Brazil vs. the Netherlands: Currently led by the men in orange, 2-1. (UPDATE: The Netherlands win! And Brazil is out.)
Job creation: Weak in June, with only 83,000 private-sector jobs added.
Cantwell: Now backing the financial reform bill, which helps Democrats in the Senate find a route to passage.
Especially: With Robert Byrd being buried today.
Rand Paul's rant: We're like the failing Roman Empire, and the Day of Reckoning cometh.
Obama's immigration speech: Little chance of turning into Congressional action this year.
Portland's re-opened Al Gore investigation: Explained.
The iPhone death grip problem: Apple now acknowledges it, and says it will fix.
A Russian agent confesses: Allegedly, telling investigators he loved the Russian intelligence service more than his son.
Our "lush" spring: That's what you call this? OK. Well, watch out for wild fires because of it.
And Happy Fourth of July! Here's the Declaration of Independence, as read aloud by NPR staff and contributors. (Surprisingly affecting.)
- Seattle Municipal Archives
- Fourth of July Parade in Seattle, 1936