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Metro board review of rider liaison panel leads to fears about its future

Board members sought to assure the Riders' Advisory Council that it is not being eliminated.

A KKK robe showed up at a Maryland auction house. The auctioneers decided to donate the proceeds to a Nigerian student.

A&M Auctioneers and Appraisers on the Eastern Shore offered a KKK robe for sale as part of an online auction this month.

Woman accuses singer Trey Songz of punching and choking her at Hollywood Hills home

A woman has accused R&B performer Trey Songz of punching and choking her during an altercation at a home in Los Angeles over the weekend, according to her attorney. The alleged victim, who was not identified, claims she was attacked early Saturday morning at a home the singer rented for the weekend...

Long Blockchain misled investors, exchange officials say

Long Blockchain, which changed its name from Long Island Iced Tea Corp. in December, sending its stock soaring, is now getting an earful from regulators. The company acknowledged that Nasdaq... To view the full story, click the title link.

MIT professor takes over as deputy mayor under de Blasio

The architect of Mayor Bill de Blasio's signature prekindergarten program will depart in March—and a Massachusetts Institute Technology urban planning professor will take his place. J. Phillip... To view the full story, click the title link.

At Barclays, women earn about half as much as men

Let’s suppose you work in investment banking at Barclays. If you’re a woman, odds are you’re making about 50% less money than your male colleagues and your bonus is on average... To view the full story, click the title link.

Quincy Jones Tweets Conditional Apology for His 'Wordvomit' Interview

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Quincy Jones appears to wanna stop startin' somethin' Brian Ach/Getty Images Fifteen days ago, Vulture published an interview with Quincy Jones in which the record producer/arranger/music legend made several extraordinary...Show More Summary

Trump Suggests Bonuses for Teachers Willing to Carry Guns in Schools

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He was not kidding. by Katie Herzog DREW ANGERER/GETTY IMAGES As if being a teacher weren't challenging enough, future ex-President Donald Trump doubled-down on his latest plan to destroy America's education system during a meeting with...Show More Summary

How I Learned of Hook the Moose's Death

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Apparently, he had a rather large rack. by Charles Mudede AUTUMN ADAMS In my piece about great bars that are near light rail stations ("You Can't Drink On Light Rail, but Here's Where You Can Drink Near Light Rail"), I recommended Oliver's Lounge for downtown's Westlake Station. Show More Summary

Israeli Mini Burger Kings Head to Reno

Burgerim plans to expand to the Biggest Little City in the World Eater Vegas now has Reno coverage in its repertoire. See something happening in Reno, Sparks, or Tahoe? Hit up the tipline.. Mini 2.8-ounce burgers that diners can customize make their way to Reno soon. Show More Summary

Pretty, But Cursed Restaurant Location Gets Yet Another New Name

Now, the Goodfellows/Forum/Il Foro space will be Fhima’s Minneapolis Chef David Fhima has taken over the glittering, mirrored, art deco restaurant space at the base of Minneapolis’ City Center that has been home to several eateries over...Show More Summary

‘Westworld’ Saloon Becomes Reality at SXSW

Booze up at the Mariposa Saloon outside of Austin Westworld, the science-fiction drama television series from HBO, is recreating its Western-themed immersive park during South by Southwest next month. It takes place at an undisclosed location outside of Austin from Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11, from 2 to 10 p.m. Show More Summary

Here’s why Maryland needs a basic health plan

Health care is a human right. Without universal access to quality, affordable health care, nothing else matters. Children need good health to learn and grow, and working adults need it to be engaged, creative and productive citizens. Unfortunately, Republicans are using their control of the federal government to rip health coverage away from the American […]

Arming Teachers Is a Dumb Idea

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage It's dumb for all sorts of reasons and those reasons are being unpacked right now all over the Internet. I'd like add one more reason to the pile... When I was in high school—a sophomore at St. Gregory the Great in Chicago—some kids in my class stole a teacher's car. Show More Summary

Heather Graham’s Feature Debut Half Magic Is an Agreeably Low-Key Comedy

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Andrew Wright Half Magic As the stories of real-life Hollywood Ogres continue to pile up, the perspectives of women who’ve navigated the trenches are especially welcome. Half Magic, Heather Graham’s feature debut as a writer/director,...Show More Summary

Watch NRA Douchebag-in-Chief Wayne LaPierre Lie About Democrats, Socialists, and the Second Amendment

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle A week after the Florida shooting, this is the speech he gives? This guy's nerve is unfuckingbelievable. I can't wait to see what's left of his career after those teenagers are through with him. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

In the Remarkable Doc The Departure, Life Is Heavy for a Japanese Monk Dedicated to Suicide Prevention

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Kathy Fennessy The Departure In the world of Lana Wilson's patient, observant documentary, The Departure signifies a journey to the end of life. Ittetsu Nemoto, a Japanese Zen monk dedicated to suicide prevention, gives the despondent a glimpse of it by getting them to acknowledge the things that they'll leave behind. Show More Summary

Redneck Riviera OUT at Grand Bazaar Shops

No more chances to “Git Down” on the Strip Managing to stay in business to pour over Super Bowl weekend, John Rich’s “Nashville style honky-tonk bar” Redneck Riviera has shuttered on the second floor of the Strip’s Grand Bazaar Shops. The...Show More Summary

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