Romney Ahead in New Poll: A new Rasmussen poll shows Romney beating Obama, 48 percent to 44 percent.

Ohio Will Be Critical, As Always: Why Romney will be wise to put most of his eggs in the Ohio basket this election.

South Lake Union Shooting: A man was shot multiple times for unknown reasons on Westlake Avenue last night, and was taken to the hospital with non-lifethreatening injuries.

Lock Near New Orleans Close to Breaking: A failure of the Louisiana lock, pressured by Hurricane Isaac, could put hundreds of homes in a Louisiana parish underwater.

Seattle Man Wins Internet Cat Video Contest: The Garfield High alum and author of the "Henri the Existential Cat" videos won the biggest cat-based Internet video award in the land this week.

Organic, Free Range, Gluten-Free Sexual Harassment: The owner of a successful farm-to-table restaurant in Brooklyn has been accused of sexual harassment by 22 former employees.

Pirate Bay Founder Arrested in Cambodia: The founder of one of the largest file sharing sites on the Internet was arrested in an apartment in Phnom Penh, months after he failed to return to Sweden for a year-long jail sentence.

Woman Dies While Struggling For Medical Coverage: Caught in a whirlwind of legal minutiae, a Florida woman died in July after years of fighting a highly-survivable form of cancer with no insurance to help her.

Teen Hits Head on Overpass, Dies: A New Jersey teenager riding a party bus with friends was killed after he stuck his head out of an emergency roof hatch and struck a highway overpass.

Mormons Can Drink Soda, Officially: Don't get it twisted, liberal media: as long as they ain't hot, caffeinated drinks are a-ok.

And now, in honor of our local hero, here is the second Henri the Cat video: