A strike Thursday by a suspected Iranian-made drone killed a U.S. contractor and wounded six other Americans in northeast Syria, and U.S. forces retaliated with airstrikes on sites in Syria used by groups affiliated with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, the Pentagon said. Activists said the U.S. bombing killed at least four people. While it’s not the first time the U.S. and Iran have traded strikes in Syria, the attack and the U.S. response threaten to upend recent efforts to deescalate tensions across the wider Middle East, whose rival powers have made steps toward détente in recent days after years of turmoil.
A man has sued multiple companies over their product advertising. But some attorneys think the lawsuits are more of a distraction than a campaign for greater consumer protections.
Matt Damon and Ben Affleck used that shared bank account to take trips to their auditions and to pay bills when they were just starting out.
The news this week was dominated by Chinese President Xi Jinping’s historic visit to Russia, signaling a deepening alliance between the two superpowers. Xi and Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to show a united front after the two-day summit. But what were some of the stories that flew under the radar?
Creators, both with and without traditional journalism backgrounds, are turning to the platform to tell more in-depth and progressive stories.
A psychedelic expert told Insider that there is no science to back up taking LSD for marathons.
Former lawyer Volodymyr Zolkin interviews hundreds of Russian prisoners of war about their experiences on the front line in Ukraine.
Three years ago, San Francisco created a committee to study how to compensate Black residents for “systemic, City-sanctioned discrimination.” That committee recently issued a report with 111 recommendations for reparations — a plan of greater scope than has been tried in American history.
From job cuts to more big bank woes, this week has had more than its fair share of heavy news. But the outlook isn’t all bad. As we head into the weekend, here’s a roundup of some of this week’s most heartwarming stories from Yahoo partners.
Yahoo News spoke with several current and former prosecutors to help break down the strengths and weaknesses of the potential case being brought by the Manhattan district attorney.
The CEO of TikTok came in for a bipartisan bashing during a congressional hearing Thursday, as both Republicans and Democrats denounced the company as an arm of the communist Chinese government.
A meeting between the Bidens and Trudeaus in Rideau Cottage has given Twitter users quite a laugh.
"I'm not entry-level. I'm not even mid-level. I'm a senior designer."
Property owners were already under pressure from rising rates and empty office space. The last thing they needed was a banking crisis.
In light of President Joe Biden’s visit to Canada, a new survey gives surprising insights into how people across this country feel about our current relationship with the U.S.
The employees were apparently warned about taking too many smoke breaks during business hours, but they did not heed their supervisor’s warning. Find out how they got caught.
News that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife stayed in a $6000 a night hotel during the Queen's funeral is not sitting well with many Canadians, who feel the news was initially swept over.
A 1998 Toyota Camry CE with the base five-speed manual transmission, found in a Colorado wrecking yard.
Non professional investors made new bets on many banking names that are under intense scrutiny, including First Republic.
World Animal Protection is thankful no one was injured, but is calling on the Ontario government to finally take action against Jungle Cat World.
When it comes to student-athletes controlling their name, image and likeness, even the new NCAA regime doesn't get it.
It's been nearly six months since Blue Origin's 23rd suborbital launch experienced an anomaly, and the company has finally released the results of its investigation. The September flight, NS-23, was carrying a number of science payloads and no space tourists (let alone billionaires), so fortunately there was never anyone in danger. The fatigue location on the flight nozzle is aligned with a persistent hot streak identified during the investigation.
Ford announces progress on its electric vehicle complex in Tennessee where it will build a next-generation electric pickup truck.
I’d like to suggest an approach for our political leaders to take on the role that Goldman Sachs played in the collapse of SVB: figure out how much money Goldman made by buying $24 billion of securities from SVB at a below-market price. And then to demand that Goldman turn over that profit to the federal government.
"When I first started doing this and I saw so many people coming through the door, I thought, this is so great because fitness should be for everybody," she says.
Uncomfortable with your online presence? Here, an expert explains exactly what to do about it.
Hello, and welcome to your Thursday — aka, the day the TikTok CEO went in front of Congress. Accenture announced today that it will cut 19,000 jobs, Manish reports. Do Kwon in custody: It looks like law enforcement caught up with Terra creator Do Kwon, who was reportedly arrested at the Montenegro airport, Jacquelyn writes.
This L.A.-based TikToker has captured the city's shocking state after being hit by a major storm. The post This man compares L.A.’s floodings to Disney’s ‘It’s A Small World’ ride: ‘Im dead this ride kills me’ appeared first on In The Know.
A new survey reveals a more cautious C-suite.
It appears another Hollywood A-lister is attached to a bid to purchase the Ottawa Senators.
A video of U.S. President sharing a pointed remark while meeting Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre at the House of Commons has gone viral.
A brown macroalgae native to the Atlantic's Sargasso Sea is increasingly a menace to coastal ecosystems and communities across the Gulf of Mexico, ever since mats of the normally beneficial seaweed (known as sargassum) exploded in numbers in 2011. This is the backdrop for Carbonwave, which recently raised $5 million to put the hulking algae blooms to good use. There's no need to run screaming from sargassum, despite the tone of some stories covering the Florida-bound blooms.
As the proceedings against the nurse continue, Yahoo News UK sets out who Letby is and the alleged offences she is on trial for.
It’s not just TikTok as a company that has a lot at stake right now. The people who are on TikTok the most, the influencers — also called creators — are also in the crosshairs.
In case you have yet to play God of War: Ragnarok, which just happens to be one of our best PlayStation 5 games for 2023, then this is your chance to get a copy at a discount with Sony's console.
The new warning from the DEA over “the deadliest drug threat our country has ever faced” follows escalating concerns in Massachusetts over the dangerous animal tranquilizer.
Turo, a startup that allows consumers to rent their cars to one another, filed an update to its IPO paperwork Friday, detailing its full 2022 financial performance. Turo has continued to grind away and even make revenue gains as it awaits for better IPO conditions. While the IPO market has been frozen for some time, Turo has not given up on its plans to go public.
Dramatic pictures show violence erupting in parts of France during nationwide protests against pension reforms being pushed through by President Emmanuel Macron.
Ford CEO Jim Farley is all in on taking the fight to Tesla.
Levi’s is partnering with an AI company on computer-generated fashion models to “supplement human models.” The company frames the move as part of a “digital transformation journey” of diversity, equity, inclusion and sustainability.
Mark Meadows and other former top White House loyalists must testify after a judge dismissed the former president's “executive privilege” claims
The slow but steady Twitter exodus has brought a new abundance of third-party Mastodon apps like Ivory, Mammoth, and Ice Cubes that connect users to the increasingly popular open source and decentralized social network. Today, we can add one more app to that list with the launch of Woolly, another solidly built iOS Mastodon client focused on offering a more customizable home screen, threaded views for reading longer conversations, and a TweetDeck-inspired layout for the iPad. According to Woolly's creator, Matteo Villa, the main differentiator between his app and others is the approach he took to home screen customization.
With some stores slashing their loyalty rewards, Yahoo News looks at the best deals on the market
“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.”