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Who marched in Boston? Faces and voices from the rally and counterprotest

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:43:50 -0400

Yahoo News went into the crowd in Boston Saturday and talked to mostly right-wing marchers for “free speech” and to mostly progressive counterprotesters.....
NYPD union: Cops are victims of 'blue racism'

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:28:30 -0400

Though it hopes to reduce tensions by pointing out that police are sometimes a target as well, the union is drawing fire from some quarters.....
'Embarrassed' Voters in Midwest States Rate President's Conduct

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 02:56:05 -0400

In Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, a majority of registered voters give President Trump's job approval a negative number and say they are "embarrassed" by his conduct.....
When Is The Next Total Solar Eclipse In US?

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:14:18 -0400

If for some reason your miss Monday's total solar eclipse, you will just have to wait just seven years for the next one.....
USS John McCain Hits Oil Tanker, 10 Missing

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:01:04 -0400

The Navy said five sailors were hurt in the collision between the guided-missile destroyer and the 183-meter (600-foot) Alnic MC, an oil and chemical tanker.....
The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speech

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:19:53 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. policy in Afghanistan (all times EDT):....
Survivors hail discovery of the USS Indianapolis, 72 years after it was torpedoed with the loss of 880 lives

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:45:16 -0400

For decades survivors of the USS Indianapolis, sunk by Japanese torpedoes at the end of World War Two, believed the remains of the heavy cruiser and resting place of their shipmates would never be fou....
Man stabbed his boyfriend 70 times as part of sexual fantasy to kill someone, say prosecutors

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:56:14 -0400

A university professor murdered his boyfriend as part of a sexual fantasy hatched with an Oxford University administrator he met online, prosecutors say. Northwestern University microbiology professo....
The Total Solar Eclipse Is Finally Here And The Photos Don't Disappoint

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:06:39 -0400

Unless you’ve been living in a fallout bunker (and who would blame you), everyone should know Monday is the day people around the U.S. have been excited about for the past few months.....
Syria's Assad says Western plots against him foiled but war not yet won

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:09:32 -0400

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his country had foiled Western designs to topple him but his army had not yet won the fight to end Syria's six....
Taiwan Is Suffering From a Massive Brain Drain and the Main Beneficiary is China

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:20:33 -0400

One U.K.-based consultancy predicts that by 2021 Taiwan will have the world's biggest talent deficit....
Vehicle rams into bus shelters in Marseille kills one

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:36:01 -0400

A man who rammed a car into two bus shelters in southern France on Monday, killing at least one person, was known to police for minor crimes and had psychological issues, a police source said.....
How to watch a livestream of the solar eclipse

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:45:20 -0400

If cloud cover, work or geography stand in the way of witnessing Monday's solar eclipse, don't despair. There are plenty of other ways to bear witness to the first total solar eclipse to cross....
US Navy orders worldwide 'operational pause' after warship crashes off Singapore

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:52:00 -0400

The US Navy has ordered a "worldwide operational pause" after a warship crashed into a merchant vessel in Singapore. Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson called for the one-day pause for....
Analysis: Trump will own the war that bedeviled predecessors

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 21:32:58 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before he became president, Donald Trump rarely talked about Afghanistan. When he did, he often called for a swift end to America's longest war.....
US Navy cruiser USS Indianapolis found 18,000 feet deep in Pacific Ocean

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 03:11:45 -0400

Researchers have found the wreckage of the US warship Indianapolis, which was sunk by a Japanese torpedo in the final days of World War Two, more than 18,000 feet (5.5 kilometres) below the surface of....
Crime Spree End When Theft Victim Uses 'Find My iPhone' to Track Stolen Goods

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 17:21:00 -0400

The suspects' undoing began when they allegedly burglarized a Port Orange home as its owner slept overnight last Thursday, officials said.....
Accused of assault in S.Africa, Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe flies home

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:37:25 -0400

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa on Sunday, state media said, ending a week of confusion over her whereabouts after she allegedly assaulted a model. Mugabe, who had been....
Couple Who Engaged In Sexual Act Aboard Southwest Airlines Flight Questioned

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:24:37 -0400

The airline said the incident occurred on a flight from Atlanta to Las Vegas and apologized to other passengers aboard the flight.....
Barcelona attacker stabbed man to death during escape: police

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 09:16:28 -0400

By Angus Berwick BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - Spain asked the rest of Europe to join the hunt for a young man thought to have been the driver in last week's deadly van attack in Barcelona as police s....
Total Solar Eclipse Transforms Illinois Town Into a Celestial Super Bowl

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:28:00 -0400

For the first time since 1918, a total solar eclipse will sweep across the contiguous U.S. — from Oregon to South Carolina — and cities along a 70-mile-wide (113 kilometers) "path of totality" will wi....
Charlottesville: Petition calls for Robert E Lee statue to be replaced with one of murdered protester Heather Heyer

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:47:00 -0400

A petition has been set up to call for the replacement of a statue of US Confederate Army general Robert E Lee in Charlottesville, Virginia, with one of an anti-racist protester who was killed in the ....
NKorea issues trademark fiery rhetoric over US-SKorea drills

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 22:52:00 -0400

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's military on Tuesday greeted the start of annual U.S.-South Korean military drills with its standard fiery threats, vowing "merciless retaliation" ....
Watch Live: President Trump Unveils His New Military Plan for Afghanistan

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:26:08 -0400

In his first primetime address as President....
The National Park Service Raises Prices for Seniors

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:01:57 -0400

Senior citizens will soon be asked to pay more to visit National Parks and federal recreation areas in retirement. The price of the senior pass to National Parks will increase from $10 to $80 on Augu....
Saudi says Qatar blocks planes from transporting pilgrims

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:46:23 -0400

Saudi Arabia on Sunday said Qatar had refused to allow its planes to land in Doha to transport Qatari Muslims to Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage. "Saudi Arabian Airlines director general Saleh a....
Flying dogs caught in action

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:30:30 -0400

These excited pooches are flying without wings in this series of hilarious images. Taken in July by photographer Peter Mueller, Each photo shows the canines’ exuberant facial expressions, as they appe....
Anger simmers in Philippines over Duterte's drug war

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 04:57:36 -0400

By Romeo Ranoco MANILA (Reuters) - Mourners at the funeral of a Philippine man who police shot dead protested his innocence on Sunday, the latest sign of rising anger over President Rodrigo Duterte'....
Solar eclipse 2017: Watch live as the US goes dark - latest news and images

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:51:18 -0400

Total solar eclipse to cross US from 6:15pm (BST) to 7:49pm (BST) Partial eclipse will be seen in the UK Solar eclipse enthusiasts descend upon tiny town of Hopkinsville What time is the eclipse, wher....
Solar eclipse 2017: Aerial photos show staggering number of people gathering in Oregon to see event

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:47:00 -0400

Thousands of people have descended on Oregon to witness the total solar eclipse, with the state first to witness the “line of totality” where the sun appears completely covered by the moon. Oregon St....
Iraq launches operation to take back IS-held town near Mosul

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 14:44:58 -0400

ABU GHADDUR, Iraq (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi forces on Sunday launched a multi-pronged assault to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, marking the next phase in the country's war on the Islam....
Trump backs off Afghan withdrawal, lambasts Pakistan

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 23:06:24 -0400

"My instinct was to pull out," Trump said as he spoke of his frustration with a war that has killed thousands of US troops and cost US taxpayers trillions of dollars. While Trump refused to offer det....
Plymouth Long Beach Temporarily Closed After Shark Sighting

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:20:03 -0400

Following the sighting Plymouth Long Beach, Massachusetts was closed for a few hours. Sunday's was the first shark sighting off the beach in 2017.....
Community Helps Man Arrested After Leaving Kids Home Alone to Go to Work

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:42:00 -0400

His wife reportedly has stage 4 cancer.....
Guy falls into a giant sinkhole because he was too busy looking at his phone

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:28:16 -0400

Let this be a lesson to us all. A man riding a scooter was going down a street in the Chinese city of Guangxi, when a massive sinkhole suddenly opened up ahead of him. SEE ALSO: Giant sinkhole appears....
Today’s huge Amazon sale on Nerf guns is your back to school gift to yourself

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:08:24 -0400

You know how there are some toys you buy for your son or daughter, but in reality they're completely for you? Yeah, you're about to load up on all of the Nerf guns and Nerf gun gear you can ha....
Body found as Danish submarine man says missing woman died on board

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:18:58 -0400

A headless female torso was found on Monday in the water's edge in Copenhagen, hours after a Danish inventor charged with killing a journalist in his home-made submarine told a court she died on board....
4 Surprising Facts About the Total Solar Eclipse

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:00:34 -0400

Snake-like figures can emerge in the shadows....
US Embassy in Russia stops issuing tourist visas for 8 days

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:47:14 -0400

MOSCOW (AP) — In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in....
Hundreds of thousands urge Donald Trump to label anti-fascists 'terrorists' in White House petition

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:32:41 -0400

Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling on Donald Trump to "formally recognise" anti-fascists as terrorists. The petition on the White House website urges the federal governmen....
China's Great Wall Motor eyes Fiat Chrysler deal

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:25:23 -0400

China's Great Wall Motor signalled on Monday its intention to make an ambitious acquisition deal with Italian-American car maker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles following a report that it wants to buy the J....
Barcelona attack suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub shot dead wearing suicide belt by Spanish police

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 14:25:12 -0400

The terrorist who went on the run after killing 14 people in Barcelona has been shot dead while wearing a fake suicide belt. Younes Abouyaaqoub was shot on Monday by armed police in the town of Sant S....
SeaWorld: Former trainer says deaths of three killer whales a 'disgrace to humanity'

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:46:00 -0400

A former killer whale trainer at SeaWorld has spoken out about conditions at the attraction, after the deaths of three orcas there this year. Last week, Kasatka became the third killer whale at the C....
Apple Watch sales expected to jump by 33% in 2018

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 09:52:32 -0400

For a company that typically likes boasting about unit sales, Apple has made a point of never releasing Apple Watch sales figures. Even though Tim Cook has routinely said that Apple Watch sales have s....
Teen pleads guilty to lesser charge in Slender Man attack

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 16:05:50 -0400

MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of two Wisconsin girls charged with repeatedly stabbing a classmate to impress the fictitious horror character Slender Man pleaded guilty Monday, but she still faces a trial in th....
Russian jets kill over 200 Islamic State militants near Syria's Deir al-Zor: agencies

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 02:10:10 -0400

Russia's air force has destroyed a large column of Islamic State fighters on their way to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor, killing over 200 militants, Russian news agencies cited Russia's Defence Minis....
NASA Moon Camera To Take Earth’s Photo During Solar Eclipse

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 11:25:51 -0400

During the total solar eclipse that is sweeping through the United States today, NASA’s moon camera will turn toward Earth.....