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Seattle turns to Indigenous People's Day

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Conservative group drops Nevada gay marriage fight

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    Ebola-stricken nurse being transferred to Atlanta

    by CNN / AP on Oct 15, 14:54

    A Dallas nurse diagnosed with Ebola is being transferred to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. An ambulance with a crew clad in hazardous-material suits arrived at the hospital Wednesday afternoon and left for Dallas Love Field. There, aerial video showed the crew leading a person in a yellow hazmat suit and booties onto a jet. […]

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    First lady hosts White House garden harvest

    by Associated Press on Oct 14, 15:55

    Michelle Obama isn’t afraid of a little dirt. The first lady, clad in dirt-stained black pants and sneakers, was joined by school children Tuesday to harvest squash, lettuce, sweet potatoes and tomatoes in the White House Kitchen Garden. The children from Arizona, California, Ohio and the District of Columbia attend schools that have school gardens, […]

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    Seattle turns to Indigenous People’s Day

    by Associated Press on Oct 13, 11:39

    Seattle Mayor Ed Murray invited city council members and tribal leaders to the Monday afternoon signing ceremony for the Indigenous People’s Day resolution. The council approved the resolution a week ago, designating the second Monday in October as the day to celebrate the culture and contributions of Native Americans. The second Monday in October is […]

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    Conservative group drops Nevada gay marriage fight

    by Associated Press on Oct 09, 10:47

    A group that fought to keep Nevada’s state ban on same-sex marriage is dropping its appeals to the U.S. Supreme Court and a lower court, clearing the way for gay weddings. The Coalition for the Protection of Marriage on Thursday filed documents with the high court and the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. There […]

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    U.S. airports, border crossings to check travelers for Ebola

    by CBS/AP on Oct 08, 13:13

    Last Updated Oct 8, 2014 3:25 PM EDT WASHINGTON – The government is taking new steps aimed at preventing more Ebola cases from showing up in the U.S. undetected. Beginning Saturday, officials will take the temperatures of travelers from West Africa as they arrive at five American airports: John F. Kennedy in New York, Dulles outside Washington, O’Hare […]

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    Supreme Court turns away same-sex marriage cases

    by Stephanie Condon / CBS News on Oct 06, 7:51

    The Supreme Court on Monday turned away seven same-sex marriage cases in five states, refusing for now to take up the basic question of whether same-sex couples have a right to marriage. While the decision is a setback for the gay rights movement’s goal of achieving marriage equality nationwide, it does allow the lower court […]

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    Hong Kong leader: I will not step down in face of protests

    by CBS/AP on Oct 02, 9:19

    Last Updated Oct 2, 2014 12:36 PM EDT HONG KONG  – Hong Kong’s embattled leader has offered to hold talks between his government and pro-democracy protesters, but says he will not accept their demand that he resign. Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying told reporters late Thursday that he has asked the territory’s top civil servant to arrange […]

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    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson steps down

    by Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News on Oct 01, 11:40

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday after several security breaches affecting the White House and President Obama became public, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Wednesday. “Today Julia Pierson, the Director of the United States Secret Service, offered her resignation, and I accepted it. I salute her 30 years of […]

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    Congress grills Secret Service over security failures

    by Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News on Sep 30, 10:37

    Last Updated Sep 30, 2014 2:34 PM EDT Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said Tuesday that she takes “full responsibility” for several high-profile security failures at the White House in testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. “It is clear that our security plan was not executed properly. I take full responsibility; what […]

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    Afghanistan swears in new president

    by Associated Press on Sep 29, 6:59

    Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has been sworn in as Afghanistan’s new president, replacing Hamid Karzai in the country’s first democratic transfer of power since the 2001 U.S.-led invasion toppled the Taliban. Ghani Ahmadzai became president of Afghanistan in a peaceful transition Monday after a six-month election season that ended with marathon negotiations that gave the newly […]

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    Chicago air traffic halted over fire at FAA facility

    by CBS/AP on Sep 26, 8:32

    Last Updated Sep 26, 2014 12:57 PM EDT All flights in and out of Chicago’s two airports were halted Friday after a fire at a suburban air traffic control center that authorities said was deliberately set by a contract employee. The ground stoppage at two of the nation’s busiest airports sent delays and cancellations rippling […]

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    Forest Service clarifies rules on filming in wilderness areas

    by Associated Press on Sep 25, 16:21

    Faced with increasing criticism of a proposal that would restrict media filming in wilderness areas, the head of the U.S. Forest Service said late Thursday that the rule is not intended to apply to news-gathering activities. Chief Tom Tidwell says the rule would apply to commercial filming, like a movie production, but reporters and news […]

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    Washington agency tests ‘salmon cannon’

    by Associated Press on Sep 24, 8:58

    The state Fish and Wildlife Department is testing a new way to move fish called a “salmon cannon.” It doesn’t really shoot fish, it sucks them through a vacuum tube. The department recently purchased a system and used it Tuesday at Washougal to load fall chinook salmon into truck for its hatchery program. The Columbian […]

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    Obama: We must dismantle ISIS ‘network of death’

    by Rebecca Kaplan / CBS News on Sep 24, 8:31

    President Obama told the United Nations Wednesday that “America will not base our entire foreign policy on reacting to terrorism,” even as he works to dismantle a “network of death” established by Islamic extremists in the Middle East. “We have waged a focused campaign against al Qaeda and its associated forces – taking out their […]

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    U.S. begins airstrikes against ISIS in Syria

    by CBS News on Sep 22, 18:58

    The U.S. military has begun airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, CBS News has confirmed. Pentagon Press Secretary, Rear Adm. John Kirby said in a statement Monday evening that a mix of fighter, bomber and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles were engaged in the attack. “The decision to conduct theses strikes was made earlier today by the […]

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    Scotland rejects independence, remains in U.K.

    by CNN / AP on Sep 18, 22:03

    Last Updated Sep 19, 2014 1:35 AM EDT EDINBURGH, Scotland – Scottish voters have rejected independence and decided that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom. The result, announced early Friday, was the one favored by Britain’s political leaders, who had campaigned hard in recent weeks to try to get Scottish voters to stay. It […]

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    Once extinct run of salmon now on its own

    by Christopher Dunagan / The Kitsap Sun on Sep 17, 12:39

    Since 2004, biologists and volunteers have been working to restore an extinct population of summer chum salmon on the Tahuya River, which drains into southern Hood Canal southwest of Belfair. Now it’s time to find out whether Hood Canal summer chum can survive on their own in the Tahuya, said Clayton David, salmon and steelhead […]

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    At least 19 deaths linked to faulty GM cars

    by Aimee Picchi/CBS News on Sep 15, 14:45

    The number of people killed by faulty General Motors cars now stands at 19, significantly higher than the 13 deaths previously disclosed by the automaker. Nineteen death claims have been found eligible for the GM compensation fund that’s administered by attorney and compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg. That figure appears likely to rise, with fund deputy administrator Camille […]

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    Police investigate brawl at party attended by Palin family

    by CNN / AP on Sep 12, 17:07

      Police say they are investigating a fight that broke out among a large crowd at a party attended by family members of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin. Anchorage police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro said Friday that police responded to a report late Saturday of a verbal and physical altercation among about 20 people outside a […]

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    White House: Yes, this is a war against ISIS

    by Stephanie Condon / CBS News on Sep 12, 12:45

    A day after Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned against “war fever,” administration officials on Friday said the U.S. is indeed waging a war against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, otherwise known as ISIL). However, the administration is still trying to draw a distinction between this new “war” and the previous war the U.S. […]