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Economic Scene: Seeking New Tools to Address a Wage Gap

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:35
Redistributing income with taxes and transfers is largely failing to close the income gap. Perhaps it’s time to try a corporate approach.

Beyonce, richest woman in music, announces boxed-set

Yahoo! Music News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:33

Beyonce performs at the MTV Video Music Awards, August 24, 2014 at The Forum in Inglewood, CaliforniaBeyonce on Tuesday announced an expanded boxed-set of her multimillion-selling self-titled album as a new study ranked her as the past year's top-earning woman in music. After rumors that she would drop another surprise album, the singer said that a platinum edition of "Beyonce," with two CDs and two DVDs, would feature two new songs, four new remixes with star collaborators and a concert video. The edition -- which goes on sale on November 24 ahead of the holiday shopping season -- also includes the full album "Beyonce," which she released unexpectedly in December 2013 on iTunes with no prior publicity. The announcement will temper speculation that Beyonce is planning another surprise album of entirely new material.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

The man who killed his daughter's rapist

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:33
Why an Indian man tortured his daughter's rapist to death
Categories: BBC World News

Ukraine orders troops to key cities

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:28
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko orders reinforcements to key cities in the south and east in case of a new pro-Russian rebel offensive.
Categories: BBC World News

David Ritz Opens Up About Aretha Franklin and Others

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:23
The writer David Ritz reflects on his career of helping celebrities, often recording artists, put their lives on the page.

VIDEO: Sydney Opera House: 'My beautiful lady'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:23
One man's 50-year love affair with the Sydney Opera House
Categories: BBC World News

City resolves case of retired SPD officer accused of impersonating cop

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:19
A retired Seattle police officer charged with criminal impersonation for working at a construction site with lapsed credentials agreed Tuesday to perform 150 hours of community service and pay $50 in restitution to a woman who complained he angrily grabbed and pushed her while crossing the street.

MLS playoff roundup: Thanks for coming, Columbus

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:16
Columbus has been one of the most entertaining teams to watch in MLS this season, particularly down the stretch. It boasts one of the top young players in the league in Wil Trapp and a creative force in Federico Higuain.

More local lakes planted with trout this past week to boost fishing action

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:16
%%%c028912607f5f5b8bade9c95830bb375%%%The mega fall and winter trout plantings continue to boost fishing activity in many west side lakes.

2 Seattle schools on alert following bank robbery

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:16
Update at 10:26 a.m.: The shelter-in-place alerts for Laurelhurst and Bryant elementary schools have been lifted, according to a school district tweet.

Tuesday morning Seahawks links and notes: Assessing Seattle's playoff chances

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:16
Is it ever too early to look  at the NFL playoff picture? If so, I'd argue that time is no longer now. There are lots of games left, but there have also been lots of games played and some teams are beginning to make clear they aren't going away, while some are making it clear they were never th
Categories: Sports Center

Judge orders Kansas to allow gay marriage pending lawsuit's outcome; state gets week to appeal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:15
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Judge orders Kansas to allow gay marriage pending lawsuit's outcome; state gets week to appeal.

Kansas Republican senator and governor face tough election battles

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:13

Republican U.S. Senator Pat Roberts campaigns at American Legion Post #370 in Overland Park, KansasBy Kevin Murphy KANSAS CITY Kan. (Reuters) - Kansas is known as a reliably Republican state but the fate of two longtime party leaders, U.S. Senator Pat Roberts and Governor Sam Brownback, was in serious doubt in Tuesday's election. Polls show Roberts, 78, who barely won the Republican primary over a challenger backed by the conservative Tea Party movement, in a dead heat with millionaire businessman Greg Orman, an independent. The race could be critical for Republicans, who need to gain six seats to take control of the U.S. Senate. ...


Tom Magliozzi, One Half of the Jovial Brothers on ‘Car Talk,’ Dies at 77

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:12
Mr. Magliozzi hosted the popular NPR show “Car Talk” for more than 30 years with his younger brother, Ray, in which they bantered with callers through an automotive prism.






Hope Solo trial on domestic violence charges set for January

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:11
A Kirkland Municipal Court judge on Tuesday set a January trial date for Seattle Reign goalkeeper Hope Solo on misdemeanor domestic violence charges.

NFL star admits assaulting his son

BBC World News - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:10
NFL star running back Adrian Peterson admits the reckless assault of his four-year-old son, but avoids jail after reaching a plea agreement.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/4/2014 12:06:17 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:09
White Pass US12
11/4/2014 12:06:17 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/4/2014 12:15:26 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:09
Satus Pass US97
11/4/2014 12:15:26 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 11/4/2014 12:09:59 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 05:09
Stevens Pass US2
11/4/2014 12:09:59 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining