The Obama administration is seeking to allay fear about the single confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, saying that despite some initial missteps the health care system is doing what needs to be done to prevent an outbreak.
Pakistan has detected a record number polio case already this year, a senior government official said Saturday, as militants target vaccination teams and accuse doctors of being spies and sterilizing boys.
Jake Peavy gave up a mere two hits in 52/3 shutout innings and the San Francisco Giants held on for a tense 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals in the opener of their best-of-five NL Division Series.
Delmon Young drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double, and Baltimore used a four-run eighth inning to pull out a 7-6 victory for a 2-0 lead over the Detroit Tigers in the best-of-five AL Division Series.
Former congressman Bob Inglis’ effort to persuade his fellow Republicans to back a carbon tax is part of a struggle within the party over how — if at all — to address carbon emissions and global warming.
Isaiah Williams got going in a hurry Friday night, with two long touchdown runs in his first five touches to lead the ninth-ranked Conquerors to a 28-0 victory over Tahoma in a SPSL 4A Northeast Division game at Maxwell Stadium.
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole has asked the city auditor to broaden the scope of a review of overtime spending to include all Seattle Police Department overtime in 2013 and 2014, the department said Friday.
Some Mercer Island restaurants reopened Friday with limited menus as officials kept up their search for the source of bacterial contamination that has shut down the city’s water supply twice in the past week.
A lawyer for a woman accused of ransacking the New Hampshire grave of her father in search of his "real will" wants a judge to suppress her written statement to police that she dug it up "with respect" and he "would be OK with it."
A hazardous-materials crew on Friday decontaminated the Texas apartment where an Ebola patient was staying when he got sick, while public-health officials cut by half the number of people being monitored for any symptoms of the deadly disease.