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Flagpole painter rescued in Yakima plans to return to work

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:31
Warren Hinrichs, 73, has been painting in high places since he was 8 — flagpoles, water towers and such. This past week, with temperatures soaring as he worked atop Yakima’s federal courthouse, he needed and got a rescue.

West's wildfires destroy homes, prompt evacuations

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:24

This Monday, July 28, 2014 photo released Thursday, July 31, 2014 by the U.S. Forest Service, shows flames and smoke in the Sierra National Forest, Calif. On Thursday, Fire crews are battling a blaze in Sierra National Forest about 60 miles northeast of Fresno, Calif. that was creeping closer to the Mammoth Pool Reservoir, a popular recreation spot that supplies drinking water. (AP Photo/U.S. National Forest Service, Burt Stalter)ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) — Thousands of federal, state and local firefighters on Saturday were feverishly attacking at least six major wildfires in central and far northern California that prompted evacuations, while blazes in the Pacific Northwest destroyed a handful of homes.


Man charged in 3-year-old's shooting death

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:17
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a 3-year-old girl who was sitting on a front porch when an argument broke out, police said Saturday.

Guest: This is not America’s first immigration crisis

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:16
Americans cannot forever huddle fearfully behind high gray walls. That is not the America I know, writes guest columnist Daniel J. Evans.

Three Impressions from Jenks and Condotta on Seattle's mock game

Seattle Seahawks - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:16
Here are Three Impressions on the Seahawks' mock game today from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta;
Categories: Sports Center

Three Impressions from Jenks and Condotta on Seattle's mock game

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:16
Here are Three Impressions on the Seahawks' mock game today from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta;

VIDEO: Inside town bearing brunt of strikes

BBC World News - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:06
Since a 72-hour ceasefire collapsed, bombings in Gaza have been intense and hospitals are struggling to cope with the number of casualties.
Categories: BBC World News

This simple kettle could save millions in energy costs

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sun, 08/03/2014 - 10:04

Believe it or not, your tea-drinking habits put a real strain on the grid.