MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police respond to high school north of Seattle after report of shooting.
New York's mayor said America's largest city was fully equipped to handle Ebola as authorities sought to calm fears Friday about the virus spreading, after a doctor tested positive for the disease. Craig Spencer, 33, was in stable condition in isolation at Bellevue Hospital Center on Friday after testing positive for the illness, which has killed nearly 4,900 people in West Africa. He was rushed to the hospital with fever and gastrointestinal symptoms on Thursday, a week after returning from treating Ebola patients in Guinea with the charity group Doctors Without Borders. New York, one of the largest points of entry in the United States, had been braced for months for a possible Ebola case.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won't be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says a toddler who brought Ebola to Mali was bleeding from her nose during her journey on public transport and may have infected many people.
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and met with President Barack Obama at the White House.
PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries.
By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - General Motors Co persuaded a federal appeals court to uphold the dismissal of a $3 billion lawsuit in which Spyker NV accused it of derailing a plan to sell the Swedish automaker Saab to a Chinese company. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati on Friday said Spyker failed to show GM intentionally interfered with the Dutch company's effort to sell Saab to Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile Co, leading to Saab's bankruptcy. GM had sold a majority of Saab to Spyker in 2010. ...
NEW YORK (AP) — For those who wonder if that so-called "honeymoon period" for a newly married couple is real, look no further than TV-radio personality Jenny McCarthy and actor-singer Donnie Wahlberg.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — NASCAR's new championship format came with fan-friendly brackets that likely had fans advancing Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. deep into the playoffs.
Hundreds of Syrian rebels are to reinforce Kurdish fighters defending the border town of Kobane, neighbouring Turkey said Friday, as Washington voiced confidence that its fall to jihadists could be averted. Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region also plans to send reinforcements to Kobane, which has held off a relentless assault from the Islamic State (IS) group for more than five weeks. US-led air strikes have helped the Kurdish defenders, but commanders have complained that their forces are exhausted and need help. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Syrian Kurds had "accepted 1,300 people from the (mainly Arab) Free Syrian Army and they are holding talks to determine the transit route."
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have allowed Robert Griffin III to break his silence about his injury.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new church essay says Mormon church founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the early days of the faith when polygamy was practiced.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Russell Henley tied his personal best on the PGA Tour with a 7-under 63 on Friday to take the lead in the McGladrey Classic.
By Francesco Guarascio and Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The ECB's president warned divided euro zone leaders on Friday they risked "a relapse into recession" if they failed to press ahead with structural economic reforms, a message welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel. With a recovery coming to a halt in the second quarter and depressed prices reflecting near record unemployment, France and Italy want to shift away from the spending cuts that marked the bloc's response to the 2009-2012 crisis. ...