The Cleveland Cavaliers went on the road to take on the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night. The Nets came into the contest looking to make a late-season push and join the playoff picture in the Eastern Conference. The red-hot Cavs came into the game with four-straight wins, winning eight of their last ten games. Watch the video for full highlights. Show More Summary
A D.C. police officer was involved in a shooting around midnight Friday near the eastern edge of the District, authorities said.One man was reportedly shot during the incident on Clay Terrace NE. Police said the man was conscious and breathing. Read full article >>
The Hawks clinched the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs Friday night and they acted as if they had just beaten Milwaukee on a Tuesday in November. That’s probably a good thing. “Maybe we’ll do...
NASA's Friday launch went off without a hitch. At 3:42 Eastern time, just as scheduled, United States astronaut Scott Kelly left the ground and headed to the International Space Station in a Soyuz rocket. With no delays and all systems...Show More Summary
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, March 27, and Saturday, March 28. All times are Eastern. Top pick Saturday Night Live (NBC, 11:30 p.m., Saturday): After three weeks off from a shaky season, SNL invites the burly charisma...Show More Summary
The Charlotte Hornets looked to snap out of their recent slump and keep pace in the Eastern Conference playoff hunt with a win on Friday against the Sacramento Kings. The Hornets had lost two straight and four of their last five, but...Show More Summary
The Miami Heat looked to maintain their tenuous hold on the Eastern Conference's seventh seed when they took on the Denver Nuggets on Friday night. The Heat had won two straight and three of their last four, and they held the seventh spot by a single game. Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls routed the Toronto Raptors at home, Friday night behind Nikola Mirotic's 29 points and 11 rebounds. Beating the Raptors 108-92, the Bulls moved a half game ahead of Toronto in the Eastern Conference standings. After...Show More Summary
Currently, just a half-game separates the Chicago Bulls and the Toronto Raptors in the Eastern Conference standings. Friday night, the Raptors will look to pull further ahead while the Bulls will try to move in front as the East's third-...Show More Summary
PATNA, India (AP) — Around 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating on pressure-packed 10th grade examinations this week, education authorities said Friday. The incident has gotten widespread attention...Show More Summary
UT-Martin topped Northwestern State on Thursday, setting up the final 16. The 2015 CIT field is down to 16 teams, and the second round tips off Friday night when Eastern Kentucky hosts High Point. Both teams advanced with six-point wins...Show More Summary
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, March 20, and Saturday, March 21. All times are Eastern. Top pick Childrens Hospital (Adult Swim, 11:59 p.m., Friday): Those who can only take their absurdist, conceptual television satire...Show More Summary
A 71-year-old Indian nun, who was gang raped by robbers last Friday night inside a Catholic missionary school in eastern India, is reportedly asking God to forgive the men who assaulted her.
BOSTON — The Eastern Conference playoff race is heating up, and the Boston Celtics made it clear yet again on Friday night that they are in it for the long haul. Evan Turner's season-high 30 points helped carry the Celtics to their third straight win, 95-88, over the Orlando Magic at the TD Garden on Friday. Show More Summary
The Toronto Raptors, who had lost nine of their last 10 games heading into a Friday night affair with the Miami Heat, desperately need a spark as they try to remain near the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Kyle Lowry seems determined...Show More Summary
A Dallas teenager was seeking payback for an earlier shooting when he gunned down an Iraqi man last week who had recently fled the war-torn Middle Eastern country, police said Friday.
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, March 13, and Saturday, March 14. All times are Eastern. Top pick Banshee (Cinemax, 10 p.m., Friday): At the opening to his review of last week’s penultimate episode of Banshee’s thirdShow More Summary
Two chemical industry entrepreneurs from eastern China’s Zhejiang Province have become China’s latest billionaire couple. Guan Jianzhong and his wife Han Jianhong had a net worth of $1.1 billion on Friday based on their holdings in Shanghai-listed Zhejiang Jiahua Energy Chemical Industry and Hong Kong-listed China Sanjiang Fine Chemicals. China has been one of the […]
A total solar eclipse--the biggest in Europe since 1999--will darken skies over the parts of the continent at 9:45 a.m. UT (5:45 a.m. Eastern Time) on Friday, March 20. The eclipse is expected to block a whopping 98 percent of the sun's light in northern Scotland, The Telegraph reported. Show More Summary
Despite 10.5 games sitting between them in the standings, Friday's matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Atlanta Hawks feels like a measuring stick for both sides. The difference between the Eastern Conference heavyweights isn't as large as it seems. For the fourth time this season, the Hawks are riding a winning streak of at least five games. Show More Summary