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Charles H. Townes, Physicist Who Helped Develop Lasers, Dies at 99

New York Times Headlines - 4 hours 54 min ago
Dr. Townes shared the Nobel Prize in 1964 for his work on lasers, in a career that included advising on lunar landings, verifying Einstein’s theories and creating an atomic clock.

Food market in Point Breeze robbed at gunpoint

Yahoo! National News - 4 hours 57 min ago

Food market in Point Breeze robbed at gunpointPhiladelphia police are searching for two suspects who held up a food market at gunpoint in the city's Point Breeze section.


Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 2 min ago
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and crawled back from the dead — literally.

Facebook launching Trending Super Bowl for the big game

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 8 min ago

This image provided by Facebook, shows the apps Trending Super Bowl hub. As the latest step in Facebook's focus on sports, it is launching Trending Super Bowl for Sunday's NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game between the new England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. It will be a dedicated real-time hub where followers can not only check the scoreboard module, but also read content posted by professional media, celebrities and friends, and view video and official photos from the game. (AP Photo/Facebook)PHOENIX (AP) — As Facebook's latest step into sports, the social media giant is launching Trending Super Bowl — a real-time hub for content from Sunday's game between the Patriots and Seahawks.


Boeing, U.S. Army start work on new AH-64 Apache multiyear deal

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 8 min ago
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Officials from Boeing Co and the U.S. Army said on Wednesday they had begun discussions about a multiyear agreement to buy about 240 AH-64 Apache helicopters from fiscal 2017 to 2021, a deal that analysts say could be worth around $4 billion. U.S. Army acquisition chief Heidi Shyu recently signed a document allowing both sides to begin work on a multiyear agreement, with an eye to securing approval from the defense secretary by March 2016, Colonel Jeff Hager, Apache program manager, told reporters at an event hosted by Boeing. Mark Ballew, Boeing's head of business development for attack helicopters, told Reuters that the multiyear agreement could include options for about 100 international sales of the attack helicopter, which would add to its overall value.

First Draft: Today in Politics

New York Times Headlines - 5 hours 8 min ago
Loretta E. Lynch has to prove to the Senate Judiciary Committee that she’s no Eric H. Holder Jr.






New resignations hit Germany's Pegida

BBC World News - 5 hours 10 min ago
The new leader of Germany's controversial anti-Islamisation group Pegida, Kathrin Oertel, resigns a week after her predecessor.
Categories: BBC World News

Famed SC civil rights protesters have convictions erased

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 13 min ago

FILE - In this February 1960 file photo, people take part in a civil rights "sit-in" protest at the lunch counter in McCrory's in Rock Hill, S.C. A prosecutor on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, will argue a motion to vacate the convictions of a group known as the Friendship Nine. Eight Friendship Junior College students and a civil rights organizer were convicted of trespassing and breach of peace for staging a similar protest at the same lunch counter in 1961. The men opted for a month’s hard labor rather than allow bail to be posted for them by civil rights groups. (AP Photo/The Herald, File)ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The convictions of nine South Carolina black men who integrated a whites-only lunch counter during the height of the civil rights movement were tossed out Wednesday during an emotional hearing before a packed courtroom.


White Pass - 1/28/2015 6:56:03 AM

White Pass Report - 5 hours 23 min ago
White Pass US12
1/28/2015 6:56:03 AM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 1/28/2015 6:50:27 AM

Satus Pass Report - 5 hours 23 min ago
Satus Pass US97
1/28/2015 6:50:27 AM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/28/2015 6:47:24 AM

Stevens Pass Report - 5 hours 23 min ago
Stevens Pass US2
1/28/2015 6:47:24 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, frost and ice in places

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 1/28/2015 6:45:37 AM

Blewett Pass Report - 5 hours 23 min ago
Blewett Pass US97
1/28/2015 6:45:37 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/28/2015 6:53:14 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - 5 hours 23 min ago
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/28/2015 6:53:14 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. I-90 milepost 63, both eastbound lanes will be closed 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 and traffic will be detoured around the work using the off and on ramps. Expect traffic delays and added travel time.

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Palestinian girl, 14, in Israel prison for throwing rocks

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 23 min ago
The fate of a 14-year-old Palestinian girl, tried before an Israeli military court for hurling rocks at passing cars in the West Bank and sentenced to two months in prison, has gripped Palestinians who say her treatment demonstrates Israel's excessive measures against stone-throwing youth.

Man hid cocaine inside prosthetic leg in his car, police say

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 25 min ago
Police say a Delaware drug suspect went out on a limb to transport a stash of cocaine, but he was busted when officers discovered the drug hidden inside his prosthetic leg.

After 2 convictions, 2 more Vanderbilt players face charges

Seattle Times Headlines - 5 hours 30 min ago
With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial.

Litvinenko post-mortem 'dangerous'

BBC World News - 5 hours 31 min ago
The post-mortem examination of Alexander Litvinenko was probably the most dangerous ever conducted in the Western world, the inquiry into his death hears.
Categories: BBC World News

Thief steals narcotics from pharmacy in Kensington

Yahoo! National News - 5 hours 35 min ago

Thief steals narcotics from pharmacy in KensingtonPhiladelphia police are searching for an armed robber who targeted a supermarket pharmacy in the city's Kensington section.


Glitter sobs over child abuse images

BBC World News - 5 hours 37 min ago
Gary Glitter breaks down in tears as he tries to explain to jurors why he had been in possession of child abuse images.
Categories: BBC World News