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Parkland students slam Trump for tying shooting to Russia probe: 'He has already made it about himself'

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:01:18 -0500

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Aly Sheehy and Giuliana Matamoros were astounded that Donald Trump would use their tragedy to push back against U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller's....
Trump: Russians are 'laughing their asses off' after stirring U.S. election chaos

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:51:30 -0500

President Trump asserted Sunday morning that he never said Russia did not attempt to meddle with the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Rather, he maintained, the repeated mentions of a hoax referred to....
Florida school shooting prompts gun-control rallies

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:38:03 -0500

Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of shooting and killed 17 people in a Florida high....
Ex-FBI agent: Here's how we handled Nikolas Cruz-like alerts

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:19:38 -0500

The Federal Bureau of Investigation admits that is did not adequately pursue a lead regarding Nikolas Cruz's potential for violence before the Parkland school shooting.....
The deserts of Namibia: Life and photography on nature's terms

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:43:26 -0500

Veteran photographer Gordon Donovan, Yahoo's Photo Editor, has returned from the huge open spaces of Namibia with some searingly candid images of great cats, pachyderms, zebra and giraffes on the....
White House insists latest Russia indictments prove 'NO COLLUSION'

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:32:22 -0500

The White House declared that the latest charges from the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election proved there was “NO COLLUSION” between President Trump’s campaign and Moscow-tied op....
After Parkland, a new generation uses its voice against guns

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:53:51 -0500

Students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., speak out for gun control on Facebook and Twitter.....
Read Mueller's full indictment against 13 Russians charged with election meddling

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:10:48 -0500

The U.S. Department of Justice announced charges on Friday against 13 Russians and three Russian entities for allegedly carrying out an elaborate plot to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential electi....
Time is running out for Haitian women and girls in U.S. as refugees

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:23:02 -0500

For nearly 60,000 Haitians refugees in the U.S., protected status will end on July 22, 2019. But the conditions that drove them out of their country still exist. Women in particular are at risk from e....
Ex-FEC chief lawyer: Trump attorney may have made a 'colossal screwup' with Stormy Daniels statement

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:54:18 -0500

In the latest episode of "Skullduggery," the Yahoo News podcast with Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman, a former FEC lawyer panned President Trump's attorney Michael Cohen's stat....
After Florida, is the tide finally turning on gun control?

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 22:38:00 -0500

From Governor Rick Scott's suggestion that guns should be kept from the mentally ill to a Florida vigil where chants of "no more guns" erupted, there are signs America may be ready for ....
How Congress and Trump stymied Obama's mental-health gun-control rule

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:29:35 -0500

After the school shooting in Florida, President Trump emphasized the importance of mental health. But one of his first actions in the White House was to reverse Barack Obama's recommendation for ....
Plenty of warnings in Florida school shooting suspect's past, but 'we missed the signs'

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:49:26 -0500

Former classmates of the suspect in Wednesday’s deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school say they weren’t surprised to discover he was the alleged gunman.....
'THIS IS US': Newspapers react to Florida school shooting

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 08:23:56 -0500

Yet another school shooting shocked the United States on Wednesday, as gunman Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people at his former high school in Parkland, Fla., near Miami. While the motives are unclear, the ....
Trump's revolving door of shame

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:00:51 -0500

The Trump administration has an unprecedented turnover rate of 34 percent, and scores of key posts remain unfilled. What we know now is that Trump isn't a guy who asks for help. He's not ins....
Trump responds to Florida shooting with tweets and speech

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 21:52:39 -0500

President Trump's public response to the third-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history was a pair of messages posted to Twitter on Wednesday and an address to the nation on Thursday. For some, ....
CNN's Philip Mudd breaks down on air while discussing Florida school shooting

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:23:23 -0500

Philip Mudd, a CNN counterterrorism expert and former CIA analyst and FBI deputy director, broke down in tears on the air on Wednesday while discussing the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high schoo....
Trump is silent on the flu. Ebola? That was Obama's fault.

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:28:34 -0500

Donald Trump blamed the Ebola outbreak in 2014 on then-President Obama. But he has been silent on this year's flu, which has been far more deadly to Americans.....
17 dead in shooting at Florida high school

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:09:36 -0500

A gunman opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, killing at 17 people and injuring more than a dozen others. The shooting suspect, a former student, was ta....
Pence on Porter scandal: 'The White House could've handled this better'

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:55:30 -0500

Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday that the White House mishandled the allegations involving former staff secretary Rob Porter.....
VA head changed records to hide travel boondoggle, report alleges

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:33:18 -0500

The Department of Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin was accused of a cover-up that involved altering emails relating to a trip that cost taxpayers more than $120,000, according to a report.....
'How in the hell was he still employed?' Gowdy launches congressional investigation into Porter scandal

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 10:52:02 -0500

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee says he has launched an investigation into the White House's decision to allow staff secretary Rob Porter to continue to work for months a....
Lawyer who made six-figure payment to Stormy Daniels: 'I will always protect Mr. Trump'

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:24:44 -0500

“Just because something isn’t true doesn’t mean that it can’t cause you harm or damage," said Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney, in admitting that he paid a porn star to rem....
White House story on Porter 'doesn’t add up,' Washington insider says

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 20:56:07 -0500

A source familiar with how the White House personnel process was handled in prior administrations told Yahoo News that press secretary Sanders’s story “doesn’t add up.”....
'The United States is under attack': Intel chiefs say Russia targets midterm election

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:01:00 -0500

The heads of six top U.S. intelligence agencies said on Tuesday that Russian interference in American democracy has not diminished since the 2016 presidential race and is continuing heading into this ....
Trump's history of defending men — and attacking the women who accuse them

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:11:40 -0500

President Trump appeared this weekend to express doubt about the multiple accusations of domestic violence that led to the resignations two White House staffers. For Trump, it was a familiar refrain.....
Herman Cain says Trump doesn't have a racist bone in his body

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:07:26 -0500

Herman Cain says President Trump is not a racist and that he thinks his own time in the limelight as a 2012 Republican presidential candidate gives him an idea of what the president is going through r....
Obamas' official portraits revealed at the Smithsonian

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:47:44 -0500

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery unveiled its commissioned portraits of former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Monday.....
Millions flock to Carnival street parades across Germany

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:19:24 -0500

Millions of dressed-up revelers and schoolchildren took to the streets across Germany on Monday to celebrate Carnival with elaborate costumes, chocolates and fervor. Shrove Monday’s street parades in....
The hallelujah cure: Trump campaign adviser says pray away the flu

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:06:52 -0500

Trump campaign adviser Gloria Copeland says to "inoculate yourself with the word of God" in order to protect against the flu. That's dangerous advice.....
Is THIS the year Texas goes Democratic? How grassroots organizers hope to make it happen

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:00:01 -0500

Grassroots organizers in Texas hope to turn the state blue by ramping up voter registration.....
Read the White House letter announcing Trump's decision not to declassify Dem memo

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:32:12 -0500

President Trump's lawyer informed the House Intelligence Committee on Friday of his decision not to declassify the Democratic memo that rebuts the claims of surveillance abuses during the FBI&apo....
Some Trump allies blame White House 'boys' club' for mishandling of Porter scandal

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:05:02 -0500

A female White House staffer said it's not a surprise that the administration mishandled abuse allegations against a top aide, who has since resigned.....
A timeline of the Porter scandal engulfing the White House

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:03:47 -0500

Who in the White House knew, and when did they know it?....
Skullduggery, Episode 5: The FBI under siege

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:36:17 -0500

On this episode of Yahoo News’ Skullduggery, co-hosts Michael Isikoff and Dan Klaidman take a closer look at the recent political attacks on the FBI and what it means for the country’s premier law enf....
Skullduggery, Episode 4: The spy, the reporter and the memo — the inside story

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:11:44 -0500

This episode of Skullduggery aired on Feb. 2, 2018.....
Skullduggery extra: Wait, there's more!

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 13:00:20 -0500

This special bonus episode of Skullduggery aired Jan. 26, 2018.....
White House admits 'we all could have done better' on Porter departure

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 19:00:20 -0500

Deputy press secretary Raj Shah addresses criticism of the Trump administration’s handling of multiple domestic abuse allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter.....
Ex-GOP House Intel chairman: White House handling of Porter case 'continues to erode their credibility'

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:38:31 -0500

On Yahoo News’ “Skullduggery” podcast, ex-FBI agent and GOP Rep. Mike Rogers had sharp words for the administration over the Rob Porter domestic abuse allegations.....
The man who hid in a church, and the church that hid him: An immigrant story with an uncertain ending

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:58:55 -0500

He's 47 and has lived in America since 1993, holding a job and raising two children. Harry Pangemanan is also a Christian, who fears deportation to Indonesia, where Christians have been persecute....
Leadership urges House Democrats to vote against budget deal as shutdown looms

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:38:59 -0500

Will there be a government shutdown? House Speaker Paul Ryan looks like he'll need Democratic votes on the Senate budget deal — and it's not clear where Democrats stand.....
Activists protest against the Trump administration’s immigration policies

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:30:37 -0500

Protesters around the country marched in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs.....
Why Trump's parade will lead Republicans over a cliff

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:00:04 -0500

From his foreign policy approach to his parade plans, Donald Trump isn't motivated by some secret agenda to install himself as a small-handed dictator. His goal is to govern at the dawn of the Co....
Trump sees 'BOMBSHELLS' in FBI texts about Clinton email probe

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 13:33:14 -0500

President Trump turned his Twitter attention on Wednesday to newly released 2016 text messages between a pair FBI agents who claim President Obama wanted “to know everything we’re doing.”....
Trump touted conspiratorial ambassador nominee's 'marketing' skills

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 11:40:52 -0500

President Trump's administration sold Leandro Rizzuto Jr. as highly qualified for his ambassadorship to Barbados.....
Trump orders Pentagon to plan military parade in Washington

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 19:32:40 -0500

At the direction of the president, Pentagon generals have begun planning a grand parade on the streets of the U.S. capital to showcase U.S. military might.....
In wake of church shootings, pastors and worshipers arm themselves to shoot back

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:37:35 -0500

Pastors and parishioners are increasingly training themselves to use firearms in the aftermath of church shootings around the country.....
GOP Sen. Sasse rips 'cuckoo' Trump ambassador nominee

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:37:51 -0500

"Cynics and nuts are probably going to have a hard time securing Senate confirmation," said a spokesman for Sen. Ben Sasse. The GOP senator was addressing President Trump's nominee to B....
House members grill Treasury Secretary Mnuchin about market turmoil

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:56:02 -0500

Steven Mnuchin said he's "not overly concerned" about Monday's Dow point drop and recent market volatility.....
Democrats jeer Trump about 'treason' charge

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 10:18:57 -0500

Congressional Democrats are denouncing President Trump's assertion that those who didn't applaud during his State of the Union address are "treasonous" and "un-American."....