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Molten lava from Hawaii volcano crosses onto residential property

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:42

The lava flow from the Kilauea Volcano is seen near the village of Pahoa, HawaiiBy Karin Stanton PAHOA Hawaii (Reuters) - A menacing river of molten lava that bubbled over a road and overran a cemetery on its way towards a village on Hawaii's Big Island crossed onto a residential property on Tuesday and threatened to consume its first home, officials said. The slow-moving lava from the erupting Kilauea volcano has been advancing on the town of Pahoa for weeks, with officials warning it is hot enough to incinerate any homes, roads and businesses in its path. Molten lava is hotter than 1,650 degrees Fahrenheit (900 Celsius), according to the U.S. Geological Survey. ...


Greek Letters at a Price

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:39
Looking to join a sorority? You’ll need time and money to spare. And don’t be late for meetings and events (there’s a fine for that).






White Pass - 10/28/2014 6:44:41 PM

White Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:38
White Pass US12
10/28/2014 6:44:41 PM

Temperature: Not Available

Restrictions Eastbound:
No restrictions

Restrictions Westbound:
No restrictions

Conditions:
Pass is open. Should adverse weather or impacts to travel occur, updates will be provided promptly as details are available.

Weather:


Satus Pass - 10/28/2014 6:49:57 PM

Satus Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:38
Satus Pass US97
10/28/2014 6:49:57 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 - 10/28/2014 6:45:17 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:38
Stevens Pass US2
10/28/2014 6:45:17 PM

Temperature: 35 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Slush in places

Weather:
Mix rain and snow

Blewett Pass - 10/28/2014 6:51:44 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:38
Blewett Pass US97
10/28/2014 6:51:44 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:


Snoqualmie Pass - 10/28/2014 6:49:49 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:38
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/28/2014 6:49:49 PM

Temperature: Not Available

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:
Potential delays due to single-lane closures both directions 24 hours a day. Occasional rolling slowdowns both directions during daytime hours. No loads over 12 ft wide. Rock blasting closures are completed for the season.

Weather:


Singapore 'best place for business'

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:31
Singapore is ranked the best country to do business for a ninth consecutive year by the World Bank's annual "Doing Business" report.
Categories: BBC World News

Seahawks waive WR Phil Bates, TE Brett Brackett; no additions as of yet

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:16
The Seahawks today waived receiver Phil Bates and tight end Brett Brackett but did not immediately announce additions to the 53-man roster.
Categories: Sports Center

NFL trade deadline passes, Seahawks stand pat

Seattle Seahawks - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:16
The NFL trade deadline passed at 1 p.m. Seattle time and the Seaahawks --- as did most of the NFL --- did nothing.
Categories: Sports Center

For Marijuana, a Second Wave of Votes to Legalize

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:14
Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C., will decide whether to join Colorado and Washington State in allowing recreational use by adults.

US hails West Africa Ebola progress

BBC World News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:09
US envoy Samantha Power praises efforts to tackle Ebola in Liberia in West Africa, and urges international donors to continue to help.
Categories: BBC World News

Slow-moving lava creeps closer to Hawaii homes

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:04

Slow-moving lava creeps closer to Hawaii homesAfter weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava was less than the length of a football field from homes in a Big Island community Tuesday.


New Mexico deputy charged with shooting colleague

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 10:01

CORRECTS SHOOTING TO TUESDAY - Investigators gather evidence from a Santa Fe County Sheriff Deputy's vehicle, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in the parking lot of Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces in Las Cruces, N.M. Authorities say the deputy shot and killed a fellow deputy at the hotel just after midnight on Tuesday. Officials say the two were headed to Arizona to extradite a prisoner back to Santa Fe. It was not known what sparked the shooting. (AP Photo/Juan Carlos Llorca)LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — A northern New Mexico sheriff's deputy was charged with murder Tuesday after police say he fired several rounds from his handgun as his colleague tried to flee an alcohol-fueled argument at a hotel.


Texas executes ex-gang member for deaths of 3

Yahoo! National News - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:56

This undated handout photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Miguel Paredes. The 32-year-old former street gang member is to scheduled die Tuesday, Oct. 28 evening in the Texas death chamber in Huntsville for the slayings of three rival gang members in San Antonio 14 years ago. (AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice)HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former gang member was put to death Tuesday evening for the fatal shootings of three rivals 14 years ago in San Antonio.


Doctors Mystified by Paralysis in Dozens of Children

New York Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:53
More than 50 children have had mysterious episodes of paralysis in 23 states and some doctors suspect a link to the enterovirus 68.

Winners and losers in the first college playoff poll

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:49
Tuesday marked a bit of history in college football -- the release on ESPN of the first poll by the 12-member committee of athletic directors, former coaches, Condoleeza Rice, ex-USA Today sportwriter Steve Wieberg, etc., etc.

Renters love rent control, but Seattle doesn’t need it

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46
The topic of rent control bubbles to the surface whenever housing costs spike as they are in Seattle, but the policy is better left out of the conversation on keeping housing affordable.

Mariners' weekly winter league report -- October 28, 2014

Seattle Mariners - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46
Here's this week's Mariners' winter league report from Kelly Munro
Categories: Sports Center

Mariners' weekly winter league report -- October 28, 2014

Seattle Times Headlines - Wed, 10/29/2014 - 09:46
Here's this week's Mariners' winter league report from Kelly Munro