It’s been nearly two years since U.S. diplomats in Havana began to experience strange symptoms, such as dizziness, cognitive issues and problems with their hearing, vision and balance. This year, U.S. diplomats in Guangzhou, China, experienced similar symptoms. It was reported this week that U.S. intelligence agencies believe Russia may be behind the attacks, but haven’t formally accused the country. Yahoo News explains what the attackers could have used, and what researchers have learned about the illness.
As President Trump takes part in his first heads of state NATO summit in Brussels, Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga takes a look at the history of the alliance and the history of Trump’s conflicting statements about the organization.
When it comes to the investigation into Russia and the Trump White House, his name just won’t go away: Michael Flynn. It turned out Flynn also had the ear of other leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Even before the report that President Trump told FBI Director James Comey to back off his Russia investigation, politicians were raising the topic of obstruction of justice.
The president, making his first visit to Israel, is optimistic about a deal between Israelis and Palestinians. Here are some of the obstacles.
Mueller follows other special counsels appointed over the years to deal with issues like Watergate, Whitewater and the outing of CIA agent Valerie Plame.
Following the most recent revelations in the Trump-Russia investigations, Sen. John McCain said the affair is growing to "Watergate size and scale."
As President Trump meets with him for first time, here’s a look at who he is and how he rose to power. The family moved back to Istanbul when Erdogan was 13 years old. Erdogan also had a knack for soccer.
President Trump is launching an Election Integrity Commission to conduct an investigation into voter fraud in the United States.
There’s a lot of talk about why FBI Director James Comey was terminated from his job. President Trump says it was straightforward, telling NBC News, “He’s a showboat. He’s a grandstander. The FBI has been in turmoil. You know that. I know that. Everybody knows that.”
Many Democrats on Capitol Hill are now demanding that a special prosecutor look into Russia’s meddling into the 2016 election in the wake of President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. It’s even something Trump threatened Hillary Clinton with in a presidential debate. It makes sense that the idea originated during what was perhaps the biggest scandal in modern American history: Watergate.
South Koreans have elected a new president, Moon Jae-in, who is a liberal. Here’s why Americans should care: Moon ran on distancing the South from the U.S., historically its ally, while proposing to re-engage with its bitter nemesis, North Korea. It’s a drastic change in foreign policy led by an explosive domestic scandal.
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric takes a look at the rise of Marine Le Pen in France ahead of the upcoming runoff election against Emmanuel Macron, who was just endorsed by former President Barack Obama. Will the election contribute to the wave of populism rising around the world?
As North Korea continues to hold missile tests and tensions mount, there may be no place on earth where that strain is felt more than in what’s known as the Demilitarized Zone, or the DMZ.
President Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House during a phone call described as “very friendly” (though it reportedly surprised and angered many, including those within his own administration). It’s an invitation that Duterte has not yet accepted. Rodrigo Duterte was born on March 28, 1945.
While it’s difficult to compare taxes across decades, two common ways to measure are the dollar amount of tax cuts and the percentage taxes fall at the top individual income bracket. President John F. Kennedy is often credited with spearheading the first major tax cut in modern U.S. history, though President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the final legislation after Kennedy’s assassination. The Revenue Act of 1964 cut the rate for top tax bracket from 91 percent to 70 percent, as well as reducing the corporate tax rate from 52 percent to 48 percent.
The first 100 days of the presidency is regarded to be an important time for the administration to accomplish goals, but how did this even become "a thing"?
President Trump is preparing to mark his 100th day in office on April 29 with a “big rally” in Pennsylvania on Saturday. No matter how much I accomplish during the ridiculous standard of the first 100 days, & it has been a lot (including S.C.), media will kill! President Trump repeatedly told his supporters that his administration would repeal and replace Obamacare quickly.
The French election is just the latest example of populism that is sweeping the globe. This year’s Le Pen campaign logos simply say “Marine.” And the elder Le Pen has been expelled from the party. France’s unemployment rate is double that of the U.S.
As tensions escalate in Asia with nuclear North Korea setting the region on edge, Japan is America’s most important ally in Kim Jong Un’s backyard.
Neil Gorsuch is the conservative judge whose Supreme Court nomination sparked a brutal showdown between Senate Republicans and Democrats.
A series of studies point out that vulnerable, still-developing adolescent brains don’t mix so well with marijuana, but definitive research is elusive.