Last weekend was the wettest April weekend ever recorded at Sea-Tac. Margaret Thatcher passed away this morning. // A mudslide derailed a passenger train north of Seattle on Sunday. It's the latest in what has been an exceptionally bad season for mudslides. // Are some public employees' medical benefits making it impossible for local governments to pay for anything else? An AP investigation finds that public money has directly covered things like hot tubs, penile implants and hypnotic treatments for weight loss. // The assault weapons ban is dead, but a compromise on background checks might still be in play.