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Husband, wife found dead in home, had been cut by chain saw

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:51
HUNTINGDON VALLEY, Pa. (AP) — A husband and wife have been found cut by a chain saw and dead in a Philadelphia-area home.

Loopholes Seen in New Ethics Disclosure Rules for New York Legislators

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:50
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said new ethics measures proposed in the state budget would go a long way to cleaning up Albany, but government watchdog groups denounced them as “incremental reform.”






U.S. corporations accuse Indiana and Arkansas of curbing gay rights

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:48

Business owner holds sticker to place outside her shop in Lafayette, IndianaArkansas lawmakers passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Tuesday that critics said would allow businesses to deny service to gays and lesbians, drawing a swift demand from Wal-Mart Stores Inc for the governor to veto the bill. Arkansas followed Indiana, which passed a similar act last week. The world's biggest retailer, Wal-Mart , based in Bentonville, Ark., issued a statement saying the Arkansas bill threatened to undermine "the spirit of inclusion" in the state and "does not reflect the values we proudly uphold." Signed by Doug McMillon, chief executive officer, the statement asked Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson to veto the legislation.


Disabled Canadian ship's crewmen jump to Coast Guard boats

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:46
BOSTON (AP) — Nine crewmembers of a disabled Canadian charter schooner that looks like a pirate ship have jumped safely into Coast Guard lifeboats in rough seas off the New England coast.

11 Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:45

The educators were convicted on racketeering charges.

       

Temple loses to Miami 60-57 in NIT semis

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:36

Temple loses to Miami 60-57 in NIT semisSheldon McClellan scored 12 of his 16 points in the second half, and short-handed Miami rallied to beat Temple 60-57 on Tuesday to reach the NIT championship game.


Congressman's son a defendant in fraternity-death lawsuits

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:32
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The son of U.S. Rep. John Carney, D-Del., is one of five defendants in two lawsuits seeking at least $50 million stemming from the death of a Clemson University fraternity pledge.

Man found dead at Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:29

 Man dead at Hollywood Hills home is Andrew GettyPolice say a man has been found dead at the Hollywood Hills home of Getty oil fortune heir Andrew Getty, but they haven't confirmed that it's him.


California orders first-ever mandatory water reductions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:28

Cuts are in response to years of drought and a record-low mountain snowpack

       

French officials: Alps avalanche kills 3 tourists, injures 1

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:28

A fourth tourist has been taken by helicopter to a hospital in Grenoble with unspecified injuries.

       

Periscope users really want to see your fridge

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:26

The internet has spoken, and it wants to see your fridge.

       

Los Angeles to pay $1.35 million to mother of driver who died in police custody

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:26
(Reuters) - The city of Los Angeles will pay $1.35 million to the mother of a man who died of an asthma attack while in police custody, the Los Angeles Times reported. Jorge Azucena, 26, was arrested in 2013 for running a red light, the newspaper said. A subsequent investigation by the police department and the inspector general of the Los Angeles Police Commission found that officers as well as jail personnel ignored his requests for assistance, the newspaper reported. Azucena's mother, Juana Garcia, sued the city, leading to the settlement announced Tuesday.

White Pass - 3/31/2015 5:28:32 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:18
White Pass US12
3/31/2015 5:28:32 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast

Satus Pass - 3/31/2015 5:26:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:18
Satus Pass US97
3/31/2015 5:26:10 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
No current information available

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 3/31/2015 5:25:18 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:18
Stevens Pass US2
3/31/2015 5:25:18 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway has slush in places.

Weather:
Snowing lightly

Blewett Pass - 3/31/2015 5:24:09 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:18
Blewett Pass US97
3/31/2015 5:24:09 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/31/2015 5:31:25 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:18
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/31/2015 5:31:25 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet, slush in places.

Weather:
Mixed rain and snow

Clinton urges veto of Ark. 'religious freedom' bill

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:18

Hillary Clinton, a former Ark. first lady, says bill "would permit unfair discrimination."

       

What We Know About Alleged Kidnapping in 'Gone Girl' Case

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:13
The alleged kidnapping of a California physical therapist who reappeared unharmed days after she was reported taken has left people wondering if it was all a hoax.

AP Newsbreak: AP study projects average MLB salary tops $4M

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 10:09

Graphic shows average salaries in Major League Baseball from 1970-2015 and top and bottom five 2015 payrolls by team; 2c x 2 3/4 inches; 96.3 mm x 69 mm;NEW YORK (AP) — Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.