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‘Norah Webster’: a stern, spare portrait of an Irish widow

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 23:16
In his new novel, “Norah Webster,” Irish author Cólm Toibín explores the world of a recently widowed mother in small-town Ireland in the late 1960s. Toibín appears Nov. 3 at Town Hall Seattle — sponsored by Seattle Arts & Lectures.

‘Just Mercy’: fighting injustice in a broken legal system

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 23:16
Bryan Stevenson’s dramatic and arresting memoir “Just Mercy” tells the story of the Harvard Law School graduate’s mission to take on the defense of the most hopeless of the accused in the United States’ legal system. Stevenson appears Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Seattle Pub

Virgin Galactic Crash Investigation Could Take a Year

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 23:05
It could be a year before federal investigators have any answers about what caused the Virgin Galactic spacecraft to crash, but that shouldn't stop the company from pursuing its space tourism ventures.

Misbah hits fastest Test fifty

BBC World News - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 23:00
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq hits fastest half-century in Test history against Australia, then matches quickest ton.
Categories: BBC World News

White Pass - 11/2/2014 5:46:36 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:41
White Pass US12
11/2/2014 5:46:36 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast with light rain and snow mixed

Satus Pass - 11/2/2014 5:48:21 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:41
Satus Pass US97
11/2/2014 5:48:21 AM

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 - 11/2/2014 5:52:20 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:41
Stevens Pass US2
11/2/2014 5:52:20 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain and snowing

Blewett Pass - 11/2/2014 5:46:30 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:41
Blewett Pass US97
11/2/2014 5:46:30 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear Skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/2/2014 5:50:47 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/2/2014 5:50:47 AM

Temperature: 38 °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:
I-90 Snoqualmie Pass milepost 56 to 61: Drivers should prepare for potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions Monday through Friday nights, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7. Additionally, daytime lane closures will be encountered on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 4 and 5. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions, may be encountered Thursday and Friday, Oct. 30 and 31 and Monday through Friday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7, during daytime hours.

Weather:
Raining

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $321M

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:41

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $321MThere was no big winner in Saturday night's Mega Millions drawing.


UN rejects Burkina Faso army rule

BBC World News - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:41
The UN and African Union warn military leaders who have seized power in Burkina Faso to hand power to civilians, as thousands gather to protest.
Categories: BBC World News

Israeli Leader Urges Calm in Jerusalem

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 22:30
Israel's prime minister vowed to maintain longstanding worship arrangements at Jerusalem's most sensitive religious site Sunday, calling for calm and restraint amid rising tensions in the city.






Bracing for the Falls of an Aging Nation

New York Times Headlines - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:43
As Americans live longer, fall-related injuries and deaths are rising, and homes for the elderly are tackling the problem in ways large and small.

White Pass - 11/2/2014 4:51:52 AM

White Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:41
White Pass US12
11/2/2014 4:51:52 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Overcast with light rain and snow mixed

Satus Pass - 11/2/2014 4:59:23 AM

Satus Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:41
Satus Pass US97
11/2/2014 4:59:23 AM

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 - 11/2/2014 4:49:52 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:41
Stevens Pass US2
11/2/2014 4:49:52 AM

Temperature: 34 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and wet

Weather:
Light rain and snowing

Blewett Pass - 11/2/2014 4:56:03 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:41
Blewett Pass US97
11/2/2014 4:56:03 AM

Temperature: 33 °F

Restrictions Northbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Southbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Roadway is bare and dry

Weather:
Clear Skies

Snoqualmie Pass - 11/2/2014 4:43:24 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:41
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
11/2/2014 4:43:24 AM

Temperature: 38 °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:
I-90 Snoqualmie Pass milepost 56 to 61: Drivers should prepare for potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions Monday through Friday nights, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7. Additionally, daytime lane closures will be encountered on Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 4 and 5. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions, may be encountered Thursday and Friday, Oct. 30 and 31 and Monday through Friday, Nov. 3 through Nov. 7, during daytime hours.

Weather:
Raining

China manufacturing growth slows

BBC World News - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:30
Growth in China's manufacturing sector slowed in October, an official survey suggests, reinforcing concerns about a slowdown in the wider economy.
Categories: BBC World News

America’s most trusted news source not so trustworthy

Seattle Times Headlines - Sun, 11/02/2014 - 21:16
Maybe conservative hard-liners are more rabid in support of those who validate their views than the rest of us are in pursuit of simple truth, writes syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts Jr.