KOMO News - National & World News http://www.komonews.com/news/national en-us KOMO News Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:54:25 -0800 Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:54:25 -0800 10 Blizzard howls its way into Boston but largely spares NYC http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Blizzard-howls-its-way-into-Boston-but-largely-spares-NYC-289927181.html By BOB SALSBERG and DENISE LAVOIE, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Blizzard-howls-its-way-into-Boston-but-largely-spares-NYC-289927181.html Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:21:30 -0800 2015-01-27T07:21:30-08:00 2015-01-27T10:26:21-08:00 Astronomers find solar system more than twice as old as ours http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Astronomers-find-solar-system-more-than-double-ours-in-age-289958321.html By MARCIA DUNN, AP Aerospace Writer http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Astronomers-find-solar-system-more-than-double-ours-in-age-289958321.html Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:19:01 -0800 2015-01-27T11:19:01-08:00 2015-01-27T13:50:51-08:00 Tax law quirk means pot may pay off for Coloradans literally http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Tax-law-quirk-means-pot-may-pay-off-for-Coloradans-literally-289976661.html By KRISTEN WYATT, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Tax-law-quirk-means-pot-may-pay-off-for-Coloradans-literally-289976661.html Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:38:26 -0800 2015-01-27T13:38:26-08:00 2015-01-27T13:38:25-08:00 Mormon leaders call for measures protecting gay rights http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Mormon-leaders-call-for-measures-protecting-gay-rights-289947231.html By BRADY McCOMBS and RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Mormon-leaders-call-for-measures-protecting-gay-rights-289947231.html Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:50:20 -0800 2015-01-27T09:50:20-08:00 2015-01-27T10:25:33-08:00 Gunmen storm Libyan hotel; 4 foreigners, 5 guards dead http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Gunmen-storm-Libyan-hotel-4-foreigners-5-guards-dead-289944141.html By ESAM MOHAMED, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Gunmen-storm-Libyan-hotel-4-foreigners-5-guards-dead-289944141.html Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:25:14 -0800 2015-01-27T09:25:14-08:00 2015-01-27T09:42:08-08:00 Man accused in 'American Sniper' murder going to trial http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Man-accused-in-American-Sniper-murder-going-to-trial-defense-worried-about-jury-selection-289866841.html By ABC News http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Man-accused-in-American-Sniper-murder-going-to-trial-defense-worried-about-jury-selection-289866841.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:50:01 -0800 2015-01-26T17:50:01-08:00 Ex-CIA officer convicted of leaking secrets to reporter http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Ex-CIA-officer-convicted-of-leaking-secrets-to-reporter-289880031.html By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Ex-CIA-officer-convicted-of-leaking-secrets-to-reporter-289880031.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:08:00 -0800 2015-01-26T21:08:00-08:00 Small drone crashes at White House complex, origin unclear http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Small-drone-crashes-at-White-House-complex-origin-unclear-289786421.html By NEDRA PICKLER and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Small-drone-crashes-at-White-House-complex-origin-unclear-289786421.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:12:16 -0800 2015-01-26T07:12:16-08:00 2015-01-26T09:39:43-08:00 Couple charged after pet ferrets attack baby, chew off nose http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Couple-charged-after-pet-ferrets-attack-baby-chew-off-nose-289880261.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Couple-charged-after-pet-ferrets-attack-baby-chew-off-nose-289880261.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 21:14:03 -0800 2015-01-26T21:14:03-08:00 2015-01-26T21:14:02-08:00 Denver police shoot, kill woman who struck officer with car http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Denver-police-shoot-kill-woman-who-struck-officer-with-car-289866651.html By SADIE GURMAN, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Denver-police-shoot-kill-woman-who-struck-officer-with-car-289866651.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:47:45 -0800 2015-01-26T17:47:45-08:00 Sheriff: Bodies found near car of missing Ga. couple http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Couple-missing-after-long-drive-to-meet-Craigslist-seller-289807691.html By RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Couple-missing-after-long-drive-to-meet-Craigslist-seller-289807691.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:53:22 -0800 2015-01-26T09:53:22-08:00 2015-01-26T16:36:35-08:00 Woman accused of drowning puppy so she could board plane http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Woman-accused-of-drowning-puppy-so-she-could-board-plane-289868101.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Woman-accused-of-drowning-puppy-so-she-could-board-plane-289868101.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:05:11 -0800 2015-01-26T18:05:11-08:00 Mom on trial accused of killing 5-year-old son with salt http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Mom-going-on-trial-accused-of-killing-5-year-old-with-salt-289800001.html By JIM FITZGERALD, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Mom-going-on-trial-accused-of-killing-5-year-old-with-salt-289800001.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:55:48 -0800 2015-01-26T08:55:48-08:00 2015-01-26T09:29:19-08:00 Lawyer: Boy Scout files depict 'sordid' history of abuse http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Sex-abuse-civil-trial-to-unveil-Boy-Scout-perversion-files-289787771.html By GILLIAN FLACCUS, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Sex-abuse-civil-trial-to-unveil-Boy-Scout-perversion-files-289787771.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 07:21:37 -0800 2015-01-26T07:21:37-08:00 2015-01-26T13:35:16-08:00 Egypt court convicts doctor of female genital mutilation http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Egypt-court-convicts-doctor-of-female-genital-mutilation-289795531.html By SARAH EL DEEB, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Egypt-court-convicts-doctor-of-female-genital-mutilation-289795531.html Mon, 26 Jan 2015 08:23:15 -0800 2015-01-26T08:23:15-08:00 'Potentially historic' storm headed for Northeast http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Potentially-historic-storm-headed-for-Northeast-289736591.html By VERENA DOBNIK Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Potentially-historic-storm-headed-for-Northeast-289736591.html Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:42:24 -0800 2015-01-25T17:42:24-08:00 2015-01-25T17:42:23-08:00 Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Millions-of-GMO-insects-could-be-released-in-Florida-Keys-289722801.html By JENNIFER KAY Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Millions-of-GMO-insects-could-be-released-in-Florida-Keys-289722801.html Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:57:08 -0800 2015-01-25T11:57:08-08:00 FBI: Hunt continues for suspect in bomb threats against jets http://www.komonews.com/news/national/FBI-Hunt-continues-for-suspect-in-bomb-threats-against-jets-289724931.html By RAY HENRY and JEFF MARTIN Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/FBI-Hunt-continues-for-suspect-in-bomb-threats-against-jets-289724931.html Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:58:24 -0800 2015-01-25T12:58:24-08:00 NAACP leader urges pursuit of justice after bombing attempt http://www.komonews.com/news/national/NAACP-leader-urges-pursuit-of-justice-after-bombing-attempt-289722651.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/NAACP-leader-urges-pursuit-of-justice-after-bombing-attempt-289722651.html Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:52:27 -0800 2015-01-25T11:52:27-08:00 Residents: Police shortage is a security risk for Mardi Gras http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Residents-Police-shortage-is-a-security-risk-for-Mardi-Gras-289722601.html By CAIN BURDEAU Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Residents-Police-shortage-is-a-security-risk-for-Mardi-Gras-289722601.html Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:50:16 -0800 2015-01-25T11:50:16-08:00 2015-01-25T11:50:15-08:00 Obama to seek wilderness designation for Alaska refuge http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Obama-to-seek-wilderness-designation-for-Alaska-refuge-289722681.html By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Obama-to-seek-wilderness-designation-for-Alaska-refuge-289722681.html Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:53:13 -0800 2015-01-25T11:53:13-08:00 2015-01-25T13:11:31-08:00 Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Rockets-kill-21-in-Ukraine-city-as-rebel-offensive-begins-289673531.html By PETER LEONARD Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Rockets-kill-21-in-Ukraine-city-as-rebel-offensive-begins-289673531.html Sat, 24 Jan 2015 08:09:22 -0800 2015-01-24T08:09:22-08:00 2015-01-24T15:13:07-08:00 Police: Man shot his family, killing 3, then killed himself http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Police-Man-shot-his-family-killing-3-then-killed-himself-289680651.html By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press MIKE BALSAMO, Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Police-Man-shot-his-family-killing-3-then-killed-himself-289680651.html Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:54:41 -0800 2015-01-24T11:54:41-08:00 2015-01-25T11:32:39-08:00 No bombs found on 2 planes at Atlanta's main airport http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Bomb-threat-against-2-planes-at-Atlantas-main-airport-289683421.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Bomb-threat-against-2-planes-at-Atlantas-main-airport-289683421.html Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:08:42 -0800 2015-01-24T13:08:42-08:00 2015-01-24T15:45:09-08:00 Boy, 13, arrested in fatal stabbing near Los Angeles school http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Boy-13-arrested-in-fatal-stabbing-near-Los-Angeles-school-289687641.html By Associated Press http://www.komonews.com/news/national/Boy-13-arrested-in-fatal-stabbing-near-Los-Angeles-school-289687641.html Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:01:35 -0800 2015-01-24T15:01:35-08:00