Brian Naylor http://wuwf.org en As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay http://wuwf.org/post/wildfires-burns-through-funds-washington-seeks-new-way-pay Though wildfires this summer have burned hundreds of homes and scorched thousands of square miles of land in Washington, Oregon and California, officials say that so far, this wildfire season could be worse.<p>But the cost of fighting those fires has skyrocketed, and the Obama administration and some in Congress say it's time to rethink how those dollars are spent.<p>In places like central Washington, watching the evening news has recently not been for the faint of heart, with daily broadcasts chronicling evacuations of local towns with the approach of "firestorms."<p>The fire there is still n Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:08:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 12569 at http://wuwf.org As Wildfires Burn Through Funds, Washington Seeks New Way To Pay Senate's Highway Trust Fund Bill Sets Up Conflict With The House http://wuwf.org/post/senates-highway-trust-fund-bill-sets-conflict-house <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Senate%27s+Highway+Trust+Fund+Bill+Sets+Up+Conflict+With+The+House&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODc0NzU5MDEyMTgyMDUxMzlkN2IzMw004)"/></div><p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:59:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 12534 at http://wuwf.org New Rules Proposed For Oil-Carrying Trains In Wake Of Fiery Crashes http://wuwf.org/post/new-rules-proposed-oil-carrying-trains-wake-fiery-crashes <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=New+Rules+Proposed+For+Oil-Carrying+Trains+In+Wake+Of+Fiery+Crashes&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MTczMTM4MDEyNzM1OTUxMzg5ZDUyMw004)"/></div><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:39:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 12301 at http://wuwf.org As Rockets Encroach, Israel's Main Airport Sees Canceled U.S. Flights http://wuwf.org/post/rockets-encroach-israels-main-airport-sees-canceled-us-flights Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>This morning outside Tel Aviv, a rocket from Gaza landed near Ben Gurion International Airport. That prompted the FAA to tell U.S. carriers not to fly into Tel Aviv. And several airlines canceled flights to Israel on their own, as NPR's Brian Naylor reports.<p>BRIAN NAYLOR, BYLINE: The airlines were led by Delta, which diverted a Tel Aviv-bound flight this morning to Paris. The Boeing 747 originated at JFK airport in New York and carried 273 passengers and 17 crew. The airline says it has suspended service to Ben Gurion until further notice. Other U.S. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 12214 at http://wuwf.org Governors Talk Infrastructure At Annual Meeting http://wuwf.org/post/governors-talk-infrastructure-annual-meeting The National Governors Association held its annual summer meeting in Nashville, Tenn. this week, and the collapsing highway trust fund was the centerpiece issue. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:39:00 +0000 Brian Naylor 11764 at http://wuwf.org