'It's over': Miami Beach tries to outrace climate change's rising seas
The city is spending millions of dollars to lift itself higher, but sea level rise predictions seem to get worse every day.
03/18/2019 - 12:00 PM
Kellyanne Conway: Mosque shooter's manifesto only mentions Trump once
The White House counselor urged Fox News viewers to read the entire 74-page manifesto of the mass shooter who killed at least 50 people in New Zealand, claiming it will show that he was not inspired by President Trump.
03/18/2019 - 11:40 AM
PHOTOS: Possible terror attack on tram in Netherlands leaves 3 dead
Dutch security forces were hunting for a 37-year-old Turkish man suspected of having shot several people, one of them possibly fatally, on a tram in the city of Utrecht on Monday, in what authorities said appeared to be a terrorist attack.
03/18/2019 - 10:05 AM
Why did Kamala Harris let Herbalife off the hook?
The attorney general’s press office declined to comment in response to repeated calls and emails from Yahoo News. Harris remained silent.
03/18/2019 - 05:00 AM
As Trump escalates rhetoric, Iran's wartime preparations include terrorist attacks and assassinations
The Trump administration seems oblivious to the potential Iranian response to U.S. military action, warn multiple former officials. And yet Iran has been telegraphing its intentions — including its capacity and willingness to use terror — if a war takes place.
03/18/2019 - 04:45 AM
President Trump urges Fox News to bring back Jeanine Pirro, 'keep fighting' for Tucker Carlson
"We strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro’s comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar,” the Fox News statement read. But Trump urged Fox News to reinstate Pirro, whom he’s personally known for years.
03/17/2019 - 01:02 PM
Trump attacks McCain, who died last year, over dossier leak
Recently unsealed court documents show that an associate of McCain, former State Department diplomat David Kramer, shared copies of the dossier with BuzzFeed and other media outlets -- AFTER the election.
03/17/2019 - 11:23 AM
Joe Biden (almost) announces he is running for president
The vice president indicated he was "running" before correcting himself and saying, "I didn't mean it!"
03/16/2019 - 08:49 PM
College admissions scandal: Why the meritocracy should look in the mirror
For one day last week, a divided country was briefly united — in outrage — at the college admissions scandal implicating dozens of wealthy parents (including actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman) who were accused of bribing and cheating their children’s way into some of America’s most elite universities.
03/16/2019 - 12:00 PM
McConnell's arguments on 'ballot harvesting' full of contradictions
“It’s a core part of our constitutional system,” McConnell said Jan. 31, lambasting the Democrats’ bill as a “federal takeover of election law.” But, McConnell said, “it’s a common practice in California.”
03/16/2019 - 11:13 AM
'Psychedelic Warlord': Teenaged Beto's misogynistic online posts
Archived versions of writings attributed to O’Rourke’s alias “Psychedelic Warlord,” include one that criticized some women as “sluts,” mocked them for having “violent boyfriends,” and suggested a way to deal with these women was to inform “Nazi Skins in your area” that they had “AIDS.”
03/15/2019 - 09:36 PM
In wake of mosque attacks, Trump downplays threat from white nationalists: 'I think it's a small group of people'
The president went on to portray immigrants crossing into the U.S. as an "invasion."
03/15/2019 - 04:52 PM
Trump issues first veto, continuing border 'emergency'
President Trump issued the first veto of his presidency, striking down a resolution that would have terminated his national emergency declaration diverting funding to build the wall.
03/15/2019 - 03:54 PM
In Congress and from Trump, horror over New Zealand mosque massacre
Two of the three Muslim members of Congress respond to the horrific attack in Christchurch, New Zealand.
03/15/2019 - 01:14 PM
Democratic debates are coming up, with dark horses poised to share the spotlight
Tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg are primed to use a new rule for qualifying to earn their way onto the presidential debate stage.
03/15/2019 - 12:41 PM
Australian lawmaker blames mosque slaughter on 'increasing Muslim presence'
A right-wing member of the Australian parliament blamed the murder of 49 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Muslim immigration.
03/15/2019 - 10:48 AM
PHOTOS: New Zealand mosque shootings
At least 49 people were killed and dozens more injured in a mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday when a gunman opened fire inside two mosques. The gunman, who was dressed in tactical gear, appeared to livestream video of the shooting on social media, according to New Zealand police.
03/15/2019 - 09:20 AM
Trump, a self-proclaimed champion of Americans detained abroad, quiet on former Marine held in Russia
David Whelan, a lawyer who specializes in information and technology, was diving into books about Russian negotiation tactics and using Google Translate to glean clues about how his twin brother got wrapped up in what he views as a fabricated spying scandal. Meanwhile, Paul Whelan turned a year older in Lefortovo Prison in Moscow.
03/15/2019 - 09:00 AM
Tim Scott says he'd end his plan to help distressed America if it only benefits the rich
Sen. Tim Scott is aware that legislation he helped get passed into law could put his name in the history books if it manages to deliver on the promise of bringing investment to poverty-stricken areas like the North Charleston neighborhood he grew up in. The idea is similar to the “enterprise zones” that were developed by Republican Jack Kemp and were tried in a few dozen cities in the 1990’s, but without much success.
03/15/2019 - 05:00 AM
One Free Press Coalition's '10 Most Urgent' list, March 2019
Yahoo News is a member of the One Free Press Coalition, and is publishing this list to highlight the increasingly dangerous climate for journalism and free expression around the world, in an effort to roll back repressive anti-press policies.
03/15/2019 - 05:00 AM
Ocasio-Cortez and House Democrats roast Wilbur Ross over census citizenship question
The Commerce secretary has a rough day before the House Oversight Committee.
03/14/2019 - 07:12 PM
Admissions scam adds insult to injury for minority applicants
In what a federal prosecutor called “the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice,” dozens of people were charged in a bribery scheme to cheat on SAT and ACT entrance exams and buy admission to elite schools for the children of wealthy parents. Through payments disguised as donations, parents involved in the cheating scandal paid between $250,000 and $400,000 per student to its “mastermind,” William Singer, who then laundered the money through his college counseling service to bribe college officials and coaches.
03/14/2019 - 04:24 PM
Senate votes to block Trump's 'emergency' at border; veto looms
The Senate voted Thursday to block President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency intended to allow funding of a border wall. Trump said he would veto the measure, which passed the House by a large margin last month.
03/14/2019 - 02:46 PM
Trump mocks Beto O'Rourke's hand gestures: 'Is he crazy?'
"I've actually never seen anything quite like it," the president said. "Study it. I'm sure you'll agree."
03/14/2019 - 02:34 PM
New – and unlikely – allegations of CIA links to North Korean Embassy attack in Madrid
The CIA declined to comment.
03/14/2019 - 01:06 PM
Being Beto, on a trip to the mall
Inside the mind of Beto O’Rourke as he ponders the 2020 presidential race and the right pair of jeans.
03/14/2019 - 05:00 AM
Beto O'Rourke jumps into 2020 presidential race
The former Texas congressman announced his candidacy on Thursday.
03/13/2019 - 07:53 PM
Nadler: Whitaker hedging on his discussions with Trump
Rep. Jerold Nadler says Whitaker gave a substantially different account Wednesday on whether he communicated with the president about Michael Cohen's legal troubles.
03/13/2019 - 06:32 PM
Trump says 'I feel very badly' after Paul Manafort was sentenced to more prison time
The president described it as a "very sad situation."
03/13/2019 - 04:13 PM
PHOTOS: Building collapse in Nigeria – Dozens of children thought to be inside
An unknown number of people died and up to 100 children were among those feared trapped after a four-story building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday. (REUTERS)
03/13/2019 - 12:25 PM
Trump calls 'Fake Melania' conspiracy theory 'deranged'
President Trump on Wednesday criticized the media for its coverage of a fringe online theory that a body double was used for first lady Melania Trump during the presidential trip last week to survey tornado damage in Alabama.
03/13/2019 - 12:17 PM
The names behind the college cheating charges
The massive college admissions fraud announced Tuesday includes famous actresses and power players in the worlds of business, law and philanthropy.
03/13/2019 - 10:17 AM
Trump 'not thrilled' with California's death penalty moratorium
President Trump on Wednesday criticized California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s plans to halt executions in the state.
03/13/2019 - 09:56 AM
Ronald Reagan, racist? Ocasio-Cortez didn’t say that — but the controversy reveals a lot about how Americans discuss race
Regarding the racism debate, difference between left and right is simple but stark. The left believes policies — and the tactics used to promote them — can be racist. In contrast, the right seems to believe, or to choose to believe, that only people can be racist.
03/13/2019 - 05:00 AM
Michael Avenatti and Stormy Daniels split up
Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, was first to announce she had new representation in a tweet posted Tuesday afternoon.
03/12/2019 - 05:53 PM
On Capitol Hill, Republicans resist new voting protections
The countervailing forces were evident on Tuesday during a House Committee on the Judiciary hearing titled “History and Enforcement of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.”
03/12/2019 - 05:19 PM
College-entrance case ensnares Obama family's tennis instructor
Between 2012 and 2018, Gordon Ernst allegedly accepted more than $2.7 million for placing at least 12 students on the Georgetown tennis team, including “some who did not play tennis competitively,” the indictment says.
03/12/2019 - 04:39 PM
Trump cites debunked Greenpeace 'co-founder' to discredit 'the whole climate crisis'
“The whole climate crisis is not only Fake News, it’s Fake Science,” Trump tweeted, attributing the quote to Patrick Moore, a climate change denier.
03/12/2019 - 02:42 PM
Celebs charged with fraud in buying their children's admission to top colleges
Federal authorities on Tuesday charged 50 people, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin and college coaches and administrators in an alleged scheme to win admission to prestigious universities for the children of wealthy parents.
03/12/2019 - 02:03 PM
Trump on Boeing crash: 'Airplanes are becoming far too complex to fly'
“Pilots are no longer needed, but rather computer scientists from MIT," Trump tweeted. "I see it all the time in many products. Always seeking to go one unnecessary step further, when often old and simpler is far better.”
03/12/2019 - 12:25 PM
Trump promotes model's fringe 'Jexodus' campaign encouraging Jews to leave Democratic Party
President Trump used his massive Twitter platform to promote comments of Elizabeth Pipko, a model-turned-activist and former Trump campaign staffer who is encouraging Jews to leave the Democratic party.
03/12/2019 - 10:21 AM
Saudis return to Washington scene after Khashoggi fallout
After the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Saudi Arabia’s army of well-paid lobbyists stepped away from public view. Now they’re back.
03/12/2019 - 10:09 AM
PHOTOS: In Gaza, women walk thin line between hope and despair
Those restrictions have devastated Gaza’s economy and left many of its women, like Rudwan’s younger sister, struggling to find work after graduating from college.
03/12/2019 - 09:24 AM
Queen Latifah on racism: ‘We’re America. Let’s act like it.’
“Through Her Eyes” is a weekly half-hour show hosted by human rights activist Zainab Salbi that explores contemporary issues from a female perspective. Queen Latifah has a straightforward message on racism: “We’re America. “People need to be educated, because they need to understand that we have all contributed to the success of the United States of America.
03/12/2019 - 08:45 AM
Russian spies buy congressional directories to hunt down targets, report says
A new report from Estonia's foreign intelligence service zeroes in on Russia’s ongoing ambitions in the realm of its military, overseas meddling and foreign relationships, including with world powers like China.
03/12/2019 - 07:00 AM
At immigration detention facilities, 'inspectors for hire' miss signs of neglect, say critics
When government inspectors made an unannounced visit last year to the privately run immigration detention center in Adelanto, Calif., they found inadequate medical and dental care, improper use of solitary confinement, and perhaps more shockingly, braided bedsheets facility staff called “nooses” hanging from ceilings in detainee cells.
03/12/2019 - 05:00 AM
Pelosi: 'Not worth it' to impeach Trump
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that barring “overwhelming” new evidence she would not pursue impeachment against President Trump because it would be too divisive and “he’s just not worth it.”
03/11/2019 - 04:48 PM
White House won't say if Trump thinks Democrats hate Jews
All nine of the Jews in the U.S. Senate are Democrats, and all but two of the 36 members of Congress. Jews overwhelmingly supported Democrat Hillary Clinton over Trump in 2016.
03/11/2019 - 04:05 PM
In sex-offender plea-deal case, White House declines to back Labor Secretary Acosta
Sanders passed up the opportunity to reaffirm Trump’s support for Acosta.
03/11/2019 - 03:30 PM
Ilhan Omar thanks Fox News for denouncing Jeanine Pirro's comments
“We strongly condemn Jeanine Pirro’s comments about Rep. Ilhan Omar,” Fox said. “They do not reflect those of the network and we have addressed the matter with her directly.”
03/11/2019 - 01:21 PM
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