’s teacher told her, unexpectedly, that her mom had come to pick her up for a dentist appointment. Janell, thrilled to avoid reading time, trotted off to the school office. But she did not see her mother. Read story

For this group of trans women, the pope and his message of inclusivity are a welcome change

November 20, 2023, 7:50am Churches & Religion

Pope Francis’ recent gesture of welcome for transgender Catholics has resonated strongly in this working class, seaside town south of Rome, where a community of trans women has found help and hope through a remarkable relationship with the pontiff forged during the darkest times of the pandemic. Read story

Washington, D.C., Roll Call report

November 18, 2023, 5:47am Northwest

Here’s a look at how area members of Congress voted over the week ending Nov. 17. Read story

Dozens of Portland, Ore. police officers descended on the vacant Washington Center building in downtown Portland the morning of Wednesday, April 12, 2023, in what they said was a mission to clear out the dilapidated structure that has become home to an open-air drug market. Three years ago, nearly two-thirds of Oregon voters approved a ballot measure decriminalizing illicit drugs, backing the idea that addiction treatment is more effective than jail. But now, public drug use in cities such as Portland and a surge in fentanyl overdose deaths have created a backlash against the first-in-the-nation law.

Oregon’s first-in-the-nation drug decriminalization law faces growing pushback amid fentanyl crisis

Dozens of Portland, Ore. police officers descended on the vacant Washington Center building in downtown Portland the morning of Wednesday, April 12, 2023, in what they said was a mission to clear out the dilapidated structure that has become home to an open-air drug market. Three years ago, nearly two-thirds of Oregon voters approved a ballot measure decriminalizing illicit drugs, backing the idea that addiction treatment is more effective than jail. But now, public drug use in cities such as Portland and a surge in fentanyl overdose deaths have created a backlash against the first-in-the-nation law.

November 19, 2023, 12:54pm Northwest

Oregon's first-in-the-nation law that decriminalized the possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine and other illicit drugs in favor of an emphasis on addiction treatment is facing strong headwinds in the progressive state after an explosion of public drug use fueled by the proliferation of fentanyl and a surge in… Read story

Frankie Valli of The Four Seasons performs Sept. 10, 2016, during the BBC Proms In The Park at Hyde Park in London.

Frankie Valli’s tour won’t be his last

Frankie Valli of The Four Seasons performs Sept. 10, 2016, during the BBC Proms In The Park at Hyde Park in London.

November 16, 2023, 6:04am Entertainment

Despite what you may have heard, Frankie Valli isn’t ready to say goodbye. Read story

This image provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, shows counties, shaded in teal, where federal officials suggest offering syphilis testing to all sexually active people between the ages of 15 and 44. The Associated Press estimated the suggestion could affect tens of millions of people, based on federal data.

Syphilis cases in U.S. newborns skyrocketed in 2022

This image provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023, shows counties, shaded in teal, where federal officials suggest offering syphilis testing to all sexually active people between the ages of 15 and 44. The Associated Press estimated the suggestion could affect tens of millions of people, based on federal data.

November 7, 2023, 4:35pm Health

Alarmed by yet another jump in syphilis cases in newborns, U.S. health officials are calling for stepped-up prevention measures, including encouraging millions of women of childbearing age and their partners to get tested for the sexually transmitted disease. Read story

FILE - Instructional materials are posted on a wall of a kindergarten class in Maryland on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The proportion of U.S. kindergartners exempted from school attendance vaccination requirements has hit its highest level ever, 3%, U.S. health officials said Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.

US childhood vaccination exemptions reach their highest level ever

FILE - Instructional materials are posted on a wall of a kindergarten class in Maryland on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. The proportion of U.S. kindergartners exempted from school attendance vaccination requirements has hit its highest level ever, 3%, U.S. health officials said Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.

November 9, 2023, 3:28pm Health

The proportion of U.S. kindergartners exempted from school vaccination requirements has hit its highest level ever, 3 percent, U.S. health officials said Thursday. Read story

This image released by Netflix shows a scene from &ldquo;Rustin.&rdquo; (David Lee/Netflix via AP)

What’s streaming now: Dolly Parton rocks out, Godzilla stomps, ‘The Crown’ returns, ‘Rustin’ marches

This image released by Netflix shows a scene from &ldquo;Rustin.&rdquo; (David Lee/Netflix via AP)

November 19, 2023, 5:14am Entertainment

Colman Domingo’s incredible performance in the civil rights biopic “Rustin” and Dolly Parton’s rock music album are some of the new television, movies, music and games headed to a device near you. Read story

Director Alexander Payne&rsquo;s new film is &ldquo;The Holdovers.&rdquo; (Matt Licari/Invision)

Payne on the inspirations of ‘The Holdovers’

Director Alexander Payne&rsquo;s new film is &ldquo;The Holdovers.&rdquo; (Matt Licari/Invision)

November 11, 2023, 5:10am Entertainment

There are rituals to an Alexander Payne movie. In post-production, he and his longtime editor, Kevin Tent, will gather collaborators for Tie Day Tuesday (women can wear a tie or pearls) and Friday night martinis, during which Payne pulls out his 16mm projector to play old reels he’s collected on… Read story

Parishioners attend Mass at St. Agatha catholic church, which has become the spiritual home of the growing Nicaraguan diaspora, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2023, in Miami. For the auxiliary bishop of Managua, one of his concelebrant priests and many in the pews who have had to flee or were exiled from Nicaragua recently, the Sunday afternoon Mass at the Miami parish is not only a way to find solace in community, but also to keep pushing back against the Ortega regime&rsquo;s violent suppression of all critics, including many Catholic leaders.

The man accused of attacking Nancy Pelosi’s husband says he wanted to end corruption

November 14, 2023, 4:00pm Nation & World

The man accused of attacking former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer last year told jurors at his federal trial Tuesday how he went to the Pelosis’ San Francisco home as part of a bigger plan to end corruption in the United States. Read story

Folk singers Joan Baez, left, and Bob Dylan perform during a civil rights rally on Aug. 28, 1963, in Washington, D.C.

Joan Baez touts ‘warts and all’ documentary

Folk singers Joan Baez, left, and Bob Dylan perform during a civil rights rally on Aug. 28, 1963, in Washington, D.C.

November 18, 2023, 6:01am Entertainment

At the start of the new documentary, “Joan Baez I Am a Noise,” there’s a quote from the writer Gabriel García Márquez that fills the screen for a moment: “Everyone has three lives: the public, the private, and the secret.” Read story

The Pacific Northwest trees shaped by generations of people

November 18, 2023, 6:00am Northwest

On a promontory above Puget Sound, a Douglas fir with arms bent at right angles stands above a quiet cove, where shellfish would have been gathered, long before this place was settled by newcomers. Read story

2 people at UW Medical Center diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease

November 5, 2023, 4:02pm Latest News

Two patients treated at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle's Montlake neighborhood have been diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, and they may have gotten infected while they were being treated, according to UW Medicine. Read story

NerdWallet: How LGBTQ+ prospective parents can navigate the adoption process

November 8, 2023, 8:13am Business

Adoption is one way LGBTQ+ people can fulfill their dreams of becoming a parent. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, same-sex couples were four times more likely than opposite-sex couples to adopt a child in 2019. Read story

A missing persons sign hangs on a tree in Acapulco, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023. It was 12:20 a.m. on Oct. 25. when Hurricane Otis made landfall in this Pacific port city as a Category 5 hurricane, leaving 48 dead, mostly by drowning, and 31 missing, according to official figures. Sailors, fishermen and relatives of crew members believe that there may be more missing because sailors often go to take care of their yachts when a storm approaches.

A missing sailor’s last message from Hurricane Otis was to ask his family to pray for him

A missing persons sign hangs on a tree in Acapulco, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023. It was 12:20 a.m. on Oct. 25. when Hurricane Otis made landfall in this Pacific port city as a Category 5 hurricane, leaving 48 dead, mostly by drowning, and 31 missing, according to official figures. Sailors, fishermen and relatives of crew members believe that there may be more missing because sailors often go to take care of their yachts when a storm approaches.

November 14, 2023, 1:50pm Nation & World

During the first minutes of Oct. 25 when Hurricane Otis roared into Acapulco Bay with 165 mph winds, sailor Ruben Torres recorded a 10-second audio message from a yacht called the Sereno. Read story

Jury finds man not guilty of assaulting woman at US research station in Antarctica

November 9, 2023, 7:46am Nation & World

A federal jury on Wednesday found a man not guilty of assaulting a woman at a U.S. research station in Antarctica in a case that drew attention amid reports of harassment and assault at the station. Read story