If Israel and Hamas can agree on one point, it seems, it's that things have to change.
A prominent researcher, two activists and at least three others headed to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the scientific community.
The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday.
The United States began building a case Friday linking pro-Russian separatists to the shocking downing of a passenger jet in Ukraine. A somber President Barack Obama declared the deaths of those on board, including at least one American, an "outrage of unspeakable proportions."
NBC said Friday it was sending Middle East correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin back to the Gaza strip this weekend after he left the region for unexplained reasons following his eyewitness report on the killing of four Palestinian boys on a beach this week.
CNN has pulled reporter Diana Magnay out of the Middle East after she referred to a group of Israelis who had allegedly threatened her while reporting on Gaza as "scum" in a tweet.
Café Nordo plans to establish a long-term home in Pioneer Square for its popular dinner-theater shows.
Cleveland superstar LeBron James turned to social media Friday to help him choose which number he will wear next season with the Cavaliers. James wrote “6 or 23....” on his Twitter account and posted photos on Instagram of him wearing No. 6 and No. 23 wine-and-gold Cavs jerseys.
National security leaker Chelsea Manning can get initial treatment for a gender-identity condition from the military after the Bureau of Prisons rejected the Army's request to accept her transfer from Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, to a civilian facility.
Across the broad swath of territory they control bridging Syria and Iraq, extremist militants from the group known as the Islamic State have proven to be highly organized administrators. Flush with cash, they fix roads, police traffic, administer courts, and have even set up an export system of smuggled crude from oil fields they have seized.
Across the country, fire season had been shaping up as a mild one, despite several warning signs. Then came Northwest lightning and some seriously bad luck.
Lane closures on the I-90 bridge start this weekend.
Some interesting Tweets tonight from Mike Pereira, former vice president of officiating for the National Football League and now a rules analyst for FOX Sports, indicating that the league plans to get harder this season on defensive holding and illegal contact.
Laura Diaz rallied for four birdies down the stretch to shoot a 2-under-par 69 for a three-stroke lead over Lydia Ko and Lee-Anne Pace after Friday’s second round of the LPGA Tour Marathon Classic.
A judge has granted Casey Kasem’s daughter a temporary restraining order preventing the radio host’s wife from cremating his remains — but it’s unclear where those remains are, or whether they’ve already been disposed of.
Phoenix, home of the 18-3 Mercury, plays host to Saturday’s WNBA All-Star Game.
A 14-year-old from South Korea to face a 15-year-old from China in 36-hole championship match
Weekly passes also gone, but daily tickets for rest of the week still available
One day after the crash of a Malaysian jetliner carrying 298 people in eastern Ukraine, here's what is known, and what has been claimed:
A list of some of the state’s most destructive wildfires since 1990.