Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy said Friday that he works for the interest of the Egyptian people and takes "no particular side" after protesters stormed his party's headquarters in Alexandria, angry at what they view as an undemocratic power grab.
A fragile truce between Israel and Hamas appeared to hold Friday despite reports that Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man near its border in Gaza.
For both President Barack Obama and his secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, the bid to broker a cease-fire in Gaza was high-profile, high-risk diplomacy.
Lawmakers in Uganda are preparing to vote on a new anti-homosexuality bill that proposes tough jail sentences for consensual same-sex behavior.
One sheriff's deputy was fatally shot and another one was in critical condition Friday after they were confronted by a man at an Alabama home, authorities said.
Eighteen people were injured early Friday evening when a gas-fueled explosion ripped through a strip club in the western Massachusetts city of Springfield, the city's mayor said.
Odd-even gas rationing is ending in New York City, a milestone as the city continues to recover from Superstorm Sandy, which hit more than three weeks ago. The rationing will end at 6 a.m. Saturday, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Friday.
The National Hockey League on Friday canceled the All-Star game and the regular season through December 14, as the player lockout continued with no collective bargaining agreement in place.
The mother of champion boxer Hector "Macho" Camacho probably will make a decision on Saturday about whether to remove her son from life support, she told reporters Friday night.