A homemade bomb blew up at a FedEx Corp. distribution center early on Tuesday, injuring one person, the fifth explosion in the state this month. The package had been bound for Austin, the site of four other bombings.
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.
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.
The 257th edition of New York City's parade drew more than 1 million spectators to watch an estimated 150,000 spirited marchers, including more than 100 bands
Most Russians intending to vote for Vladimir Putin in Sunday’s presidential election say that stability is at the root of their support for their candidate — though many young voters believe it’s time for a change of leader. Putin, 65, is expected to win a fourth term in office with 69 percent of the vote, according to the latest survey by a state-run pollster.
Snyderman has dedicated his professional life to documenting these creatures — including those that clean other fish, guard fertilized eggs in their mouths, and "fish" for their dinner using a natural worm or fishlike lure incorporating their own body as a fishing rod.
Thousands of civilians fled besieged enclaves on opposite ends of Syria on Friday as two major battles in the multi-sided civil war entered decisive phases. In eastern Ghouta, weary residents streamed out on foot for a second day as Russian-backed government forces pressed their campaign to capture the last big rebel bastion near Damascus. On another front, Turkish and allied Syrian rebel forces shelled the northern Kurdish-held town of Afrin heavily, forcing 2,500 people to flee. (Reuters)
The president nudged Danny Tarkanian to drop his GOP primary challenge against Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., and instead run for a vacated U.S. House seat.
The widow of a former Russian intelligence officer who was poisoned to death at a London hotel in 2006 shared with Yahoo News a letter she received from May two years ago, after the British government concluded that Vladimir Putin was “probably” responsible for her husband’s murder.
Voters and candidates are wrestling with gender issues in the wake of Trump’s victory. Some men are pushing the envelope on aggressive masculine posturing on the campaign trail, while women have to navigate a course between advancing feminine issues and projecting strength.
Porn star Stormy Daniels launched a crowdfunding campaign Wednesday to help cover the cost of her legal battle against President Trump and his lawyer, Michael Cohen. It has raised more than $130,000 in a little more than a day.
Rescue workers combed through the rubble of a pedestrian bridge that collapsed onto several lanes of traffic at Florida International University in Miami, but hopes of finding more survivors were fading early on Friday, police said. Six people were confirmed dead after the newly built 950-ton bridge crushed vehicles on one of the busiest roads in South Florida on Thursday. With at least eight vehicles buried and out of reach beneath the rubble, the death toll could rise, Juan Perez, the Miami-Dade Police Department director, said on Friday.
States are trying to cut back on teens’ access to pornography by declaring it a public-health risk. But the data they are using is ambiguous.
Trump isn’t really a man of action. He’s a man of artifice. He talks and he talks and he talks, the world’s foremost expert on dominating a news cycle, knowing all along that by the time we realize none of it’s real, he’ll have ushered us along to whatever’s next.
Students from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in New York City joined more than 2,000 schools across the country in staging a walkout to call for action on gun laws. The #NationalWalkoutDay was intended to pressure state and federal lawmakers to tighten gun laws to make it more difficult for minors and those with mental health issues to obtain firearms. The walkouts took place at 10 a.m. local time in each time zone and lasted for 17 minutes in remembrance of the 17 Parkland, Fla., school shooting victims.
"I think most Republicans realize we're running into a very serious headwind — hurricane-force wind," Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., said of the improbable victory.
Students and teachers at more than 2,000 schools across the country staged a national walkout to call for an end to gun violence on Wednesday, one month after 17 people were killed in a mass shooting a Florida high school.