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Snoqualmie Pass - 3/31/2015 7:26:08 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:14
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/31/2015 7:26:08 AM

Temperature: 46 °F

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

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. I-90 eastbound is open at milepost 34, near North Bend. The roadway is reduced to one left lane at milepost 62. The semi-truck that previously rolled has been pushed into the right lane.

Weather:
Raining

Latest News: Nuclear Deadline, Indiana Law, Nigeria Election

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:09
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.






ENO up for classical music award

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:09
The English National Opera is up for a Royal Philharmonic Society award, while there are double nominations for the Oxford Lieder Festival, the Royal Opera House and the Arditti Quartet.
Categories: BBC World News

First lady asks kids to step up for healthy lunch challenge

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:08

FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014 file photo, First lady Michelle Obama watches as school children as prepare lunch in the East Room of the White House following the annual fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden in Washington. The first lady is challenging the nation’s children to dream up healthy lunch recipes, a now annual component of her Let’s Move! campaign to reduce childhood obesity through diet and exercise. The Healthy Lunchtime Challenge invites 8- to 12-year-olds to submit original recipes for healthy and affordable lunches. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)WASHINGTON (AP) — Know any kids with a knack for making healthy lunches? Michelle Obama might invite them to the White House.


Brave new world for EU dairy farmers

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:01
Farms vie for market share as EU milk quotas go
Categories: BBC World News

Ashcroft quits the House of Lords

BBC World News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:00
Former Conservative Party treasurer Lord Ashcroft says he is quitting the House of Lords.
Categories: BBC World News

VIP Bottle Club, Oyster House & More Planned For Irving Music Factory Development

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 00:00

VIP Bottle Club, Oyster House & More Planned For Irving Music Factory DevelopmentSeven more restaurant concepts have just been announced for the huge entertainment complex.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

Firefighters being held hostage inside Elkins Park firehouse

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:55

Suspect in custody after Elkins Park firehouse hostage situationAn armed suspect is holding firefighters hostage inside a firehouse in Elkins Park.


VIDEO: On-air coverage of Elkins Park hostage standoff

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:54

 On-air coverage of Elkins Park hostage standoffSee on-air coverage from Action News of the hostage standoff at the La Mott fire station in Elkins Park, Pa.


PHOTOS: Firehouse hostage situation in Elkins Park

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:54

 Firehouse hostage situation in Elkins ParkAction News was on the scene of a hostage situation in an Elkins Park firehouse.


Well: Fish Oil Claims Not Supported by Research

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:48
The vast majority of clinical trials have found no evidence that fish oil supplements lower the risk of heart attack and stroke.

Alps victims identified 'this week'

BBC World News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:44
All 150 victims of the Germanwings crash will be identified by the end of the week, the French President Francois Hollande says.
Categories: BBC World News

In Italy, Matteo Renzi Aims to Upend the Old World Order

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:43
Challenging the country’s ossified political structure, the prime minister says he represents a way forward for Europe’s struggling center-left parties.

Indiana governor wants changes to religious-objections law

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:29
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Mike Pence says he wants legislation clarifying that a new religious-freedom does not allow discrimination on his desk by the end of the week.

Police: Prisoner takes guard's gun, escapes from hospital

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:28

Fairfax County, Va. Police stand guard at Inova Fairfax Hospital Center in Falls Church, Va., Tuesday, march 31, 2015, where a prisoner broke free from his security guard and took his gun. One shot was fired early Tuesday as a guard wrestled with a prisoner, who then fled a northern Virginia hospital with a gun setting off a lockdown and search, police said. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A prisoner being treated at a northern Virginia hospital wrestled with a guard and took her gun before escaping in a hospital gown and fleeing in a carjacked vehicle, prompting a hospital lockdown and a massive search, police said.


Violence wanes in Chicago, but fear looms over mayor's race

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:27

FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2013 file photo, Chicago police detectives investigate the scene where a number of people, including a 3-year-old child, were shot in a city park in Chicago. Mayor Rahm Emanuel spent nearly $200 million over the last two years to flood the city's streets with police working overtime to quell the violence. Since then, overall violence has declined, but the number of slayings in some minority neighborhoods actually jumped. Emanuel is facing opponent Cook County Commissioner Jesus Garcia in a April 7, 2015 runoff election. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)CHICAGO (AP) — A few years ago, violence on Chicago streets thrust a recently elected mayor into the national spotlight as shootouts in some of the city's most troubled neighborhoods fueled nearly constant bloodshed.


Berkshire Hathaway buys 2 small Virginia newspapers

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:24
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Warren Buffett's company has added two small Virginia newspapers to its collection of more than two dozen small and medium-sized newspapers.

Indiana governor says he wants clarification to religious-objections law on his desk this week

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:22
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana governor says he wants clarification to religious-objections law on his desk this week.

U.S. top court says medical providers can't sue states over Medicaid funding

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:17
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in a case from Idaho that private medical providers that deliver residential care services cannot sue a state in try to raise Medicaid reimbursement rates to deal with rising medical costs. The justices, on a 5-4 vote, ruled in favor of the state of Idaho, which asserted that medical providers have no legal recourse to sue. The ruling is a loss for the healthcare industry, with trade groups and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce backing the providers in the case. Medicaid is a federal health insurance program for lower-income people that is administered by the states.

Yemen 'on verge of total collapse'

BBC World News - Tue, 03/31/2015 - 23:15
The UN's human rights chief warns Yemen is "on the verge of total collapse", as Saudi-led coalition aircraft bombard Houthi rebels.
Categories: BBC World News