It was their party at the Tractor Tavern Sunday night, and what Cahalen Morrison and Eli West wanted most was to play. And so they did, for a lot longer than many bands do during their own album release shows.
I'm not doing regular recaps of "Downton Abbey" these days, mainly because I've been a little disappointed in the general slowness of Season 4. But things are picking up, so let's check back in -- and can I begin by saying that I really, really would like to see a map of where the abbey is in relati
%%%eee5ba212623987b5dd1b50f41ead2a1%%%Between the Super Bowl hangover that many of us were probably feeling all week and Seattle's snow day on Saturday, it might have been easy to miss the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
In an ideal world, the news that Michael Sam, an All-American college football player likely headed to the NFL, is gay would be treated with a shrug. Of course, there are gay men and women in professional sports, just as there have been gay astronauts, gay military officers and so on.
The Sochi Winter Olympics are making Russians beam with pride. But while the opening ceremony left out World War II at the behest of international Olympic organizers, Russia's role in defeating Nazi Germany is still one of the nation's proudest moments, as some have found out the hard way.
The family of a Washington man imprisoned nearly a year-and-a-half in North Korea says it's alarmed and saddened the country has canceled a second invitation for a U.S. envoy to talk about his release.