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VIDEO: Entrepreneurs ship chocolate to US

BBC World News - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 16:33
News of a US court's decision to restrict imports of some British chocolates into America has had an unexpected effect on business here.
Categories: BBC World News

Saturday's gossip column

BBC World News - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 16:08
Pogba could leave for more than £80m, Chelsea in for De Bruyne, Alves keen on Man Utd switch, plus more.
Categories: BBC World News

No encryption standard raises health care privacy questions

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 16:06

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2015 file photo, the Anthem logo hangs at the health insurer's corporate headquarters in Indianapolis. Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age _ a striking omission in light of the cyberattack against Anthem, the nation's second-largest health insurer. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Insurers aren't required to encrypt consumers' data under a 1990s federal law that remains the foundation for health care privacy in the Internet age — an omission that seems striking in light of the major cyberattack against Anthem.


Quotations in the News

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 16:05
"But as a first reaction, we think it's illogical and we are highly skeptical about it. How could they identify a Jordanian warplane ... in the sky? What was the American lady doing in a weapons warehouse?" — Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed al-Momani about Islamic State group claims that U.S. aid worker Kayla Jean Mueller had been killed in a Jordanian air strike in northern Syria.

Parents 'hopeful US hostage alive'

BBC World News - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:58
The parents of a US hostage who Islamic State militants say was killed by a Jordanian air strike in Syria say they are "hopeful" she is still alive.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 2/6/2015 10:28:32 PM

White Pass Report - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:48
White Pass US12
2/6/2015 10:28:32 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining lightly

Satus Pass - 2/6/2015 10:26:10 PM

Satus Pass Report - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:48
Satus Pass US97
2/6/2015 10:26:10 PM

Temperature: 47 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Stevens Pass - 2/6/2015 10:25:18 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:48
Stevens Pass US2
2/6/2015 10:25:18 PM

Temperature: 36 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Raining

Blewett Pass - 2/6/2015 10:24:09 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:48
Blewett Pass US97
2/6/2015 10:24:09 PM

Temperature: 41 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Partly cloudy skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 2/6/2015 10:31:25 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:48
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
2/6/2015 10:31:25 PM

Temperature: 40 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
The roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Clear skies

WSU women fall to Oregon, 70-69

WA Cougars - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:46
Washington State dropped another tough Pac-12 Conference contest in the final seconds Friday, falling 70-69 to Oregon at Beasley Coliseum.
Categories: Sports Center

Suspended Viking Adrian Peterson attends hearing

Seattle Seahawks - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:46
Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson’s suspension from the league led to a courtroom clash over the extent of the NFL’s power and authority.
Categories: Sports Center

NHS complaints process 'inadequate'

BBC World News - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:42
The NHS in England is accused of major shortcomings in the way it investigates cases where poor care resulted in death or injury.
Categories: BBC World News

Did the electrified third rail make train wreck deadlier?

Yahoo! National News - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:30

The electrified third rail, right, runs next to Metro-North Railroad tracks, Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, in Valhalla, N.Y. An SUV driver and five train passengers were killed Tuesday evening in a rush-hour collision in Valhalla. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) — It was a hellish scenario investigators had never seen before: 400 feet of electrified third rail snapped into 12 pieces and speared a commuter train during a fiery collision with an SUV. Now officials want to know whether the rail's unusual design explains why the crash was so deadly.


Washington knocks off No. 7 Oregon State 76-67

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:05
Seemingly every time Washington needed a big 3-pointer against Oregona State, the Huskies got one. The biggest moments came in the second half, when Jazmine Davis and Aminah Williams combined to hit 3-point shots on four straight possessions, giving Washington the first double-digit lead of the game, and the Huskies went on to beat No. 7 Oregon State 76-67 Friday night. Davis and Williams each ...

At long last: Al Gore's satellite dream blasts off

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:00

DSCOVR satellite to take off Sunday

       

At long last: Al Gore's satellite dream blasts off

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:00

DSCOVR satellite to take off Sunday

       

Getting cravings out of your head

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 15:00

Neuroscientist Kay Tye says when looking at weight loss we shouldn't focus on what is going in our mouth but what is going on in our brain.

       

Underage drinking pilot program launched at six North Carolina universities

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 14:58

Is underage drinking or substance use are a "rite of passage for college students?"

       

17 simple and sophisticated appetizers for your Grammys viewing party

USAToday.com Top Stories - Sat, 02/07/2015 - 14:56

These snacks says, "Hey, I'm trying to be a real-world human being. Appreciate my class. And don't worry, I have guac, too."