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  • Social Media Erupts With Stunning Footage, Images of Volcano Blast

    When was the last time you saw someone get up close and personal with a volcano? Probably never, except through the eyes of film fantasy, television documentaries, or the occasional adventure video game. Shifting all fantasy aside, take a look at some impressive images and video of a volcano in…

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  • Tropical Storm Marie Spins Off Swell Images

    In the wake of Tropical Storm Marie, which is currently off the coast of Baja California and stretches more than 100 miles, many are feeling its negative effects. But one community has found immense pleasure in the force of Mother Nature's winds and waves. Many surfers in the Malibu area and other…

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  • Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy: Time to call Russia-Ukraine conflict a ‘war’

    With Russian forces apparently rolling across eastern Ukraine, Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy told Yahoo News on Thursday that it is past time to call the escalating conflict a “war” and label Moscow’s actions an “invasion.”

    Yahoo! News
  • Video Shows Iron Dome Intercepting Rockets in Israel

    One day into a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel, information about the past few months of violence is surfacing. In a new video recently posted by a pro-Israel, anti-Hamas YouTube channel called 'Sin,' an unknown Israeli town is shown under attack. While warning sirens alert the area, men,…

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  • Boy Comically Protests Mother's Pregnancy News

    One of the biggest events in the life of a family is the arrival of a new child. It's almost always a very big deal for the expectant mother, as well as the friends and family members around her. Usually the announcement of the pregnancy is met with congratulatory feedback. But in the case of…

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  • Twitter Co-Founder on Women in Tech: “There’s a leadership crisis”

    Jack Dorsey knows code. The co-founder of Twitter and CEO of the mobile payments company Square, Dorsey has the perfect pedigree of a Silicon Valley programmer turned business mogul.

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • Effects Wizard Dad Debuts 'Action Movie Kid: Volume Two'

    Depending on whether or not you had a loving father, after screening this viral video you might feel inspired, jealous, or cheated in your own youth. But you're still probably mature enough to feel warm and fuzzy about one man's fatherly love. And this dad happens to be awesome. Daniel Hashimoto…

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  • Skaters Rip on California Terrain Transformed by Earthquake

    After what has been called the worst earthquake in the Bay Area in 25 years, the altered topography left by the 6.0 magnitude temblor that devastated residents in and around Napa and Sonoma in California last Sunday is being "torn up" by local skateboarders — but not in a destructive way. For…

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  • Vine Video Captures 9 Months of Pregnancy in 6 Seconds

    Some women might tell you that pregnancy is a wonderful experience. Others might argue that it's a life-changing experience that's no fun at all. But a San Francisco couple decided to illustrate the glory of their pregnancy in a Vine video.

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  • Burning Man Festival Explained

    Near the end of summer every year, about 100 miles north of Reno in the Nevada desert, tens of thousands of people gather for the Burning Man festival, an oasis for the most eclectic group of people on the planet.

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • Omaze: Give To Charity And Win A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience

    What if I told you for as little as $10, you could win a chance to be an extra in the next "Star Wars" film or Uzo Aduba's, aka Crazy Eyes, VIP guest on the set of "Orange Is The New Black"? Well, thanks to Omaze, an online charity auction, you could!

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • Ebola Outbreak: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

    Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf expressed joy today about the recovery of American missionaries Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol in an exclusive interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric. "We want to thank them for the service that they have rendered our country. And I'm…

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • Koala Brought Back From Brink of Death With Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation, CPR

    Man, it was a rough night for this koala bear. It got hit by a car. Then fell from a tree. And then had to get CPR. Emergency crews in Melbourne, Australia, received a call on Thursday night about an injured marsupial. The koala had been hit by a vehicle while crossing a road and then scurried up…

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  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pledge $1 Million to DonorsChoose

    She's a philanthropist, mother and half of the world's most generous couple. Melinda Gates and her husband, Bill, have tackled numerous global issues through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Since the foundation's inception in 2000, they have given over $30 billion dollars to fight disease,…

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • James Foley’s Brother: The U.S. Could Have Done More for Jim

    For the first time since the Islamic militant group ISIL released the shocking video of the beheading of American journalist James Foley earlier this week, his brother and sister are speaking about their grief.

    Yahoo News with Katie Couric
  • Family Turns 'Baby Got Back' Into Back-to-School Anthem

    "I like big busses I cannot lie!" Neither can the Holderness family as they rewrite the lyrics to Sir Mix-a-Lot's "Baby Got Back" and make it about going back to school: buying supplies, filling up backpacks "round and big," and "making that healthy lunch." Former news anchor and TV host Penn…

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  • Man's Subway Stunt Lands Job Interviews, Internet Fame

    It can be challenging to get an interview for a new job, especially straight out of college. After applying for 300 jobs and not getting a single favorable response, one young man decided to take a different approach. Alfred Ajani, 22, stood in a London subway station during rush hour with a sign…

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