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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.




POSTED AUGUST 20, 2017 9:43 AM

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.




POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 1:28 PM

A Total Solar Eclipse Makes History as It Sweeps Across America

A Total Solar Eclipse Makes History as It Sweeps Across AmericaDay will suddenly turn into night in more than a dozen states




POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 7:00 AM

The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speech

The Latest: Afghan government applauds Trump speechWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. policy in Afghanistan (all times EDT):




POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 3:42 AM

Breitbart news attacks HR McMaster two days after Steve Bannon returns to the far-right website

Breitbart news attacks HR McMaster two days after Steve Bannon returns to the far-right websiteDonald Trump’s former right-hand man Steve Bannon has already begun attacking his former colleagues less than a week after he was ousted from the White House. The former White House chief strategist returned to Breitbart, the far-right website, where he had been executive chairman before joining the Trump campaign, on Friday. Just two days later the website launched an attack on National Security Adviser HR McMaster as soft on Islamist extremism and terrorism.




POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 6:21 PM

Police Shoot And Kill Main Suspect In Barcelona Terror Attack

Police Shoot And Kill Main Suspect In Barcelona Terror AttackSpanish police on Monday shot and killed the man who drove a rented van into crowds on Barcelona’s famous Las Ramblas boulevard last week, an attack that killed at least 13 people and wounded dozens more.




POSTED AUGUST 21, 2017 11:08 AM

U.S. Navy says USS John S. McCain sailing to port under own power

U.S. Navy says USS John S. McCain sailing to port under own powerA U.S. warship damaged after colliding with a merchant vessel east of Singapore on Monday is sailing under its own power and heading to port, the U.S. Navy said. "Search and rescue efforts are underway in coordination with local authorities," the Navy said in a statement posted on the website of the Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet. "In addition to tug boats out of Singapore, the Republic of Singapore Navy ship RSS Gallant, RSN helicopters and Police Coast Guard vessel Basking Shark are currently in the area to render assistance," it said.




POSTED AUGUST 20, 2017 9:24 PM

Couple Who Engaged In Sexual Act Aboard Southwest Airlines Flight Questioned

Couple Who Engaged In Sexual Act Aboard Southwest Airlines Flight QuestionedThe airline said the incident occurred on a flight from Atlanta to Las Vegas and apologized to other passengers aboard the flight.




POSTED AUGUST 20, 2017 12:24 PM

Fukushima reactor 'ice wall' nearly finished

Fukushima reactor 'ice wall' nearly finishedFukushima's operator on Tuesday started freezing the last section of a $320 million ice wall designed to combat widespread water contamination at the site of the worst nuclear accident in a generation. Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) began pumping coolant into the remaining seven metres (23 feet) of its 1.5-kilometre underground wall which encircles the four reactors along Japan's northeast coast. The 30-metre deep wall is designed to block underground water from nearby mountains from flowing into the shattered complex and then seeping into the Pacific.




POSTED AUGUST 22, 2017 3:59 AM

Accused of assault in S.Africa, Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe flies home

Accused of assault in S.Africa, Zimbabwe's Grace Mugabe flies homeZimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa on Sunday, state media said, ending a week of confusion over her whereabouts after she allegedly assaulted a model. Mugabe, who had been sought by police for allegedly attacking the 20-year-old model at a Johannesburg hotel, was granted diplomatic immunity in the case by South Africa's foreign minister on Saturday. "The minister has made the determination that the conferring of diplomatic immunity is warranted in this particular instance," the ministry said Sunday, citing a need "to maintain good inter-governmental relations" in the region.




POSTED AUGUST 20, 2017 10:37 AM

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