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Encounter at protest leads to hug for boy, officer

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 03:27

In this Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014 photo provided by Johnny Nguyen, Portland police Sgt. Bret Barnum, left, and Devonte Hart, 12, hug at a rally in Portland, Ore., where people had gathered in support of the protests in Ferguson, Mo. (AP Photo/Johnny Huu Nguyen)PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An African-American boy holding a "Free Hugs" sign stood crying in front of a police barricade at a Ferguson rally in Portland. A white police officer motioned for him to come closer. The officer then asked the boy for a hug — and they embraced, the boy's anguished face streaming with tears.


Heroin Takes Over a House, and Mom

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 03:19
Laurie Sperring’s addiction rapidly turned a modest condominium in a pastoral neighborhood into a locus for Staten Island’s ravenous heroin demand.

Fire erupts in car dealership in Vineland

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 03:16

Fire erupts in car dealership in VinelandFirefighters battled a 2-alarm blaze at a Nissan car dealership in Vineland, New Jersey Saturday morning.


A big change in the AL West -- A's trade Josh Donaldson to the Blue Jays

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 03:16
While some of you were recovering from Black Friday shopping and Thursday food comas and I was nursing this chest cold on Friday evening, the A's were changing the face of their day to day lineup.

EX-UPS driver's pregnancy bias claim at high court

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 03:15

This Nov. 14, 2014, photo, shows Peggy Young, of Lorton, Va., with her daughter Triniti, 7, in Washington. Peggy Young has only to look at her 7-year-old younger daughter to be reminded how long she has been fighting with United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why. Young was pregnant when the company told her she could not have a temporary assignment to avoid lifting heavy packages, as her doctor ordered. She sued UPS for discriminating against pregnant women and, after losing two rounds in lower courts, the Supreme Court will hear her case Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)WASHINGTON (AP) — Peggy Young only has to look at her younger daughter to be reminded how long she has fought United Parcel Service over its treatment of pregnant employees, and why.


Police: Son shot parents in San Diego homicide

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 03:05
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A San Diego doctor and his wife were fatally shot in their home by their 22-year-old son, who was arrested after he tried to slip past police tape near the scene, police said Saturday.

Game day: 107th Apple Cup

WA Huskies - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 03:01
UW GAME DAY
Categories: Sports Center

Parents of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin in Fla.

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:53
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Family members of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown Jr., two black teenagers killed in separate shootings that sparked protests and accusations of racism, found comfort in each other's company in a South Florida vigil.

White Pass - 11/29/2014 9:39:06 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:41
White Pass US12
11/29/2014 9:39:06 AM

Temperature: 25 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway.

Weather:
Snowing

Satus Pass - 11/29/2014 9:28:17 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:41
Satus Pass US97
11/29/2014 9:28:17 AM

Temperature: 31 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light snow

Stevens Pass - 11/29/2014 9:40:23 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:41
Stevens Pass US2
11/29/2014 9:40:23 AM

Temperature: 23 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Compact snow and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 11/29/2014 9:23:18 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:41
Blewett Pass US97
11/29/2014 9:23:18 AM

Temperature: 22 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Southbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Roadway has compact snow and ice.

Weather:
Light snow

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/29/2014 9:36:42 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/29/2014 9:36:42 AM

Temperature: 27 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Chains required on all vehicles except all wheel drive, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Chains required on all vehicles except all wheel drive, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Snow, slush and ice on the roadway

Weather:
Snowing with areas of poor visibility

Researchers developing breath test for pot

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:41
SEATTLE (AP) — Researchers at Washington State University are working on a breath test to determine if a driver is under the influence of marijuana.

Researchers developing breath test for pot

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:41
SEATTLE (AP) — Researchers at Washington State University are working on a breath test to determine if a driver is under the influence of marijuana.

Carjacker runs over man picking up food for poor

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:38
NORTH BAY SHORE, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a New York man picking up food for a soup kitchen was run over by his own vehicle while trying to stop a carjacker from stealing it.

Taliban Overrun an Afghan Army Base

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:35
The insurgents killed as many as 14 soldiers in one of their deadliest attacks against Afghan soldiers this year, local officials said.






Morning links: Gritty comeback win for Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:31
Washington received its first real test of the 2014-15 season and the Huskies responded remarkably well down the stretch during an 80-70 victory over Long Beach State in the DirecTV Wooden Legacy semifinals.

Dick’s Drive-In family leads crowdfunding for homeless kids

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:31
An effort led by Dick’s Drive-In family member Saul Spady is using online crowdfunding to raise enough money to shelter every homeless family in Seattle this winter.

Ready, Aim, Fire, Then Relax in the Lounge

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 11/30/2014 - 02:26
A new wave of luxurious gun clubs is popping up around urban centers, modeled after country clubs.