MORNING BRIEFING: Pullman's first pot shop opens; Supreme Court rejects same-sex marriage appeals



An accidental shooting in north Spokane involving two teenage boys playing with a gun has left one victim hospitalized and in critical condition. (S-R)

Temple Beth Shalom on the South Hill was vandalized with a swastika painting during Saturday’s Yom Kippur service. (KREM)

Pullman's first pot shop opened its doors on Saturday, just in time for homecoming at Washington State University. (KXLY)

84-year-old Sister Madonna Buder of Spokane, the oldest woman to ever finish an Ironman triathlon, will make history again by competing at the Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii, this weekend. (KXLY)


The U.S. Supreme Court rejected appeals from five states — Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin — seeking to ban same-sex marriage. The court's decision makes same-sex marriage legal in 30 states and the District of Columbia. (Inlander)

The Nobel Prize in Medicine was awarded to British-American scientist John O’Keefe and Norwegian researchers May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser for discovering the brain's "inner GPS." (NYT)

A fifth American Ebola patient, Ashoka Mukpo, a journalist for NBC News, arrived in the United States. this morning and is being treated at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. (Reuters)

Meanwhile, the condition of Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan is getting worse. (WaPo)