From Sydney to the New York City – spectacular fireworks light the skies and confetti flies during this world wide celebration to the start of 2019.
As 2018 draws to a close, Yahoo News looks back at those we lost this year. Join us in remembering a group that includes a former president, one of the greatest singers of all time, and iconic actors, authors and directors.
Immigration and border policy made news in 2018, but for every new policy or executive action that dominated headlines, there were other changes that flew under the radar.
The deadly storms, shootings and divisive political rhetoric that seemed to define 2018 may have dominated the headlines, but there was plenty of good news too.
In the unrelenting news cycle that has come to define President Trump’s administration, plenty of news went largely overlooked or was otherwise lost in the blur of 2018.
After a year filled with dramatic revelations from prosecutors in the office of special counsel Robert Mueller, the investigation into Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election appears to be nearing a conclusion, with potentially huge consequences for the president.
Conflict, politics, jubilation, tragedy and a look at the brave and the bold are among our selections from the Associated Press, Reuters, Agence France-Presse and Getty Images.
President Trump’s relationship with the intelligence community has long been rocky, and it’s not likely to get much better in 2019 as special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation draws to a close.
WASHINGTON — The 2020 election is getting into full swing. That might seem to be an odd thing to say on the eve of 2019, but in presidential politics, the future is now.
“We need a new paradigm of policing in the United States. It needs to be completely dismantled and reconstructed.”
“The solution to ending police violence lies in reducing the power of the police and their contact with the public.”
“Addressing the structural inequalities at the root of urban crime will go a long way to reducing police violence.”
“This is not a technology problem, or something that can be ended with some policy tinkering. It is a function of deep structural racism.”
“Maybe it’s finally time to consider the role that police unions play in perpetuating police brutality.”