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Longevity, icon status get toys into hall of fame

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:59

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the National Toy Hall of Fame shows bubbles, little green army men and the Rubik’s Cube which were inducted as new additions to the National Toy Hall of Fame. The toys enter the Rochester museum after being selected by a panel of expert judges from among a dozen finalists. (AP Photo/National Toy Hall of Fame, File)ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Before the holiday wish lists and mad buying rush each year comes a dose of nostalgia with the National Toy Hall of Fame's annual picks for enshrinement.


OPEC Holds Production Unchanged; Prices Fall

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:59
The 30 percent decline in oil prices in recent months has shaken the solidarity of the 12-member Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries.






National Toy Hall of Fame inductees over the years

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:52
The inductees into the National Toy Hall of Fame:

AccuWeather: Mostly Cloudy, Chilly Today

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:47

 Mostly Cloudy, Chilly TodayMeteorologist David Murphy says shoppers will want to put on the old coat before heading out tomorrow to buy a new one.


SA ventriloquist beats gagging order

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:42
A South African ventriloquist appears in court with his dummy to successfully challenge a gagging order.
Categories: BBC World News

PHOTOS: 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:38

 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeSee the sights from the 2014 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade!


Rick and Cecily recap the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:37

Rick and Cecily recap the 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeIt was another successful 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade on the Ben Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia on Thursday.


Crowd wowed by the 95th 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:36

Crowd wowed by the 95th 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day ParadeThe 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade has been entertaining the area for 95 years and Thursday was no different.


M.I.T. Is 10-0 and Finding Success in the N.C.A.A. Division III Playoffs

New York Times Headlines - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:23
M.I.T.’s football team, which has long been an afterthought at a university known for its academics, is 10-0 and in the second round of the N.C.A.A. Division III playoffs.

10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

Yahoo! National News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:22

AP10ThingsToSee - An Afghan laborer pauses as he works at a charcoal shop on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. In the winter, prices of wood and charcoal rise among all other necessities for Afghans. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.


White Pass - 11/27/2014 8:13:47 AM

White Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:18
White Pass US12
11/27/2014 8:13:47 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Satus Pass - 11/27/2014 8:07:30 AM

Satus Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:18
Satus Pass US97
11/27/2014 8:07:30 AM

Temperature: 50 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear skies

Stevens Pass - 11/27/2014 8:09:52 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:18
Stevens Pass US2
11/27/2014 8:09:52 AM

Temperature: 38 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/27/2014 8:12:16 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:18
Blewett Pass US97
11/27/2014 8:12:16 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/27/2014 8:04:12 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:18
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/27/2014 8:04:12 AM

Temperature: 42 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet, areas of standing water

Weather:
Raining

Australia batsman Phillip Hughes dies

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:16
Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes dies in hospital, two days after being hit on the neck by a ball during a match in Sydney.
Categories: BBC World News

VIDEO: Hail storm causes chaos in Brisbane

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:15
A powerful storm cut power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses in Brisbane, Australia, bringing "golf ball-sized" hailstones with it.
Categories: BBC World News

Woman wins £337m in divorce case

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:11
The American wife of London financier Sir Chris Hohn, Jamie Cooper-Hohn, is awarded £337m by a High Court judge in a divorce case.
Categories: BBC World News

Australia: Questions to Jon Donnison

BBC World News - Fri, 11/28/2014 - 01:10
Put your questions to the BBC's Jon Donnison in Sydney
Categories: BBC World News