22 Jul 2018

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Trump defends Putin summit, blames 'Fake News' for derision

Trump defends Putin summit, blames 'Fake News' for derisionPresident Trump defended his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid reports that a majority of Americans disapprove of his decision not to confront Putin over Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. elections.


22 Jul 2018 3:01pm GMT

20 Jul 2018

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The week Trump couldn't quite correct his own story

The week Trump couldn't quite correct his own storyThe president and his team needed several attempts to make their messages on Russia and the Fed consistent.


20 Jul 2018 8:57pm GMT

Adam Schiff: Trump is 'gravest threat to American democracy' he's ever seen

Adam Schiff: Trump is 'gravest threat to American democracy' he's ever seenThe top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said President Trump showed in Helsinki that he was "prepared to essentially betray the national security interests of the United States."


20 Jul 2018 7:18pm GMT

Ted Cruz shows his game face to Jimmy Kimmel and his human side to voters

Ted Cruz shows his game face to Jimmy Kimmel and his human side to votersThough Sen. Ted Cruz disputes that he's made any changes to his campaign style, arguing that his past reputation was more media caricature than anything, Cruz has a noticeably softer presence compared to when he was barnstorming Iowa, South Carolina and other early-primary states in pursuit of the presidency during the 2016 election.


20 Jul 2018 6:55pm GMT

It’s his money: Megadonor defies GOP leaders to back his own choice in Wisconsin Senate race

It’s his money: Megadonor defies GOP leaders to back his own choice in Wisconsin Senate raceDick Uihlein, a wealthy backer of conservative causes in Wisconsin, chose his own candidate in the Republican Senate race and is supporting him to the tune of millions of dollars, over the opposition of the state GOP.


20 Jul 2018 5:45pm GMT

Booker asks Kavanaugh to promise to recuse himself from cases involving Trump if he makes it to the Supreme Court

Booker asks Kavanaugh to promise to recuse himself from cases involving Trump if he makes it to the Supreme CourtThe N.J. Democratic senator, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has been raising the alarm about Brett Kavanaugh's views on prosecutors' ability to conduct criminal investigations of a sitting president.


20 Jul 2018 5:30pm GMT

Tiptoeing past Armageddon: U.S. and Iranian forces' dangerous battlefield dance

Tiptoeing past Armageddon: U.S. and Iranian forces' dangerous battlefield danceIran and the U.S. have engaged in a war of words since the start of the Trump administration. On the ground in the Middle East the maneuvering has been much less confrontational, but dangers still lurk.


20 Jul 2018 1:44pm GMT

Months after giant immigration raid, the wounds are still raw in one Tennessee town

Months after giant immigration raid, the wounds are still raw in one Tennessee townThings have not returned to normal for many in Morristown, Tenn., months after ICE raided a meatpacking plant, detaining 97 workers. After interviewing him inside an ICE detention center in Louisiana, Yahoo News revisits Luis Bautista-Martinez, 23, who has been released while his case makes its way through a backlogged immigration court system.


20 Jul 2018 9:00am GMT

The hidden victims of opioid addiction: Children in foster care

The hidden victims of opioid addiction: Children in foster careThe hidden victims of opioid addiction are often the children of addicts, who may be orphaned or taken away from parents unable to care for them and placed in foster care.


20 Jul 2018 9:00am GMT

Helicopter mishap turns Army medical drill into real deal

Helicopter mishap turns Army medical drill into real dealSAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A medical evacuation drill at a California military base turned into a real emergency when two U.S. Army Blackhawk helicopters participating in the exercise blew down four large tents and injured 22 Army Reserve soldiers, officials said Thursday.


20 Jul 2018 1:01am GMT

19 Jul 2018

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Unfiltered: 'I got death threats from the left … [and] right'

Unfiltered: 'I got death threats from the left … [and] right'Fish, as he prefers to be called, is known for his bold imagery and variation of style, but whether it's a minimalist "Sunday funnies" parody or a highly detailed, photo-realistic illustration, the one constant of Fish's work is a satirical sense of humor that pulls no punches. Raised on some of history's greatest satirists, from Bugs Bunny to Bill Hicks, Fish developed a sharp sense of humor in order to compete with his siblings. A child of the '70s, Fish was hopeful that the activism of the 1960s - such as the civil rights, feminism and gay rights movements - would lead to a better society.


19 Jul 2018 9:18pm GMT

The real battle for social conservatives isn't the Supreme Court, it's the culture

The real battle for social conservatives isn't the Supreme Court, it's the cultureThe concern is that nominations to the Supreme Court do not outweigh the damage done to the anti-abortion movement by its political alliance with President Trump.


19 Jul 2018 8:17pm GMT

Boeing wins air show as Airbus gets boost from AirAsia

Boeing wins air show as Airbus gets boost from AirAsiaBoeing (BA.N) claimed victory on Thursday after outselling rival Airbus (AIR.PA) at this week's Farnborough Airshow, where the world's largest planemakers repeated last year's comparable haul of around 900 orders with the help of leasing industry demand. The world's largest planemaker said it had won 528 orders and commitments at the event in southern England, while Airbus reported 431 new deals, or 371 excluding the recently acquired Bombardier CSeries, now rebranded A220. Airbus blamed the incognito wave on trade tensions that had made some firms nervous about appearing to side with the United States or other economic powers amid heated trade rhetoric.


19 Jul 2018 6:30pm GMT

Displaced Yemenis struggle to survive

Displaced Yemenis struggle to surviveA Saudi-led coalition offensive launched on June 12 to take control of the Red Sea port city from the Iran-aligned Houthis has displaced thousands of Yemenis. The United Nations fears the offensive on Hodeidah, whose port is a lifeline for millions of Yemenis, risks exacerbating a humanitarian crisis in which 8.4 million people are believed to be on the verge of starvation. Many Yemenis who have fled their homes and farms in and around Hodeidah to head north to the Houthi-held capital Sanaa or to safer areas along the western coast and the southern port city of Aden say they are struggling to survive.


19 Jul 2018 5:36pm GMT

Democrats look to retake governors' mansions where Trump won in 2016

Democrats look to retake governors' mansions where Trump won in 2016Long before Donald Trump stunned the political world by notching victories across the Midwest, Republicans had begun capturing governorships in traditionally Democratic states like Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. Now, in the first midterm election since Trump rose to power, Democrats are looking to rebuild their former gubernatorial stronghold.


19 Jul 2018 5:00pm GMT

Candlelight vigil in front of White House is part of nationwide protest

Candlelight vigil in front of White House is part of nationwide protestA crowd of hundreds of people participated in a national vigil "to demand democracy" and "confront corruption" on Pennsylvania Avenue outside the White House in Washington, D.C., on July 18, 2018. Vigils were organized at locations throughout the U.S. to voice criticism of President Trump for his handling of a news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki on July 16.


19 Jul 2018 3:26pm GMT