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Simmons hopes Hughes shares his fate

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:28
Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons hopes Phil Hughes is as lucky as he was with his recovery from a serious head injury.
Categories: BBC World News

WWII Museum opening new pavilion in New Orleans

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:26

This artist's rendering provided by the The National World War II Museum shows the xxhibits exploring the Italian Campaign in The National WWII Museum’s new Campaigns of Courage Pavilion, a new 32,000-square-foot space opening to the public Dec. 13, 2014, at the museum, in New Orleans. "Road to Berlin" will be the first of two exhibits opening in the new pavilion. (AP Photo/The National WWII Museum)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A bombed-out bunker with a digital battle mapping table and animated fighter planes soaring overhead gives an immersive look at strategic air raids over Europe during World War II.


Cairo building collapse kills 17

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:25
Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people.
Categories: BBC World News

Correction: Health Overhaul-Exchange Solvency story

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:24

FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, Meg Ivatti, right, control center leader for HealthSource RI in Providence, R.I., works with customer engagement specialist Dianiri Paulino to help sign up a caller for health insurance. Rhode Island got high marks for a smooth rollout of its health insurance marketplace amid last year’s stumbles by the federal government, but the future of HealthSource RI is far from certain. Rhode Island has not identified a way to pay for it, and under the Affordable Care Act, state exchanges are supposed to be self-sustaining starting in 2015. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — In a story Nov. 23 about the financial health of state-based insurance exchanges, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the status of a lawsuit filed by the American Council of Life Insurers over the funding of the District of Columbia's health exchange. The suit isn't pending; it was dismissed earlier this month.


Unboxing videos online chronicle the big reveal

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:24

Lewis Hilsenteger of Toronto unboxes the recently released Far Cry 4 Kyrat Edition video game set. Hilsenteger is the founder of Unbox Therapy, where he unveils a wide range of tech and other products on YouTube. Unboxing, the recording and sharing of the big reveal, has become a phenomenon on the video-sharing site. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Lewis Hilsenteger)NEW YORK (AP) — Rrrrip goes the packing tape and squeak goes the protective foam. Are there sweeter, more seductive sounds than the opening of a new toy or gadget?


After Obama’s Immigration Action, a Blast of Energy for the Tea Party

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:22
Federal spending reductions and the battle against the Affordable Care Act are taking a back seat to immigration, to the point that party members are calling for Sarah Palin to oppose John McCain, who supports immigration overhaul.






Brown family lawyers condemn violent protests

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:22
(Reuters) - Lawyers for Michael Brown's family condemned violent protests in a sometimes chaotic news conference on Tuesday in which they also slammed the grand jury process that led to a decision not to bring charges against the police officer who shot and killed Brown in August. Brown's father, Michael Brown Sr., had planned to speak briefly at the news conference but did not. (Reporting by Mary Wisniewski in Chicago; Writing by Fiona Ortiz; Editing by Bill Trott)

Parents of boy shot in face argued about guns

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:17
LAKE STEVENS, Wash. (AP) — The parents of a 3-year-old boy who was accidentally shot in the face by a 4-year-old neighbor had argued about access to guns at their home, court records show.

Facing health law hikes, consumers mull options

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:16

Graphic shows change in benchmark health plan premium costs; 3c x 4 inches; 146 mm x 101 mm;WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.


U.S. Economic Growth Stronger Than Expected in 3rd Quarter

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:12
The Commerce Department’s revised estimate of gross domestic product showed that consumers had already stepped up their pace of spending.






At least 18 injured in Ferguson-related protests

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:11
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Hospitals report having treated at least 18 people who were injured during the unrest that followed the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown.

DA: Lawyer had sex with teenage trafficking victim

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:10

 Lawyer had sex with teenage trafficking victimA lawyer has surrendered to Philadelphia authorities on charges that he had sex with a 14-year-old human trafficking victim.


Only three in 10 Americans have HIV under control: government report

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:04

A nurse tests a blood sample during a free HIV test at a blood tests party, part of a campaign to prevent HIV infection among male same-sex couples, in BangkokBy Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Just 30 percent of Americans living with HIV have the virus in check, putting others at risk of infection, U.S. health officials said on Tuesday. The report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 840,000 of the 1.2 million people infected with HIV in 2011 were not consistently taking anti-HIV drugs that keep the virus suppressed at very low levels. ...


Brown's attorneys criticize grand jury, prosecutor

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:03
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Attorneys for Michael Brown's family say the process that led to a white officer not being indicted in the fatal shooting of the unarmed, black 18-year-old was unfair and broken.

10. I Bet My Life - Imagine Dragons

iTunes Top Ten - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:02
I Bet My Life - Single
Imagine Dragons

Release Date: October 27, 2014
Total Songs: 1
Genre: Alternative
Price: $1.29
Copyright ? 2014 KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records
Categories: iTunes Top Ten

Sharpton slams grand jury process in Ferguson, Missouri, shooting

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:00

Civil rights leader Reverend Al Sharpton speaks at the National Action Network about tensions leading up to a Grand Jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri and allegations of tax issues published in local media in New York(Reuters) - Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton said the grand jury system was misused in the case of Michael Brown, the black teenager shot and killed in August by a white police officer in a St. Louis suburb. At a news conference with the Brown family and their lawyers, Sharpton said the grand jury decision not to issue charges against Officer Darren Wilson was not surprising and urged a continued investigation by the federal government. (Reporting by Mary Wisniewski in Chicago; Writing by Fiona Ortiz; Editing by Bill Trott)


Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens'

BBC World News - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 01:58
At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/25/2014 8:47:43 AM

White Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 01:58
White Pass US12
11/25/2014 8:47:43 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining, heavy at times

Satus Pass - 11/25/2014 8:52:33 AM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 01:58
Satus Pass US97
11/25/2014 8:52:33 AM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Stevens Pass - 11/25/2014 8:42:29 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 11/26/2014 - 01:58
Stevens Pass US2
11/25/2014 8:42:29 AM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining