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Ex-FBI Director Louis Freeh seriously hurt in car crash

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:08

Freeh airlifted to N.H. medical center after one-vehicle accident.

       

Search for clues after 2 women found murdered in Mayfair home

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:05

Search for clues after 2 women found murdered in Mayfair homePhiladelphia police are still looking for answers in the murders of two women who were found shot execution style in a home in Mayfair.


Medicare Star Ratings Allow Nursing Homes to Game the System

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:02
Medicare’s five-year-old rating system to help families select nursing homes relies on unverified, incomplete and often misleading data.






Afghan vote crisis 'costing billions'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:02
Afghanistan's finance minister says the deadlock over the disputed presidential election has cost the economy $5bn.
Categories: BBC World News

Lens Blog: Beyond the Dust Bowl With Dorothea Lange

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 17:00
In a new documentary, Dyanna Taylor explored the relationship between the photographer Dorothea Lange and her husband, Paul Taylor, the filmmaker’s grandparents.

Man arrested after climbing up Brooklyn Bridge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:59

The man took pictures with his smartphone as aviation and harbor units responded.

       

FEMA pushes for family emergency communication plans

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:59

After little progress since 9/11, ad campaign will encourage families to plan for disaster.

       

Study: Soliciting sex from minor nets little prison time

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:57

Study first of its kind to focus on criminal outcomes of demand side of sex trafficking.

       

Napa, Calif., wary of aftershocks in wake of 6.0 jolt

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:57

More than 170 were injured, three critically, in the worst Bay Area quake since 1989.

       

Study: House calls for frail elders bring savings

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:53

Dr. Eric De Jonge of Washington Hospital Center conducts a Medicare house call at the home of patient Beatrice Adams, in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams' daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses.


More migrant deaths in Italy waters

BBC World News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:52
Italy's navy recovers six bodies after a fishing boat carrying African migrants sank south of Lampedusa in the third fatal incident in as many days.
Categories: BBC World News

Tax refunds may get hit due to health law credits

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:50

This Aug. 21, 2014, photo shows health care tax forms 8962 and1095-A, in Washington. Who thinks about taxes around Labor Day? If you value your tax refund and you’re one of millions getting a health insurance tax credit under President Barack Obama’s health care law, it’s not too early. If you worked a lot of overtime, or maybe your spouse got a higher-paying job, arcane connections between the health law and taxes can reduce or even eliminate your refund. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxes? Who wants to think about taxes around Labor Day?


Koch 101: Some basics on the billionaire brothers

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:45

FILE - This March 4, 2014 file photo shows William Koch, brother of Charles Koch and David Koch interviewed in New York. The Kochs are demonized by Democrats, who lack a liberal equal to counter their weight, and not entirely understood by Republicans, who benefit from their seemingly limitless donations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — A primer on the Koch brothers and their role in politics.


Shares rebound at carmaker BYD

BBC World News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:44
Shares in Chinese carmarker BYD bounce back after falling by more than 8% in Hong Kong, following worse-than-expected first half results.
Categories: BBC World News

6 thoughts from William Koch on family, politics

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:44

FILE - This March 4, 2014 file photo shows William Koch, brother of Charles Koch and David Koch interviewed in New York. The Kochs are demonized by Democrats, who lack a liberal equal to counter their weight, and not entirely understood by Republicans, who benefit from their seemingly limitless donations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)Six thoughts from William Koch, on family, money and politics. From an interview with The Associated Press:


White Pass - 8/25/2014 1:17:56 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:39
White Pass US12
8/25/2014 1:17:56 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 8/25/2014 1:14:20 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:39
Satus Pass US97
8/25/2014 1:14:20 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/25/2014 1:17:14 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:39
Stevens Pass US2
8/25/2014 1:17:14 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is open to travel however there is construction occurring at multiple locations on the pass and delays are possible during working hours.

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Blewett Pass - 8/25/2014 1:03:33 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:39
Blewett Pass US97
8/25/2014 1:03:33 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Snoqualmie Pass - 8/25/2014 1:06:17 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:39
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
8/25/2014 1:06:17 AM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Snoqualmie Pass Rock Blasting: New blast starting time of 7 p.m. this week. Rock blasting is scheduled for Monday through Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. During blasting I-90 will be closed at milepost 56 near Gold Creek to milepost 61 near Price Creek. Throughout closures there are no services eastbound past milepost 53 and westbound past milepost 70.

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