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Drivers are paying nearly 70 cents less for gas than they were a year ago, and the price at the pump is expected to begin dropping again this fall. Prices could tumble close to $2 per gallon by the New Year. USA TODAY
Presidential contenders for 2016 Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Martin O’Malley and Bernie Sanders will speak at the annual National Urban League conference Friday in Fort Lauderdale. The theme this year is #SaveOurCities, and candidates are expected to share plans for a ‘more equitable’ America.
Beijing will host 2022 Winter Olympics–China’s capital will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday.
Rare blue moon appears Friday night-–you can catch a glimpse of a rare blue moon Friday after sunset. The name is misleading, however. A blue moon appears gray or silver, just like other full moons. The uniqueness comes in the timing. The phenomenon happens once every three years, when a full moon appears for a second time in a single month.
Nobody was hurt, but several residents of a Central District apartment building had to run through flames to escape a fast-moving fire yesterday afternoon.
The Seattle Mariners are making some roster changes. The team made a 2-for-1 deal with the Yankees. The M’s acquired outfielder Ramon Flores and right-handed pitcher Jose Ramirez in exchange for outfielder Dustin Ackley. KOMO