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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.
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.
"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.
At issue is a wave of Catalan nationalism culminating in a referendum on secession, scheduled for Oct. 1.
Scout Schultz, a Georgia Tech student, was shot by campus police on Saturday night, and a protest two days later led to arrests. In the aftermath of those events, Yahoo Lifestyle talked to a friend of Schultz’s to gain some perspective on what happened and why.
Former President Barack Obama mocked Republicans in a speech on Wednesday for repeated efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, his signature health care law also known as Obamacare.
Vice President Mike Pence pressed Myanmar’s military to end its violent campaign against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority and urged the U.N. Security Council to respond forcefully to the resulting humanitarian crisis in Southeast Asia.
President Trump has long spoken in conspiratorial terms about a range of topics. It appears this is partly responsible for fostering a culture of distrust and paranoia in the White House.
Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., says Jimmy Kimmel “does not understand” the new health care legislation he and Sen. Lindsey Graham are co-sponsoring after the late-night host blasted their proposal and accused Cassidy of lying to his face.
"President Trump … said that he was sorry, and he told me that he was going to follow up on this issue,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told PBS in reference to the incident, which resulted in charges against 15 Turkish security officers.
President Trump lashed out at Hillary Clinton on Twitter after his former election opponent called his speech to the United Nations General Assembly “very dark” and “dangerous.”
Without support from the GOP holdouts, it is difficult to see how Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., can whip 50 votes for the new health care bill before Sept. 30, the deadline to use the reconciliation process that requires a simple majority to push through the legislation.
In St. Louis, protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black motorist have degenerated into violent clashes with police. Problems between police and the black community exist well beyond St. Louis and nearby Ferguson. But this week’s clashes suggest that racial problems run deep here.
A 7.1 magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City. Stunning videos posted on Twitter showed buildings swaying and in some cases collapsing, as people poured into the streets.
As Trump made his announcements, country by country, photographers documented how the world leaders reacted to the U.S. commander in chief’s address. Click through the slideshow to see their faces.
Virgin’s billionaire founder blasts Trump on climate change: “The whole world knows it’s real except for maybe one person in the White House.”