Iraqi forces battled their way along two streets that meet in the heart of Mosul's Old City on Friday, and said they aimed to open routes for civilians to flee Islamic State's last stand there.
Experts from across the spectrum expect the CBO to predict widespread coverage loss when it scores the Senate version of the health care bill.
The president signed a bill to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs while a health care bill he supports threatens the care of countless vets.
Gay pride parades in New York and other cities are spotlighting resistance to what participants see as new pressure on gay rights. But the event organizers and participants are also facing the prospect of protests against their own diversity and direction.
President Trump admitted that he likes divisive rhetoric as a campaign tactic, but now finds it frustrating when it is used by Democrats to counter his agenda.
An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise.
Ed Gillespie has a tricky road ahead of him as he campaigns for Virginia governor this year. The Republican nominee wants to talk about state issues, not President Trump, not Russia and certainly not what’s on Twitter. The latest sign is that former President Obama has already decided to campaign for the Democratic nominee, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam.
The five-day Glastonbury Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts is the largest greenfield festival in the world. Started by Michael Eavis in 1970 when several hundred hippies paid just £1, it now attracts more than 175,000 people.
In a competition annually dominated by the old, the tiny, and the hairless, the 3-year-old, 125-pound Neapolitan Mastiff, Martha, used her lollygagging youth to win the 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin Fair on Friday, June 23, 2017, in Petaluma, Calif.
Fears grew for 141 people missing in China after a landslide buried their mountain village in southwestern Sichuan province on Saturday, with reports that only three survivors had been pulled out of the mud and rock hours after the calamity struck. The landslide swept over 46 homes as dawn broke at around 6 a.m. in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, a remote mountainous area of north Sichuan close to the region of Tibet, according to the official Xinhua state news agency. President Xi Jinping urged on the rescue effort, but state broadcaster CCTV reported that by midday the only people rescued were a couple and their two-month-old baby.
Hillary Clinton didn’t mince words Friday when it came to the Senate Republicans’ health care legislation unveiled the day before.
The White House spoke against suggestions of violence by an actor and a play but said less against similar remarks last year by a campaign supporter.
Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., announced at a Friday press conference that he’d vote against the Republican bill to repeal Obamacare.
Yahoo News peeks behind the curtain of secrecy surrounding the Republican health care bill to learn what we can about what it may contain.
A complex situation involving a car crash and three sets of police led to the shooting of a black officer by a white one in St. Louis.
The Great Mosque of al-Nuri, a revered symbol of Islamic history, is destroyed, a victim of clashes between the Iraqi Army and an increasingly embattled ISIS.
President Barack Obama’s team reportedly debated dozens of options for making Moscow pay for attempting to influence and discredit last year’s presidential election.
President Trump’s warning last month that his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey might have been taped was an attempt to affect Comey’s public statements and his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the president admitted in an interview Friday morning. After refusing to comment for nearly six weeks, Trump finally acknowledged Thursday that he has no such tapes. “When he found out that I, you know, that there might be tapes out there, whether it’s governmental tapes or anything else, and who knows, I think his story may have changed,” Trump said of Comey in a “Fox & Friends” interview.
Former Homeland Security Chief Jeh Johnson said that President Trump is “sending signals” that Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election is acceptable.
British Society and Royals come decked out with high-fashion hats – some elegant, some whimsical – and all incredibly creative.
In a wide-ranging interview with Yahoo News, the disgraced U.S. cyclist talks about sports, doping, politics, music, fatherhood and “The Forward,” the year-old podcast that he sees as the latest step in his public rehabilitation.
Only 32 percent of Republicans in 2016 said they believe African-Americans face “a lot of discrimination,” a significant drop from just a year earlier.
Today Westfield Corporation debuts “Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel,” an immersive exhibit of museum-quality, near-life-size reproductions of the iconic masters’ frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel in Rome. The breathtaking “Up Close: Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel” allows visitors to experience one of the world’s greatest artistic achievements: Michelangelo’s renowned ceiling frescoes from the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, reproduced in near original size in a format that allows viewers to get face to face with the artist’s masterpieces.