Big Quake Hits Alaska: A magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit about 60 miles off the coast of Port Alexander this morning.
Chavez Still in Havana, Venezuelan Power Struggle Begins: After further complications from his latest surgery for cancer, Chavez still refuses to relinquish power in Venezuela, despite a constitutional mandate. Party leaders begin the political jostling.
Cat Arrested in Brazil: It was reportedly smuggling contraband into a prison.
Search For Skydiver Called Off: A skydiver who went missing after jumping from a helicopter on Thursday in the Cascade foothills, was not found in the second day of the rescue op, either.
Macklemore Wants to Run for Mayor: In the year 2025.
It's Wild Card Weekend: And the Seahawks will be playing the I-feel-racist-just-saying-their-team-name Redskins. Hawks are slight favorites to win.
Idaho Senator Pleads Guilty to DUI: Which apparently violates tenets of his Mormon faith.