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Beyond marriage, challenges ahead for gay rights groups

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:30

In a Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 file photo, supporters of Arkansas' law banning same sex marriage, top, hold a rally at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., as protestors carry flags and shout. An gay rights ordinance passed in August by the city council in Fayetteville, Ark., was repealed by voters on Dec. 10. Even as same-sex marriage edges closer to becoming legal nationwide, gay-rights advocates face other challenges in 2015 that may not bring quick victories. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Even as same-sex marriage edges closer to becoming legal nationwide, gay rights advocates face other challenges in 2015 that may not bring quick victories.


Man accused of shooting at officers is arrested

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:29
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area man accused of shooting at two police officers has been apprehended after a lengthy manhunt in a neighborhood.

New Year’s Day Bowl Games

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:24
Images from Thursday’s college football bowl games, including the College Football Playoff’s two semifinal games: the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.; and the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans.

Missouri 33, Minnesota 17: Missouri Tops Minnesota in Citrus Bowl

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:23
Marcus Murphy ran for 159 yards, Russell Hansbrough added 114 yards and a touchdown and No. 16 Missouri beat Minnesota, 33-17.






VIDEO: Nepal cuts Everest climbing rates

BBC World News - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:21
The cost of climbing Mount Everest on its Nepal side has been cut by more than half in a bid to tempt back visitors.
Categories: BBC World News

Seattle recycling plant fire was accidental

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:15
The Seattle Fire Department says the two-alarm fire at a recycling plant apparently started accidentally from smoldering material or spontaneous combustion.

Oregon fans marry in Rose Bowl parking lot

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:13
Steven Twomey and Lisa DeFluri were set to have a beach wedding in Oregon in July. But when their beloved Oregon Ducks got a berth to the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Rose Bowl, they changed their plans.

California man arrested, charged with shooting at police

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:07
(Reuters) - Two police officers exchanged fire with a hidden gunman early on Thursday morning in South San Francisco, California, then arrested a man on charges of attempted murder, police said. Two South San Francisco officers responding to reports of gunshots at 3 a.m. PST were fired upon by a hidden gunman, the South San Francisco Police Department said in a statement. Police said the suspect, Ivan Gomez, 23, of South San Francisco, was charged with attempted murder of two police officers. The weapon has not been found, they said. The officers returned fire and neither was hurt, police ...

About New York: Douglas Durst, in Rare Move, Speaks About Robert Durst Ahead of HBO Documentary

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:04
Douglas Durst, a man of few words, great wealth and dynastic power over Manhattan real estate, has said virtually nothing in public about his older brother, Robert. Until now.






Police: Teen arrested for 'hail of bullets' threat

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:03
EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — An 18-year-old man was arrested after allegedly threatening that a Connecticut town "better be ready for the hail of bullets" because he had been bullied for so long.

Video: Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:01
Here's some video of Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman talking to the media Thursday about the bye week practices and more:

Video: Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner talks to the media

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:01
Here's some video of Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner talking to the media Thursday about the team's bye weekend, being named the NFC Defensive Player of the Month, and more:

Video: Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 06:01
Here's some video of Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson talking to the media Thursday about the team's bye week practices, watching the other playoff games this weekend, and more:

Man questioned in connection with Spring Garden rape, sources say

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 05:50

Man questioned in connection with Spring Garden rapeA person of interest is currently being questioned by police in connection with a violent sexual assault in Philadelphia's Spring Garden section, sources say.


In Moments, New Year’s Revelry Became Fatal Crush in Shanghai

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 05:49
Most of the 36 victims were young revelers who had come to ring in 2015 on the Bund, the city’s iconic riverfront promenade.






White Pass - 1/1/2015 12:37:58 PM

White Pass Report - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 05:48
White Pass US12
1/1/2015 12:37:58 PM

Temperature: 18 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry, wet in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 1/1/2015 12:24:03 PM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 05:48
Satus Pass US97
1/1/2015 12:24:03 PM

Temperature: 15 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry ice in places.

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 1/1/2015 12:30:13 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 05:48
Stevens Pass US2
1/1/2015 12:30:13 PM

Temperature: 14 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 1/1/2015 12:25:01 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 05:48
Blewett Pass US97
1/1/2015 12:25:01 PM

Temperature: 16 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare with frost and ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 1/1/2015 12:26:08 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 01/02/2015 - 05:48
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
1/1/2015 12:26:08 PM

Temperature: 20 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry with ice in places

Weather:
Clear skies with gusty winds west of the summit