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Security chief shot dead in Mexico

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:11
A Mexican security chief brought in by the government to tackle rising violence is shot dead in the north-eastern state of Tamaulipas, officials say.
Categories: BBC World News

Many questions still unanswered in spaceship crash

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:11
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal accident investigators have an early sense of what went wrong before an experimental spaceship designed to ferry tourists beyond the Earth's atmosphere broke apart during a test flight. But they still don't know why the craft prematurely shifted its shape prior to the deadly crash.

Pilot actions examined in U.S. crash of Virgin Galactic spacecraft

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:10

Sheriffs' deputies look at wreckage from the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo near Cantil, CaliforniaBy Irene Klotz MOJAVE Calif. (Reuters) - A human-factors expert will join the investigation of the fatal crash of Virgin Galactic's passenger spacecraft to study why the co-pilot prematurely unlocked a pivoting tail section of the ship during a test flight, a top safety official said on Monday. ...


VIDEO: Mid-terms: Is US on the right track?

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:06
Americans are voting in mid-term elections which will decide who controls the Senate and pave the way for the 2016 race for the White House.
Categories: BBC World News

Army's last active Vietnam draftee retires

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:06

Chief Warrant Officer Ralph Rigby is the last continuously serving draftee on active duty.

       

Low oil prices send chills through oil patch

Seattle Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:05
Marcus Jundt moved to Williston from Minnesota almost four years ago and has opened four restaurants there since. Food isn't propelling his business, though. It's oil.

White Pass - 11/3/2014 9:08:30 PM

White Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:01
White Pass US12
11/3/2014 9:08:30 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain

Satus Pass - 11/3/2014 9:16:27 PM

Satus Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:01
Satus Pass US97
11/3/2014 9:16:27 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 - 11/3/2014 9:12:20 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:01
Stevens Pass US2
11/3/2014 9:12:20 PM

Temperature: 44 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 11/3/2014 9:02:42 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:01
Blewett Pass US97
11/3/2014 9:02:42 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/3/2014 9:11:34 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:01
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/3/2014 9:11:34 PM

Temperature: 48 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Restrictions Westbound:
Refer to conditions and weather column for current restriction information

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet. Construction in progress on Snoqualmie Pass: Drivers may experience delays due to lane closures and rolling slowdowns.

Weather:
Raining

WSU opponent outlook: Oregon State

WA Cougars - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:01
A closer look at the Cougars’ next opponent
Categories: Sports Center

Seahawks still a big TV ratings winner

Seattle Seahawks - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 14:01
That the Seahawks aren't having quite the season of a year ago is having zero  impact on TV ratings locally, which remain as high as ever.
Categories: Sports Center

Election 2014: View complete midterm results

USAToday.com Top Stories - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:59

Results from all the races and initiatives in the midterm elections.

       

Asia must do more to help global Ebola fight: World Bank

Yahoo! National News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:57
By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - Asian countries are not contributing enough to the global effort to fight Ebola, despite having a wealth of trained medical personnel who could help stop the spread of the deadly virus, World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday. Thousands of healthcare workers are needed to help combat the most deadly outbreak of Ebola since records began in 1976. The virus has killed nearly 5,000 people, mainly in the West African countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. ...

Leaking sinks force plane landing

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:46
A Virgin Australia aircraft bound for Sydney is forced to turn back and land in Los Angeles after sinks on board leak.
Categories: BBC World News

Perceptions of Risk: Football, the Newest Partisan Divide

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:29
A new poll — consistent with data on high-school participation — finds that much of liberal-leaning America has growing qualms about the sport.

Chris Petersen on Shaq Thompson's Heisman hopes: 'I haven’t seen a better football player out there'

WA Huskies - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:25
Shaq Thompson is starting to get more love in the Heisman Trophy discussion. The Heisman isn't a new topic for Chris Petersen.
Categories: Sports Center

UNHCR seeks to end statelessness

BBC World News - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:23
The UN refugees agency is launching a campaign to end statelessness - currently affecting at least 10 million people worldwide - within 10 years.
Categories: BBC World News

Colts 40, Giants 24: Woebegone Giants Fall to the Colts in a Rout

New York Times Headlines - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 13:14
In the Giants’ third straight loss, there were dropped passes, wayward throws, an anemic running game, blown defensive assignments and three Colts fumbles that were not recovered.