22 Aug 2017

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Trump vows to fight on in Afghanistan, offering few new details

Trump vows to fight on in Afghanistan, offering few new detailsIn Monday night's address, President Trump said he would not discuss troop levels in America's longest-running conflict or how long troops would stay.


22 Aug 2017 2:53am GMT

21 Aug 2017

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Beltway Republicans respond to Bannon's return to Breitbart with collective yawn

Beltway Republicans respond to Bannon's return to Breitbart with collective yawnRepublicans in Washington say that, despite his threats, they aren't worried about ousted White House adviser Steve Bannon's return to Breitbart News.


21 Aug 2017 11:30pm GMT

Trump looks at sun during eclipse — with and without protective glasses

Trump looks at sun during eclipse — with and without protective glassesMany American politicians watched Monday's eclipse. Almost all of them used the proper eye protection.


21 Aug 2017 6:54pm GMT

NYPD union: Cops are victims of 'blue racism'

NYPD union: Cops are victims of 'blue racism'Though it hopes to reduce tensions by pointing out that police are sometimes a target as well, the union is drawing fire from some quarters.


21 Aug 2017 5:28pm GMT

Trump's Afghanistan war speech: What to watch for

Trump's Afghanistan war speech: What to watch forWhen the president speaks on Monday, listeners will hope to hear how many more troops he'll commit, for how long, and to what end.


21 Aug 2017 4:09pm GMT

American Jews hear the footsteps of white nationalists and worry

American Jews hear the footsteps of white nationalists and worryThe events in Charlottesville, Va., have triggered more difficult historical memories, and forced some Jews to freshly confront troubling questions about their personal and community safety.


21 Aug 2017 10:10am GMT

20 Aug 2017

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Scenes from Boston's counterprotest

Scenes from Boston's counterprotestTens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Boston to counter a "free speech" event staged by conservatives featuring speakers with extremist ties. Holly Bailey was there to capture the scene.


20 Aug 2017 8:24pm GMT

'They wear the cap': Ex-GOP congressman rips members who are silent on KKK

'They wear the cap': Ex-GOP congressman rips members who are silent on KKKIn the wake of Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, former Rep. J.C. Wattsis criticizing the reluctance of some Republicans to confront the president.


20 Aug 2017 6:30pm GMT

Boston ‘free speech’ rally and counterprotest

Boston ‘free speech’ rally and counterprotest'Boston Free Speech Rally' activists and counterprotesters gather in Boston Common drawing thousands a week after a demonstration in Virginia turned deadly.


20 Aug 2017 4:00pm GMT

Falwell Jr. defends Trump's response to Charlottesville

Falwell Jr. defends Trump's response to Charlottesville"He doesn't say what's politically correct - he says what's in his heart," Falwell said. "He does not have a racist bone in his body. I know him well."


20 Aug 2017 3:56pm GMT

Who marched in Boston? Faces and voices from the rally and counterprotest

Who marched in Boston? Faces and voices from the rally and counterprotestYahoo News went into the crowd in Boston Saturday and talked to mostly right-wing marchers for "free speech" and to mostly progressive counterprotesters.


20 Aug 2017 1:43pm GMT

19 Aug 2017

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Here are the ‘beautiful’ Confederate monuments Trump wants to stay put

Here are the ‘beautiful’ Confederate monuments Trump wants to stay putA Confederate monument is toppled in Durham, N.C., others are vandalized as municipal leaders in cities across the U.S. said they would step up efforts to pull such monuments from public spaces.


19 Aug 2017 1:45pm GMT

How the Charleston massacre changed the Confederate flag market

How the Charleston massacre changed the Confederate flag marketA look at how Confederate flags are made and where they are sold today. Spoiler alert: Some of the flags waved at the white nationalist rally in Charleston may have been made in China.


19 Aug 2017 9:00am GMT

18 Aug 2017

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In the shadows of a racist past, Boston braces for a far-right rally

In the shadows of a racist past, Boston braces for a far-right rallyThe "Boston Free Speech Rally," is scheduled for Saturday, just one week after a protest at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., turned deadly.


18 Aug 2017 9:14pm GMT

A Trump pardon of Joe Arpaio would break Justice Department guidelines

A Trump pardon of Joe Arpaio would break Justice Department guidelinesBut the pardon, if Trump decides to issue it, would be highly unorthodox and break with the Justice Department's guidelines for clemency, according to legal experts.


18 Aug 2017 7:56pm GMT

‘Alt-right’ figure who set up Assange meeting refuses to cooperate with Senate intel probe

‘Alt-right’ figure who set up Assange meeting refuses to cooperate with Senate intel probe"I'm absolutely not" going to cooperate with the committee, the far-right provocateur Charles C. Johnson said in an interview, after returning from London.


18 Aug 2017 5:20pm GMT