Despite the frigid air, a few icy patches on the course and the field of small ice chunks that greeted runners on the final runway to the finish line, the 44th Seattle Marathon (plus half marathon and walks of the same distances) attracted 8,484 participants and earned seemingly unanimous good reviews from racers.
The Ravens would like to close the curtain on the Rice era, but an arbitrator ruled on the N.F.L.'s flawed process, not Rice’s character, and so questions remain about how the team as an organization handled the situation.
The U.S. Forest Service is experimenting with the pupil-sized lens that uses infrared scopes to register the heat signature from warm, moving objects. The data will help manage the human impact on wilderness.
China now had the power, Xi Jinping told Communist Party officials, to steer world crises and turn them to China’s advantage, a declaration, analysts said, of how the nation’s leader sees China’s growing pre-eminence.