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SEATTLE - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says the state plans to sue the Trump administration over its proposal to dismantle Obama-era pollution rules that would have increased federal regulation of emissions of coal-fired power plants. By Phuong Le. DEVELOPING.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson are among state officials threatening a legal challenge after the Trump administration announced an overhaul of Obama-era pollution rules.


NEW YORK— A version of Alexa won't tell kids where babies come from or spill the beans about Santa. It also won't explain some things kids might new have heard on the news — like what Stormy Daniels does for a living. By Joseph Pisani. SENT: 640 words. AP Photos.



The College Football Playoff has yet to produce a real surprise team. In four seasons, nine schools have reached the semifinals — and even the teams that came from outside the AP preseason Top 25 were traditional powers. By Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 800 words. AP Photos.


—NORTHEST UNHEALTHY AIR: Seattle air quality to improve but smoky skies may continue.

—INMATE ATTACK-SENTENCE: Washington inmate sentenced for attack on prison officer.

—MISSING PRINCIPAL DEAD: Missing school principal found dead in Washington state.

—SEATTLE-HOMELESS ENCAMPMENTS: Seattle increases homeless encampment removals.