Listen Live Follow Us On:
For Email Marketing you can trust

 

News aggregator

Scientists see severe coral bleaching near Oahu

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:34
While people in Hawaii have been sweating out a lack of trade winds, corals underwater are also suffering.

More than 50 sperm whales spotted off California

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:34
More than 50 sperm whales emerged off the Southern California coast in an extremely rare, hours-long sighting that had whale watchers and scientists giddy with excitement.

Astronauts resume routine spacewalks for NASA

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:34
Two spacewalking astronauts moved an old, broken pump into permanent storage Tuesday, NASA's first routine maintenance outside the International Space Station in more than a year.

LED there be light: 3 share Nobel for blue diode

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:34
An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices -- and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs-- earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday for two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American.

Lawrence: Photo hacking was 'sex crime'

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:31
The people who chose to look at nude celebrity photos that hackers posted committed "a sexual offense," actress Jennifer Lawrence says in an exclusive interview with Vanity Fair in its November issue.

Global growth worries send Asian stocks lower

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:31
Asian stocks sagged Wednesday as pessimism about global growth spread following a decline on Wall Street overnight and a strengthening yen, which dampened prospects for export-oriented Japan.

SolarCity lets homes buy solar with no upfront costs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:28

SolarCity offers new kind of loan to allow homeowners to buy solar with no upfront costs.

       

Gay marriages temporarily blocked in Idaho, Nevada

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:23

An appeal by Idaho prompted a Supreme Court order blocking gay marriage there and in Nevada

       

Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:19
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation's largest private employer.

Americans living longer as most death rates fall

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:18
Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news. U.S. life expectancy inched up again and death rates fell.

Mobile revolution shakes up Silicon Valley

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:18
Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. They are shaking up Silicon Valley's balance of power and splitting up businesses. Long-established companies such as Hewlett-Packard Co. and eBay Inc. are scrambling to regain their footing to better compete against mobile-savvy trendsetters like Apple and Google, as well as rising technology stars that have built businesses around "cloud computing."

EU broadens corporate tax crackdown to Amazon

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:18
The European Union is broadening its crackdown on multinationals' tax avoidance schemes, opening Tuesday an investigation into Amazon's practices on suspicion the online retailer is not paying its dues on profits made across the 28-nation bloc.

The dangers of talking to your car

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:18
Just because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.

Drug agency sued over its fake Facebook account

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:18
The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case in hopes of tricking her friends and associates into revealing incriminating drug secrets.

Vietnam tanker missing, likely hijacked by pirates

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:16
A Vietnamese oil tanker has lost contact with its operator and may have been hijacked by pirates after leaving Singapore port almost a week ago, officials said Wednesday.

This fork makes your veggies taste like candy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:09

Molecular gastronomy meets your nose, and the results taste like chocolate.

       

10 Things to Know for Today

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:07

In this Sept. 17, 2013 photo, an ethnic Rohingya man, who was displaced following 2012 sectarian violence, walks carrying his daughter at Nga Chaung refugee Camp in Pauktaw, Rakhine state, Myanmar. Authorities sealed off villages for months in Myanmar's only Muslim-majority region and in some cases beat and arrested people who refused to register with immigration officials, residents and activists say, in what may be the most aggressive effort yet to compel Rohingya to identify themselves as illegal migrants from neighboring Bangladesh. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:


7-car crash on Scudder Falls Bridge in Bucks County

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:06

7-car crash on Scudder Falls Bridge in Bucks CountyPolice say seven cars were involved in a crash on Scudder Falls Bridge in Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania early Wednesday morning.


Driver tested for DUI after 2-car crash in Hunting Park

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:05

Driver tested for DUI after 2-car crash in Hunting ParkPolice say a driver is being tested for DUI after a two-car crash in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section early Wednesday morning.


Police shot dog while raiding wrong house, lawsuit says

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 18:02

Officials also have not made good on their promise to 'take care of this.'