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California lawmakers aim to limit vaccine exemptions

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:45

Jennifer Wonnacutt holds her son, Gavin, 8 months, as she joins other mothers and children at a news conference to show their support for proposed legislation that would require parents to vaccinate all school children in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday Feb. 4, 2015. If approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor, the bill, co-authored by Senators Richard Pan, D-Sacramento and Ben Allen, D-Santa Monica, that would make California one of only three states requiring such restrictions.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers proposed legislation Wednesday that would require parents to vaccinate all school children unless a child's health is in danger, joining only two other states with such stringent restrictions.


Colleges joining National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day efforts

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:40

What began as a grass roots effort within the black community to increase awareness has since become a tool for universities.

       

Argentine government calls former spy chief to testify

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:40

The testimony by Antonio Stiuso could be key to determining whether Fernandez is able to survive the storm.

       

Netflix coming to Japan this fall in service's Asia debut

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:37
LOS GATOS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix is expanding into Japan this fall, marking the first time that the Internet video service will be available in Asia.

A look at victims of New York commuter train-SUV wreck

Yahoo! National News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:36
NEW YORK (AP) — A driver heading home from her jewelry shop-job, a Metropolitan Museum of Art curator taking the train home, and a fellow train commuter with a long career in finance were among those killed when a commuter train hit an SUV stopped on the tracks at a suburban rail crossing. A look at the victims, whose employers and friends have identified them as among the dead:

Live updates: Washington at Oregon

WA Huskies - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:31
We'll begin the live chat at 5:30 p.m. to preview tonight's game between Washington (14-7, 3-6) and Oregon (15-7, 5-4) at Matthew Knight Arena, which tips off at 6 p.m.
Categories: Sports Center

Scouting report: Oregon

WA Huskies - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:31
Scouting report: Oregon.
Categories: Sports Center

In college, the racial politics of dating are complicated

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:30

Do certain races and skin colors make it harder to date?

       

Obama, Rice to unveil new National Security Strategy

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:29

The Islamic State and Russian aggression in Ukraine are likely topics.

       

Army vet threatens U.S. Capitol shooting spree

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:29

Veteran suffering from PTSD was targeting his wife, who is a Senate staffer.

       

White Pass - 2/4/2015 5:19:04 PM

White Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:26
White Pass US12
2/4/2015 5:19:04 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast skies

Satus Pass - 2/4/2015 5:18:33 PM

Satus Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:26
Satus Pass US97
2/4/2015 5:18:33 PM

Temperature: 39 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare, wet in places.

Weather:
Areas of dense fog

Stevens Pass - 2/4/2015 5:07:25 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:26
Stevens Pass US2
2/4/2015 5:07:25 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Blewett Pass - 2/4/2015 5:01:50 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:26
Blewett Pass US97
2/4/2015 5:01:50 PM

Temperature: 30 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet with slush in places.

Weather:
Overcast skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/4/2015 5:16:51 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:26
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/4/2015 5:16:51 PM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet.

Weather:
Mixed rain and snow

National Signing Day, When College Football Makes a Spectacle of Itself

New York Times Headlines - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:23
National signing day, when high school football stars reveal commitments to college programs, has evolved into hours of unmatched pageantry, with elaborate staged announcements and comic gimmicks.






Speaking to Congress: 5 world leaders on Capitol Hill

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:23

Queen Elizabeth and Nelson Mandela are among leaders who have addressed Congress.

       

Nato readjusts as Ukraine crisis looms

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:18
Nato draws up new strategy as Ukraine crisis looms
Categories: BBC World News

Elections in the shadow of Boko Haram

BBC World News - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:15
Can Nigeria hold elections amid Islamist-led insurgency?
Categories: BBC World News

Underground bike park opens in old limestone mine

USAToday.com Top Stories - Thu, 02/05/2015 - 10:10

It will have 45 trails and 20 jumps.