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While King County officials blame power outages from a wind storm for millions of gallons of sewage entering Lake Washington and Puget Sound early Wednesday morning, critics say the county needs to be held accountable for the pollution.By John Ryan
Seattle officials are in touch with the FBI and Washington State Patrol about threats surrounding the presidential inauguration. No specific threats are targeting the city.By Kim Malcolm
Elderly people are sleeping in their cars to make sure they get a coronavirus vaccine. That's what Tom Banse saw in Sequim, Washington recently.By Tom Banse
The recent region-wide power outage caused wastewater pumps to spill raw sewage into Seattle-area waters, such as Puget Sound and Lake Washington.By John Ryan
Salmon in Washington state are "teetering on the brink of extinction" according to a new report.By Courtney Flatt
Howling winds, a river of rain and a twice-impeached President. KUOW's Casey Martin and Seattle Times food and drink writer Tan Vinh break down another hectic news week. Support the show by making a gift to KUOW: http://bit.ly/seattlenowBy Patricia Murphy
The U.S. Department of Education has launched a probe of what it called “disturbing reports” regarding Seattle Public Schools’ alleged failure to provide specialized instruction to students with disabilities during the pandemic.By Ann Dornfeld
Kim Malcolm talks with U.S. Senator Patty Murray about the impeachment of President Donald Trump, and the upcoming session in Congress.By Kim Malcolm
New estimates from Sound Transit show a surprise spike in transit cost estimates. The mayor weighs in as we take your calls. And what to expect as Washington begins its once-a-decade redistricting process.By Bill Radke
An informal survey found that 60% of Los Angeles police employees would get the vaccine when it's available to them. LAPD Chief Michel Moore describes how the department plans to increase that number.By Ailsa Chang
The NBA had a big week with a blockbuster trade and new concerns about the coronavirus as it ripples across the league and forces more game postponements.By Tom Goldman
As thousands of security forces deploy nationwide in anticipation of unrest ahead of the inauguration, there has been a national reckoning over how seriously to take the right-wing extremist threat.By Hannah Allam
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., one of the House impeachment managers, about the case's next move — a trial in the Senate.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with journalist Imara Jones about how increased transgender representation in media and politics impacts the trans community.By KUOW Staff
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Covid vaccines were supposed to be the hopeful kickoff to 2021, but the rollout is going far slower than planned. Guest: Anna Boiko-Weyrauch, KUOW reporter covering Covid Support the show by making a gift to KUOW: http://bit.ly/seattlenowBy Patricia Murphy
All but one representative voted to impeach, againBy Kim Malcolm
11 out of Washington's 12 members of congress have committed to voting for impeachment, everyone but Republican Cathy McMorris Rogers of the Spokane area.By Bill Radke
On the eve of the historic impeachment vote, Washington Congresswoman Kim Schrier (D-Issaashington Democratic lawmaker Kim Schrier discusses why she is voting in favor of an "incitement to insurrection" article of impeachment against President Trump.By Bill Radke
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., who was appointed as an impeachment manager, about the next steps for the Senate trial of President Trump.By KUOW Staff
Washington congressmembers Rep. Dan Newhouse and Rep. Jaime Herrera-Butler broke with party lines and voted in favor of impeachment.By Bill Radke
****EMBARGOED UNTIL 5PM ET*****Johnson & Johnson reported on Wednesday that its COVID-19 vaccine appears safe. Clinical trial results are expected to be published later this month.By Joe Palca
Researchers say they have identified the first medical treatment that shows promise in helping some people recovering from methamphetamine addiction.By Brian Mann
The House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting violence. Trump became the first president in U.S. history to be impeached twice.By KUOW Staff
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Scott Jennings, an adviser to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, about the state of play as the Senate prepares to consider President Trump's impeachment.By KUOW Staff
Seattle soccer player Megan Rapinoe has rejoined the US National Team. She joins after taking nearly a year away from soccer due to virus concerns. Now her focus is on the postponed summer Olympics.By KUOW
The House of Representatives is set to make history today when it votes whether to impeach President Trump for a second time. We'll talk with Seattle congresswoman Pramila Jayapal about why she's voting yes. Support the show by making a gift to KUOW: http://bit.ly/seattlenowBy Patricia Murphy
This mother and daughter are two of hundreds in the Seattle-area who are participating in Covid-19 vaccine research trials. They spoke to KUOW about their experiences in the study as it’s moved forward.By Anna Boiko-Weyrauch
‘Laws about social media that oversee what is allowed, or is not allowed, are really old and long predate this form of technology.’By Kim Malcolm
We hear from two small business owners about Governor Inslee's new plan to allow shuttered businesses to reopen. A new report on homelessness from researchers in Los Angeles offers insights into what Seattle should be doing to tackle the problem. And we talk to King County executive Dow Constantine on the latest plans to roll out Covid-19 vaccinati…