Gay marriage is now legal in 36 states.
For nearly three years, members of the University of Washington's top governing board regularly violated state public meetings laws by discussing official business during private dinners, a King County judge ruled Friday.
The UW Board of Regents discussed official business during 24 of these "dinner meetings," held at the home of the school's president, between January 2012 and September 2014, according to an order from Superior Court Judge Laura Inveen.
Interstate 405's notoriously crawling traffic might accelerate if the state's new system of express toll lanes and increased carpool minimums works as expected.
- Sweet Harmony Soul featuring Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin, and Amy Helm
- At the Woodland Park Zoo
- Sunday, July 26th @ 6:00 p.m.
Soul/gospel legend, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, and civil rights icon Mavis Staples will release her second collaboration with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy, One True Vine, June 25 via Anti-. The follow-up to 2010's Grammy-winning You Are Not Alone, One True Vine finds Staples traversing darker terrain with stark, acoustic arrangements and the most honest, unvarnished vocal performances of her career. Featuring ten tracks - including new compositions written specifically for Staples by Tweedy and Nick Lowe along with covers ranging from Funkadelic to Lowe - the record is the most personal and emotional statement from the "American treasure" (Chicago Tribune) yet.
Described in The Village Voice as "the most commanding pianist and composer to emerge in recent years," Vijay Iyer brings his outstanding trio - including Marcus Gilmore (drums) and Stephen Crump (bass) - to Seattle once again for this special concert.
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley welcomes blues troubadour Eric Bibb for two nights with Michael Jerome Browne a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and living encyclopedia of American roots music.
Sales of diet soda have fallen off significantly in the U.S.
Instead, Deputy Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said during a press conference, police officers put handcuffed Gray and put him in the back of a police van without ever buckling him in.
The van went on to make three different stops across town. At the first, Gray was shackeled, but at no point said Commissioner Anthony Batts was Gray ever buckled into the van.
As we've reported, at some point on that day Gray suffered a fatal spine injury.
Aunts, uncles and cousins came to see the half-built weekend home of Taysier Dissi, an electrician and father of three. The concrete-block shell, with windows set and stairs roughed in, is placed just right for the view.
This will be the family's getaway from their home in the cramped confines of Jerusalem's often tense Old City.
Gay-rights activists say this creates a contradiction because in many states someone can legally marry a person of the same gender and then get fired for being gay.
But that's just the problem. Simply put, these trees stink.
"This whole place smells like dead fish," says Sheila Titus. "I mean everywhere. Everywhere you see one of these trees with the white on them."
Titus has lived in her home in the now hip neighborhood of Lawrenceville for 49 years.
That young victim, who was featured in an NPR story in February, endured years of rapes and brutal assaults by pimps who forced her into prostitution.
"I'm not ever going to forget what I've done or what I've gone through. But at the same time, I don't want it thrown in my face every time I'm trying to seek employment," she said.
She had lost consciousness four days before, and my family held vigil by her bedside waiting for the inevitable moment.
The simulator lets out several loud bangs. Dance notices the teen is nervous, his hands are shaking.
"You shot 24 times," he tells the student. "Did you realize that?"
You might already know that a supervolcano dominates the famous park that is situated on land in Wyoming and Montana. A shallow subsurface magma chamber has long been known.
But now a second, much larger reservoir of partially molten rock has been discovered by researchers at the University of Utah.