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Kam Chancellor unlikely to play Sunday, so Jeron Johnson in line to get first career start

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:16
The Seattle Seahawks will get a number of key players back for Sunday's game against the New York Giants.
Categories: Sports Center

Gay marriage advocates target U.S. Supreme Court after loss

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:15

Terrence Hall and Christopher DeCaria display their marriage license to the media outside of the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds office in CharlotteBy Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Gay marriage supporters in four states where bans on same-sex nuptials were upheld by a federal appeals court said on Friday they will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the issue, and officials in two of the states vowed to do the same. Both sides being in agreement that the high court should intervene increases the chances that the nine justices may hear oral arguments in the spring and decide the case by the end of June. ...


Colorado shooting judge to summon 9,000 for jury

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:13
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The judge overseeing the Colorado theater shooting case says he plans to issue 9,000 summonses to prospective jurors.

5-year-old girl shot while sitting with grandpa

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:10
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 5-year-old girl was fatally shot while sitting on her grandfather's lap when two people approached her Milwaukee home and opened fire, according to police, who sought help Friday in finding the suspects.

Obama picks Brooklyn prosecutor Lynch for attorney general

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:06

United States Attorney Loretta E. Lynch speaks during an announcement of the arrest of Abraxas J. ("A.J.") Discala, CEO of OmniView Capital, and six co-conspirators for fraudulent market manipulation at the U.S. Attorney's office in Brooklyn, New YorkBy Aruna Viswanatha and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will nominate Brooklyn federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch to replace the retiring Eric Holder as U.S. attorney general and if confirmed, she would become the first black woman to serve in the post, the White House said on Friday. The 55-year-old North Carolina native and Harvard-trained lawyer has deep experience in both civil rights and corporate fraud cases. Lynch is known for a low-key personality and stirred little controversy during two tenures as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. ...


Saudi proposal would allow women drivers with limits

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:04
The unique driving ban is imposed because the Saudi kingdom’s ultraconservative Muslim clerics say “licentiousness” will spread if women drive.

VIDEO: Twenty-five years after the Berlin Wall

BBC World News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:01
Caroline Polenz was 25 years old and living in East Berlin when the Berlin Wall fell. Her son Fabian is now 25.
Categories: BBC World News

Hawaii lava's slow forward creep stalls — for now

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:01
Lava threatening a rural Hawaii town has stopped its slow, forward advance -- for now.

SpaceShipTwo pilot's survival hailed as miracle, but not unique

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:01
There were no ejection seats and no easy ways out of SpaceShipTwo if disaster struck.

Inventor of CorningWare glass dies in New York

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 08:01
S. Donald Stookey is no household name, but his best-known invention truly is: CorningWare, the durable, heat-resistant ceramic glass used since the 1950s to make millions upon millions of baked lasagnas, tuna casseroles and other potluck-dinner dishes.

White Pass - 11/7/2014 2:53:58 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:55
White Pass US12
11/7/2014 2:53:58 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Satus Pass - 11/7/2014 2:53:14 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:55
Satus Pass US97
11/7/2014 2:53:14 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Stevens Pass - 11/7/2014 3:00:20 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:55
Stevens Pass US2
11/7/2014 3:00:20 PM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

Blewett Pass - 11/7/2014 2:54:19 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:55
Blewett Pass US97
11/7/2014 2:54:19 PM

Temperature: 37 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/7/2014 3:00:02 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:55
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/7/2014 3:00:02 PM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and dry. Construction is still in progress from milepost 56 to milepost 61 near the summit. Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and intermittent rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Scattered clouds

Rewind: Friday's Sounders FC chat

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:52
Join the conversation ahead of the second leg of the Western Conference semifinals between the Sounders and F.C. Dallas on Monday at CenturyLink Field.

Q and A: For Supreme Court, a Case of Economics and Politics

New York Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:51
The latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act could affect the ability of many people to pay for health insurance.






Obama to send 1,500 more troops to Iraq as campaign expands

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:44

U.S. President Obama speaks as Secretary of Defense Hagel listens before the start of a Cabinet Meeting in the Cabinet Room at the White House in WashingtonBy Phil Stewart and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has approved sending up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq, roughly doubling the number of U.S. forces on the ground to advise and retrain Iraqis in their battle against the militant group Islamic State, U.S. officials said on Friday. Obama's decision greatly expands the scope of the U.S. campaign and the geographic distribution of American forces, some of whom will head into Iraq's fiercely contested western Anbar province for the first time to act as advisors. ...


How to track the weekend's games

Seattle Times Headlines - Sat, 11/08/2014 - 07:39
Well, it isn't technically the state playoffs (we have to get to the bracket next week first), but we've arrived at the week 10 matchups. And, call me crazy, but I'm using the term playoffs.