Top prospects and other big league hopefuls began workouts with the prospective teams on the east coast of Florida earlier this month. Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan visited several major league camps and caught the first few weeks of action as players got into the swing of things as prepared for the long baseball season. (Yahoo News) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
AFP reports that a car bomb blew up outside a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, today. The al-Qaida-aligned al-Shabab group said it was responsible for the blast. Mogadishu is regularly hit by bomb attacks carried out by al-Shabab, which is fighting to overthrow Somalia's internationally backed government.
The guns have fallen silent in the Congolese town of Mwene Ditu, but each day starving children arrive at the small hospital there battling for their lives. According to the newly released UN-led Global Report on Food Crises, by the end of 2017 food insecurity threatened an estimated 124 million people worldwide, an increase of 15 percent from the previous year.
President Trump said Thursday that former Vice President Joe Biden shouldn't go around threatening people — though he himself as a history of doing so.
To the extent that Trump’s tariffs jack up prices on imports at the big retailers, we’re not just talking about an impact on household budgets. We’re also pulling at one of the few remaining threads that may be keeping our society from spinning apart.
Just across the Red Sea, the African country of Djibouti has become an unlikely beacon of hope for its eastern neighbor, Yemen.
17 people were photographed by Reuters apparently casting ballots at more than one polling station Sunday during Russia’s presidential election in the town of Ust-Djeguta, southern Russia.Many appeared to be state employees, and some showed up in groups and in mini buses bearing the names of state-provided services.Here are a few.
President Trump hints there was something nefarious about the wife of Andrew McCabe, the fired FBI official, accepting a campaign contribution from the former Democratic governor of Virginia. What’s the real story?
Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama sent a handwritten letter earlier this month to the survivors of the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., saying they have been “inspired by the resilience, resolve and solidarity” shown by the students.
President Trump likes to brag that he’s a “smart person.” But you wouldn’t know it from the president’s tweets, which often contain notable spelling errors.
The fourth nor’easter in three weeks pushed its way up the winter-weary East Coast on Wednesday, the first full day of spring, packing high winds and the potential for a foot or more of snow from West Virginia to New England.
Former CIA Director John Brennan says President Trump’s decision to congratulate Vladimir Putin on his reelection shows that Trump is “afraid of the president of Russia” — and that Moscow may have compromising information about the U.S. leader.
Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan on Wednesday invited French President Emmanuel Macron to address a joint meeting of Congress when he travels to the United States next month.
Daryl Davis is an accomplished R&B and blues musician, having played with the likes of Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and B.B. King. Several hundred members have left the Klan as a result, and he has amassed roughly 40 robes and hoods from people who used to rank as high as Imperial Wizards and Grand Dragons in the Klan.
President Trump did not heed the warnings of his own national security advisers Tuesday when he called and congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin on his reelection victory.
Three presidents have relied on a 2001 congressional measure in applying deadly force overseas. Now, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will meet to discuss replacing or revising it.
Western countries keep heaping sanctions on Russia and on cronies of President Vladimir Putin, but they haven’t deterred him from military aggression, cyberattacks and assassinations. Why not?
A 17-year-old student shot and critically wounded two fellow students at a Maryland high school on Tuesday morning before dying after exchanging gunfire with a campus security officer, the county sheriff said. The shooting, which came amid a renewed national debate over gun violence following a school massacre in Florida last month, occurred just before 8 a.m. (1200 GMT) at Great Mills High School in St. Mary’s County, county Sheriff Timothy Cameron said. The girl was in intensive care with life-threatening critical injuries, the sheriff said, while the boy was in good condition.
Documentary photographer, educator and photo editor Maggie Steber writes that her project “Secret Garden of Lily LaPalma” is “about the dark side of me that I have, as of late, begun to re-explore. “I have let loose a part of me, joyously rebelling against the tyranny of the documentary photography that has described me for decades and defined how I am perceived as an artist.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders defended President Trump’s decision to congratulate Russian President Vladimir Putin on winning reelection.
Mark Conditt, suspected of carrying out a series of parcel bombings in the Texas capital Austin, blew himself up Wednesday as police closed in, easing tensions in a city that had been on edge for weeks.
Authorities investigating the series of bombings in Austin this month have not ruled out the possibility that they are racially motivated hate crimes. But leaders for the local black community urge patience before jumping to any conclusions about the perpetrator’s motivations. “I am praying that it’s not a hate crime and that in this day and time we are getting beyond that in America,” said Rev. Sylvester Chase.
This action-packed event featured over 20 boxing matches, including NYPD Championship Fights, other Law Enforcement Championship Bouts, and a series of unique Grudge Matches for charity — at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on March 15. Photography by Gordon Donovan /Yahoo News Read full story: NYPD black and blue: The hidden world of ‘smokers,’ where cops settle grudges with their fists by Caitlin Dickson » See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
President Trump accused Robert Mueller’s team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections of Democratic bias on Sunday morning.