Multiple people were killed on Friday in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, a law enforcement source said, in the latest gun violence in a country still shaken by the massacre at a Florida high school in February.
A list of the names of the eight students and two teachers killed by a gunman at Santa Fe High School in Texas was released Saturday. One was a visiting student from Pakistan, and one a teacher's aide trying to make ends meet for her family after her husband fell ill.
Hundreds of students, distraught parents, residents, grief counsellors, and politicians gathered for a sunset vigil in Santa Fe, the tight-knit rural community near Houston that became the scene of the latest US school massacre.
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The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades were clinging to life Saturday, a day after their passenger jet crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts with 113 people on board.
“I think we should expect to see an increase in Iranian cyberactivity against us,” said Michael Daniel, the former White House cyber coordinator, in an interview on the Yahoo News podcast "Skullduggery."
There was another school shooting Friday, this time at Santa Fe High School near Houston, Texas. The shooter, a 17-year-old male who attended the school, is in custody and at least 10 people are dead. We’re closing down our live blog but for the latest updates visit the Yahoo News homepage.
Experts on Iranian politics believe hard-line Iranian factions are behind the continued detentions of Americans held in Iran, including Xiyue Wang, a scholar and young father.
The explanations about a 2016 meeting between members of the Trump campaign and a Russian lawyer have continually changed.
FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Mike Byrne announced additional assistance to Puerto Rico, where nearly all of the over 1.5 million residents lost power after hurricanes Irma and Maria hit the island two weeks apart last September.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday sharply defended President Trump’s characterization of undocumented immigrants who commit violent crimes as “animals.”
The U.S. Air Force walked back a tweet about the viral debate over whether a sound clip sounds like the word “Yanny” or “Laurel.”
Oded Balilty is a Pulitzer Prize-winning Israeli photographer. Born and raised in Jerusalem, he began his career as a photographer for the Israeli army magazine Bamahane. In 2002, at the height of the second Palestinian uprising, Balilty joined the Associated Press.
Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., is calling on the EPA to follow through on its plan to prohibit a toxic pesticide that’s been linked to brain damage in children. One of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s first actions in office was to reject his scientists’ conclusion that it put children and farmworkers at risk and strike down a ban his agency had proposed two years earlier.
Today we’re looking one of the worst feelings there is: loneliness. A new study by health care provider Cigna has found that 43% of Americans report feeling isolated sometimes or all of the time.
In front of an audience, the executive pitches the drones as “unstoppable” and calls them capable of “an airstrike of surgical precision” that could render nuclear weapons obsolete. The film, titled Slaughterbots and produced by the Future of Life Institute, shows how easily autonomous weapons could become weapons of mass destruction. In this week’s episode of Yahoo News’ Unfiltered, we talk to New School professor Peter Asaro about the dangers of artificial intelligence technology and autonomous weapons.
President Trump marked the one-year anniversary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment to lead the Russia investigation with a caustic tweet, while Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, ripped the probe in a pair of interviews with Fox News.
A Hawaii volcano that sputtered lava for a week, forced around 2,000 residents to evacuate, destroyed some two dozen homes and threatened a geothermal plant now threatens to blow its top in the coming days or weeks.
Mike Pence is busy building his own political operation. But close as he is to the presidency, his chances of ever getting the job fall somewhere between remote and imaginary.
Communications obtained by investigators seem to contradict Michael Cohen's prior statements about Trump Tower Moscow.
New details emerge on the Trump Tower meeting with Russians, as a Senate committee releases 2,500 pages of transcripts.
Civil rights leaders and environmentalists are calling on the Senate to reject President Trump’s nomination of Andrew Oldham, the top legal adviser to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
Thousands of North Carolina teachers swarmed the state legislature on Wednesday to call for pay raises and more spending on schools, making the state the country’s sixth to be roiled by educators demanding better funding. Hundreds of teachers in red T-shirts filled a spectators gallery and chanted “remember, remember, we vote in November” as the Republican-controlled General Assembly started its session. The protest prompted at least 38 districts, representing more than half the state’s 1.5 million public school students, to cancel classes.