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Afghanistan's first spaceman returns home

BBC World News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:47
From heroic spaceman to humble accountant
Categories: BBC World News

Adolfo Suárez Dies at 81; First Elected Spanish Prime Minister After Franco

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:41
Mr. Suárez, who helped fill a power vacuum left by the death of Gen. Francisco Franco in 1975, was a key figure in the country’s transition back to democracy.
    





Can You Spot the Liar?

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:16
Subjects in a study on body language and lying were asked several general questions — and then told off camera to lie or tell the truth when answering. Can you tell truth from falsehood?
    





Washington State mudslide site "total devastation"; 3 dead, 18 missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:16
Around 18 people are still missing after a massive mudslide in Washington State that killed at least three people and wiped out as many as 30 homes Saturday.

South: Stanford 60, Kansas 57: Stanford Stymies Kansas and Its Star Freshman

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:12
Andrew Wiggins scored 4 points for the second-seeded Jayhawks, who shot 32.8 percent from the field in their loss to the Cardinal.
    





Oso man believes aunt, uncle among the dead

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:01
DARRINGTON -- Cory Kuntz, 43, fears his aunt and uncle are among the dead.

Rescue workers told to mark bodies, look for survivors

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:01
DARRINGTON -- Before a Darrington search-and-rescue team of about 20 people headed back to the slide area at 10:30 this morning, Fire District 24 Chief Dennis Fenstermaker advised them of their priorities: Workers were asked to mark dead bodies if they saw any, then keep on looking for sur

Sunday Memo: Job haters? ... The mudslide ... Avalanche kills man

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 05:01
Do folks in the Tri-Cities hate their government jobs? Columnist Danny Westneat  wonders if they do.

Landslide in Washington state kills 3, several people missing

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:56
Eighteen people remain unaccounted for following a landslide in northwest Washington state that has already claimed three lives and injured at least eight more, officials said on Sunday.

White Pass - 3/23/2014 1:27:24 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:52
White Pass US12
3/23/2014 1:27:24 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 3/23/2014 1:21:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:52
Satus Pass US97
3/23/2014 1:21:57 PM

Temperature: 48 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 3/23/2014 1:35:08 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:52
Stevens Pass US2
3/23/2014 1:35:08 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Blewett Pass - 3/23/2014 1:25:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:52
Blewett Pass US97
3/23/2014 1:25:53 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/23/2014 1:20:51 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:52
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/23/2014 1:20:51 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Inslee, Murray holding mudslide news conference at noon

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:46
Gov. Jay Inslee and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray will hold a news conference at noon to discuss the Oso mudslide.

Inslee: 'The scope of this is almost unbelievable'

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:46
ARLINGTON -- After flying over the scene of the Highway 530 mudslide near Oso, Gov. Jay Inslee says he was “left with a sense of awe that water and dirt can do that.”

Landslide kills three, injures others in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:35
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wash (Reuters) - Eighteen people remain unaccounted for in a landslide that killed three and injured at least eight more in northwestern Washington state, officials said on Sunday. The landslide destroyed at least six homes on Saturday as it tumbled across a state highway, leaving a layer of mud, rock and debris 15 to 20 feet deep in some places, said Shari Ireton ...

Landslide kills three, injures others in Washington state

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:35

Handout picture showing a general view of the area affected by a landslide near Oso, WashingtonBy Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Wash (Reuters) - Eighteen people remain unaccounted for in a landslide that killed three and injured at least eight more in northwestern Washington state, officials said on Sunday. The landslide destroyed at least six homes on Saturday as it tumbled across a state highway, leaving a layer of mud, rock and debris 15 to 20 feet deep in some places, said Shari Ireton, spokeswoman for the Snohomish County sheriff's office. Ireton said it was unclear if some people still missing are trapped in the slide or have simply not reported their whereabouts. The slide happened as rain-soaked embankments along State Route 530 near Oso, Washington, about 55 miles northeast of Seattle close to the Canadian border, gave way at about 10:40 a.m. on Saturday.


Venezuela probes 'protest abuses'

BBC World News - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 04:33
Venezuela's attorney general, Luisa Ortega Diaz, says 60 cases of alleged human rights abuses during recent street protests are being investigated.
Categories: BBC World News