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Jeff Flake, Bob Corker Don't Want Brett Kavanaugh Vote Delayed

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:24:13 -0400

Republican senators are urging the Judiciary Committee to vote on Supreme....
Footage shows massive colonies of fire ants floating in Hurricane Florence floodwaters

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:31:19 -0400

In wake of Hurricane Florence, victims in the storm's path are being warned of....
Trumpnado! Tweeting about storms, Trump seizes opportunity to make everything worse

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:36 -0400

Jerry Adler examines the issues with Trump's tweets about the death toll from Hurricane Maria.....
Japanese Billionaire Will Fly To The Moon With SpaceX, Elon Musk Says

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:00:01 -0400

SpaceX, Elon Musk's ambitious rocket endeavor, said Monday it had signed a....
Celia Barquin Arozamena: Man Accused of Murder of Iowa State Golfer Told Acquaintance He Had 'Urge to Rape and Kill,' Complaint States

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:35:36 -0400

“We are all devastated,” Iowa State women’s golf coach Christie Martens said in a statement.....
Florence Kills An Estimated 5,500 Pigs, 3.4 Million Chickens And Turkeys In North Carolina

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:01:05 -0400

As Florence battered the Carolinas this past week, dozens of heartwarming....
Asia Argento Threatens to Sue Rose McGowan Over 'Horrendous Lies' About Sexual Assault Allegations

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:27:44 -0400

McGowan and Argento were previously close allies in the #MeToo movement....
Netanyahu and Putin defuse crisis after Syria downs Russia warplane

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:47:08 -0400

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin sought to defuse a crisis on Tuesday after Syrian defences mistakenly downed a Russian warplane after Israeli air strikes....
Apple CEO says optimistic on U.S.-China trade talks

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:12:53 -0400

"I'm optimistic because trade is one of those things where it's not a zero-sum game," Cook told ABC News' "Good Morning America" program on Tuesday. The iPhone was not among the ‘wide range’ of produ....
Hundreds rescued as river reaches record heights in North Carolina

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:13:51 -0400

North Carolina rivers may crest higher than they did during Hurricane Matthew in 2016.....
Photographer travels the globe to capture the world's most beautiful libraries

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:17:28 -0400

This photographer has an incredible body of work after traveling the globe in to capture images of some of the world’s most beautiful of libraries. The photographer, from Florence, Italy, said that e....
Trump on Kavanaugh: 'I feel so badly for him'

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:35:24 -0400

President Trump is standing by Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee.....
Elon Musk Sued By Thai Cave Rescuer He Called A 'Child Rapist'

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:16:48 -0400

The British cave diver who helped save a trapped Thai soccer team has sued....
Gun rights activist Cody Wilson charged with sexual assault of teen

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:50:34 -0400

Cody Wilson, a guns rights activist, has been charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. A Texas gun rights activist whose quest to spread the availability of 3D printed guns sparked a lega....
Hurricane Florence Has Killed At Least 1.7 Million Chickens In North Carolina

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:05:00 -0400

At least one livestock company has reported massive losses in the wake of....
Hurricane Florence: Desperate Woman, Who Is 8 Months Pregnant, Rescued From Rising Floodwaters

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:40:31 -0400

The family was clinging to a tree in North Carolina amid flooding from the dangerous storm.....
Russia blames Israel for friendly fire attack on its aircraft by Syria which killed 15 servicemen

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:51:29 -0400

Russia and Israel risked a military confrontation on Tuesday after a Russian reconnaissance plane with 15 people onboard was mistakenly shot down by allied Syria forces that were targeting Israeli jet....
Lithuania Says Walmart Has Agreed To Stop Selling Soviet-Themed T-Shirts

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:22:29 -0400

Lithuanian officials said that Walmart has agreed to remove Soviet-themed....
2 patients drown as van swept into floodwaters

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 19:11:38 -0400

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina rivers overflowed from Florence's torrential rain, deputies taking two women to a mental health facility drove into floodwaters that swamped their van and t....
Mach 5 Mission: The Air Force Is Going All In on Hypersonic Weapons

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:32:00 -0400

The Air Force is taking another step in an aggressive plan to prototype, test and deploy hypersonic weapons....
Yahoo News explains: Why is the U.S. in a trade war with China?

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:49:10 -0400

On Monday, President Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. This comes on top of the $50 billion to $60 billion in Chinese import tariffs announced this March. China respo....
11 Next-Level Ways To Make Roasted Cauliflower

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:20:00 -0400

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Homeless man charged in stabbing death of ex-Iowa State golfer

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:33:41 -0400

The suspect reportedly told a friend he had "an urge to rape and kill a woman" and later showed up "disheveled and covered in blood, sand and water."....
Brett Kavanaugh May Lose A Job. By Her Account, Christine Blasey Ford Lost Much More.

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:45:37 -0400

If you're following the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald....
Leadership in the Oval Office, from FDR to Barack Obama

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 05:05:46 -0400

"CBS This Morning" co-anchor John Dickerson’s essay on presidential leadership is based on a series of Yahoo News interviews with historians.....
Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 18:42:30 -0400

The deal unveiled on Monday by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Assad's most powerful ally, and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will create a demilitarized zone from which "radical" rebels must with....
3.4 million poultry, 5,500 hogs drowned in Florence flooding

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:25:04 -0400

About 3.4 million chickens and turkeys and 5,500 hogs have been killed in flooding from Florence as rising North Carolina rivers swamped dozens of farm buildings where the animals were being raised fo....
2 Female Mental Health Patients Drown as Van Is Swept Away in Florence Flood Waters

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:46:59 -0400

A sheriff's department van was swept away in rising South Carolina flood waters....
Twitter Users Rib Ted Cruz For Joking Beto O'Rourke Will Ban BBQ

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:54:24 -0400

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) must be getting desperate in his re-election bid for....
Trump Tells Hurricane Florence Survivor 'At Least You Got A Nice Boat Out Of The Deal'

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 16:11:15 -0400

Hurricane Florence has resulted in at least 37 deaths in three states, but....
Tesla confirms criminal probe into Musk talk of going private

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 21:12:39 -0400

Tesla confirmed Tuesday that US Justice Department officials were looking into possible criminal aspects of a seemingly spontaneous, and later aborted, announcement by chief executive Elon Musk on tak....
Hurricane Florence: 2 Patients Chained in Van Drown While Being Transported by Cops

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:44:13 -0400

The deputies who were transporting the women were rescued.....
Tucker Carlson Blames Sexual Assault Victims For Not Going To The Police

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 23:49:39 -0400

Fox News host Tucker Carlson has been accused of victim blaming after he said....
Audi's first all-electric SUV, the e-tron, revealed

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:58:53 -0400

After being teased since 2016, Audi finally revealed its new and completely electric SUV, the e-tron, in San Francisco on Monday. Volkswagen also announced Monday that the group intends to make 10 mi....
Korea summit economic pledge raises sanctions-busting fears

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:52:20 -0400

Speaking at a joint news conference in Pyongyang on Wednesday, South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to the normalization of the Kaesong joint border i....
Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:18:42 -0400

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Flooded rivers from Florence's drenching rains have swamped coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as the swollen waterways approach their crests M....
Palestinians say Israeli troops fire on Gaza protesters killing two

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:23:52 -0400

Israeli forces opened fire during a demonstration in the northern Gaza Strip near a border crossing on Tuesday, killing two Palestinian protesters and injuring 46 others, the Palestinian health minist....
Volkswagen Golf Adopts Less Powerful 1.4-Liter Engine for 2019

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:32:00 -0400

New six-speed manual and eight-speed automatic transmissions should make up for the deficiency.....
Trump Boasts About Steel Industry’s ‘New Life' As More Steelworkers Vote To Strike

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 07:31:59 -0400

President Donald Trump recently boasted about the U.S. steel industry. "It has....
Teen Abducted by Tad Cummins Recounts Twisted Advances by Ex-Teacher

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:49:28 -0400

Elizabeth Thomas says she was scared, and didn't want to reveal to her parents and friends that she'd been kissed by a grown man.....
If Republicans Wanted The Truth About Kavanaugh, They Would Subpoena Mark Judge

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:33:21 -0400

There's one person Christine Blasey Ford says was in the room when she was....
Daycare owner arrested after allegedly tying infants to car seats for 7 hours and giving children drugs

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:59:39 -0400

A Texas daycare centre owner has been arrested on child endangerment charges after she was accused of keeping infants and toddlers tied to their car seats for hours. Rebecca Anderson, 60, kept the sm....
Hezbollah to stay in Syria 'until further notice', leader says

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:51:34 -0400

Hezbollah will stay in Syria "until further notice", the leader of the Lebanese Shiite movement Hassan Nasrallah said Wednesday in a televised address. "We will remain there even after the Idlib acco....
The Latest: Moon and Kim hold car parade in Pyongyang

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:45:44 -0400

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in (all times local):....
May urges fellow EU leaders to drop 'unacceptable' Brexit demands

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 17:35:54 -0400

Prime Minister Theresa May was set to appeal directly to fellow European leaders at a summit on Wednesday to drop "unacceptable" Brexit demands that she said could rip Britain apart, and to urge the b....
Burt Reynolds' last cars to be sold at auction

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:52:14 -0400

The very last cars Burt Reynolds' personally owned - including a 'Smokey and the Bandit' Trans Am - are headed to auction on September 29 during Barrett-Jackson's Las Vegas sale....
Trump's Space Force Would Cost $13 Billion In First 5 Years: Air Force Memo

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:52:06 -0400

The proposed sixth branch of the military could have more than 13,000 employees, according to an internal Air Force memo.....
Cat hiking videos are the wholesome escape you need in your life

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:45:43 -0400

This post is part of Hard Refresh, a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible thing you just witnessed on Twitter. Things you can reasonably expect to see on a hi....
CBS' Julie Chen leaves daytime's 'The Talk' in taped message

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:56:27 -0400

Julie Chen announced Tuesday that she was leaving the cast of the CBS daytime show "The Talk" a week after her husband, CBS Corp. boss Leslie Moonves, was ousted from the company due to sexu....