Like most teenagers in the United States, Luis looked forward to his 18th birthday. Unlike most teens, Luis’s excitement was not about being able to vote or buy cigarettes or other American rites of passage associated with turning 18, but about the prospect of being released from custody and reunited
The "Traditionalist Worker Party" leader is a key public figure in the new white nationalist movement, and his ambitions for extend well beyond the Deep South.
The small group of immigrants who gathered for a State of the Union watch party in Queens Tuesday night didn’t technically plan on watching the president speak. “When he starts talking, we’re going to turn our backs to the screen,” explained Antonio Alacaron, a DACA recipient and immigration youth organizer
Korean student Esder Chong is one of two dozen people affected by Trump's immigration policies who will attend the State of the Union speech. Chong hopes to show that DACA is more than a Latino issue.
Last August, Fairooz Haider was about to start her senior year at City College of New York with big plans for her future. But then an announcement left her feeling shattered and hopeless.
Amid reports that special counsel Robert Mueller will soon seek to question President Trump as part of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, Trump on Wednesday called such an interview “unlikely.”
Trump’s commendation of Charlie Kirk comes on the heels of the New Yorker report which suggests that the nonprofit Turning Points may have violated campaign finance laws with its involvement in political activity during the 2016 presidential election and has been accused of creating a racially biased
Christmas marked 96 days since Jesse Vazquez’s house on Calle Alameda in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, lost power in Hurricane Maria. The small generator his children brought him from New York back in October, when Yahoo News accompanied them on their journey, has since been supplemented with a larger one.
The Trump administration’s crackdown on immigration across the southern U.S. border may drive a new wave of youngsters from Central America to attempt a dangerous and illegal journey through Mexico to escape rampant gang violence in their home countries.
From a former Ku Klux Klan grand wizard to a 22-year-old ex-“social justice warrior,” each described a combination of factors that — despite their varying ages and diverse upbringings — led all four of them on the path to white nationalism.
The bipartisan Domestic Violence Loophole Closure Act is intended to “ensure that any individual convicted of domestic violence — whether it is in criminal or military court – cannot legally purchase a firearm,” the bill's sponsors, Sens. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., said.
In the developing case of the shooting massacre that killed at least 26 at a small church in Texas Sunday, one thing is now undoubtedly clear: The suspected gunman, Devin Kelley, should not have been allowed to obtain a gun.
Natives of Uzbekistan, the former Soviet republic that borders on Kazakhstan, Afghanistan and other Central Asian countries, are very much on the radar of security officials in other countries.
Yahoo News spent a week in Puerto Rico with a family navigating life without electricity or water in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Branches and electrical wires dangle like streamers across the steep road that winds through Puerto Rico’s central mountain range to Ivan and Carmen Martinez's home and alternative-medicine clinic.
Happy Burger, in the heart of San Juan’s Santurce district, struggles to survive without electricity or refrigeration after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico.
On an island that was already suffering from a crippling economic crisis, 20 days after Hurricane Maria knocked out Puerto Rico’s electrical grid, possession of a diesel-run generator is the surest way to separate the haves from the have-nots.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders lectured reporters on the meaning of the First Amendment Thursday, in defense of President Trump’s recent tweets suggesting that the Senate Intelligence Committee investigate national news outlets.
Trump told Puerto Rican officials they “can be very proud” that only 16 deaths have been counted so far as a result of Maria. He compared the number to “a real catastrophe” like Hurricane Katrina in 2005, which caused more than 1,800 fatalities.
At least 58 people were killed and more than 489 wounded when a gunman opened fire during a country music concert in Las Vegas Sunday night, making it the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. The suspected shooter, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, was found dead in his hotel room on the 32nd
As Hurricane Maria barreled across the Caribbean last week, one of the first places to get caught in the eye of the storm was Cayo Santiago, a small island off Puerto Rico’s southeastern coast that is populated only by monkeys. The 1,000 free-ranging rhesus macaques that make their homes on Cayo Santiago
President Trump took time out from his Twitter tirade against the NFL on Monday night to tweet about the crisis in Puerto Rico, but his message struck some people as tone deaf.
A new study points to one possible, and troubling, effect of lead contamination in the water of Flint, Mich.: declining fertility and poorer neonatal health.
In St. Louis, protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist have degenerated into violent clashes with police. Problems between police and the black community exist well beyond St. Louis and nearby Ferguson. But this week’s clashes suggest that racial