Takata pleads guilty in air bag scandal, agrees to pay $1B

DETROIT (AP) — Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud Monday and agreed to pay $1 billion ...
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US Supreme Court refuses appeals from 3 on Texas death row

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to review appeals in three Texas death row cases, including one ...
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Questions remain after Oscars mix-up overshadows 'Moonlight' win

Coming-of-age drama "Moonlight" won the coveted best picture Oscar, but not before a historic mix-up that saw "La La Land" ...
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Well-done steak and other delicious items from the White House menu

And now for some unsurprising news: Donald Trump eats his steak well-done with ketchup.  Last night, according to a report ...
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Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling Had Amazing Reactions to ‘La La Land’ & ‘Moonlight’ Mixup at the Oscars and More News

Everything you need to know about ‘La La Land’ & ‘Moonlight’ mix-up at the Oscars, ‘In Memoriam’ Oscar mix-up, celebrity ...
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Knesset passes biometric database law

Law calls for creation of database of faces and fingerprints of all Israeli residents.

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Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimes

Toughening penalties if pets are harmed during crimesFLORIDA, N.Y. (AP) — When Denise Krohn came home to find her goldendoodle Kirby bleeding on the kitchen floor, she at first thought it was a terrible accident. But she soon realized that her home had been ransacked, and that her other dog, Quigley, was lying dead on his favorite blanket in the living room.


Syrian government forces press attack on Damascus outskirts: monitors, medic

Syrian government forces press attack on Damascus outskirts: monitors, medicSyrian government forces fired rockets at a rebel-held area on Damascus’s outskirts on Sunday, pressing an attack that began the day before and has killed up to 16 people, a medical worker and war monitors said. The medical worker and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was the biggest attack on the Qaboun area, to the city’s northeast, in at least two years. At least three shells hit government-held areas closer to the center of Damascus and near Qaboun on Sunday, but there were no reports of casualties, a Hezbollah-run military media unit and a Reuters witness said.


Trump refers to non-existent Sweden terror incident

Trump refers to non-existent Sweden terror incidentUS President Donald Trump was speaking to supporters on Saturday when he apparently referred to the Scandinavian country as the site of a terror incident — the latest example of his administration naming a non-existent attack. “You look at what’s happening in Germany, you look at what’s happening last night in Sweden. Sweden, who would believe this?


‘Impeach President Bannon’ street art protest takes aim at Trump’s controversial chief strategist

‘Impeach President Bannon’ street art protest takes aim at Trump’s controversial chief strategistA sign protesting “President Bannon” is seen in San Francisco. “Impeach President Bannon” posters were spotted in Washington, New York City and several other major cities on Sunday, part of a Presidents’ Day weekend demonstration against President Trump’s controversial White House chief strategist and senior adviser, Steve Bannon. “No one voted for Steve Bannon,” the California-based organizers of the protest wrote in an email to Yahoo News.


Photos of the day – February 19, 2017

Photos of the day - February 19, 2017Luisa Bodem competes during the women’s long jump event at the German indoor athletics in Leipzig, Germany; members of the Iraqi rapid response forces fire a missile toward Islamic State militants during a battle in the south of Mosul; Kurt Busch, driver of the (41) Monster Energy/Haas Automation Ford, is involved in an on-track incident during the weather delayed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway. These are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.