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Pelka death council 'inadequate'

BBC World News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:18
Coventry City Council's children's service - in the spotlight since the 2012 death of four-year-old Daniel Pelka - is branded "inadequate" by Ofsted.
Categories: BBC World News

Il Divo brings Broadway songbook to U.S. tour

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:12
The quartet sets aside the usual showstoppers to focus on music from their latest album.

Oklahoma cities reeling from sudden bridge closure

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:03

Workers repair the underside of the James C. Nance Memorial Bridge, which links Purcell, Okla. and Lexington, Okla., near Purcell, Okla., Monday, March 17, 2014. Purcell and Lexington are about 4,000 feet apart, but with the bridge closure, travel between the communities requires a 40 mile drive. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)PURCELL, Okla. (AP) — Kay Collett once enjoyed a commute that would be the envy of many: cross a river, hang a left at the end of the bridge and walk into the bank branch she can see from her back porch. Total travel time: two minutes, maybe three if there's traffic.


First 'Muppets' director recalls original

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 16:00
The innocence and positivity are what keeps the franchise alive, James Frawley says.

EU extends Crimea sanctions list

BBC World News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:49
The EU extends sanctions to another 12 individuals over Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine and prepares to sign a key accord with Kiev.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama: 'In midterms, we get clobbered'

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:46
President Obama tells Democrats they must get out their voters this November.

Exxon Valdez oil spill, 25 years later, offers lessons

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:31
The 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill has lingering effects as nations look to drill in the Arctic.

Tests negative on Jacoby Ellsbury’s ailing calf

Seattle Mariners - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:31
Ellsbury hasn’t played since March 14. He was scratched from Sunday’s game against Atlanta because of right calf tightness.
Categories: Sports Center

Huskies enter WNIT with Talia Walton in spotlight

WA Huskies - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:18
Washington is 11-5 this season when Talia Walton scores in double digits.
Categories: Sports Center

Q&A: Am I stuck in my $$$ workplace health plan?

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:15

FILE - This March 1, 2014, file photo shows part of the website for HealthCare.gov as photographed in Washington. The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — The new health care law helps some people, hurts others and confuses almost everyone. Hoping to simplify things a bit, The Associated Press asked its Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus followers for their real-life questions about the program and the problems they're running into as the March 31 deadline approaches to sign up for coverage in new insurance markets.


VIDEO: Flashmob for Syria refugee camp

BBC World News - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:14
A flashmob has taken place in New York's Times Square to raise awareness about the conflict in Syria and the situation at the Yarmouk refugee camp
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 3/20/2014 11:41:19 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:14
White Pass US12
3/20/2014 11:41:19 PM

Temperature: 28 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is mostly bare and wet, snow and slush in places

Weather:
Snow flurries

Satus Pass - 3/20/2014 11:57:18 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:13
Satus Pass US97
3/20/2014 11:57:18 PM

Temperature: 29 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 3/20/2014 11:54:48 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:12
Stevens Pass US2
3/20/2014 11:54:48 PM

Temperature: 24 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, frost and ice in places. Avalanche control is planned for Friday, March 21 between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Eastbound traffic will be stopped at milepost 58 at Scenic and westbound traffic will be stopped at the summit milepost 64.5. Avalanche control work generally takes from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete.

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 3/20/2014 11:56:55 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:12
Blewett Pass US97
3/20/2014 11:56:55 PM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 3/20/2014 11:58:08 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:11
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
3/20/2014 11:58:08 PM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and dry, wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies, areas of fog

Some state pensions in dire straits

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:06
Shortfalls on rise as budgets pinched despite overhauls.

Obama to meet with Internet CEOs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 15:04
President Obama will discuss surveillance policy with high-tech executives.

Durant’s 35 points help lead Thunder

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 14:46
Durant scored 35 points, finding his shooting touch after a rough start, and made five free throws in the final minute to shut down a furious, fourth-quarter comeback and give the Thunder their 50th win, 102-95 over the injury-riddled Cavaliers on Thursday night.

Durant’s 35 points help lead Thunder

NBA - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 14:46
Durant scored 35 points, finding his shooting touch after a rough start, and made five free throws in the final minute to shut down a furious, fourth-quarter comeback and give the Thunder their 50th win, 102-95 over the injury-riddled Cavaliers on Thursday night.
Categories: Sports Center