Most talked about Seattle Times stories

Rams cut Sam, 1st openly gay player drafted

seattletimes.com — Originally published August 30, 2014 at 1:30 PM | Page modified August 30, 2014 at 1:57 PM ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team. The 7th-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @SeaTimesSports: The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team: seati.ms/Z2GPJV

Right wing launches misguided protest against Labor Day

seattletimes.com — Originally published Friday, August 29, 2014 at 7:17 PM Of all the things to protest: Labor Day? Workers have it hard enough, so leave their one day alone. Seattle Times staff columnist Just when it seemed the right wing couldn't get any more divorced from reality around here, a local conservative group has launched a protest against what it sees as a pernicious cultural touchstone.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @BruceBartlett: Not from The Onion: wankers plan to work on Monday to protest Labor Day. Really. mobile.seattletimes.com/story/today/20…

Aug 30, 2014

RT @BruceBartlett: Not from The Onion: wankers plan to work on Monday to protest Labor Day. Really. mobile.seattletimes.com/story/today/20…

Cyclist killed days before city to upgrade notorious bike lane

seattletimes.com — Originally published August 29, 2014 at 1:16 PM | Page modified August 29, 2014 at 1:34 PM Alan Berner / The Seattle Times A bicyclist was killed Friday morning by a left-turning truck in downtown Seattle, while using the city's notorious Second Avenue bike lane.
Aug 30, 2014

Cyclist killed days before city to upgrade notorious bike lane | The Seattle Times seattletimes.com/html/localnews… [update: Sher Kung, young mom]

McDonald’s faces test in Russia as politics bite into U.S. symbol

seattletimes.com — Originally published August 29, 2014 at 5:08 PM | Page modified August 29, 2014 at 7:12 PM Audrey Rudakov / Bloomberg McDonald's, which arrived in Soviet-era Russia in 1990 and helped open the communist nation to foreign enterprise, is now under pressure to retreat.
Aug 30, 2014

McDonald’s faces test in Russia as politics bite into U.S. symbol: seattletimes.com/html/businesst…

What’s new in back-to-school tech gadgets

seattletimes.com — Originally published Friday, August 29, 2014 at 4:17 PM It's late August, when thoughts of summer vacation turn to back-to-school supplies; and when it comes to school, both digital and wireless rule. Before you fill up your in-store and online shopping carts, take a look at some of the newest gadgets students will be using this year.

Cyclist killed on Seattle’s notorious 2nd Avenue bike lane

seattletimes.com — Originally published August 29, 2014 at 1:16 PM | Page modified August 29, 2014 at 1:34 PM Alan Berner / The Seattle Times A bicyclist was killed Friday morning by a left-turning truck in downtown Seattle, while using the city's notorious Second Avenue bike lane.
Aug 30, 2014

RT @seattletimes: The cyclist killed Friday on Second Avenue has been ID'd by her employer as Sher Kung, 31, a lawyer and new mother: seati.ms/1u6uldF

Aug 30, 2014

RT @seattletimes: Friday's cyclist death was Second Ave's first, but there have been 57 crashes -- a risky route just days from a fix: seati.ms/1u6uldF

Aug 29, 2014

RT @kbest: Seattle’s notorious 2nd Avenue bike lane claims victim, turning predictions of tragedy into reality seattletimes.com/html/localnews…

Aug 29, 2014

RT @kbest: Seattle’s notorious 2nd Avenue bike lane claims victim, turning predictions of tragedy into reality seattletimes.com/html/localnews…

Aug 29, 2014

A year ago, a cycling expert called Seattle’s 2nd Ave “death defying.” Today, we did not defy… seattletimes.com/html/localnews…