The matchup is about as good as it gets in MLS at the moment. Sounders FC versus D.C. United. The top team in the Western Conference (and the overall standings) versus the top team in the Eastern Conference.
A summary of the review by deputy White House chief of staff Rob Nabors says the Veterans Health Administration must be restructured and a “corrosive culture” has hurt morale and affected the timeliness of health care.
Mary Rodgers, the daughter of the composer Richard Rodgers, is probably best-known for writing the music for “Once Upon a Mattress,” the farce that made Carol Burnett a star; and for writing “Freaky Friday,” a novel about a teen who switches bodies with her mother.
The Vancouver Canucks were busy early on draft day, sending forward Ryan Kesler to Anaheim and defenseman Jason Garrison to Tampa Bay as part of three trades made hours before Florida chose defenseman Aaron Ekblad with the No. 1 selection Friday.
From Starbucks to eBay to Macy’s, the increasing visibility of corporations at gay-pride parades across the country in recent years comes as same-sex marriage bans fall in the courts and polls show greater public acceptance of gay marriage.