Onetime economics professor and longtime nuclear strategist James R. Schlesinger was a political man for all seasons, holding a long string of Cabinet and other high-level posts through three administrations. He was hired -- and dismissed -- by presidents of both parties.
The Census Bureau today released its population numbers from July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue ranked No. 10 in numeric growth, adding 57,514. No. 1 was metro Houston, at 137,692, followed by New York, Dallas-Fort Worth and Los Angeles.
Sounders FC star Clint Dempsey was made available to reporters after Thursday's practice, his first interview since receiving a two-game suspension last week for a below-the-belt smack on Toronto's Mark Bloom. Dempsey is halfway through the suspension and will complete it by sitting out Saturday's h
One was a fitness enthusiast who helped the wounded after the Boston Marathon bombings and planned to run the race himself this year. The other was a father of three young children who had firefighting in his blood.