The game got off to a bizarre start when the teams went for the wrong baskets. Still, the 76ers managed to avoid tying a record for the worst start to an NBA season.
The main flu strain circulating now tends to send more people to the hospital than other strains. It also causes more deaths, especially among the elderly, children and people with health issues.
The controversial practice has long been criticized by human rights campaigners who say that it could hasten the pace that prisoners are put to death in China.
The Russian president said in his State of the Union speech the "difficulties" his country faced "also create new possibilities." He accused the West of trying to break up Russia.
The man in the video says he's a British-born American citizen, who was kidnapped in Sanaa in September. A militant on video says the U.S. has three days meet unspecified demands.
It's hoped that the spacecraft, which is meant to replace the shuttle as a means of getting astronauts into space, could one day be used as part of a mission to Mars.
Eric Garner's stepfather tries to calm a protester who pleads, "What's the future for me? ... For my son, for my child?"
The storm is expected to be at least a category 4 when it hits the island chain on Friday. Some places are still recovering from the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.
The reorganization being announced today will "provide a central hub for expert advice and legal guidance" and improve coordination among law enforcement, businesses and elected officials.
After being quarantined for weeks, 18 children in Monrovia are ready to go to their new home or reunite with extended family But it's not all smiles as the children remember the family they lost.
In Nashville, several public schools are struggling to compete with nearby charters. To recruit more students, teachers are tearing a page from the charter playbook: going door to door.
Souq.com, created by U.S.-educated Ronaldo Mouchawar, has a strong presence in the Middle East. Since the boom in cell phones in the region, "you can feel the crescendo" in its tech sector, he says.
About 10 million more people in the U.S. now have health insurance than did this time last year. But some immigrants, low-income adults and others are still falling through the gaps.
Little-known in the U.S., Thomas Griesa is a villain and scapegoat in the Argentine press. The federal court judge in New York has ruled against Argentina in its battles with its "vulture" creditors.
NBC's Peter Pan Live! production seems to be utterly in earnest — but TV critic Eric Deggans wonders if the show will need a viewership boost from critics snarking on Twitter to really succeed.
Unlike the 1997 Kyoto treaty, the plan on the negotiating table in Lima this week asks every country, developed and developing, to limit carbon emissions. Each nation would set its own target.
Most telescope cameras can only capture a small patch of sky at a time. But a new camera has a much larger field of view, and its backers are hoping for help in deciphering its reams of data.
When asked if she would accept an apology from Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who placed Eric Garner in a chokehold during the arrest that killed him, Esaw Garner answered, "Hell no."
As word spread of a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of a Staten Island man, so did plans for protests. A key target: the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center.
A grand jury's decision in the Eric Garner case sparked anger, protests, and a Twitter conversation about the idea that the police treat people differently based on their race.