Hampered by gale-force winds and high waves, a Greek navy frigate was slowly towing a crippled freighter crammed with hundreds of migrants to safety on the southern island of Crete Wednesday.
Cleveland police are ready to release surveillance video from an officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old boy who turned out to be carrying a replica gun.
National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.
World stock markets mostly rose Wednesday as stronger U.S. growth offset a less rosy outlook for China.
France suspended the delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, after months of speculation about what would be the biggest arms sale ever by a NATO country to the Kremlin.
I don’t know what I expected -- an inquisition about my parenting style? The discovery that my 5-year-old was a secret sociopath? A misfit genius? Whatever I imagined this bogeyman to be, my first parent-teacher conference was nothing close.
The U.S. economy grew even faster in the third quarter than initially thought, posting the strongest six months of growth in more than a decade and pulling further ahead of other big economies of the world.
Diners will soon know how many calories are in that bacon cheeseburger at a chain restaurant, the pasta salad in the supermarket salad bar and even that buttery tub of popcorn at the movie theater.
A St. Louis County grand jury declined Monday to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri. The decision resolves one aspect of the case, but additional investigations remain and the community for months has been bracing for demonstrations in anticipation of the grand jury's decision.
A Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a policeman for the killing of Michael Brown illustrates the difficulty of bringing criminal charges against officers in fatal shootings and points to the likelihood of a similar outcome for a federal civil rights probe of the case.
The teenage girls entered the busy marketplace separately Tuesday, their vests of explosives hidden beneath their full hijabs.
Little time to waste this week with a game Thursday night.
Here is some video and some quotes from Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson's meeting with the media today (no cardboard cutouts here):
Jaamon Echols scores 20 points and Jeffrey Parker has 19 and a career-best 15 rebounds in the Vikings’ 108-75 rout.
Justin Forsett, a former Seahawk who is playing for Baltimore, is third in the NFL in rushing and leads all running backs in yards per carry.
Washington State senior defensive lineman Toni Pole missed last week’s game because of a foot injury but hopes to play against the Huskies in the Apple Cup on Saturday.
Seahawks Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin, with Baldwin speaking from behind a lifesize cardboard cutout of himself, were critical of NFL policies on Tuesday, particularly the league’s $100,000 fine of teammate Marshawn Lynch.
Seahawks Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin held a mock news conference Tuesday to rage against the machine — in particular, the NFL and the $100,000 fine of teammate Marshawn Lynch for not speaking to the media.
United Parcel Service is on a hiring binge, determined to perform better than last year, when harsh weather and a surge in last-minute online shopping orders caused more than a few packages to be delivered after Christmas.