• New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for president
    Politics
    Michael Walsh

    New York Times endorses Hillary Clinton for president

    The New York Times published a resounding endorsement of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday — in the hope that it will persuade readers who are reluctant to cast a vote for another Clinton. The paper’s editorial board explained that in any normal election year, it would compare the candidates on the issues side by side, but that it would be a fruitless endeavor this time around. “A comparison like that would be an empty exercise in a race where one candidate — our choice, Hillary Clinton — has a record of service and a raft of pragmatic ideas, and the other, Donald Trump, discloses nothing concrete about himself or his plans while promising the moon and offering the stars on layaway,” the board wrote.

  • U.S.
    The Drive

    Multimillionaire Gym Mogul Crashes Lamborghini Murciélago, Kills Uber Driver

    J. Gerald Smith, an 82-year old Uber driver, died this week after a yellow Lamborghini Murciélago struck his Buick Enclave, which was sitting at a stop sign. Roger Wittenberns, the 60-year old multimillionaire health club mogul, was behind the wheel of the Murciélago at the time of the wreck. Mr. Smith was a retired real estate agent.

  • 2 men arrested, teen detained in California triple slaying
    U.S.
    Associated Press

    2 men arrested, teen detained in California triple slaying

    Two men were arrested and a 17-year-old girl was detained Sunday on suspicion of killing three people inside a Southern California home over the weekend, police said. Fullerton police Sgt. Jon Radus would not say if the arrested teen was the missing daughter of two of the victims. "Katlynn Goodwill Yost has been located and she is unharmed," Radus said.

  • Business
    The Drive

    Mercy, the Nissan GT-R Has Gotten Expensive

    The R35 Nissan GT-R, the first generation sold in America, arrived at the L.A. Auto Show nine years ago. The spec (478 hp, 434 lb-ft.) put it squarely in period supercar territory. And the price, under $70,000, had everybody in fits. When the first GT

  • Third deadly drone strike in a week hits Yemen Qaeda
    World
    AFP

    Third deadly drone strike in a week hits Yemen Qaeda

    Aden (AFP) - An apparent US drone strike has killed five suspected Al-Qaeda members in Yemen in the third such attack this week, a security official said on Saturday.Washington is the only government to operate drones over Yemen but only sporadically

  • World
    Associated Press

    Israel PM hopes Obama won't make final push for Palestinians

    Israel's prime minister said Saturday he hopes President Barack Obama refrains from pushing for a Palestinian state in his final months in office. Benjamin Netanyahu told Israel's Channel 2 TV that the issue didn't come up in this week's meeting with Obama in New York. After failing to reach a peace accord in his two terms in office, Obama is said to be considering a major speech or a U.S.-backed U.N. Security Council resolution that lays out what he sees as the contours of any viable deal.

  • Erdogan sees 'ulterior motives' in U.S. case against gold trader
    World
    Reuters

    Erdogan sees 'ulterior motives' in U.S. case against gold trader

    By Ayla Jean Yackley ISTANBUL (Reuters) - President Tayyip Erdogan believes U.S. federal attorneys had ulterior motives in including references to him and his wife in court papers related to their prosecution of a gold trader, Turkish media on Sunday quoted him as saying. Reza Zarrab, a dual Turkish-Iranian national, was arrested in Miami in March. The 33-year-old businessman, who lived in Turkey, remains in custody in New York.

  • Business
    The Drive

    The Netherland's Elite Police Porsche Goes Up For Sale

    Key the term “Rijkspolite” into Google Images, and it’ll return pages upon pages of awesome and unusual police vehicles. Vintage Range Rovers, Volvo and BMW E30 wagons, a Mercedes 190E sedan, Citroën H vans. But the Rijkspolite, the Netherland’s state

  • Puerto Rico power utility restores service
    U.S.
    Associated Press

    Puerto Rico power utility restores service

    Electricity was restored to most of Puerto Rico by Saturday following a rare, island-wide blackout caused by a power plant fire, the territory's power utility said Saturday. "We have been operating under normal conditions since 2:30 a.m.," said Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority Executive Director Javier Quintana, noting that 60 hours had passed since power was knocked out for most of the island's 1.5 million homes and businesses, affecting the majority of the island's 3.5 million residents. Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla lauded the efforts of utility workers, firefighters, police and emergency management officials during the emergency.

  • Warplanes pound Aleppo
    World
    Yahoo News Photo

    Warplanes pound Aleppo

    The United States accused Russia of “barbarism” in Syria on Sunday as warplanes supporting Syrian government forces pounded Aleppo and Moscow said ending the civil war was almost “impossible”. A diplomatic solution to the fighting looked unlikely as U.S. and Russian diplomats disagreed at a U.N. Security Council meeting called to discuss the violence, which has escalated since a ceasefire collapsed last week. Rebels, who are battling President Bashar al-Assad’s forces for control of Aleppo, said any peace process would be futile unless the “scorched earth bombing” stopped immediately. Capturing the rebel-held half of Syria’s largest city, where more than 250,000 civilians are trapped, would be the biggest victory of the civil war for Assad’s forces. They have achieved their strongest position in years thanks to Russian and Iranian support and launched a fresh offensive for a decisive battlefield victory on Thursday. Residents and rebels say thousands have been killed in the new strikes. “What Russia is sponsoring and doing is not counter terrorism, it is barbarism,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, told the 15-member council. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

  • Politics
    Reuters

    Gennifer Flowers won't attend U.S. presidential debate: Pence

    Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence said on Sunday that Gennifer Flowers, who had an affair with Bill Clinton before his 1992 presidential run, will not attend Monday night's U.S. presidential debate. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Twitter on Saturday that he was considering inviting Flowers to attend after Hillary Clinton's campaign had invited Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, one of Trump's most vociferous critics.

  • University of Dakota Investigates Two Separate, Racist Photos Posted Online Within 48-hours
    U.S.
    Inside Edition

    University of Dakota Investigates Two Separate, Racist Photos Posted Online Within 48-hours

    The University of Dakota is investigating two racially charged photos that were reportedly taken by students and posted online in a 48-hour period. The president of the University, Mark Kennedy, said in a statement that he’s appalled at the messages that were posted to social media. Etonde Maloke, a student at the university, shared what happened on her Facebook page.  Maloke said that her friend left her phone in a room and three students, pictured in the photo laughing and throwing up peace signs, took her friend’s phone and posted the picture, with the offensive caption, to her  Snapchat without permission.

  • Katrina Vanden Heuvel Says This is a 'Rewrite the Rules Election'
    World
    ABC News Videos

    Katrina Vanden Heuvel Says This is a 'Rewrite the Rules Election'

    The Powerhouse Roundtable preview the upcoming presidential debate.

  • Artist Delivers Illustrated Movie Quote Every Day for One Year
    Lifestyle
    The Drive

    Artist Delivers Illustrated Movie Quote Every Day for One Year

    Last spring, Ian Simmons made a pledge. On the occasion of his Reddit Cake Day, the artist announced an ambitious 365 project: Create an original illustration from a famous movie quote every day for one entire year. Dude delivered. And the results are

  • Corbyn reasserts authority over divided Labour
    World
    AFP

    Corbyn reasserts authority over divided Labour

    Newly re-elected British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn called for unity Sunday in his deeply divided party, but risked antagonising his own lawmakers by promising more power to his grassroots supporters. The veteran left-winger was confirmed in his position on Saturday with 61.8 percent of the vote among party members and supporters, seeing off a challenger backed by most of his more centrist lawmakers, who believe he can never lead them into government. In his acceptance speech at the party conference in Liverpool, northwest England, Corbyn pledged to "wipe the slate clean" after accusations of bullying and fears of an irreparable breach in the century-old movement.

  • Tulsa officer late to career, had de-escalation training
    U.S.
    Associated Press

    Tulsa officer late to career, had de-escalation training

    The Tulsa police officer accused of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man took a roundabout path toward her dream job of joining law enforcement, with stops as a convenience store clerk, an Air National Guard member and a teaching assistant. Family members and colleagues say Betty Jo Shelby, 42, was an engaged community member, a churchgoer and cool-headed enough to be tapped as a field-training officer even though she didn't join the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office until 2007 and the city's force until 2011. Despite completing de-escalation training, Shelby "reacted unreasonably" when she fatally shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher on Sept. 16, according to an affidavit prosecutors filed with the first-degree manslaughter charge.

  • BMW Drivers Had a Really, Really Bad Day at the Nürburgring
    Sports
    The Drive

    BMW Drivers Had a Really, Really Bad Day at the Nürburgring

    On Saturday, the Nürburgring hosted the ADAC Barbarossapreis race, the eighth event on the VLN Endurance Championship calendar. The Germs dominated on home turf, handily sweeping the Nordschleife podium. The No. 8 HARBIO Mercedes-AMG GT3 took the overall

  • 10 Most Popular Luxury SUVs and Crossovers
    Business
    J.D. Power and Associates

    10 Most Popular Luxury SUVs and Crossovers

    Body Style: SUVAbstract: Thinking of buying a luxury SUV? There are plenty of them available, and this buyer's guide details key aspects of the 10 most popular luxury SUVs in America.Year: 2 016article_id: ZRhiFxNDDC ID: 539643dee701090d8bb2c938

  • Turks protest assault of young nurse who wore shorts on bus
    World
    Associated Press

    Turks protest assault of young nurse who wore shorts on bus

    Turks donned shorts and gathered in central Istanbul on Sunday to condemn the assault of a young nurse who was attacked on a bus for wearing shorts. With chants of "Don't interfere with my shorts!" the protest aimed to show solidarity with Aysegul Terzi, who was kicked in the face by a man, Abdullah Cakiroglu, on Sept. 12. Cakiroglu confessed to attacking Terzi for what he called her "inappropriate" clothing, yet was released from custody despite expressing no remorse, according to Turkish news reports.

  • Politics
    Reuters

    Clinton server tech told FBI of colleagues' worries about system

    By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she used while U.S. secretary of state told investigators he tried to pass on colleagues' concerns that the system might not comply with records laws, FBI interview summaries show. Bryan Pagliano, the technician Clinton hired when she joined the State Department in 2009, told federal investigators he relayed the concerns to Cheryl Mills, then Clinton's chief of staff.

  • Teenager Charged after Toddler is Captured on Video with Weed in Hand
    Health
    Inside Edition

    Teenager Charged after Toddler is Captured on Video with Weed in Hand

    An Arkansas teenager was arrested after allegedly urging a three-year-old boy to smoke weed in an incident that was captured on video, Arkansas police said. Lamel Yancy, 17, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he posted the video to his Facebook page, according to police. A YouTube user later posted the video to the site.

  • 10 fascinating facts about the Supreme Court on its birthday
    U.S.
    National Constitution Center

    10 fascinating facts about the Supreme Court on its birthday

    It was back on this day in 1789 that Congress passed the act that officially created the federal judiciary system that included the Supreme Court and other federal courts. The Supreme Court itself was part of the Constitution. Article III said “judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court.” The details were left to Congress, which debated the Judiciary Act for several months and passed the final measure on September 24, 1789.

  • Smithsonian Museum of African American History
    U.S.
    Yahoo News Photo

    Smithsonian Museum of African American History

    The first national museum devoted exclusively to the history and culture of African-Americans is now open. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama opened the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall by ringing a bell from a historic African-American church. The museum is the 19th and the newest of the Smithsonians. The push for the museum began in 1915 with African-American Civil War veterans looking for a way to commemorate America’s black experience. Former President George W. Bush signed the law authorizing the construction in 2003. Georgia Congressman John Lewis co-sponsored legislation authorizing the museum. The civil rights icon said the bronze-colored museum “is more than a building, it is a dream come true.” (AP) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.

  • India PM says will ratify Paris climate pact next month
    World
    AFP

    India PM says will ratify Paris climate pact next month

    India, the world's third largest greenhouse gas emitter, will ratify the Paris climate change pact next month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Sunday, bringing the deal a step closer to reality. Modi said India will formally join the landmark accord struck in 2015 in Paris, through which countries commit to take action to stem the planet's rising temperatures.

  • Correction: Tangled Whales-Crabbing story
    U.S.
    Associated Press

    Correction: Tangled Whales-Crabbing story

    In a story Sept. 23 about a bill to protect whales from fishing gear for Dungeness crab, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an environmental group that backed the legislation. The group is the Center for Biological Diversity, not the Center for Environmental Diversity.