Today the sun will rise in Seattle at 7:49 am: And then set, eight hours and 29 minutes later, at 4:18 pm. However! The winter solstice is only eight days away.
Syria: Firing Scud missiles at its own people.
Fed will keep interest rates near zero: Until the unemployment rate hits 6.5 percent.
North Korea's satellite: "Tumbling out of control."
No holiday plans for Congressional Republicans: Boehner says there's not enough progress on the Fiscall Cliff talks.
Twenty years at McDonald's: And still making minimum wage.
Federal job satisfaction: At its "lowest point in almost a decade."
Midtown Manhattan execution: Getaway car found.
Seattle's texting pedestrians: "A third of us are living dangerously by texting, talking and listening to music on mobile devices while crossing busy streets."
Katt Williams: Seattle judge puts warrant out for his arrest.
Big coal train meeting tonight: At the downtown Seattle convention center. Here's a coal train rolling—and rolling, and rolling—through Edmonds: