This is the mesmerizing image of a colorful Milky Way shining down on Mount Fuji. Steve Lance Lee, 37, captured the sky above the iconic mountain whilst on his honeymoon in Lake Kawaguchiko, Japan. Mount Fuji is illuminated underneath the galaxy of stars, creating an impressive landscape. (Caters News)
President Donald Trump insisted on Sunday that a wave of protests held by National Football League players during the US anthem before games had “nothing to do with race”.
Last week there was a memorial service for Russell Watson, a much-admired writer and editor at Newsweek magazine, where he and I both worked for sizable chunks of our lives. Hoping to capitalize on the publicity about the sensational find without actually committing either cash or its editorial imprimatur, the editors decided to run a cover story on the “controversy” over the diaries, based mainly on what other people were saying about them.
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin defended Trump’s call for NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to be suspended or fired. “It’s not about free speech,” Mnucin said Sunday. “They can do free speech on their own time.”
Around Mexico's capital are scattered signs for missing pets, mostly dogs, who their owners believe got scared and escaped in the chaotic moments after the devastating quake.
Nancy stared at her son’s legs. She should have been tending to dinner. Instead, she was trying to think of ways to smash one of his legs. Maybe the left one, since Kyle was right-side dominant? For days, she’d been wrestling with this idea, even going into the front closet one night to examine a baseball bat leaning against the wall. If she ruined just one of her son’s legs, Kyle would be furious with her, maybe wouldn’t talk to her for years. But, she believed he would forgive her eventually. If she ruined just one of his legs, he couldn’t be deployed to Iraq for his third tour.
Hillary Clinton pushed back against one of the most frequent criticisms she faced as a candidate last year — a lack of “authenticity” — agreeing with an interviewer that it amounted to a “bulls***” and sexist double standard.
President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on Facebook by accounts linked to the Kremlin.
Most people are probably aware of the fraud term phishing. When phishing emails are sent, they’re meant to lure users to surrender personal information by purporting to be from the government, a bank, or a reputable company. With smartphone use on the rise, phishing scammers are moving to fresher waters and targeting people via text messages.
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have unleashed personal attacks on one another after the U.S. commander in chief’s speech at the United Nations. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea, who is obviously a madman who doesn’t mind starving or killing his people, will be tested like never before!” Trump wrote Friday morning. Hours earlier, Kim delivered a barrage of epithets against Trump, calling “mentally deranged” and “a gangster fond of playing with fire,” according to the New York Times.
A new study points to one possible, and troubling, effect of lead contamination in the water of Flint, Mich.: declining fertility and poorer neonatal health.
The Kurdish people are taking an enormous step to claim their own country in northern Iraq. A referendum vote to secede from the country and become an independent Kurdistan will take place on September 25.
The outcome of the vote, almost certain to be "yes," is likely to further rattle a region still engulfed in the fight against the Islamic State group. Baghdad and Iraq's neighbors Iran and Turkey — which worry it will encourage their own sizable Kurdish populations — have all demanded it be called off.
Following up the forceful statement he made at the U.N. on Tuesday, the president announced a new executive order applying further restrictions on North Korea and firms that do business with the country.
A social networking website popular with white supremacists faced a fresh round of controversies this week after it banned the former system administrator of the neo-Nazi Daily Stormer from using its services. It also faced a deadline from its domain registrar in Australia, which said it would delist the site over its controversial content.
Rescue dogs joined search teams to look for trapped survivors after the powerful 7.1 earthquake hit Mexico City on Tuesday, killing at least 245 people. These canine heroes include the goggle-clad Frida, who has reportedly already saved 52 people and stolen hearts across the globe. Click through the slideshow above to see more of the dogs’ rescue efforts. (Yahoo News)
"I'm happy you used the world 'deplorable,’” Trump told South Korean President Moon Jae-in. “That's been a very lucky word for me and many millions of people."
For the second straight night, Jimmy Kimmel used his monologue Wednesday to rail against Sen. Bill Cassidy and other critics who say he should stick to comedy.
Wildlife photographer Wim van den Heever, 45, visited the Falkland Islands this year to shoot pictures and scout the area for future tours. Wim’s breathtaking images show a small group of king penguins before they head out to sea at sunrise. Wim said: “The sunrise created beautiful vibrant colors and amazing reflections.
Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims Thursday after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, knocking out electricity to the entire island and triggering landslides and floods.