Efforts to raise the minimum wage in Seattle to $15 an hour are building. Right now, it's largely an argument over timelines. // John continues his assault on Christmas cheer. In the crosshairs today: the Christmas letter. // Brandi Kruse reports some undocumented immigrants are using a loophole to apply for visas intended for victims of violent crime. // The student who called in a bomb threat hoax at Harvard earlier this week is from Mukilteo. He was trying to get out of exams.