A fast food strike this week in Seattle closed a number of area restaurants. The workers were calling for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn voiced his approval for their cause.
After years of trying to discipline him, the leaders of al-Qaida's North African branch sent one final letter to their most difficult employee. In page after scathing page, they described how he didn't answer his phone when they called, failed to turn in his expense reports, ignored meetings and refused time and again to carry out orders.
About 15 minutes before a massive tornado leveled Moore, Oklahoma Monday, the National Weather Service issued a "tornado emergency." It still wasn't enough to prevent at least 24 people from dying. And it's got many wondering again why we can't do more to predict where the dangerous storms will touch down.
It might not seem like veteran Seattle talk host Ken Schram and pop star Justin Bieber would have a lot in common, but it turns out they have similar taste in pets. Both Schram and Bieber were owners of capuchin monkeys.
A soldier assigned to coordinate a sexual assault prevention program in Texas is under investigation for "abusive sexual contact" and other alleged misconduct and has been suspended from his duties, the Army announced Tuesday.