More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.
The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, amid rising calls for travel restrictions back home in the U.S.
Voters in Ukraine headed to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, overhauling a legislature tainted by its association with ousted President Viktor Yanukovych.
A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.
Fighters from the Islamic State group launched Saturday a new offensive on the northern Syrian town of Kobani after shelling the area from their positions nearby, activists and a Kurdish official said.
Gary Krist’s “Empire of Sin” tells the true story of an era in New Orleans when society’s black sheep — prostitutes, pimps, saloon owners and “sporting men” — dominated commerce in the Crescent City.
A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said.
The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.
The Pentagon says a Marine who died Thursday in a noncombat incident in Baghdad was the second U.S. military death associated with the campaign against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria.
No. 14 ARIZONA STATE 24, WASHINGTON 10
Cyler Miles is expected to return as the Huskies’ starting quarterback next week at Colorado. A week after suffering a concussion, Miles did not play in Washington’s 24-10 loss to No. 14 Arizona State on Saturday night at Husky Stadium.
Quotes from UW coach Chris Petersen after Saturday night's 24-10 loss to No. 14 Arizona State:
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Arizona State held UW to 2 of 14 on third-down conversions and also picked up five sacks in the 24-10 victory.
Redshirt freshman Troy Williams after his first start at quarterback for UW:
He threw for 139 yards and had two interceptions in a 24-10 loss to No. 14 Arizona State. He was also sacked five times and fumbled the ball once.
Taylor Kelly scrambled and threw to Gary Chambers in the right corner of the end zone for a 7-yard, game-winning touchdown with three minutes left late Saturday night, lifting No. 14 Arizona State to a 24-10 victory over the Huskies before an announced crowd of 64,666 on a cold, wet and windy night
Cyler Miles is expected to return as the Huskies’ starting quarterback next week at Colorado.
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