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Obama won't keep one high-profile promise

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:54

The detention facility at Guantánamo Bay won't close by the time the president leaves office, his press secretary admits.

White House blasts Trump pick on stock buy

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:46

Tom Price, the president-elect's choice for health secretary, is facing a call for an investigation into a vote he cast in 2016.

Orlando gunman's wife faces charges

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:41

She is accused of knowingly aiding and abetting her husband, Omar Mateen, and misleading police.

Obamacare repeal may leave 18M uncovered

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 10:20

Repeal of the ACA would mean many uninsured Americans and skyrocketing premiums for private insurance, a new CBO report finds.

First gorilla born in a zoo dies at 60

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:36

Colo, who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., passed away in her sleep at the Columbus Zoo.

Boko Haram refugees die in air strike

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:32

A Nigerian air force jet mistakenly bombards a camp for those made homeless by Islamist jihadists.

How Nevada went blue for Trump

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:11

Jon Ralston, an expert on the Silver State, talks to Yahoo News about the election and his plan to change local news.

Education pick faces pushback on school choice

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 09:04

In the face of criticism from teachers unions, Betsy DeVos is strongly promoting alternatives to public schools.

Trump continues railing against John Lewis

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:58

The president-elect fired off still more tweets ripping Rep. Lewis, four days after the initial assault.

German court rejects ban on neo-Nazi party

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:44

The country's high court rules that the political group does not pose an existential threat to the republic.

British prime minister signals clean EU break

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 08:20

In a highly anticipated speech, Theresa May calls on the bloc to negotiate a free-trade deal to benefit both sides.

What the inauguration costs, and who pays

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 07:42

Public funds are involved, but so are private donations, which have increased markedly over the past 40 years.

Obamacare repeal may leave 32M uncovered

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 07:32

Repeal of the ACA would mean many uninsured Americans and skyrocketing premiums for private insurance.

Al Sharpton: Trump election 'not legitimate'

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 07:23

Evidence showing Russian interference raises "serious questions" about Trump’s victory, activist and talk show host Sharpton says.

Trump: Part of GOP tax plan 'too complicated'

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 06:52

The president-elect says he has issues with the border adjustment element of the House Republican plan.

Ukraine files terrorism case against Russia

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 06:42

Kiev urges the U.N.'s top court to order Moscow to pay damages for attacks on civilians during its conflict with separatist rebels.

Where to live for next to nothing

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 06:30

A one-bedroom apartment in an Indian coastal city rents for as little as $89 per month, statistics show.

Putin backs Trump in dossier dispute

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 06:16

Russia's president says the Obama administration is trying to "undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect."

Trump decries 'phony' approval polls

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 05:38

He slams a pair of polls that show he is set to take office as the most unpopular newly elected president in at least 40 years.

Some taxpayers can expect refund delays

Tue, 01/17/2017 - 05:33

As the IRS battle against fraud and identity theft intensifies, many needy taxpayers are getting caught in the middle.