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Project Homeless is a new Seattle Times initiative that explores and explains the region’s complex, troubling problem of homelessness. With strong watchdog reporting and vivid storytelling, Project Homeless seeks to spotlight what is working, and what is not working, in responding to homelessness. We will also feature solutions-oriented reporting from elsewhere in the country.

Health

High-profile talks to avert landmark opioid trial break down

CLEVELAND — An 11th-hour effort to settle landmark opioid litigation collapsed Friday night after a full-day of unusual face-to-face negotiations, with the three main groups still far apart on key issues. Summoned to the federal courthouse here by U.S. District Court Judge Dan Aaron Polster, state attorneys general, corporate executives and lawyers for 2,400 cities...

Science

Artist uses ‘historic’ markers to raise climate awareness

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — New England is awash in historic markers, but a handful of plaques popping up in a New Hampshire town are different. Rather than commemorating important people or places in history, many of these dinner plate-size signs detail events like rising sea levels and an explosion of ticks that have yet to...  VIEW