It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made off with blood samples that are believed to be infected with the deadly Ebola virus.
A Marine who was left paralyzed by a sniper's bullet in Afghanistan fulfilled a promise to himself on Friday and walked using robotic leg braces in a ceremony at Camp Pendleton, where he was awarded a Bronze Star.
House Republicans filed a federal lawsuit Friday accusing the Obama administration of exceeding its constitutional powers in carrying out President Barack Obama's prized health care law, giving legal voice to conservatives who have long protested that he has abused his office's authority.
Federal investigators have told Congress that they have recovered data that may include lost emails from one of the pivotal figures in the controversy over the IRS's treatment of tea party groups, congressional aides said Friday.
School kids are giving thanks to first lady Michelle Obama just in time for the holiday -- with a sarcastic Twitter hashtag about unappealing school lunches.
Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook.
The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $139 million to end remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous lewd acts on his students, according to the settlement announced Friday.
A worker who fell 11 stories from a San Francisco building onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street survived but was in critical condition.
Here's video of coach Lorenzo Romar following Washington's 63-48 win over Seattle University on Friday at KeyArena.
Washington senior forward Shawn Kemp Jr. talks about the Huskies' 63-48 win over Seattle University.
Here's video of Seattle University coach Cameron Dollar after Washington's 63-48 win Friday night.
Fifth-seeded Seattle University stunned top-seeded Missouri-Kansas City 16-25, 25-12, 26-24, 20-25, 16-14 Friday night to advance to the title match of the Western Athletic Conference volleyball tournament in Bakersfield, Calif.
The last time Washington State won in Sun Devil Stadium, Jason Gesser had yet to lead the Cougars to a Rose Bowl and Mike Leach was just getting settled in as the coach at Texas Tech.
Jabari Wilson rushed for three touchdowns and Vernon Adams Jr. passed for 309 yards and two more scores as Eastern Washington scored six TDs after halftime, defeating host Portland State 56-34 and winning its third straight Big Sky Conference championship.
Returning home after dropping a pair of five-set heartbreakers on the road that snapped their 25-match winning streak, the fifth-ranked Huskies leaned on their forgotten freshman, Courtney Schwan, and senior mainstays Kaleigh Nelson and Krista Vansant.
Josh Hawkinson posted career highs of 26 points and 15 rebounds and DaVonte’ Lacy scored 25 points to lead Washington State to an 80-68 victory over Idaho State on Friday night.
Huskies reach Round of 16, but Seattle U loses a heartbreaker to South Carolina
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden criticized Russia on Friday for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a cease-fire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country's anti-government protests.
Highlanders face winner of Squalicum-Ephrata in the finals Saturday at 4 p.m.
Anisa Uberuaga scored the lone goal of the match. King’s plays Klahowya Saturday at 2 p.m. in the finals.