Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s restrictive education policies and push for “parental rights” have resulted in multiple books being banned from public schools. But the controversy over what’s deemed appropriate for students hasn’t been limited to literature. This month, fallout ensued when a civil rights film was pulled for review and a principal was forced out over a piece of classical art.
The former president made a claim about the status of the Manhattan DA's probe into the Stormy Daniels hush money payment.
The one-time stronghold for organized labor became the first state in nearly six decades to repeal a policy limiting unions' power in workplaces they represent.
Protests against a plan to build a new training center for police and firefighters in Atlanta have spread to major cities all over the country. Some critics are wary that, if successful, the center could create a precedent for others to follow.
A father of five in Panama is encouraging other parents to talk to their kids about bullying after a Twitter post about his own eight-year-old son’s experience went viral this week.
Calcea Johnson and Ne'Kiya Jackson presented their new findings on the Pythagorean theorem to the American Mathematical Society last week.
Married couple, Kim and Dustin, brought Vinson into their relationship, which they share with viewers on the TLC series "Seeking Brother Husband."
Despite mounting tensions between the United States and its rivals China and Russia, President Biden’s climate envoy, John Kerry, told Yahoo News that the U.S. must work with those adversaries on combating climate change.
JFK was a junior senator when he lived in the Georgetown home with his wife, Jackie, in the early 1950s. The house will be listed for $2 million.
Lebanon is only twice the size of Delaware. But a religious dispute means its population is now living in two time zones at once.
A New York City bill would outlaw discrimination based on a person's weight or height in jobs, housing, and public accommodations.
First Citizens has bought more than 20 other firms since 2008, and it now owns 17 branches of Silicon Valley Bank.
"I'm Trump all the way, no matter what. From A to Z, I love everything about him," said one attendee.
A security consultant shares the tips that he's gathered about school shootings from law enforcement, paramedics, and other experts.
Last week, Manuel and Patricia Oliver interrupted a House guns rights hearing and were removed at the request of Republican lawmakers.
His brother died three years ago. Then he was pronounced dead to their parents but suddenly started moving and opening his eyes.
Dozens of Twitter users responded to Rep. Andy Ogles' statement on the school shooting by reposting his photo with his family, posing with guns.
Yahoo explains what Prince Harry's legal action against the publisher's of the Daily Mail is all about, and which other high profile figures are also part of the claim.
This TikToker applied to 1,800 jobs and interview for 430 of them. Out of those interviews, she found out 120 of them weren't really hiring.
We took our long-term 2022 Kia EV6 to a Tesla Supercharger in New York to see what it's like.
U.S. stocks were mixed on Monday, while bank stocks also moved upward after North Carolina-based First Citizens (FCNCA) bank agreed to buy most of Silicon Valley Bank.
On Friday, Bloomberg reported that more layoffs could be on the way at Salesforce, quoting chief operating officer Brian Millham, who indicated that the company could be adding to the ongoing job cutting at the CRM leader and in tech in general. "The structure of the organization — if we feel like it needs to change and reshape — we’re going to make those moves to drive the efficiencies,” Milham told Bloomberg. Milham said the company is working with Bain and Company and they are waiting on the management consultants' advice on how to proceed.
Updates for the Mac, iPad and Apple Watch are also live.
Hyundai refreshes the 2024 Sonata with a crisp front end and redesigned rear, plus an overhauled interior with a panoramic display.
The share of home loans taken out by low-income borrowers falls by 16% when interest rates rise by one percentage point.
The "Creed III" and "Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania" actor, who's a rising star in Hollywood, is facing fallout after his weekend arrest. His attorney says there's evidence he's "entirely innocent."
Teams, Microsoft's Slack rival, has always had a bit of a reputation for being slow and resource-hungry. Given that it always felt like Microsoft hurried the service's launch to respond to the success of Slack, that's maybe no surprise. Microsoft calls this a "reimagining of Teams from the ground up" and promises that the new application will feature twice the performance, all while only using half as much memory as before.
The 3DS and Wii U eShop's closure was inevitable, but still a loss for retro gamers everywhere
Nine-year-old Quebec girl dies after snow fort collapse — what parents need to know about snow fort-related accidents.
As automakers move to zero carbon emissions, battery supply chains could stand in the way. Ford CEO Jim Farley discusses this with Yahoo Finance.
Activist investor Elliott Investment Management won't be proceeding with plans to nominate its own directors to Salesforce's board, citing improved performance and a clearer "focus on value creation" from the enterprise software company. Elliott became one of five activist investors within Salesforce's ranks after news emerged at the turn of the year that it had bought a multi-billion dollar stake in the company. Ahead of Salesforce's recent Q4 earnings, Elliott confirmed that it was pushing several of its own candidates toward the board after a turbulent 2022 for Salesforce. But after the enterprise software giant returned to financial form, beating growth forecasts, it seems Elliott is now convinced that Salesforce has corrected course.
The New Jersey attorney general’s office announced Monday that they have taken full control of the Paterson Police department (PPD), citing a “crisis of confidence” in the public’s trust of the department.
China’s Chang’e 5 rover has found tiny glass beads containing water in an impact crater on the Moon. Samples collected from a 2020 mission found beads with water content as high as 2,000 parts per million (PPM).
Study results showed that winning a large sum of money affects men and women differently in a marriage.
"If TIKTOK is bad, why is the CEO fine?"
The big news this week was Ford lifting the hood on how the newly restructured 119-year-old company will operate and, importantly, report its financials. The move provides a new level of transparency into what business sector is -- and is not -- profitable at Ford. Profits generated from selling internal combustion engine-powered trucks, cars and SUVs have helped, and will continue to help, drive Ford's push into EVs.
Two fishermen who stuffed weights in fish to win an Ohio tournament have pleaded guilty to cheating.
Woot is selling the Switch OLED for just $320, a savings of $30 over the regular price, and the best deal we've seen to date.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling a brand of herbal drink over concerns that it may contain dangerous bacteria linked to the botulism toxin.
There are believed to be planets where it rains diamonds, and planets so dark they absorb 94% of visible light - but could there be planets made of ‘invisible’ dark matter?
The Biden administration on Monday announced a new executive order that would broadly ban U.S. federal agencies from using commercially developed spyware that poses threats to human rights and national security. The move to ban federal agencies — including law enforcement, defense and intelligence — from using commercial spyware comes as officials confirmed that dozens of U.S. government personnel had their phones targeted. Human rights defenders and security researchers have for years warned of the risks posed by commercial spyware, created in the private sector and sold almost exclusively to governments and nation states.
A bank crisis has pressured financial markets and made it hard for investors to know where to turn for signs of stability or worry. A few key readings on volatility, the bond market, and the currency market offer some guidance.
The redesigned Teams is twice as fast at launching and starting video chats.
Apple has quietly acquired a Mountain View-based startup, WaveOne, that was developing AI algorithms for compressing video. Apple wouldn't confirm the sale when asked for comment. WaveOne's former head of sales and business development, Bob Stankosh, announced the sale in a LinkedIn post published a month ago.
King Charles will take his first foreign trip as monarch on Wednesday when he and the Queen Consort travel to Germany.
“American workers are desperate for a break.”
“Workers will have more leisure but at the cost of less efficiency and a lower standard of living.”
“We have more important things to do now than spend our lives making a tiny group of very rich people even richer.”
“Some industries and deeply entrenched work cultures mean the four-day workweek may not be realistic for all employees.”
“While workers have spent the last 50 years steadily producing more and more, real wages have not risen at the same rate.”