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The Ebola Ward: Heart-Rending Test in Ebola Zone: A Baby

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:03
In a country devastated by a terrible disease, what to do when the task is caring for an hours-old baby whose mother might have died of Ebola?

US travel industry worries Ebola may alter holiday vacation plans

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:01
No widespread travel cancellations; some cruise ships avoiding W. Africa

Denial won't delay the inevitable, gay marriage is here to stay

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:01
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided to deny several lower courts' appeals to uphold state bans on same-sex marriage, effectively legalizing marriage equality in 25 states and counting. At a time when domestic violence is so common and horror stories like this murder-suicide in Indiana make me

6 arrested in Skagit child exploitation case

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:01
The Skagit County sheriff's office says detectives have arrested six people suspected of seeking young children on the Internet for sexual exploitation.

Long-empty jail taking in American Indian inmates

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 10:01
A Montana town that once offered to take in suspected terrorists from Guantanamo Bay out of desperation to fill an empty, $27 million jail has finally started to fill its cells with American Indian inmates from across the Northern Plains.

New York scare house evokes city's 'bad old days'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:57

"Nightmare New York" depicts a stark vision of 1970s- and 1980s- era New York City.

       

White Pass - 10/9/2014 6:18:55 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
White Pass US12
10/9/2014 6:18:55 PM

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 - 10/9/2014 6:05:23 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Satus Pass US97
10/9/2014 6:05:23 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.

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Stevens Pass - 10/9/2014 6:14:47 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Stevens Pass US2
10/9/2014 6:14:47 PM

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.

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Blewett Pass - 10/9/2014 6:13:08 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Blewett Pass US97
10/9/2014 6:13:08 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.

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Snoqualmie Pass - 10/9/2014 6:00:48 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/9/2014 6:00:48 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
Pass Closed

Restrictions Westbound:
Pass Closed

Conditions:
Closure for rock blasting operation is in progress east of Snoqualmie Pass summit. Eastbound traffic is stopped at Gold Creek milepost 56, westbound traffic is stopped at milepost 61 Price Creek. No services are available past exit 53 eastbound and exit 70 westbound.

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Bits Blog: Microsoft’s Nadella Backtracks From Comment on Women’s Pay

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:54
Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, implied during a speech on Thursday that women should not ask for pay raises, a statement that quickly put him in the hot seat.






Oregon governor's fiancee admits to sham marriage

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:52

Cylvia Hayes, fiancee of Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, cries as she speaks at a news conference in Portland, Ore. on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. Hayes has admitted that she violated the law when she married an immigrant seeking to retain residency in the United States. She said she was "associating with the wrong people" while struggling to put herself through college and regrets her actions. (AP Photo/Gosia Wozniacka)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber's fiancee admitted Thursday that she violated the law when she married an immigrant seeking to retain residency in the United States.


Frigate CO fired after allegedly groping chief's wife

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:49

Cmdr. accused of grabbing the buttocks of the wife of a chief petty officer at a bar.

       

Explosion at Key Military Base in Iran Raises Questions About Sabotage

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:48
An explosion took place deep inside a military base near Tehran, where Iran produces key elements of its missiles and other munitions.

Vehicle sparks caused Yosemite wildfire

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:48

This undated photo provided by DynCorp International shows pilot Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt who was killed Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, while fighting the Dog Rock Fire in Yosemite National Park. Hunt, 62, a 13-year veteran pilot of Dyncorp International, was flying a S-2T air tanker, similar to the plane in the photo, under contract with the state, when his plane hit a canyon wall while fighting the blaze that has caused the closure of the major western entrance into the heart of the park. CalFire has temporarily grounded it's fleet of S-2T's for inspection.(AP Photo/DynCorp International)YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Sparks from a vehicle caused a wildfire at the edge of Yosemite National Park that led to the death of a firefighting air-tanker pilot this week, officials said Thursday.


Wife charged with failure to report husband's dead body

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:43

Illa Soloman faces nine counts in connection with her husband's suspicious death.

       

Paying Respects, Pentagon Revives Vietnam, and War Over Truth

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:39
The website for the Pentagon’s Vietnam War anniversary commemoration largely describes a war of valor and honor that would be unrecognizable to many of the Americans who fought in and against it.

St. Louis shooting reignites anger among activists

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:37

Crowds confront police near the scene in in south St. Louis where a man was fatally shot by an off-duty St. Louis police officer on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. St. Louis Police Lt. Col. Alfred Adkins said the 32-year-old officer was working a secondary security job late Wednesday when the shooting happened. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Carson)ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two months after a Ferguson officer killed Michael Brown, setting off intense national debate about law enforcement treatment of minorities, the shooting death of another black 18-year-old by police in nearby St. Louis has reignited anger among activists already planning weekend protests.


Arrest of Suspected Drug Lord in Mexico Is Seen as Symbolic Amid Police Scandal

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 09:36
Vicente Carrillo Fuentes, who was arrested in the northern city of Torreon, is accused of running the Juarez ring with an eye for killing and a thirst for allies.