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Colorado mastodon bones show ancient warmer Earth

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:30

In this Nov. 25, 2014 photo, paleontology student Hillary McLean pieces back together the tusk of an ancient mastodon, part of an extensive discovery unearthed from Snowmass, Colo., inside a workroom at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains provides a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today, scientists say. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)DENVER (AP) — A trove of ancient bones from gigantic animals discovered in the Colorado mountains is providing scientists with a fascinating look at what happened about 120,000 years ago when the Earth got as warm as it is today.


Families asked to host visitors for pope's US trip

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:18

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput speaks during a news conference Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in Philadelphia. Roman Catholic leaders in Philadelphia are predicting as many as 2 million people could turn out to see Pope Francis during his first U.S. visit as pontiff in Sept. 2015. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Residents of the Philadelphia area are being asked to show some brotherly love to those traveling to the city to see Pope Francis next year.


White Pass - 11/27/2014 9:07:23 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:18
White Pass US12
11/27/2014 9:07:23 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Satus Pass - 11/27/2014 9:12:13 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:18
Satus Pass US97
11/27/2014 9:12:13 AM

Temperature: 50 °F

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Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 11/27/2014 9:02:09 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:18
Stevens Pass US2
11/27/2014 9:02:09 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/27/2014 9:04:25 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:18
Blewett Pass US97
11/27/2014 9:04:25 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

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Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/27/2014 9:01:00 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:18
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/27/2014 9:01:00 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

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Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, areas of standing water

Weather:
Raining

Oil trains: Imaginable tragedies are inevitable

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:16
Thank you for publishing the opinion piece from Peter Goldmark and the tribal leaders regarding the dangers of oil transport through our state [“Unacceptable risks from oil trains,” Opinion, Nov. 20).

Double points scrapped next season

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 02:07
Formula 1 bosses agree to ditch the controversial double points scheme for next season.
Categories: BBC World News

Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:59

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the National Toy Hall of Fame shows bubbles, little green army men and the Rubik’s Cube which were inducted as new additions to the National Toy Hall of Fame. The toys enter the Rochester museum after being selected by a panel of expert judges from among a dozen finalists. (AP Photo/National Toy Hall of Fame, File)ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement.


OPEC Holds Production Unchanged; Prices Fall

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:59
The 30 percent decline in oil prices in recent months has shaken the solidarity of the 12-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.






National Toy Hall of Fame inductees over the years

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:52
The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame:

AccuWeather: Mostly Cloudy, Chilly Today

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:47

 Mostly Cloudy, Chilly TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says shoppers will want to put on the old coat before heading out tomorrow to buy a new one.


SA ventriloquist beats gagging order

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:42
A South African ventriloquist appears in court with his dummy to successfully challenge a gagging order.
Categories: BBC World News

PHOTOS: 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:38

 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeSee the sights from the 2014 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade!


Rick and Cecily recap the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:37

Rick and Cecily recap the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeIt was another successful 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Thursday.


Crowd wowed by the 95th 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:36

Crowd wowed by the 95th 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeThe 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade has been entertaining the area for 95 years and Thursday was no different.


M.I.T. Is 10-0 and Finding Success in the N.C.A.A. Division III Playoffs

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:23
M.I.T.’s football team, which has long been an afterthought at a university known for its academics, is 10-0 and in the second round of the N.C.A.A. Division III playoffs.

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:22

AP10ThingsToSee - An Afghan laborer pauses as he works at a charcoal shop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. In the winter, prices of wood and charcoal rise among all other necessities for Afghans. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


White Pass - 11/27/2014 8:13:47 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:18
White Pass US12
11/27/2014 8:13:47 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
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No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain