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Seattle mayor explains why he endorsed fast food workers strike

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.

Seattle fast food workers strike for more money, right to organize

Fast food workers in Seattle launched walkouts at a number of area restaurants, forcing several to shut down.

Nice to know even al-Qaida has bureaucratic snafus

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.

Luke got married!

Congratulations to Luke and his beautiful bride, Carey!

Tornado prediction better but still has long ways to go

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.

Portland fluoride battle makes for strange political bedfellows

Our neighbors in generally happy-go-lucky Portland are waging a heated (in their own polite way, anyway) campaign over what's in their water.

You'll never guess what Ken Schram has in common with Justin Bieber

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.

Local soldiers reflect on military sexual abuse allegations

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.

Bad singer booted from diverted New York flight

A woman singing a bad version of Dolly Parton's "I Will Always Love You," was escorted off of a flight from LA to New York Thursday evening.

Peter Sagal: U.S. Constitution saved us from 'Game of Thrones' world

The United States Constitution as the subject of a TV show might not sound so flashy, but what if you tie a little "Game of Thrones" in there?

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