American Ted Ligety wins gold in giant slalom
Team USA's Ted Ligety becomes first American man to win the Olympics giant slalom. Linda So reports.
Japan Landslide Rescuers Struggle in Heavy Rain
Rescue workers continue to search for missing victims of a massive landslide in Hiroshima city as forecasts call for more heavy rainfall. (Aug. 22)
Flood stops firefighters from reaching house fire
Flooding in Indiana causes huge problem for firefighters, who were unable to reach burning house due to floods. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Endangered Red Wolves Face Uncertain Future
A federal judge temporarily banned coyote hunting to save endangered red wolves, but local hunters say that the wolf preservation program does more harm than good. Meanwhile federal officials are reviewing its wolf program in North Carolina. (Aug. 22)
Airlines on Iceland volcano alert
Iceland evacuates an area north of the country's Bardarbunga volcano, as the country's civil protection agency says it cannot rule out an eruption. Authorities have already warned airlines. As Joel Flynn reports, ash from the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010 shut down much of Europe's airspace for six days.
Tensions rise as Russian convoy crosses into Ukraine
A Russian convoy of trucks apparently carrying humanitarian aid, has crossed the border into Ukraine, further raising tensions between Moscow and Kiev. Rob Muir reports.
Scent fading for celebrity fragrances?
Following its biggest ever quarterly loss, Elizabeth Arden says a slide in sales of celebrity perfumes, especially the Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift brands, is to blame. Ciara Lee asks if the market for celebrity endorsements has reached saturation point?
UN: Syrian death toll just over 191,000
The death toll in Syria's three-year conflict has risen to more than 191, 000, more than double the figure documented a year ago, according to the United Nations. Deborah Gembara reports.
Brother of Slain Journalist James Foley Questions U.S. Hostage Policy
Michael Foley tells Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric that the U.S. could have done more for James Foley.
Indian artist sculpts sand art decrying killing of US journalist
Noted Indian sand artist makes sculpture condemning the assassination of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militant in Iraq. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).