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Museum fossils are new dino species

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:47
A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
Categories: BBC World News

Apple Cup flashback: When Bob Gregory was a 'glaring weak spot' on the Washington State defense

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:46
Going through The Seattle Times archives today, I found this gem from the great Craig Smith in a story printed on Nov. 19, 1986, three days before legendary WSU coach Jim Walden would coach the Cougars for the final time. The 12th-ranked Huskies beat the Cougars, 44-23, in Pullman.

EVO brand dry cat and ferret food recalled

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:46
Natura Pet Products has recalled five dry cat and dry ferret EVO food lots produced in its Fremont, Neb., facility because they lack sufficient levels of vitamins and contain excess minerals, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says.

Rescue Plan for a Marooned Miami Stadium

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:45
City officials and a private group agree on the need to renovate the modernist Miami Marine Stadium, seen as quintessential Miami, capturing the city’s playful nature and brash aspirations.

For Ferguson grand jury, a mass of evidence, much of it conflicting

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:43
The grand jury in the Darren Wilson case met for an extraordinarily long session, hearing what the prosecutor said was “absolutely everything” that could be considered testimony or evidence in the case.

Thanksgiving shopping frenzy teaches lesson about America’s class divide

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:43
The seasonal shopping surge has become a window on the consumer economy, in which high earners have benefited from a booming stock market and rising home prices as many others still grapple with stagnant incomes and lingering financial anxiety.

Hiker took photos of bear before it mauled him

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:41

The phone had puncture marks from the bear, according to authorities.

       

Schools chief sorry for signing off early on Gates grant

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:40
Breaking district policy, interim Superintendent Larry Nyland accepted $250,000 from the Gates Foundation before the Seattle School Board decided whether to approve the grant. He later apologized for the error and said the money hasn’t been spent yet.

AP sources: EPA to propose stricter smog standard

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — Coming full circle on a campaign promise, the Obama administration will propose Wednesday to reduce the amount of smog-forming pollution allowed in the air, which has been linked to asthma, lung damage and other health problems.

A social exhibit

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:38

A social exhibit

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:38

Pregnancy problems may have led whale to beach herself

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:35

She washed up Sunday night on Pensacola Beach.

       

UPS holiday recruits learn perils of package delivery

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:34
United Parcel Service is on a hiring binge, determined to perform better than last year, when harsh weather and a surge in last-minute online shopping orders caused more than a few packages to be delivered after Christmas.

Good times: It’s a shame Pac-12 football season is ending so soon

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:33
The Pac-12 football season was a tough one to predict, on and off the field.

Derek Jeter, Bill Clinton win votes for NY governor

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:31

Yes, Andrew Cuomo was re-elected as governor but some NYC voters were creative on Election Day.

       

Infographic: Darren Wilson recounts shooting of Michael Brown

USAToday.com Top Stories - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:31

In grand jury testimony, police officer Wilson recounted the shooting of Michael Brown.

       

White House Memo: Hagel’s Departure Bears Little Likeness to Rumsfeld’s Removal

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:31
Despite similar timing, after a disastrous midterm election, the exit of President Obama’s defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, did not represent the same kind of shift in policy that Donald H. Rumsfeld’s departure did.

Value Village owner criticizes Minnesota AG report

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:31
The parent company of Value Village thrift stores said Tuesday that the Minnesota attorney general’s critical report of its business practices was based on “incorrect assumptions and a misunderstanding of our working relationships with our nonprofit partners.”

Northern China mine fire kills 24

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:22
At least 24 miners are killed and dozens are injured by a fire at a mine in China's Liaoning province, state media report.
Categories: BBC World News

Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:21

Protesters demonstrate on the day after the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old.