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Peace Prize Laureates Urge Disclosure on U.S. Torture

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:21
Twelve of President Obama’s fellow Nobel Peace Prize recipients are pushing him to release a Senate report about the C.I.A.'s use of torture after the Sept. 11 attacks.

Using Cash and Pressure, China Builds Its Chip Industry

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:17
The Chinese government is investing billions in domestic chip makers as well as using legal action against multinationals and, experts say, espionage.

Nurse Blasts Ebola Quarantine; Feds Push Back on State Rules

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:15
A nurse who returned from West Africa where she was treating Ebola victims said today she's being treated like a "criminal," quarantined in a New Jersey hospital for 21 days despite showing no symptoms of the virus.

White Pass - 10/26/2014 4:07:23 PM

White Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:14
White Pass US12
10/26/2014 4:07:23 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 - 10/26/2014 4:12:13 PM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:14
Satus Pass US97
10/26/2014 4:12:13 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 - 10/26/2014 4:02:09 PM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:14
Stevens Pass US2
10/26/2014 4:02:09 PM

Temperature: 32 °F

Restrictions Eastbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Restrictions Westbound:
Traction Tires Advised, Oversize Vehicles Prohibited.

Conditions:
Pass is open. Snow, slush and ice on the roadway.

Weather:
Snowing

Blewett Pass - 10/26/2014 4:04:25 PM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:14
Blewett Pass US97
10/26/2014 4:04:25 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 - 10/26/2014 4:01:00 PM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:14
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
10/26/2014 4:01:00 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:


Eight firefighters injured in Los Angeles storage 'death trap'

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:14
(Reuters) - Eight firefighters were injured battling a massive fire at a Los Angeles storage facility filled with combustibles like furniture, artwork, and vinyl records but with no sprinkler system, city and fire officials said on Sunday. More than 300 firefighters battled overnight to extinguish the blaze that erupted late on Saturday evening at a two-story Extra Space Storage in the beachside neighborhood Venice, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement. ...

Could Boston be the Venice of America?

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:13
Could Boston copy Venice and become a city of canals?
Categories: BBC World News

Authors vie for children's award

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:06
David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Debi Gliori are among the authors on this year's shortlist for the Red House Children's book prize.
Categories: BBC World News

Authors vie for children's award

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:06
David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Debi Gliori are among the authors on this year's shortlist for the Red House Children's book prize.
Categories: BBC World News

Hawaii volcano lava prompts evacuation concerns

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:05

This Oct. 25, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows a small shed being consumed by lava in a pasture between the Pahoa cemetery and Apa?a Street near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Dozens of residents in this rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava continued to advance. Authorities on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 said lava had advanced about 250 yards since Saturday morning and was moving at the rate of about 10 to 15 yards an hour, consistent with its advancement in recent days. The flow front passed through a predominantly Buddhist cemetery, covering grave sites in the mostly rural region of Puna, and was roughly a half-mile from Pahoa Village Road, the main street of Pahoa. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)Dozens of residents in a rural area of Hawaii were placed on alert as flowing lava from an erupting volcano continued to advance.


Australia green firms hit by cut

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:04
Australia's green energy firms hit by target cuts
Categories: BBC World News

Ebola crisis 'may harm malaria fight'

BBC World News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 08:00
A leading figure in malaria control has warned that efforts to contain the disease could be threatened by the Ebola crisis.
Categories: BBC World News

Jewish Reconstructionist Movement gets 1st female president

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:46

Jewish Reconstructionist Movement gets 1st female presidentA Philadelphia woman made history in the Jewish religion on Sunday.


Suspect in police killings avoided scrutiny

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:39

Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was shot by an assailant who then carjacked two vehicles prompting a manhunt in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The deputy was taken to a hospital but his condition is not immediately known.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SAN DIEGO (AP) — Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte had a lot to hide. He was living in the United States illegally, had been convicted in Arizona for selling drugs and twice deported to Mexico.


Wikipedia Is Emerging as Trusted Internet Source for Information on Ebola

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:37
The online encyclopedia’s Ebola Virus Disease article has had 17 million page views in the last month, rivaling the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Ebola portal and the World Health Organization’s Ebola fact sheet.

Eight firefighters injured in 'death trap' blaze at Los Angeles storage facility

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:35
(Reuters) - Eight firefighters were injured battling a massive fire at a Los Angeles storage facility filled with combustibles like furniture, artwork, and vinyl records but with no sprinkler system, city and fire officials said on Sunday. More than 300 firefighters battled overnight to extinguish the blaze that erupted late on Saturday evening at a two-story Extra Space Storage, the Los Angeles Fire Department said in a statement. ...

Postgame Twitter reaction: Seahawks survive in 13-9 victory

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 07:27
A look at what fans and media members are saying on Twitter after every Seahawks game.
Categories: Sports Center