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Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infected

1 hour 6 min ago
One of Liberia's most high-profile doctors has died of Ebola, officials said Sunday, and an American physician was being treated for the deadly virus, highlighting the risks facing health workers trying to combat an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people in West Africa -- the largest ever recorded.

Fighting intensifies near MH17 disaster site

1 hour 6 min ago
Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

Death toll mounts as clashes intensify in Ukraine

1 hour 6 min ago
At least eight civilians have been killed by fighting and shelling in two Ukrainian cities held by separatist militants, officials in the rebellion-wracked east said Monday.

Israel carries out 3 strikes on Gaza, breaks lull

1 hour 6 min ago
The Israeli military says it has carried out three airstrikes on Gaza, targeting Hamas rocket launchers and infrastructure in the strip.

UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease-fire

1 hour 6 min ago
The U.N. Security Council called for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas at an emergency meeting just after midnight (0400 GMT) Monday morning.

Police investigate deaths of family of 5 in Maine

1 hour 14 min ago
Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.

Plan to simplify 2015 health renewals may backfire

1 hour 32 min ago
If you have health insurance on your job, you probably don't give much thought to each year's renewal. But make the same assumption in one of the new health law plans, and it could lead to costly surprises.

Flames from California wildfire claim 13 homes

1 hour 42 min ago
Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them.

Trial opening over video of Oklahoma City bombing

1 hour 42 min ago
A Salt Lake City attorney is arguing in a lawsuit that the FBI has video of the Oklahoma City bombing that shows a second person was involved.

Man dies after lightning hits California beach

1 hour 42 min ago
A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.

Driver seriously injures woman during Zombie Walk

2 hours 36 min ago
A driver struck and seriously injured a woman while fleeing from angry members of the annual Zombie Walk held during Comic-Con, police said.

Sarah Palin launches online subscription channel

2 hours 36 min ago
Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.

Bernhard Langer wins Senior British Open by record 13 shots

4 hours 4 min ago
German Bernhard Langer won his second Senior British Open championship, finishing a record 13 strokes clear of Colin Montgomerie of Scotland for his third senior major title.

Cake in a coffee mug? It’s fueling a YouTube cooking channel

4 hours 4 min ago
Created in 2010 by four Britons, Sorted Food has quickly attracted more than 865,000 subscribers.

Biologists track fish recovery in tough conditions on Elwha River

4 hours 4 min ago
Biologists work to keep track of fish recovery in the Elwha River.

David Ortiz’s home run sparks controversy

4 hours 4 min ago
Boston slugger stares down Tampa Bay’s Chris Archer and flips bats before rounding the bases on a three-run home run in the third inning of a 3-2 victory.

Sights and sounds from Capitol Hill Block Party 2014

4 hours 7 min ago
It was a beautiful weekend for Capitol Hill Block Party. But alas, all things must end.

Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by US

4 hours 13 min ago
Aruba's government released a former Venezuelan general who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neighbor.

The Blue Angels return

4 hours 19 min ago
Seafair-bound Blue Angels will fly over Seattle on Monday afternoon.

Blue Angels to fly over Seattle on Monday

4 hours 19 min ago
The Blue Angels will fly over the west side of Seattle’s coastline at around 12:30 p.m. on Monday.