Americans do not have to compromise on their quality of life in order to help prevent catastrophic climate change, special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry told Yahoo News.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are China and Russia allies? Here are the key takeaways from the Xi-Putin summit.
Orgasm is often presented as the peak experience of a sexual encounter in movies and porn, but experts say it’s not the only pleasurable part of sex.
A meeting between the Bidens and Trudeaus in Rideau Cottage has given Twitter users quite a laugh.
April 1 is the deadline to make your first required minimum distribution, or RMD, from IRAs, 401(k)s, 403 (b) plans and other similar workplace plans.
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.
Ulrika Jonsson has admitted she still wouldn't report her rape today because she feels 'deeply uneasy' about the police.
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.
A video of U.S. President sharing a pointed remark while meeting Conservative Leader Pierre Poilievre at the House of Commons has gone viral.
Property owners were already under pressure from rising rates and empty office space. The last thing they needed was a banking crisis.
News that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife stayed in a $6,000 a night hotel during the Queen's funeral is not sitting well with many Canadians.
Toyota will reportedly no longer sell the Camry in Japan after 2023, with most Japanese dealers no longer able to take orders for the sedan.
Uncomfortable with your online presence? Here, an expert explains exactly what to do about it.
Arizona Coyotes co-owner Andrew Barroway has been suspended indefinitely by the NHL after he was arrested in Aspen, Colorado on Thursday.
Non professional investors made new bets on many banking names that are under intense scrutiny, including First Republic.
Rocket Lab has proven that it's much more than a launch company. One glance at the company’s most recent earnings presentation shows as much: its space systems business, which designs, manufactures and sells satellite components and spacecraft, brought in over 70% of company revenue compared to launch in 2022, at $150.3 million versus $60.7 million, respectively. The space systems business -- whose products include star trackers, reaction wheels, solar power systems, separation systems and more -- also saw a massive growth in revenue, increasing by 239% year-over-year.
This week's best tech deals include Apple's AirPods Pro for $200, Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite for $100, several discounts on Samsung storage devices and more.
Earlier in March, the month that honors women's history, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and other congressional leaders reintroduced a House resolution acknowledging the violence that women in politics face, and demanded a more inclusive political landscape for women.
It appears another Hollywood A-lister is attached to a bid to purchase the Ottawa Senators.
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.
On Friday, the U.S. Justice Department announced that the now-arrested alleged administrator of the infamous hacking forum BreachForums facilitated the sale and purchase of private information that belonged to “millions of U.S. citizens and hundreds of U.S. and foreign companies, organizations, and government agencies.” In a statement, prosecutors confirmed the arrest of Conor Fitzpatrick, 20, aka Pompompurin, of Peekskill, New York. Fitzpatrick is charged with one count of conspiracy to commit access device fraud, subject to a maximum of five years in prison if convicted.
UK regulators say Microsoft's purchase of Activision Blizzard won't harm competition in consoles, but cloud gaming is still an issue.
Devon native Barny Butterfield says he ended up with a cider company by accident and had no initial plan for Sandford Orchards.
"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.
A new survey reveals a more cautious C-suite.
When it comes to student-athletes controlling their name, image and likeness, even the new NCAA regime doesn't get it.
Stocks made an impressive comeback on Friday amid a flurry of developments.
Jeremy Hunt to delay a decision on when to increase the state pension age to 68.
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.
Basketball can be played just about anywhere and by anyone in the world, thanks to a confluence of factors that lower a lot of barriers: ubiquitous hoops set up in parks, schools, driveways and backyards. A startup called Huupe (pronounced "hoop") is hoping to change that with a new product built around the concept of a smart basketball hoop, alongside a content network of training videos that users can watch while playing. The physical component starts with a connected basketball hoop that picks up data about balls that are sunk through it, or hit it, or do not.
Annetta Able, now 99, said she and her identical twin sister, Stephanie Heller, were subjected to horrific experiments by Josef Mengele at Auschwitz.
The previously pro-Trump tabloid offered some harsh truths for Trump supporters.
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.”