Theres only one way Mark Zuckerberg can make it up to me and thats by saying Im number one on Facebook.
There's only one way Mark Zuckerberg can make it up to me, and that's by saying I'm number one on Facebook. SAMUEL CORUM / GETTY IMAGES

Seattle commits to green buildings: Going forward, Seattle city buildings will be clean. We're kicking our fossil-fuel habit in new buildings and will come up with a way to get the old buildings off natural gas. Unfortunately, Mayor Jenny Durkan said in a press conference yesterday, the new KeyArena and the new Seattle Aquarium (the Seattle Aquarium will comply with these rules!) won't be required to be fossil-fuel-free since the projects are already under way. This move is part of Seattle's commitment to a Green New Deal.

Facebook decides to do a whole lot of nothing: The social-media giant will not make any changes to its political ad policies. That means that Facebook is down to let lies abound in political ads on its platform. It also won't stop microtargeting ads toward specific people. Critics worry that this leads to the proliferation of disinformation. I wonder if this non-decision happened on a certain night when a certain someone was crowned King of Facebook:

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And here in Washington State: A Republican lawmaker thinks Facebook political ad regulations are "too burdensome," so he's filed two bills to change them.

Investigation into Iranian American border detainment: Over the weekend, people were stopped and held by Border Patrol at the Canada-US border. The people who were questioned were of Iranian descent. The Department of Homeland Security’s Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties is opening up an investigation into the detainments. Representative Pramila Jayapal's office has estimated that 60 to 200 people were questioned for prolonged periods of time.

Secret Service costs kept under wraps: The Trump administration is delaying the release of reports about how much the Secret Service spends protecting Trump and his family when they travel. They're keeping the information until after the 2020 election.

Kentucky judge suspended over possible threesome: The family court judge faces nine counts of misconduct. One of them alleges that she engaged in a threesome in the courthouse.

HPV vaccine remains not mandatory: Despite a petition to make it one of the vaccines required for children to go to public schools in Washington State. The vaccine defends against human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted disease that can lead to cervical cancer. The Department of Health ultimately decided not to require it. Though one member of the DOH said there should be more done to promote the vaccine, she said adding it to the mandatory list was not a top priority. At least it's that and not the DOH being swayed by anti-vax testifiers who went on and on about teens they knew who died after getting the HPV vaccine.

Today, in 1909, people were ice-skating on Green Lake:

Snow? People began seeing snowfall early this morning. Most of that is happening in northern counties like Whatcom and Skagit. For us in Seattle, there will be no accumulation and the snow is expected to change to just cold rain by 8 a.m. Chances for snow remain on Friday and into next week when temperatures will drop.

Seattle Squeeze 2.0 constricts a little more: Connect 2020, the 10-week effort to connect the Eastside light rail line to the existing light rail line, has slowed down light rail trains and complicated commutes. Originally, Sound Transit said that frequency would change from a train coming every six minutes during peak times to a train coming every 12 minutes all the time during the construction. However, after just three days, Sound Transit has changed the frequency to between 13 and 15 minutes.

A year's worth of red light accidents: At the same intersection. It's at 23rd Avenue and East John Street.

If you read one thing this morning: Read this account of the only two survivors from the Scandies Rose, the Alaskan crabbing vessel that sunk on New Year's Eve.

Old ass fish species is now extinct: The Chinese paddlefish survived for 150 million years. It's dead and extinct now because of human activity.

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Cuttlefish can see in 3-D: Cuttlefish, which look like Futurama's Dr. Zoidberg, have great depth perception. Scientists at the University of Minnesota tested it recently by putting 3-D glasses on cuttlefish and playing clips of shrimp. The cuttlefish reacted to the shrimp as if they were in the wild.

This graphic will make you feel bad: For how much of your lifetime has the US been at war? I'm just glad it's not 100 percent of my life, I guess.

Today's best entertainment options in Seattle are: A pop-up performance as part of the Seattle Art Museum exhibit Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum, the Capitol Hill Art Walk, and the 3rd Annual Andy King Drum Marathon. See more on our EverOut Things To Do calendar.