The New Yorker magazine cover artist Carter Goodrich believes the “national nightmare” we’re now living in is unprecedented — and won’t go away on Halloween.
Photos from the week that Yahoo News spent in Puerto Rico with a family navigating life without electricity or water in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
Yahoo News spent a week in Puerto Rico with a family navigating life without electricity or water in the wake of Hurricane Maria.
In a tradition that may go back centuries, older students at St Andrews spend a weekend showing new kids around, after which the younger students demonstrate their gratitude with a gift. It used to be raisins, but not now.
In an interview with “Good Morning America” Monday morning, Myeshia Johnson recounted her condolence call from the president last week, saying Trump struggled to recall her husband’s name. The president soon took to Twitter to disagree.
“Look, I’ve called many people. And I would think that every one of them appreciated it,” Trump told Maria Bartiromo in an interview on Fox News on Sunday.
More than 500 animals wore costumes to what is known as one of the largest dog Halloween events in the United States. The 27th annual Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade in New York City continued its reign as October’s cutest event, bringing together New York’s fluffiest pets and their ever-creative owners. This year’s crop of dog models – dressed in costumes that ranged from the President to the Devil to Kellyanne Conway – put on a delightful show for spectators.
A town built by German settlers in the Namibian desert around a diamond deposit was later abandoned as the miners moved on to bigger fields. It's now being reclaimed by sand and sun.
Eighty-one percent of Puerto Rico remains blacked out one month after Maria struck. Puerto Ricans’ main obstacle to getting back to some semblance of normality is the slowness of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority in getting the power grid back up and running. This nightmare comes about a year after the U.S. government established an external fiscal control board for the island after it declared bankruptcy because of 73 billion dollars in debt.
Nydia Velázquez, D-N.Y., the first Puerto Rican-born woman elected to Congress, sharply criticized President Trump’s handling of the hurricane damage on the island in an interview with Yahoo News on Friday evening. The congresswoman also suggested the president is treating Puerto Ricans differently than other U.S. citizens because they are Latinos.
This week Facebook came through as a forum for truth as women across the country unspooled their tales of sexual harassment and abuse under the #MeToo hashtag — and the movement is already having real-world consequences.
“If it is a 10 out of a scale of 100, of course. It is still a failing grade,” San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz said when asked about President Trump's giving himself a perfect grade for his response to the hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico.
The Senate took a step late Thursday toward reviving the post-9/11 debate over where, when, how, why and on whose authority young Americans should go off to war.
The controversy continues over President Trump’s treatment of a military widow during a condolence call, with Rep. Frederica Wilson, Fla., accusing the White House of lying about her record.
In a Friday morning tweet, the president correctly cited a figure from a new report on British crime but seemed to pin the entire rise on one cause, which the report doesn’t do. The president’s tweet caused confusion and pushback in Britain.
Some Trump voters, after their towns were flooded by Hurricane Harvey, are beginning to reconsider their conviction that climate change has no scientific basis.
White House chief of staff John Kelly defended President Trump's call to the widow of a Green Beret killed in Niger. But the controversy has sullied the sacred ritual of honoring the nation's war casualties.
White House chief of staff John Kelly on Thursday delivered an impassioned defense of President Trump’s outreach to families of four Americans recently killed in Niger.
Several hundred protesters marched at the University of Florida to denounce a speech by white nationalist Richard Spencer.
Twelve Republican senators signed on to a bill that would stabilize the Obamacare individual markets despite mixed messages from President Trump.
China expert Dennis Wilder, President George W. Bush’s senior director for East Asian Affairs, sets the stage for President Trump’s Asia trip.