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Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves prison for halfway house

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:46

Former congressman released from federal prison after two years.

       

Saudi Arabia Leads Air Assault in Yemen

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:41
Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes with a coalition of 10 nations. The strikes came as Yemen was hurtling toward civil war after months of turmoil.






Alonso cleared for racing return

BBC World News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:40
McLaren's Fernando Alonso is cleared by doctors to return to racing for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix.
Categories: BBC World News

Yemen's president arrives in Saudi Arabia

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:35

Saudi Arabia pledged to protect its neighbor from Iran-backed Shiite rebels.

       

U.S. drops propaganda bomb on ISIL

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:32

Pentagon launches propaganda program in Syria aimed at creating fissures among ISIL fighters.

       

Mall of America admits 'confusion' over Twitter campaign

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:28

#ItsMyMall campaign dovetails with arrests during Black Lives Matter protests.

       

Troops, vets mock threat from Islamic State group

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:26

A group posted a kill list Friday IDs of 100 U.S. troops.

       

Records: Mom forced child to put dead sister in freezer

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:22

Mitchelle Blair was arraigned on child abuse charges and ordered held on a $1 million cash bond.

       

WSU medical school in Spokane gets Senate OK - Thu, 26 Mar 2015 PST

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:16
OLYMPIA – Washington State University should soon have the authority to start a new medical school on its Spokane campus. The question now is, will it have the money to do that? On Wednesday, the Senate voted 47-1 to send Gov. Jay Inslee a bill repealing a 1917 law that says only the University of Washington can operate a state-sponsored medical school. Considering bills had passed both chambers ...

Washington softball beats Portland State, 9-0

WA Huskies - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:16
Washington opened its four-game trip by beating Portland State in a midweek nonconference game, 9-0, in six innings Wednesday night in Hillsboro, Ore.
Categories: Sports Center

Yemen fighting grows into regional conflict

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:07

U.S. warplanes join battle for Tikrit on condition that Iraq remove Shiite militias.

       

Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:03
"While U.S. forces are not taking direct military action in Yemen in support of this effort, we are establishing a joint planning cell with Saudi Arabia to coordinate U.S. military and intelligence support." — U.S. National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan on Saudi airstrikes against Houthi rebel positions in Yemen.

White Pass - 3/25/2015 10:12:40 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:03
White Pass US12
3/25/2015 10:12:40 PM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Satus Pass - 3/25/2015 10:03:17 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:03
Satus Pass US97
3/25/2015 10:03:17 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 3/25/2015 10:19:43 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:03
Stevens Pass US2
3/25/2015 10:19:43 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 3/25/2015 10:13:59 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:03
Blewett Pass US97
3/25/2015 10:13:59 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/25/2015 10:13:39 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:03
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/25/2015 10:13:39 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway bare and wet with standing water in places

Weather:
Raining

Houston hands New Orleans fourth straight loss in Dwight Howard’s return

NBA - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:01
James Harden has 25 points and 10 assists and Howard grabs seven rebounds in first game back after missing two months with swelling in his knee.
Categories: Sports Center

Corporate Peer Pressure: From Microsoft, a Novel Way to Mandate Sick Leave

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 15:00
The company announced that many of its 2,000 contractors and vendors would have to give employees 15 paid days off for sick leave and vacation time.

In the NCAAs, time doesn't always fly when you're having fun

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 14:56

FILE - In this March 22, 2015, file photo, Iowa's Aaron White, left, and teammates rest during a timeout against Gonzaga in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 32 in Seattle. In the NCAA tournament, more frequent stoppages in play-- leave coaches and players with time on their hands. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)CLEVELAND (AP) — The whistle sounds. The horn blows. And the madness grinds to a halt.