The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday the level of microplastics in drinking-water is not yet dangerous for humans but called for more research into potential future risk. read more
The Seattle Sounders beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 at Providence Park on Friday night, avenging their loss to the Timbers at CenturyLink Field a month ago, and ensuring against the odds that the Cascadia Cup will remain in Washington for another year.
It was a typically entertaining, spirited contest between American soccer's greatest rivals. Seattle center back Xavier Arreaga, playing in his first derby, collapsed to the ground in front of the Timbers Army in exhaustion and exultation when the final whistle sounded, the Timbers' Jeremy Ebobisse kicked the air in frustration.
The result mattered. It always does. But on this night, the result, the soccer, was secondary. read more
They're still baffled by the circumstances. There were no wounds. No signs of a struggle. And the bulls' genitals and tongues had been carefully removed. read more
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Here's an interesting development regarding the 2020 presidential race: We're both vastly more interested in the election than we were four years ago and we're convinced that neither major party represents us. What could possibly go wrong? Pretty much everything. read more