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The real problem behind fake news

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 14:30

You can try to stamp out the supply of garbage news, but the Web is a vast place, and it will always find a crack through which to seep.

Activists deride Texas' fetal remains burial rule as unconstitutional

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:50

Abortion rights advocates say the rules place an unconstitutional burden on a woman and could lead to unsafe options.

Pilot reported 'no fuel' before Colombia crash

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:47

The pilot of the chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team told air traffic controllers he had run out of fuel before crashing.

Strict gas mileage standards won't change

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 12:25

The EPA decides not to ease government fuel economy requirements for cars and light trucks despite automaker protests.

Trump Cabinet picks share a familiar trait

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:54

Despite pledging to "drain the swamp," the president-elect is surrounding himself with millionaires and billionaires.

FBI suggests what motivated OSU attacker

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:16

Abdul Razak Ali Artan may have been inspired by the Islamic State and an al-Qaida-linked cleric, an official says.

No charges against officer who killed Keith Scott

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:12

North Carolina prosecutors say the officer who killed Keith Scott ‘acted lawfully' after Scott brandished a gun.

50,000 flee Aleppo as Syrian army advances

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 10:10

A growing exodus of terrified civilians floods roads out of the beleaguered city as government forces close in.

Clown who charmed Aleppo's children killed

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:58

Anas al-Basha dies in a presumed Russian or government missile strike in the war-ravaged city.

Will Trump let his family run his empire?

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:52

It seems the president-elect has decided to respond to criticism of his conflicting roles, writes Yahoo Finance's Rick Newman.

Photos: Great Smoky Mountains wildfires

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 09:12
Resident Mark Rowlett finds a high vantage point to survey the damage to structures and woodlands as smoke fills the air and surrounds businesses and resorts in the wake of a wildfire November 30, 2016 in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Questions surround Trump's Treasury pick

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 08:35

Steve Mnuchin helped turn around a bank but in the process foreclosed on thousands of irate homeowners.

House Dems re-elect Pelosi as leader

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 07:45

The California lawmaker, who has been the party's House leader since 2002, turned back a challenge from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan.

A final 'Viva Fidel' tour across Cuba

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 07:35

A jeep carried Fidel Castro's ashes along streets lined with flag-waving Cubans, starting a journey to his resting place.

Adviser: Trump picking 'insiders' and 'disrupters'

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 07:28

Transition team member Anthony Scaramucci defends the president-elect's choice of finance bigwigs and D.C. veterans.

Enlistment bonuses won’t have to be repaid

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 07:21

The Pentagon had demanded the money back after audits revealed overpayments by the California National Guard.

Can Trump bring a divided nation together?

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 07:12

Historians and political scientists weigh in on how America is ever going to unwind the present atmosphere of dug-in political division.

'There aren't going to be trade wars'

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 06:49

Wilbur Ross, likely the next commerce secretary, says not to worry about rifts with trade partners.

Deadly storms sweep through the South

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 06:38

A possible tornado swept through an area in northeastern Alabama, killing three in a mobile home and injuring others.

Trump speaks out about OSU attacker

Wed, 11/30/2016 - 05:53

Abdul Razak Ali Artan "should not have been in this country," the president-elect tweeted.