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Crew docks at International Space Station

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:46
A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts from Russia, the United States and Italy docked Monday with the International Space Station, less than six hours after launching from Russia's manned space facility in Kazakhstan.

Final day of rehearsals for Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:43

Final day of rehearsals for Thanksgiving Day ParadeIt's the night before the 6abc/Dunkin Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade which means today was the final day of rehearsals and last minute preparations.


Two FBI agents shot at house near St. Louis, suspect dead

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:42

FBI agents inspect evidence at the scene where two FBI agents had been shot the night before in Hanley HillsFERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early on Wednesday and the suspect was dead in an incident not related to the racially charged unrest around nearby Ferguson, officials said. The agents, one of whom was shot in the shoulder and the other who was shot in the leg, were helping local police try to arrest 33-year-old Major Washington, a suspect in a shooting on Monday night in which Washington's mother was killed and a police officer was shot in the chest, the University City Police Department said. ...


2 FBI agents, police officer shot; suspect dead

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:41
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man who fatally shot his mother and wounded a suburban St. Louis police officer and two FBI agents is dead, authorities said Wednesday.

In Ferguson, mundane choices lead to tragedy

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:39

FILE- In this Aug. 9, 2014, file photo, Lesley McSpadden, center, drops rose petals on the blood stains from her 18-year-old son Michael Brown who was shot and killed a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., Aug. 9. With a grand jury’s decision this week not to indict police officer, Darren Wilson for Brown’s killing, prosecutors released thousands of pages of testimony, interviews and documents that shine new and often harsh light on the events that unfolded in this suburb’s darkest hours. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huy Mach, File)Michael Brown spent part of his last morning chatting with some workmen about Jesus. Police officer Darren Wilson got a call to help a feverish child. Dorian Johnson got up at 7 a.m. with the intention of getting breakfast for his girlfriend.


Cleveland video shows police shot boy within seconds

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:37
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Cleveland officials on Wednesday released a video of the fatal police shooting of a 12-year-old boy that shows him pointing a pellet gun around a park before police arrive and shoot him within two seconds. Tamir E. Rice was shot by a patrol officer on Saturday after a 911 call reported someone pointing a gun at people at the Cudell Recreation Center. The caller said the gun could be a fake. The video shows the boy walking and pointing the gun in different directions before entering a gazebo. A patrol car with two officers pulls up to the gazebo. ...

VIDEO: Annie McCormick reports on snow in Lehigh County

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:35

 Annie McCormick reports on snow in Lehigh CountyThe snow is falling in Allentown, and it's the fun stuff - the packable snow good for making snowballs and snowmen.


US police release boy shooting tapes

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:35
A 12-year-old shot and fatally wounded by police in the US city of Cleveland was told to show his hands three times before officers opened fire, say officials.
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks move up in national media power rankings, but guess who's right behind?

Seattle Times Headlines - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:31
The Seahawks made a major move in most NFL power rankings after their convincing 19-3 victory over the Arizona Cardinals, but guess who's right over their shoulder?

Attorneys seek to clear former Crow tribe chairman

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:26
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Civil rights attorneys have moved to exonerate a former chairman of the Crow Indian Tribe of a bribery conviction by obtaining unreleased emails from a federal judge who has been reprimanded for sending racist correspondence.

Miners ask court to lift ban on uranium mining near Grand Canyon

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:18
By Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - The American mining industry is asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ban on new uranium mining claims near the Grand Canyon in a legal battle with environmentalists over impacts on the premier U.S. park. In 2012, the Obama administration set aside for 20 years new mining claims and limited development on existing claims on roughly 1 million acres (404,686 hectares) of public lands in northern Arizona adjacent to the Grand Canyon. Then-U.S. ...

Christie tells what goes into his mashed potatoes

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:15

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, left, and Newark Archbishop Bernard Hebda converse while preparing plates to hand out during a pre-Thanksgiving meal at the St. John's Church soup kitchen, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, in Newark, N.J. Members of the Christie administration have been participating in their fourth annual "Season of Service" by volunteering around the state. Cabinet members this week have been sorting, packaging and serving holiday meals for various food pantries. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for his family's Thanksgiving feast.


Left to the mercy of the Taliban

BBC World News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:10
The Afghan interpreters left by the US to the mercy of the Taliban
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/26/2014 1:58:16 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
White Pass US12
11/26/2014 1:58:16 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Broken overcast skies

Satus Pass - 11/26/2014 1:54:40 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Satus Pass US97
11/26/2014 1:54:40 PM

Temperature: 50 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Overcast skies

Stevens Pass - 11/26/2014 1:57:34 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Stevens Pass US2
11/26/2014 1:57:34 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/26/2014 1:43:53 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Blewett Pass US97
11/26/2014 1:43:53 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/26/2014 1:46:37 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:09
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/26/2014 1:46:37 PM

Temperature: 43 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet, with standing water in places. All lanes open to traffic both directions.

Weather:
Light rain

Mississippi football rivalry marred by threat to campus greenery

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:04
(Reuters) - An anonymous, hand-written note threatening damage to trees and shrubs on the University of Mississippi campus ahead of a major intra-state football game was turned over to federal investigators on Wednesday, the school said in a statement. The note refers to the rivalry between the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State, whose football teams will play on the former's campus in Oxford on Saturday in the traditional rivalry game known as the "Egg Bowl. ...

VIDEO: Nora Muchanic reports on snow in Trenton

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 11/27/2014 - 07:03

 Nora Muchanic reports on snow in TrentonIt's a tale of two storms in New Jersey - the southern and central parts of the state saw mostly rain but the northern parts were hit with snow.