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Ebola Infects Spanish Nurse, a First in West

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:07
The nurse was the first health worker to be infected with the virus outside West Africa, raising concerns about how prepared Western nations are to treat Ebola victims.






Bruised and Weary, Ferguson Struggles to Heal

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:05
Almost two months after Michael Brown was shot to death by a police officer, the formerly anonymous suburb of St. Louis where he lived remains on edge.

Senator: Congress should debate terrorist threat

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:04
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said Monday it would be "very healthy" for America if members of Congress spend about two weeks getting briefings, holding hearings, and having a real debate about authorizing the use of force against the Islamic State terrorist group.

Commissioners hear five-year plans for work needed to meet customer expectations

Chelan County PUD - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:00
Commission meeting news. Other topics: PUD finances, strategic planning, Habitat Conservation Plan, Public Power Week,
Categories: Chelan County

Customers and community invited to celebrate benefits of public power this week

Chelan County PUD - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 09:00
Join Chelan PUD at Pybus Market on Saturday, Oct. 11, to get ready for winter, enter prize drawings
Categories: Chelan County

Big Score for Georgia Tech, After Alumnus Wins Bid for a Relic

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:58
Ryan Schneider, who paid $40,388 for the ball from Georgia Tech’s 220-0 rout of Cumberland 98 years ago, plans to present it to the university.

Police: 4-year-old brings heroin to daycare, mom charged

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:57

 4-year-old brings heroin to daycare, mom chargedA mother of a 4-year-old was arrested after her daughter brought heroin into a daycare and began passing it out to other children, Delaware State Police say.


Study Finds Shifts in Charitable Giving After Recession

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:54
In 2012, the share of income that was donated by Americans earning $200,000 or more fell 4.6 percent since 2006, but it rose 4.5 percent among those earning less than $100,000.






Saudis Are Next on Biden’s Mideast Apology List After Harvard Remarks

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:53
The vice president’s problems began Thursday when he declared that the biggest problem in dealing with Syria and the rise of the Islamic State was America’s allies in the region.

ICC readies for Kenyatta appearance

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:52
The International Criminal Court is holding the first of two days of hearings in which Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will appear before it.
Categories: BBC World News

Las Vegas Schools Groan From Growing Pains

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:50
Teachers are scrambling to educate students without the classrooms they need and with no prospect of new ones being built anytime soon, as people move back.






Washington farmers re-think labor-intensive crops

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:49
The difficulty Washington farmers face in finding enough skilled seasonal workers may limit how much labor-intensive crops like apples and wine grapes they can grow.

Supreme Court Delivers Tacit Win to Gay Marriage

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:45
The Supreme Court’s decision was a major surprise and suggests that the justices are not going to intercede in the wave of decisions in favor of same-sex marriage, at least until a federal appeals court upholds a state ban.






In pictures: The 12 Labours of... Putin

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:44
Birthday boy's feats praised in art exhibition
Categories: BBC World News

Chat live as the Seahawks take on Washington

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:43
Follow today's action as the defending Super Bowl champs take on Washington on Monday Night Football.

35 New York City Parks to Get Makeovers

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:41
Mayor Bill de Blasio is expected to announce plans to spend $130 million on play areas in low-income areas across the city.

Turner Broadcasting, Home of CNN, TBS and TNT, Will Cut 1,475 jobs

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:35
The strategy behind the overhaul is to focus resources on programming, technology innovation and international expansion.

Lightning kills 11 in Colombia

BBC World News - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:34
Eleven members of the Colombian Wiwa indigenous group are killed by lightning during a religious ceremony in a remote area of the country.
Categories: BBC World News

Ebola Screening at Airports Will Increase, Obama Says

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:33
President Obama called the fight against Ebola “a top national security priority,” but did not specify how screening procedures would be changed.






The State of the Non-State, Washington, D.C.

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 08:32
Proponents have sought statehood for the District of Columbia for over half a century, but the political timing never seems to be right.