Two senior Egyptian army officers were killed early Friday morning as security forces arrested more than 100 Islamists ahead of planned anti-government demonstrations.
Washington crushed San Jose State 78-56 in the opening game of the DirecTV Wooden Legacy. The Huskies (4-0) will face Long Beach State (3-3) 8:30 p.m. Friday in the semifinals at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Gym.
During a quiet holiday night in Ferguson, a small group of protesters demonstrated inside St. Louis-area retail stores, speaking out about a grand jury's decision not to indict the officer who fatally shot Michael Brown.
Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was face-down on the ground when Officer Darren Wilson "finished him off." Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy or admitted that they did not see the shooting at all.
Taliban fighters staged an attack Thursday evening in an upscale district in the Afghan capital Kabul. Witnesses described multiple explosions and bursts of gunfire in the Wazir Akbar Khan district, which contains numerous foreign embassies and compounds housing international agencies and companies -- as well as the homes of some senior Afghan government officials.
Falling gas prices. Soaring stock market. Unemployment at a six-year-low.
Here's of what Seattle's players had to say following the win over the 49ers.
Alyssa Riggan hasn't dwelled on being the first person in the U.S. to successfully receive part of a liver from a living donor 25 years ago, a medical procedure that paved the way for routine live-donor transplants.
The process of microfragmenting may make it possible to mass-produce reef-building corals for transplanting onto dead or dying reefs that took centuries to develop — perhaps slowing or even reversing the alarming loss of corals in the Florida Keys and elsewhere.
A plan to build sidewalks in neighborhoods throughout the old and affluent suburb of Edina, Minn., is erupting into a high-stakes fight about the city’s future — and what kind of identity a suburb should have in the 21st century if it wants to thrive.
For 51 years, the little establishment tucked into the basement of a secluded suburban Pasadena house has been almost impossible to find without help. At 91, Irv Koch runs his small business by himself. It may be the only licensed bar of its kind in Maryland.
Adam Scott shot a 5-under 66 Friday to put himself back in contention at the Australian Open after starting the round in danger of missing the cut.
With the nation’s No. 1 team struggling on offense, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley turned to two freshmen for a spark. A’ja Wilson and Jatarie White responded and the Gamecocks beat Wisconsin 67-44 in the Bahamas.
Back from the locker room and we'll have lots of stuff the next few hours.
A woman at home with her family shot and wounded a man early Thursday as he tried to break into her home in Edmonds, police said.
No. 5 North Carolina rode the strength of two big runs on the way to beating No. 22 UCLA 78-56 on Thursday night in the consolation round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Here are three impressions from beat writers Jayson Jenks and Bob Condotta on Seattle's win over the 49ers Thursday night. First from Jenks:
A volcano in southern Japan blasted out chunks of magma Friday in the first such eruption in 22 years, causing flight cancellations and prompting warnings to stay away from its crater.
The win was the second in five days against Seattle’s two NFC West division rivals — Arizona and the 49ers. And the Seahawks won each by identical scores in a manner that was similar to each other and last season.