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A broken-down car sent a family spiraling into homelessness

He thought his family might never leave the D.C. General shelter. Then he found Community of Hope.

Latest White House Fence Jumper Released From Custody

Joseph Caputo entered a "not guilty" plea in federal court this afternoon. [ more › ]

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver found guilty of corruption

A lawmaker who was one of New York's most powerful politicians has been convicted by a federal jury of charges that he used the power of his office to earn $5 million illegally. Former New York... To view the full story, click the title link.

Manhattan Borough Board rejects de Blasio zoning proposals

The Manhattan Borough Board voted unanimously Monday against two citywide zoning proposals introduced by Mayor Bill de Blasio that would alter the shape of buildings and require more affordable... To view the full story, click the title link.

Mayor signs law creating labor enforcement office

The mayor on Monday signed a new office into existence that will enforce the city’s paid-sick-leave law and other mandates on city businesses. The city’s Department of Consumer Affairs... To view the full story, click the title link...

Behold, The Castro's Be-Wigged Prowler

The mysterious person "seems to be casing homes in the Castro and Ingleside neighborhoods" while wearing a multitude of wigs. [ more › ]

Amazon Debuts New Delivery Drone Prototype, Still Has No Idea When They Will Be Deployed

Much like with Google Project Wing, the new Prime Air drones take off and land vertically. [ more › ]

Microbreweries Say Calorie Counts Will Be Ruinously Expensive

Pliny doesn't need your chain menu anyway. When calorie counts arrive next year on chain-restaurant menus, per federal mandate, the beer selection could take a turn for the worse. The FDA stuck breweries with the cost of making beers...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Writes a Poem to Announce His Retirement from the NBA

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kobe Bryant has announced that this will be his last NBA season. plavevski/Shutterstock As the only Stranger editorial staffer who cares about professional basketball (a burden that grows heavier and more painful each year that Seattle...Show More Summary

It's World AIDS Day Tomorrow. Get to Tacoma Art Museum.

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In honor of World AIDS Day on December 1, Tacoma Art Museum will be open from noon to 8 pm, and all admission is by-donation. You really will be sorry if you don't see the remarkable exhibition Art AIDS America before it closes January...Show More Summary

When QFC Just Isn't Good Enough…

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Wheat paste reassurance in front of the new Beryl "Apartment Homes and Condo Building" at 12th and Pike: Photo Kelly O

Five to try: Spice up your work Christmas party

6 hours agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

It’s that time of year again and I know what you’re thinking – how is it almost Christmas already? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had that conversation with people in the last few weeks. In fact, I feel like I’ve been having that same conversation all year. Yet here we are at the [...]

#SoulTrainAwards – Backstage with Erykah Badu… [PHOTOS + VIDEO]

Superstar songstress Erykah Badu played host to the 2015 Soul Train Awards, which aired to rave reviews last night (November 29, 2015). Badu partnered with ‘The Fader’ and shared several behind the scenes photos and videos online as she embarked on hosting, writing and producing her first major awards show. Show More Summary

Maryland intends to seek penalties against Volkswagen

The state joins others who are going after the auto maker for installing "defeat devices"

Photos: Greek Out At The Field Museum With 5000+ Years Of Artifacts

  This groundbreaking exhibit features help from over 21 Greek institutions to acquire and display artifacts, many which have never been seen outside of Greece. [ more › ]

More People Are Complaining About Film And TV Shoots In L.A.

While you may have just been silently annoyed by film and TV production crews filming in your neighborhood, there has been an uptick of local residents filing complaints about it. [ more › ]

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