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Anesthesiologist: Ohio inmate suffered during execution

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:56

"To a degree of medical certainty this was not a humane execution," the report said.

       

Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Comedian, Dies at 63 in Suspected Suicide

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:51
Mr. Williams imbued a lifetime of performances with a wild inventiveness and energy. The Marin County sheriff’s office said it suspected the death was “a suicide due to asphyxia.”






Police use tear gas on crowd outside St. Louis

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:44

Police use tear gas on crowd outside St. LouisA black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer had his hands raised when the officer approached with his weapon drawn and fired repeatedly, according to two men who said they witnessed the shooting that sparked two nights of unrest in suburban St. Louis.


US sends food, water, other aid to Iraq

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:38
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is delivering food, water and aid teams to try to help tens of thousands of people who have been forced from their homes in Iraq in the fresh wave of violence in the country's north.

Some federal disaster assistance OK'd for wildfires

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:32
Washington state will get at least part of the federal disaster assistance it had asked for to help rebuild from this summer's wildfires.

WNBA talk: Shoni Schimmel

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:30
Atlanta rookie Shoni Schimmel talks about winning the All-Star Game MVP award and playing in front of friends and family at KeyArena.

Public Housing in New York Reaches a Fiscal Crisis

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:28
Federal subsidies for the New York City Housing Authority have been shrinking greatly since the 2000s, and its spending has been cut, with repairs uncompleted and renovations put off.

Fact or fiction: Can hand sanitizer use create a superbug?

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:20

USA TODAY Network reviews facts and fiction surrounding hand sanitizers.

       

Guest: Ebola needs a new model of drug development

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:16
New drug development models are needed to fight Ebola and other neglected infectious diseases, writes guest columnist Jennifer Dent.

Ship rescues 3 stranded in rough seas off Hawaii

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:13

This Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard shows the 42-foot sailboat Walkabout caught in Hurricane Julio, about 400 miles northeast of Oahu, Hawaii. Walkabout is disabled and taking on water with three people aboard. The Coast Guard is coordinating the rescue of the boat. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)HONOLULU (AP) — A container ship crew on Monday rescued three men who were stranded in a sailboat off the Hawaiian islands for about 24 hours as Hurricane Julio battered their vessel with giant waves and high winds that ripped off one of its hatches.


Liberian doctors to get experimental Ebola drug

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:09

Workers have their temperature taken before entering the Freeport area, an important commercial port facility, Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. Experts say fear and misunderstanding of Ebola have led many to ignore medical advice, fueling the disease's spread. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia announced Monday that it would soon receive doses of an experimental Ebola drug and give it to two sick doctors, making them the first Africans to receive some of the scarce treatment in a spiraling outbreak.


Southern Baptists urge members to marry younger

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:09

Members should be younger than median age at first marriage of 29 for men, 26.6 for women.

       

Repaving project begins on Roosevelt Boulevard

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:06

Repaving project begins on Roosevelt BoulevardThe Roosevelt Boulevard is getting a $5.8 million facelift and the work started Monday night.


Boy, 12, accused of stabbing boy, 9, to have psych exam

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:05

Prosectors says they have no plans to change charging decision.

       

Ward crafted reputation as wheelman before death

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:05

A small memorial of flowers is seen at Canandaigua Motorsports Park Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Canandaigua, N.Y. On Saturday night, Tony Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., 20, a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race at the track in upstate New York. Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said his department's investigation is not criminal and that Stewart was "fully cooperative" and appeared "very upset" over what had happened. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (AP) — Kevin Ward Jr. was crafting a reputation as a wheelman, the kind of driver who could race vehicles on any track without fear.


Unrest breaks out near St. Louis where teen shot

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:02

Lesley McSpadden, center, and Michael Brown Sr., left, the parents of Michael Brown, listen as attorney Benjamin Crump speaks during a news conference Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, in Jennings, Mo. Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed in a confrontation with police in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo, on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Unrest has broken out for a second night in a St. Louis suburb where a young unarmed black man was fatally shot by police.


White Pass - 8/11/2014 6:37:59 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:01
White Pass US12
8/11/2014 6:37:59 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
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Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
Monday through Friday during daylight hours maintenance work is in progress in several locations west of the summit. Motorists will experience delays of up to 30 minutes.

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Satus Pass - 8/11/2014 6:24:04 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:01
Satus Pass US97
8/11/2014 6:24:04 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 8/11/2014 6:30:14 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:01
Stevens Pass US2
8/11/2014 6:30:14 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
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Conditions:
US 2 is fully opened west of Leavenworth. Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 8/11/2014 6:25:01 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:01
Blewett Pass US97
8/11/2014 6:25:01 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Mountain Pass weather reports have ended for the season. Should adverse weather or collisions occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather: