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Lens Blog: Family Time on Prison Buses

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 18:00
A little-known network of buses and vans takes people from New York City to visit relatives in prisons scattered in small towns across the state.

Lens Blog: Family Time on Prison Buses

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 18:00
A little-known network of buses and vans takes people from New York City to visit relatives in prisons scattered in small towns across the state.

Lens Blog: Family Time on Prison Buses

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 18:00
A little-known network of buses and vans takes people from New York City to visit relatives in prisons scattered in small towns across the state.

Mexico cancels China bid for train

BBC World News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:59
Mexico cancels a $3.75bn contract awarded this week to a Chinese-led consortium to build a high-speed passenger rail link.
Categories: BBC World News

Obama sent 'secret letter' to Iran

BBC World News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:59
President Barack Obama is said to have written a secret letter to Iran's Supreme Leader describing a shared interest in fighting Islamic State.
Categories: BBC World News

Lollapalooza expands to Europe with Berlin festival

Yahoo! Music News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:53

Lollapalooza Berlin's Facebook page announcing the new festivalLollapalooza, the Chicago-based festival that grew out of the US alternative rock scene, on Thursday announced an expansion to Europe with a first edition next year in Berlin.


Categories: Yahoo! Music News

1 killed in homeless shelter blaze in North Philadelphia

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:51

1 killed in boarding house blaze in North PhiladelphiaOfficials say one person is dead after a fast-moving fire at a homeless shelter in North Philadelphia early Friday morning.


Japan governor backs reactor restart

BBC World News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:49
A local authority gives its approval for the first of Japan's nuclear power station to be restarted after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/7/2014 12:50:44 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:47
White Pass US12
11/7/2014 12:50:44 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Broken clouds

Satus Pass - 11/7/2014 12:46:11 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:47
Satus Pass US97
11/7/2014 12:46:11 AM

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 12:50:44 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:47
Stevens Pass US2
11/7/2014 12:50:44 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Cloudy

Blewett Pass - 11/7/2014 12:50:44 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:47
Blewett Pass US97
11/7/2014 12:50:44 AM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet in places

Weather:
Clear skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/7/2014 12:50:44 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:47
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/7/2014 12:50:44 AM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet. 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:
Overcast skies

Video: Lorenzo Romar after Washington's 88-65 exhibition win

WA Huskies - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:31
Here's video of coach Lorenzo Romar after Washington's 88-65 exhibition win over Division II Saint Martin's.
Categories: Sports Center

Video: Nigel Williams-Goss, Shawn Kemp Jr. after Washington's 88-65 exhibition win

WA Huskies - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:31
Here's postgame video of Nigel William-Goss and Shawn Kemp Jr. following Washington's 88-65 exhibition win over Division II Saint Martin's.
Categories: Sports Center

Nixon Library releases previously classified audio

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:31
Newly declassified segments from the diary of President Richard Nixon's chief-of-staff provide a detailed, subtle portrait of the disgraced president as H.R. Haldeman recounts both moments of high-stakes diplomacy and unscripted daily life that would never make a White House memo or official document.

Man charged in Philly, Virginia abductions

Seattle Times Headlines - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:31
The man accused of grabbing a Philadelphia woman off the street this week and taking her to Maryland has a history of violence, choking his ex-wife a decade ago and abducting a 16-year-old Virginia girl just last month with the intention of killing her, authorities say.

Labour 'must pull together' to win

BBC World News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:30
Labour's general election co-ordinator urges MPs to "pull together" around Ed Miliband after reports of unrest about his leadership of the party.
Categories: BBC World News

U.S. space industry girds for more oversight after accidents

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:30

Piece of debris is seen near the crash site of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo near CantilBy Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Executives in the fledgling commercial U.S. space industry are bracing for increased scrutiny and oversight after two accidents last week, including one that killed a pilot, but say they view the mishaps as temporary setbacks that will not halt launches. Mark Sirangelo, who leads the space division of privately held Sierra Nevada Corp, told industry executives Thursday that he expected the industry to learn from the accidents and urged a measured response by lawmakers. ...


85 richest now have as much money as poorest 3.5B

USAToday.com Top Stories - Fri, 11/07/2014 - 17:27

If Bill Gates spent $1 million a day it would take 218 years to spend his fortune.