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For some, location of Brown's hands irrelevant

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:57
The word spread within minutes of Michael Brown's death -- a young black man with his hands raised in surrender had just been shot by a white police officer.

Girl Scouts byting into digital for cookie sales

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:53

In this undated photo released by Girl Scouts of the USAGirl Scouts, Bria and Shirell practice selling cookies on one of two new digital platforms. It’s the first time Girls Scouts of the USA has allowed sale of cookies using a mobile app and personalized websites. The Digital Cookie program is intended to enhance, not replace, traditional use of paper spreadsheets. (AP Photo/Girl Scouts of the USA)NEW YORK (AP) — Watch out world, the Girl Scouts are going digital to sell you cookies.


Latest News: Congress Returns, Hong Kong Flares Up, Climate Talks Start

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:52
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.






Ex-GOP leader, talk-show host Kirby Wilbur now trains journalists for partisan group

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:51
Kirby Wilbur, former chairman of the state Republican Party, has moved to the other Washington for a job that would seem a tricky balance: molding objective young journalists at an overtly partisan organization.

No Child Left Behind gets renewed focus

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:43

This Nov. 14, 2014, photo, shows Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., holding the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, during an interview on Capitol Hill in Washington. Alexander, the incoming chairman of the Senate committee overseeing education, says his top education priority is fixing the landmark Bush-era law, No Child Left Behind. His goal? Get a bill signed by President Barack Obama early next year. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)WASHINGTON (AP) — The No Child Left Behind education law could be making a political comeback.


Tredwell backs under-fire Cook

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:39
England off-spinner James Tredwell backs Alastair Cook to continue as one-day captain after calls for him to resign.
Categories: BBC World News

Man shot 4 times in Newark, Delaware has died

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:38

Man shot 4 times in Newark, Delaware has diedAuthorities say a man that was found shot multiple times in Newark, Delaware has died from his injuries.


Taiwan ruling party struggles after poll defeat

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:37
Why voters in Taiwan turned against the ruling party
Categories: BBC World News

GOP aide resigns after comments about President Obama's daughters

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:36

GOP aide resigns after comments about President Obama's daughtersA staffer for Republican Congressman Stephen Fincher, has resigned after backlash over her comments about President Obama's daughters.


Climate funds for coal highlight lack of UN rules

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:30

In this Oct. 18, 2014 photo, an Indonesian fisherman stand on his a boat in a river near power plants in Cirebon, Indonesia. The sprawling power station that hums and coughs along this coast in Indonesia is labeled as a Japanese contribution to the global fight against climate change. The plants promote new coal technology from Japanese companies, which is cleaner than old coal technology but still pollutes far more than solar, wind or natural gas. Villagers nearby also complain that the coal plant is damaging the local environment, and that stocks of fish, shrimp and green mussels have dwindled. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)KANCI KULON, Indonesia (AP) — About $1 billion in loans under a U.N. initiative for poor countries to tackle global warming is going toward the construction of power plants fired by coal, the biggest human source of carbon pollution.


Mayor de Blasio Unveiling Bill to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:26
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration is introducing a bill that would phase out the carriage horses in Central Park by the middle of 2016.

Climate talks open as world heats up

BBC World News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:21
Delegates are set to meet in Peru to try and agree a negotiating text for a new global climate deal to be signed at the end of 2015.
Categories: BBC World News

1 injured in tractor trailer crash on Rt. 1 in Falls Twp.

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:04
One person was injured when a tractor trailer overturned off on Route 1 in Falls Township, Bucks County Monday morning.

Police group criticizes Rams players over Ferguson gesture

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:02

Police group criticizes Rams players over Ferguson gestureThe St. Louis Police Officers Association says the five Rams players who stood with their hands raised before Sunday's game should be disciplined and the NFL should publicly apologize.


White Pass - 12/1/2014 6:59:15 AM

White Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:02
White Pass US12
12/1/2014 6:59:15 AM

Temperature: 15 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Cloudy

Satus Pass - 12/1/2014 6:58:18 AM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:02
Satus Pass US97
12/1/2014 6:58:18 AM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 12/1/2014 7:00:18 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:02
Stevens Pass US2
12/1/2014 7:00:18 AM

Temperature: 7 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 12/1/2014 6:53:28 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:02
Blewett Pass US97
12/1/2014 6:53:28 AM

Temperature: 6 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 12/1/2014 6:55:07 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:02
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
12/1/2014 6:55:07 AM

Temperature: 12 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry with ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

'The Long Night' film sheds real light on sex trafficking in Seattle, King County

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 12/02/2014 - 00:01
How do we fix or prevent a problem if we don't even understand its scope? That's one of the questions that motivated me to write my most recent column on child sex trafficking.