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Game day: Huskies vs. Georgia State live chat at 2 p.m. today

30 min 56 sec ago
Join me for a live chat at 2 p.m. today to chat about the Huskies' final nonconference game against Georgia State.

In death, Florida family reveals sad spiral of domestic violence

32 min 32 sec ago
The Spirit family’s story shows how a downward spiral of drug use, debt and repeated arrests can result in extreme violence despite interventions by the authorities. Don Spirit killed his daughter, 28, her six children and then himself on Thursday.

UW receiver John Ross III out for game vs. Georgia State

33 min 49 sec ago
John Ross III, the Huskies' explosive sophomore receiver, is out for today's game against Georgia State with an unspecified injury, a UW spokesman has confirmed.

Yemen sets curfew as fighting roils capital

34 min 44 sec ago
Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.

Pomp, little action expected at UN climate summit

34 min 45 sec ago
New York City will be full of planet-saving pomp this coming week, but short on action to rescue the world.

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to face militants

34 min 46 sec ago
Hundreds of Kurdish fighters raced from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria on Saturday to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants. As the fighting raged, more than 60,000 mostly Kurdish refugees streamed across the dusty and barren border into Turkey, some hobbling on crutches as others lugged bulging sacks of belongings on their backs.

Turkish hostages freed, but questions linger

34 min 47 sec ago
Turkish authorities say they have freed 49 hostages from one of the world's most ruthless militant groups without firing a shot, paying a ransom or offering a quid pro quo.

CIA stops spying on friendly nations in W. Europe

34 min 49 sec ago
Stung by the backlash over a German caught selling secrets to the U.S. and the revelations of surveillance by the National Security Agency, the CIA has stopped spying on friendly governments in Western Europe, according to current and former U.S. officials.

Potential push for Obama to expand military effort

34 min 50 sec ago
President Barack Obama's military campaign against the Islamic State group already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined.

Second man arrested trying to enter White House

34 min 53 sec ago
A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended. The president and first family were not at home.

Tense hunt in trooper ambush case hits 8 days

48 min 43 sec ago
The suspect in the deadly ambush at a state police barracks in a remote part of northeastern Pennsylvania remained at large for an eighth day Saturday as police appeared to have narrowed their search, largely shutting down the area where he lived with his parents but leaving neighbors with few answers about what's going on just outside their front doors.

Pope chooses a moderate for Chicago archbishop

48 min 45 sec ago
As the leader of two American dioceses, Roman Catholic Bishop Blase Cupich has staked out a firm position in the middle of the road.

Teams assess damage as California wildfire burns

48 min 46 sec ago
Assessment teams hope to get an idea Saturday of just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.

Buffer zone agreed upon in Ukrainian peace talks

49 min 31 sec ago
Sporadic artillery fire hit parts of eastern Ukraine on Saturday, hours after negotiators agreed to create a buffer zone between government troops and pro-Russian militants by halting their advances, pulling back heavy weapons and withdrawing foreign fighters.

Sierra Leone staggers in Ebola isolation effort

49 min 34 sec ago
Some in Sierra Leone ran away from their homes Saturday and others clashed with health workers trying to bury dead Ebola victims as the country struggled through the second day of an unprecedented lockdown to combat the deadly disease.

'Nearly empty' Picasso museum open in Paris

52 min 51 sec ago
Paris' Picasso museum is reopening for two days this weekend after five years of closure over a renovation fraught with setbacks, accusations and sackings. But if the public expects art they'll be disappointed: it's practically empty.

Actress detained by police refuses to apologize

52 min 52 sec ago
An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders.

U2 guitarist gets boost in bid for Malibu mansions

52 min 53 sec ago
The guitarist for U2 finally has an edge in getting his long-planned compound of mansions built in the mountains above Malibu.

Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

52 min 55 sec ago
Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84.