Stories tagged: analysis
Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
Analysis: Iran protests show danger of economic woes
The protesters rallied for days in Iran, chanting against government corruption and demanding justice.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 7:16 p.m.
Analysis: Washington State lacks closing touch in loss to Washington
Washington committed 17 turnovers and made just 2-of-12 3-pointers, but the Huskies managed the damage control better than the Cougars, who turned it over a whopping 23 times.
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
Analysis: Is Jimmy Graham nearing the end of his time as a Seahawk?
Seattle coach Pete Carroll’s comments Monday about how remorseful the team was for its actions at the end of the loss in Jacksonville might have overshadowed his rather direct criticism …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 10, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Analysis: Johnathan Williams, Gonzaga light up Washington’s zone
Johnathan Williams scored 23 points and 12th-ranked Gonzaga put on an offensive clinic in a 97-70 blowout of Washington in Seattle.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 11:59 p.m.
Washington State sees Pac-12 title hopes disappear in Apple Cup loss to Washington
When it rains on these Washington State Cougars in the Apple Cup, it’s not usually just a light drizzle.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Yemen is on the brink of a horrible famine – here’s how things got so bad
It’s been called the “worst humanitarian crisis in the world”: Nearly 80 percent of Yemen’s population is food insecure; millions are teetering on the edge of famine.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Analysis: Washington State defense earns seven takeaways as Cougars hold off Utah 33-25 ahead of bye week
The Cougars (9-2, 6-2), with a bye week on the docket, can now cool their heels for 12 days before playing the Huskies in another Apple Cup that will determine …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 12:55 a.m.
Behind inspired drive from Luke Falk, Washington State squeaks past Stanford with 24-21 win
Falk waited until the eleventh hour to manufacture the most important drive of his career and the newly-minted Pac-12 career passing yards leader took 25th-ranked Washington State on an 11-play, …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
Analysis: Washington State played ‘hard’ but ‘dumb’ in 21-point loss to Arizona
TUCSON, Ariz. – At the start of the season, the Washington State Cougars were supposed to be the team rich with offensive prowess, while the Arizona Wildcats were supposed to …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 1:30 p.m.
Analysis: Former White House aide Bannon vs. retired Army Gen. Petraeus on how to defeat Islamic extremism
It’s not just Republican senators any more. From his perch outside the White House, Stephen Bannon is now picking fights with the foreign policy establishment.
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 6:07 p.m.
Who is to blame for rising tuition prices at public colleges?
Complaints about rising college costs are nothing new, but for students and parents calculating the price of college these days, the exercise has become a much more complicated task compared …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
Analysis: Washington State handles both the elements and the Buffaloes in 28-0 Homecoming win
Nasty wind and buckets of rain formed quite the combination for the Cougars on a night when they already another dual-threat to worry about: Colorado quarterback Steven Montez.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 3:58 p.m.
Outplayed and outcoached, No. 8 Washington State sees unbeaten season come to an end after 37-3 loss at Cal
WSU, which didn’t score a touchdown for the first time since a game at Oregon State in 2012, fell to 6-1 and 3-1 in Pac-12 play.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
Fewer Americans buy insurance in coastal areas
Amanda Spartz nearly did not renew her home’s flood insurance policy after her first year in Florida. Two hurricanes came close to the Fort Lauderdale suburbs last year, but they …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 10:35 p.m.
Analysis: Trump vows to win the seemingly unwinnable war
Before he became president, Donald Trump rarely talked about Afghanistan. When he did, he often called for a swift end to America’s longest war.
Fri., July 14, 2017, 5 a.m.
Analysis: Trump will claim health care win – or shift blame
If congressional Republicans succeed in repealing and replacing “Obamacare,” expect a big Rose Garden celebration with President Donald Trump taking credit.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Judge: Redo part of analysis for Dakota Access pipeline
A federal judge has handed a lifeline to efforts to block the Dakota Access pipeline, ruling Wednesday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers didn’t adequately consider the possible impacts …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Trump’s tax proposal: What it means for the rich, for the world and for you
President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered a glimpse into his approach to tax reform. Here’s what we learned from the document, as well as the big tax questions the White …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 6 a.m.
Marijuana has truly gone mainstream, survey finds
Yahoo News and Marist University survey illustrates how pot has become a part of everyday life for millions of Americans.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Analysis: For Trump, an overnight evolution on Syria
President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to order airstrikes against the Syrian government was an overnight evolution for a president who long warned against deeper American involvement in one of the …
UPDATED: Thu., April 6, 2017, 11:39 p.m.
Analysis: The biggest question about attacking Assad is: What comes next?
For President Donald Trump, choosing targets and launching cruise missiles to punish the Syrian regime for using chemical weapons this week may have been a relatively clear-cut decision. The big …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
North Carolina takes title from Gonzaga by making key plays late
Nothing made much sense in the second half. Foul calls stopped the game’s flow in its tracks and left key players on both teams in foul trouble. Perimeter shooting – …
UPDATED: Sat., April 1, 2017, 11:23 p.m.
Gonzaga advances to NCAA men’s basketball title game, guts and guile in tow
The moderator informed media assembled in a large interview room: “Gonzaga has arrived.”
UPDATED: Sun., March 26, 2017, 12:29 a.m.
Gonzaga returns to form, reaches Final Four with rout over Xavier
Gonzaga wasn’t at its best while winning its first three games in the NCAA tournament. But the Zags were on Saturday when it mattered the most. They looked like the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 12:09 a.m.
Jordan Mathews, Gonzaga deliver in crunch time to advance to Elite Eight
It was the best shot Jordan Mathews never saw go in. The senior guard buried a 3-pointer inside the final minute to give Gonzaga the lead and the second-ranked Zags …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Bulldogs’ Jordan Mathews stops Northwestern’s ‘hammer’ with a little bit of luck
Some wins ride on a little more than just talent – they require a bit of luck.
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Freshmen Zach Collins, Killian Tillie help Gonzaga hold off Northwestern
Gonzaga led 63-56, but the Wildcats were closing fast. The Zags’ memorable season and NCAA Tournament were hanging in the balance. Sounds like a job for a couple of 19-year-olds. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 3:55 p.m.
Gonzaga’s Johnathan Williams dominates South Dakota State’s Mike Daum
SALT LAKE CITY – Seems logical Johnathan Williams would lock down South Dakota State scoring wizard Mike Daum.
Sat., March 11, 2017
Partisan bashing proves CBO’s worth
Even when CBO’s numbers are wrong, it retains its credibility – because it goes about its business in a fair and transparent way.
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Gonzaga answers WCC Tournament tests
The wins came one after another. Eighty- and 90-point nights were routine on the offensive end. Opponents rarely cracked the 60-point barrier.