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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

Senators urge Medicare to allow seniors a drug plan do-over

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading senators are urging Medicare to allow seniors concerned about their drug plan pick for next year to switch if they received inaccurate information due to changes the agency made this sign-up season. The request from 14 Democrats and one Independent comes as open enrollment for prescription drug coverage ends at midnight...

Science

Nobel science laureates stress urgency of addressing climate

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nobel Prize laureates gathered in Stockholm to receive their awards took the opportunity Saturday to stress the importance of addressing climate change. Winners of the prizes in physics, chemistry and economics made the assessment Saturday ahead of next week's presentation of the prizes. The remarks come as a global summit on climate...