• Man Pays a Horrific Price for Defending His Girlfriend From a Catcaller

    The issue of catcalling as a form of street harassment has taken a violent turn—and the latest incident is helping the problem of verbal abuse of women receive the attention it deserves.

    Takepart.com
  • 'Today' looks to rebound from tough week

    NEW YORK (AP) — It's rarely a good sign when morning television hosts are painfully bantering about whether they are keeping their jobs.

    Associated Press
  • Secrets Cracked in Yosemite's Tuolumne Meadows

    The broad, grassy plain of Yosemite National Park's Tuolumne Meadows is a welcome stop for visitors driving California's steep and winding Highway 120. Geologists now say the answer to this long-standing puzzle lies in the molten rock that shaped the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Granite near…

    LiveScience.com
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    Who’s the king of the jungle? (22 photos)

    Not always the lion, Yahoo News Gordon Donovan learned on a trip to Nambia’s Etosha National Park last year. Donovan captured three young lions behaving more like scaredy-cats than fierce felines when they tried to join a group of elephants at a watering hole. At the end of the dry season in…

    Yahoo News
  • Kenya says kills militants after bus ambush that killed 28

    By George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan security forces have pursued and killed more than 100 militants and destroyed their camp in Somalia after the ambush of a Nairobi-bound bus that killed 28 people, Deputy President William Ruto said on Sunday. Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab militants have…

    Reuters
  • Hagel resigns as defense secretary

    By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has resigned, the first major change to President Barack Obama's Cabinet since his Democrats were routed in midterm elections three weeks ago. Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his…

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  • Mitt Romney leads GOP field in New Hampshire by 19 points: poll

    Mitt Romney has said repeatedly he has no interest in running for president in 2016. But a new survey of likely Republican voters in New Hampshire shows if he did, he'd win the primary.

    Yahoo News
  • Judge: Confession can be used in missing boy trial

    NEW YORK (AP) — A suspect with a low IQ understood his rights when he told investigators he choked a 6-year-old boy to death in 1979, a judge ruled Monday, allowing prosecutors to use the confession that appears to be their key evidence a notorious missing children's case.

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  • US police shoot dead boy, 12, holding toy gun

    Police in the US city of Cleveland shot and killed a 12-year-old African American boy waving around what turned out to be a toy gun at a playground, officials and reports said Sunday. The shooting in Ohio comes amid high racial tensions in the United States, with a grand jury set to announce…

    AFP
  • Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia further tightened its control over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia on Monday with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties, a move that has drawn outrage in Georgia.

    Associated Press
  • Man hunting geese in New Jersey accidentally kills himself: police

    (Reuters) - A man hunting geese with his father in New Jersey shot and killed himself in what police said Sunday appeared to be an accident. Police in West Windsor Township, about 40 miles northeast of Philadelphia, said the 45-year-old victim and his father were properly licensed to hunt the…

    Reuters
  • 1 killed, dozens injured in California bus crash

    REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus ran off a Northern California freeway and overturned Sunday morning, killing one person and injuring 30 — six of them seriously, authorities said.

    Associated Press
  • Mother who shot children dies from her injuries

    TABERNACLE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman who authorities say shot all three of her children, killing two of them, before turning the gun on herself died Sunday from her injuries, state police said.

    Associated Press
  • Some 30 horses die in stable fire outside Chicago

    CHICAGO (AP) — More than 30 horses died in a stable fire in suburban Chicago over the weekend, with distraught owners of the animals arriving Sunday to lay flowers at the site, a fire department official said.

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    Magnitude 6.7 quake hits Japan (17 photos)

    The damage from an overnight earthquake in a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 winter Olympics proved more extensive than initially thought. A daylight assessment Sunday found at least 50 homes destroyed in two villages, and 41 people injured across the region, including seven…

    Yahoo News
  • Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.

    Associated Press
  • 10 Retirement Benefits You Need to Have

    Diversify your retirement income.

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