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Food for Thought: Calories on Menus: Nationwide Experiment Into Human Behavior

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:24
Previous studies of the effect of posting calorie counts on menus reveal little or no change in behavior. But now there’s a really big sample size.

Feds cancel permit for Idaho wolf-killing derby

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:22
Environmental groups have won the latest battle against a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby in Idaho, but a pro-hunting group says the contest will go on as planned early next year.

East Coast storm hampers Thanksgiving travel

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:20

Cars make their way through the Washington bridge in New YorkBy Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - A blast of rain and snow along the East Coast snarled traffic and disrupted flights for millions of Americans at the start of the long Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally the busiest time of the year for U.S. travel. The nor'easter that formed over the Gulf of Mexico brought rain to cities including New York and Boston. Higher elevations in New England will see about a foot of snow, National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew Orrison said on Wednesday. "Either way, travel is not going to be in a good state," Orrison said. ...


Weather woes will subside for rest of holiday weekend

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:13

Temperatures will be cooler and drier for much of the USA this weekend.

       

Candy Crush maker chairman resigns

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:13
The chairman of King Digital, the maker of the popular mobile game Candy Crush, Melvyn Morris, has resigned and is taking a break from the UK firm.
Categories: BBC World News

4 people shot at Pennsylvania mall barbershop

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:10
READING, Pa. (AP) — Four people have been shot at an eastern Pennsylvania strip mall barbershop where another shooting happened a day earlier.

White Pass - 11/26/2014 4:15:14 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:10
White Pass US12
11/26/2014 4:15:14 PM

Temperature: 46 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/26/2014 4:15:14 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:10
Satus Pass US97
11/26/2014 4:15:14 PM

Temperature: 51 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 11/26/2014 3:47:25 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:10
Stevens Pass US2
11/26/2014 3:47:25 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/26/2014 3:45:38 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:10
Blewett Pass US97
11/26/2014 3:45:38 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/26/2014 3:56:04 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:10
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/26/2014 3:56:04 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Ruling could leave cleanup workers out of BP settlement

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:04

The decision could push thousands of claimants into litigation and out of a settlement.

       

Humane Society offers reward in Alaska dog hanging

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:04
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward for information about the death of a dog in Alaska that was found hanging from a tree with its throat slashed, the organization said Wednesday.

Extreme turducken: The top 10 multi-bird roasts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:03

There's more than one way to stuff a turkey.

       

‘King Lear’ lite, from Shakespeare’s Globe

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:01
A review of “King Lear,” presented for two nights only by Shakespeare’s Globe in Seattle

Legal Fight Puts Sellers of Energy vs. Buyers

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:01
A system under which big consumers shut down elevator banks or a production line at peak hours of electricity demand has been challenged by power producers, who lose their most valuable revenue hours.

Quotes from Seattle coach Pete Carroll

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:01
Here's the transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media today:

At age 73, man goes back to school for law degree

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:00

Jim Edwards is pursuing a law degree in his retirement to help people in need.

       

New York City and Officer Found Liable in Fatal ’05 Shooting of a Teenager

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 09:00
The authorities said at the time that the 19-year-old had been wielding a knife, but a civil jury found New York City and the officer who fired the shots liable in his death.






Video Shows Cleveland Officer Shot Boy in 2 Seconds

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 08:59
Tamir Rice, 12, was holding a fake “airsoft” gun when he was shot by the police on Saturday, the authorities said. He died the next day.