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Sports Woman sues Oregon State over 1999 sexual assault (Video)
A woman who says she was raped while attending Oregon State University in 1999 seeks $7.5 million in a federal Title IX lawsuit against the school and its former football coach, Mike Riley.

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Outdoors Godzilla El Nino vs. the blob: 'The mighty Godzilla will prevail'
Two weather entities have been battling it out for media attention of late: The warm 'blob' of water in the Pacific Ocean largely blamed for our year-plus long of warmer temperatures in the Northwest, and a budding El Niño of super strength that has been given a variety of monikers, from "Bruce Lee" El Niño to "Godzilla" El Niño.

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Home Snub that handshake Snub that handshake (Video)
It's one of life's awkward moments, when you stick out your hand to shake someone else's and instead you're ignored. When it happened to Chicago’s mayor a couple of days ago, it got CNN’s Jeanne Moos thinking about shady handshakes.
Home iPhone stops bullet iPhone stops bullet (Photo Gallery) (Video)
An iPhone saved a Fresno state student -- by stopping a bullet during an armed robbery at an apartment complex near campus. Sonata Rose has the details on the shooting and how it has raised security concerns.
Home Huge swarms of bats amaze onlookers Huge swarms of bats amaze onlookers (Video)
In the Sacramento, California area -- a mass flight of bats called a "Bat-nado" by some can only be seen during the summer months. And experts say bat season arrived earlier this year. Anjali Hemphill reports.

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Business Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion over grocery deal Haggen sues Albertsons for $1 billion over grocery deal
The small grocery-store chain Haggen on Tuesday sued Albertsons for more than $1 billion in damages, alleging the supermarket giant engaged in systematic efforts to eliminate it as a viable competitor in five states.
Health Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option Study: Tiny, wireless pacemaker could be surgery-free option
A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the new technology.
Consumer Online foreign language promoter to pay $1M in consumer deception lawsuit Online foreign language promoter to pay $1M in consumer deception lawsuit (Video)
An internet company selling foreign language software just agreed to pay $1,000,000 for what the state Attorney General says was an introductory offer scam.
The state says Philadelphia-based Internet Order and it's CEO Daniel Roitman turned an introductory offer into automatic charges for automatic shipments of foreign language software under the brand name The Pimsleur Approach.

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Technology (New) Judge approves $415M settlement in Apple, Google wage case
A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
Technology Tech Tips: Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking
Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords.

Health

Health Amgen wins approval for second biotech cholesterol drug
Amgen Inc. has won federal approval for the second medicine in a new class of pricey biotech drugs that reduce artery-clogging cholesterol more than older statin drugs that have been used for decades.
Health Nickelodeon show profiles dying children
Even though Linda Ellerbee has addressed many tough topics with young audiences before, it took a decade before Nickelodeon approved her idea of a "Nick News" episode where children with terminal illnesses talk about their lives.
Health FDA approves female sex pill, but with safety restrictions
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.

Business

Business (New) US trade deficit drops to $41.9 billion in July
The U.S. trade deficit fell in July to the lowest level in five months as exports posted a small gain while imports declined, reflecting a big drop in shipments of consumer goods such as cell phones.

Consumer

Consumer Clearing mail alert confusion: Is your mortgage or privacy at risk? (Video)
When someone you don't know sends an email about your federal tax information, it's understandable that you'd be cautious. It's equally understandable that you'd question an unsolicited letter from lawyers talking about trustee changes at your mortgage company. KOMO viewers contacted the Problem Solvers- with questions about both.
Consumer Refunds not guaranteed for wildfire-related lodging cancellations (Video)
Northwest wildfires are ruining a lot of vacations and burning budgets for many families who paid in advance for a vacation rental. Some establishments offer full refunds, but when you lose lodging due to a wildfire or any other natural disaster, there's no such thing as an automatic refund guarantee.