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Political Memo: In a Partisan Atmosphere, It Can Even Be Hard to Find Numbers That Agree

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:20
Fundamental conditions drive election outcomes. But in this odd campaign, the fundamentals conflict. Once familiar political signals are muffled. That makes predictions hazy — still.






Obama swaps planes on trip after Air Force One flap problem

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:17
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and his entourage were switching to a different plane for his return trip to Washington on Sunday because of a minor flap issue with the aircraft, dubbed Air Force One, that flew them earlier in the day, a spokesman said. "While in Philadelphia, we have transferred to a backup airplane due to a minor mechanical problem with one of the aircraft's flaps," White House spokesman Eric Schultz said. "This switch to a backup C-32 will not affect our schedule." Any plane that carries the president maintains the name Air Force One. ...

Seahawks guard James Carpenter injured, return questionable

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:16
Seahawks guard James Carpenter suffered an ankle injury late in the third quarter and his return was listed as questionable.

Health care: Everyone deserves to have access to free care

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:16
Approximately 3,500 people came to the KeyArena Oct. 23-26 for free health care ["At KeyArena, they’re coming by the hundreds for free health care," Local News, Oct. 23]. Medical, vision or dental services were provided by volunteer medical professionals: doctors, nurses, dentists, optometrist

Marshawn Lynch's second TD gives Seahawks 24-3 lead

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:16
The Seahawks added to their lead with a 78-yard drive late in the first half that was capped off by a five-yard touchdown run by Marshawn Lynch, his second score of the game. (Watch video here) The 11-play drive gave Seattle a 24-3 lead with 54 seconds left.
Categories: Sports Center

Richard Sherman interception helps Seahawks build lead

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:16
Already ahead 14-3 after Bruce Irvin's interception return for a touchdown, Richard Sherman got in on the action in the second quarter with his first interception of the season and 21st of his career. Raiders quarterback David Carr passed to the right side on third-and-five from the Oakland 25. The
Categories: Sports Center

Gates Foundation boosts aid to stamp out malaria

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:06

FILE - In this May 5, 2014 file photo, Microsoft co-founder and Berkshire Hathaway board member Bill Gates speaks during an interview with Liz Claman on the Fox Business Network in Omaha, Neb. Gates says he wants to end malaria in his lifetime and will raise his donations toward that goal by 30 percent, to more than $200 million per year. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Philanthropist Bill Gates says he wants to end malaria in his lifetime and will give more money toward that goal, part of his broader fight against tropical diseases that are getting unusual public attention because of the Ebola epidemic.


Obama makes final campaign push, hoping to avert electoral rout

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:03

U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a campaign event for the re-election of Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy while at Central High School in BridgeportBy Jeff Mason BRIDGEPORT Conn. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama made a final push on Sunday to help struggling Democrats before this week's midterm elections, making campaign stops in Connecticut and Pennsylvania to try to avert a "shellacking" at the polls like the one in 2010. After a 2014 political season spent mostly behind the scenes at high-dollar fundraisers, Obama spent the past several days on the road, making appearances in states where his low popularity ratings are seen as less of an albatross to Democrats running for office than in other close races across the country. ...


3 teen trick-or-treaters killed in hit-and-run crash

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:02

3 teen trick-or-treaters killed in hit-and-run crashPolice have made multiple arrests in connection with the Halloween hit-and-run deaths of three teenage girls who were out trick-or-treating in a Los Angeles suburb, authorities said Sunday.


Raiders draw closer on fourth-down TD pass

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 09:01
A funny thing happened on the way to a blowout: The Raiders made it a game in the third quarter.

Police Targeted Media With No-Fly Zone Over Ferguson, Tapes Show

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:53
Audio recordings reveal that the local authorities acknowledged the purpose of a 37-square-mile no-fly zone was to keep away news helicopters during violent street protests in Ferguson, Mo.

Sports of The Times: Stephan Shay Runs Past the Spot Where His Brother Had a Fatal Heart Attack

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:51
Stephan Shay’s run on Sunday in the New York City Marathon carried him past the place in Central Park where his brother Ryan had a fatal heart attack in 2007 during the Olympic trials.

‘Masterpiece’ Franchise on PBS Is Adding Broadcasts

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:51
“Masterpiece,” the 43-year-old English drama franchise, is capitalizing on the runaway success of “Downton Abbey” by adding new shows and more airtime early next year.

White Pass - 11/2/2014 4:06:26 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:46
White Pass US12
11/2/2014 4:06:26 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/2/2014 3:54:02 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:46
Satus Pass US97
11/2/2014 3:54:02 PM

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 - 11/2/2014 3:45:35 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:46
Stevens Pass US2
11/2/2014 3:45:35 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/2/2014 3:59:38 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:46
Blewett Pass US97
11/2/2014 3:59:38 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/2/2014 3:48:33 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:46
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/2/2014 3:48:33 PM

Temperature: 45 °F

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

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

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet. I-90 Snoqualmie Pass milepost 56 to 61: Drivers should prepare for potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions Monday through Friday nights, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7. Additionally, daytime lane closures will be encountered on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 4 and 5. Monday through Friday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7, during daytime hours.

Weather:
Raining

Raiders block punt, return it for TD

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:46
The Seahawks continued to struggle on offense (they gained 148 net yards despite holding a 24-3 lead) in their first possession of the second half, going three-and-out. Things only got worse on Jon Ryan's punt attempt, which was blocked by defensive end Denico Autry and recovered by wide receiver Br

My life as a serial killer’s daughter

BBC World News - Mon, 11/03/2014 - 08:41
What's it like to be the child of a serial killer?
Categories: BBC World News