By Ellen Wulfhorst and Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - - A doctor who worked in West Africa with Ebola patients was in an isolation unit in New York City on Friday after testing positive for the virus, becoming the fourth person diagnosed with the disease in the United States and the first in its largest city. Dr. Craig Spencer, 33, was quarantined at Bellevue Hospital on Thursday, six days after returning from Guinea, unnerving financial markets amid concern the disease may spread in the nation's most populous city. The three previous cases were in Texas. ...
By Jonny Hogg ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Packets of an unidentified yellow powder were sent to five western consulates in Istanbul on Friday, officials said, prompting security alerts following two militant attacks in Canada this week. Consulates of the United States, Canada, France, Germany and Belgium received suspicious packages, the officials said. It was not immediately clear what the powder was and Turkish officials said results of tests on them were due on Monday. ...
The body of Chester Stygar, 81, was found in the Trinity River Thursday afternoon.
Police are looking for the suspect who fired several shots into a Chico home early Friday.
Vets are flocking to the fairgrounds to receive a place to stay, medical treatments and a slew of other services this weekend.
The Butte County Probation Department was awarded $180,000 for their High Intensity DUI Program to make sure these worst-of-the-worst offenders stay sober
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the team immediately.
Magic guard Victor Oladipo will miss Orlando's season opener and is out indefinitely with his second injury this month.
Indianapolis Colts receiver Reggie Wayne will not play Sunday against the Pittsburgh Steelers as he continues to deal with an elbow injury, coach Chuck Pagano told reporters Friday.
Serena Williams will meet Caroline Wozniacki in the semifinals of the WTA Finals while Simona Halep will take on Agnieszka Radwanska.