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Locals take on China's invasion of Africa's biggest economy: 'They're like Goliath, we're David'

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 05:00:24 -0400

In Nigeria, a scrappy local company is trying to crack the smartphone market, which is dominated by a foreign behemoth. This is the story of the upstart AfriOne and the Chinese-based Tecno.....
Roger Stone: Manafort’s mood 'amazingly good' despite coming indictment

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 18:31:27 -0400

Yahoo News interviews Roger Stone about Paul Manafort's looming indictment.....
Health care bill protesters descend on Senate hearing

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:08:29 -0400

The typically hushed corridors of the Russell Senate Building echoed with noise Monday as protesters, upset by the Senate Republicans’ health care bill, descended on lawmakers’ offices to let their di....
White House: If NFL protests are about police brutality, players 'should protest the officers on the field'

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 15:33:14 -0400

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders suggested Monday that if NFL players who kneel during the national anthem at games are doing so because of police brutality, they should protest the officers ....
As Puerto Rico reels from hurricane, Trump focuses on football

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:39:16 -0400

Puerto Rico’s governor, its mayors, and its representative to Congress have all called attention to the island territory’s desperate situation, but the president hasn’t mentioned Puerto Rico on Twitte....
Photos: NFL players kneel during anthem as Trump fumes

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 08:19:27 -0400

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”.....
Looking back at the 'Hitler diaries' in an age of fake news

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 05:00:22 -0400

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 t....
White House officials defend Trump, say athletes 'can do free speech on their own time'

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 12:36:41 -0400

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 fre....
'Amen sister': Clinton agrees with interviewer that authenticity is a 'bulls*** concept'

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:58:58 -0400

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***” an....
As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:58:59 -0400

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 Faceb....
In wake of U.N. speech, Kim calls Trump a ‘dotard.’ Trump fires back at ‘madman.’

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 08:28:27 -0400

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 i....
Lead in Flint's water linked to decline in birth rate, study finds

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 18:41:23 -0400

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.....
Kurds to vote on independence, potentially splitting Iraq

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:55:52 -0400

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 Septembe....
Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:51:37 -0400

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....
Trump unveils new sanctions targeting North Korea

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:02:56 -0400

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 count....
Gab, the social network of the 'alt-right,' fights to stay online

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:01:55 -0400

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 ....
Trump jokes about 'deplorable' North Korea

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:10:03 -0400

"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."....
Kimmel takes a second shot at Cassidy over health care bill

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:38:24 -0400

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.....
Bipartisan health care fix dies in Senate

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 19:59:07 -0400

The Senate’s rejection of bipartisan health bill is a dispiriting moment for world’s greatest deliberative body.....
Will Barcelona secede from Spain? Catalan independence is up for a vote — and Russia is stirring the pot.

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:21:18 -0400

At issue is a wave of Catalan nationalism culminating in a referendum on secession, scheduled for Oct. 1.....
Friend of slain Georgia Tech student: 'If Scout was more gender-conforming, would it have been different?'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:11:36 -0400

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....
Obama blasts 'aggravating' GOP plans to repeal Obamacare

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:33:28 -0400

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.....
Pence presses Myanmar, U.N. to end Rohingya violence

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 13:33:41 -0400

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 resulti....
Presidential paranoia: Does Mueller have a mole in the White House?

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 12:37:31 -0400

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.....
Kimmel: Cassidy 'lied to my face' on health care; Cassidy: 'I'm sorry he does not understand'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:01:17 -0400

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 accu....
White House says Trump didn't apologize to Turkey's Erdogan for D.C. clash with protesters

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:55:25 -0400

"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 result....
Trump fires back after Clinton calls U.N. speech 'dangerous'

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 08:18:12 -0400

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.”....
Gillespie and Northam play it safe in second gubernatorial debate

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 22:28:26 -0400

Republican Ed Gillespie and and Democrat Ralph Northam meet in second gubernatorial debate in Virginia.....
All eyes on Murkowski, McCain as Obamacare repeal and replace returns

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:05:58 -0400

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....
New riots over police shooting raise the question: What is it about St. Louis?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 17:03:57 -0400

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 ....
Buildings sway, collapse as powerful earthquake hits Mexico City

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:34:03 -0400

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.....
World leaders' faces react to Trump's U.N. speech

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:05:24 -0400

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.....
Island owner Richard Branson: Hurricanes 'start of things to come'

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:46:07 -0400

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.”....
'What a class act!' Chaffetz says he'll pass on reading Clinton's book

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:36:29 -0400

The former congressman who, as head of a House committee, grilled Hillary Clinton relentlessly says he knows he’s in her new book but feels no need to read it.....
Confront Trump or try to work with him? California Dems are at the forefront of the debate.

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:34:00 -0400

Deep-blue California boasts of how it’s resisting the Trump agenda, but the Democrats are divided between “protesters” and “pragmatists.” Some of the opposition is more rhetorical than substantive, an....
Trump warns U.S. may have to 'totally destroy' North Korea

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:11:13 -0400

Condemning the “depraved” North Korean regime, the president mocked Kim Jong Un, saying: “’Rocket Man’ is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime." Trump’s stark message came in a spe....
Trump threatens to 'totally destroy North Korea' in U.N. address

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:00:51 -0400

President Trump threatened to “totally destroy North Korea” his first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.....
Hillary Clinton: Media got 'played' by the Russians

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:48:21 -0400

Hillary Clinton, promoting her new book, "What Happened," criticized the press's role in the 2016 election and said the media got “played” by the Russians by promoting the WikiLeaks dum....
Trump takes 'America First' to wary U.N. audience

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:00:20 -0400

President Trump will use his maiden speech to the U.N. General Assembly to condemn Iran, call for global action on North Korea, and unapologetically defend his nationalistic “America First” stance bef....
Huntsman, nominated as Moscow envoy, backed Trans-Pacific pact Trump (and Putin) opposed

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:45:20 -0400

America’s Russia policy will be the main topic Tuesday at the hearing on Jon Huntsman’s nomination to be U.S. ambassador. Also on the agenda: the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, which Huntsman b....
Clinton: Trump's bathroom quip showed he's a 'very emotionally strange man'

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:16:55 -0400

Clinton offered a scathing analysis of Trump’s psyche during a Monday interview with NPR’s Terry Gross, calling him “a very emotionally strange man.”....
Trump wants big military parade on July 4 to show 'strength'

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:11:53 -0400

President Trump wants to showcase America’s military power with a July 4 parade of martial assets down Pennsylvania Avenue, inspired by the two-hour display he witnessed in Paris on Bastille Day.....
Striking a pose – Trump makes his United Nations debut

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:38:25 -0400

President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations taking his complaints about the world body straight to the source.....
Trump lawyers dish on Russia probe at steakhouse as NYT reporter listens in

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:29:53 -0400

Two of President Trump’s lawyers were overheard by a New York Times reporter “loudly discussing” the Russia investigation at a Washington, D.C., steakhouse next to the newspaper’s D.C. bureau. The con....
Kellyanne Conway knocks Emmys for show’s digs at Trump

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:24:01 -0400

Appearing on “Fox & Friends” Monday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway criticized Sunday's Emmys telecast, agreeing with a host who called it a "political rally."....
Trump shares video of him knocking out Hillary Clinton with a golf ball

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 11:08:56 -0400

The president fired off a barrage of tweets and retweets on Sunday, including a crudely edited video of him hitting a golf ball into Hillary Clinton's back and a message mocking North Korea leade....
Awash in protests — Trump supporters, counterprotesters and rap-group fans descend on Washington

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 16:22:12 -0400

President Donald Trump skipped town for the weekend, but that didn't stop demonstrators from making him the focus of competing rallies in the nation's capital.....
In the age of Trump, tired are the peacemakers

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 05:00:23 -0400

Jemar Tisby, a prominent black evangelical speaker, had hopes that blacks and whites could come together through a shared Christian faith. Police shootings and, especially, the election of Donald Trum....
Trump to (rhetorically) slap and hug 'the right people' at U.N. meeting

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:37:14 -0400

President Trump will make his first appearance at the annual meeting and give a speech to his largest-ever audience of presidents and prime ministers.....
Trump abruptly attacks 'chain migration,' a term that worries immigration advocates

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:44:29 -0400

President Trump warned lawmakers that he would not sign any immigration bill that would allow for more "chain migration."....