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VIDEO: Up close with Curiosity Mars rover

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 16:02
BBC Click gets rare access to the twin of Nasa's Curiosity Mars rover which is helping scientists solve problems on the Red Planet.
Categories: BBC World News

San Francisco returns to NLCS with wild win over Washington

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:46
The wild-card Giants score go-ahead run in seventh on a wild pitch and will play St. Louis in a rematch of the 2012 National League Championship Series starting Saturday.
Categories: Sports Center

White Pass - 10/7/2014 11:42:26 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:36
White Pass US12
10/7/2014 11:42:26 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/7/2014 11:41:30 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:36
Satus Pass US97
10/7/2014 11:41:30 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 - 10/7/2014 11:44:57 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:36
Stevens Pass US2
10/7/2014 11:44:57 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

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

Weather:


Blewett Pass - 10/7/2014 11:55:11 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:36
Blewett Pass US97
10/7/2014 11:55:11 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:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/7/2014 11:48:41 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:36
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/7/2014 11:48:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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

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

Conditions:
Temporary closures for rock blasting Wednesday and Thursday, beginning at 6:00 p.m. and are expected to last one hour or more. During blasts crews will close I-90 eastbound at Gold Creek milepost 56, and westbound at Price Creek milepost 61. There are no services past Exit 53 eastbound, or past Exit 70 westbound during blast closures.

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Bee swarm kills Ariz. man; 800,000 in nest

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:36

Attic nest measuring 3 feet by 8 feet contained an estimated 800K bees.

       

Swarm of 800,000 bees kill Arizona man

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:36

Attic nest measuring 3 feet by 8 feet contained an estimated 800K bees.

       

Ukraine conflict causes bitter family feuds

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:25

Fighting between Ukraine nationalists and pro-Russian separatists has dissolved marriages.

       

North Korea, at UN, mentions its labor camps

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:18
A North Korean official publicly acknowledged to the international community the existence of his country's "reform through labor" camps Tuesday, a mention that appeared to come in response to a highly critical U.N. human rights report earlier this year.

World Bank executive gives up bonus

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:17
The World Bank chief financial officer is giving up part of his bonus after an uproar over cost-cutting measures at the lender.
Categories: BBC World News

Company wins new contracts despite federal probe

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:16

FILE - In this June 10, 2011 file photo, Lynn Tilton speaks in Gorham, N.H. The Army has awarded $80 million in helicopter contracts to Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton even as the Justice Department is investigating whether she played by the rules to win earlier military work. The Associated Press reported in March that Tilton and Bert Vergez, a retired colonel who ran an Army acquisition office in Huntsville, Alabama, were in unusually close contact for more than a year before Vergez retired from military service in late 2012. Three months later, he was working for Tilton. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Army has awarded $80 million in helicopter contracts to Wall Street executive Lynn Tilton even as the Justice Department is investigating whether she played by the rules to win earlier military work.


Justices uphold North Carolina's voting restrictions

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:07

For the second time in two weeks, the Supreme Court upheld a state law restricting voting.

       

Frears to receive BFI fellowship

BBC World News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:56
British director Stephen Frears is to receive a BFI Fellowship at this year's London Film Festival.
Categories: BBC World News

Concussion issue might hover over NHL season

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:46
The 2014-15 NHL season, which begins Wednesday, will be shadowed by a snowballing concussion lawsuit, which could leave the league with a multimillion-dollar liability like the one facing the NFL.

Boil-water end date may be in sight for Mercer Island

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:46
City and public-health officials will meet Wednesday to develop a timeline for getting the city back to normal.

Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly talk recovery, guns

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:43

 Our Fight to Keep America Safe from Gun Violence" gives insights into the couple's life after the 2011 shooting that left six dead and 13 injured, including Giffords, who was shot in the head and remains partially paralyzed. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband were finally starting to settle into normal routine in their Tucson home by the middle of 2012, making strides in her rehabilitation, decorating their house and watching hour after hour of the TV show "Glee."


First womb-transplant baby won't be alone for long

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 14:41
The world's first baby born from a transplanted womb is soon to have company.