Carl Burns mail: | web: | when: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:27:30 -0400
Senator under fire for racially charged quip

Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, right, and Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, left. (AP)Illinois's Mark Kirk uttered a single sentence that was intended to be a zinger but merely resulted in awkward silence.

Harold Nelson mail: | web: | when: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 09:49:38 -0400
Pirates eye victory in Iceland election

Birgitta Jonsdottir of Iceland's Pirate Party. (Frank Augstein/AP)The Pirate Party wants to shift power from government to the people, and the group is a frontrunner in the parliamentary election.

Roy Mason mail: | web: | when: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:40:01 -0400
Clinton eyes Biden for secretary of state

Joe Biden and Hillary Clinton. (AP)He’s the first major Cabinet candidate to go public in the Clinton campaign, reports Politico.

Kevin Patterson mail: | web: | when: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:00:04 -0400
Last 100 Days: Obama reflects on biggest mistake

President Obama speaks about problems with the website in November 2013 file photo. (AP)What does President Obama consider to have been his biggest failure in office?

Arthur Patterson mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:48:05 -0400
Mom says noose left emotional scar on son

APA black teen shook in fear as he described how white schoolmates put a noose around his neck and pulled it tight, his mother said.

Louis West mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:52:33 -0400
Cruz's SCOTUS remark draws White House rebuke

APTed Cruz is the second GOP senator to suggest that Republicans will block any nominee a President Hillary Clinton puts forward.

Henk Jongmans mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 23:32:26 -0400
Trump coming up far short of $100M boast

APDonald Trump has vowed to put $100 million of his own money into his campaign, but new filings show he's still got a long way to go.

Steven Kennedy mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:03:24 -0400
Trump: 'Just cancel the election' and give it to me

Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Toledo, Ohio. (Evan Vucci/AP)Trump says Clinton's policies are so bad that the country should "cancel the election" and name him the victor.

Brandon Peterson mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:21 -0400
How New York helped shape 2016 election

New York City (Yahoo News)New York City is the birthplace of Republican nominee Donald Trump and the adopted home of Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Billy Cox mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:32:20 -0400
Pence's plane skids off runway at N.Y. airport

Mike Pence (AP)Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence tells reporters he's fine and no one on board appears injured.

Kevin Gibson mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 22:36:14 -0400
Bundys found not guilty in Oregon

Ammon Bundy speaks to reporters during the Oregon standoff. (Getty Images)A jury finds Ammon Bundy and six others not guilty of charges related to their 41-day standoff at a wildlife refuge.

Alfred Dixon mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:05:45 -0400
Michelle Obama: ‘They are trying to get you to stay home’

(AP)First lady Michelle Obama campaigned with Hillary Clinton for the first time Thursday, urging an arena full of swing-state voters not to let Donald Trump’s “dirty and ugly” talk keep them from voting.

Chris Henry mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:59 -0400
Clinton pressed by Black Lives Matter activist

Julius Jones (Yahoo News)Julius Jones had a very intense but respectful dialogue with the Democratic nominee on the issue of mass incarceration.

Dennis Hughes mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 15:57:01 -0400
Can anti-Trump film be a positive for him?

VP nominee Mike Pence’s plane skids off runway at NYC's LaGuardia Airport; no one hurtThe candidate's team is attempting to spin "Michael Moore in TrumpLand" into a tacit endorsement for his campaign.

Melvin Cooper mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:44:03 -0400
Details of how ex-aide ran 'Bill Clinton Inc.'

Politics, economics and earning, providing a maze of intrigue for equitiesA memo illustrates how Doug Band and other advisers raised millions for the Clintons and their foundation after they left the White House.

Mark Lee mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:25:04 -0400
Liberated from ISIS, still haunted by terror

A Kurdish peshmerga fighter hugs his sister after peshmerga recaptured the Fadiliya village from the Islamic State. (Reuters)Villagers in northern Iraq are speaking openly for the first time about their two years under occupation.

Earl Ward mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 13:52:43 -0400
Putin calls election interference 'mythical'

Vladimir Putin (Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images)The U.S. has accused Russia of coordinating hacks, but President Vladimir Putin says the claims are "hysteria."

Kyle Nelson mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 09:00:01 -0400
Trump's newest plan: $1T on infrastructure

Vehicles pass a highway construction site on Interstate 80 in Sacramento, Calif. (AP)It would rely heavily on private funding and, unlike Clinton’s plan, avoid new taxes to finance spending.

Patrick Gonzalez mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:00:20 -0400
Live from Trump Tower, the ultimate conspiracy

Live from Trump Tower, the ultimate conspiracy. (Yahoo News)On Trump’s nightly feed, he’s winning the election handily, crushing it in early voting, and surging in swing states. It’s a full-on rout.

Peter Thompson mail: | web: | when: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:00:48 -0400
Michelle warms to Hillary just in time

First lady Michelle Obama and then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in March 2011 file photo. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)She's been called Hillary Clinton's most effective surrogate, but Michelle Obama wasn’t always a fan of the Democratic nominee.

Henry Rodriguez mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:22:27 -0400
Clinton's final push to win Latino voters

Hillary Clinton with members of the band Los Tigres del Norte. (AP)The Democratic nominee has help from high-profile surrogates to galvanize the Hispanic community.

Earl West mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:35:17 -0400
Republican’s ‘musket’ tweet sparks firestorm

Joel Walsh (AP)Former Illinois lawmaker Joe Walsh claims he wasn’t calling for violence when he vowed to grab a musket if Donald Trump loses the election.

Daniel Butler mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:33:19 -0400
Trump praises Gingrich's criticism of Kelly

Newt Gingrich, Donald Trump, and Megyn Kelly. (Photos: AP/Photo montage: Yahoo)The heated on-air exchange revived dormant ill will between the Trump campaign and Fox News host Megyn Kelly.

Ronald Clark mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:05:25 -0400
Clinton camp's fears about Sanders revealed

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to a reporters questions about her birthday before boarding her campaign plane at Miami International Airport in Miami, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, to travel to Lake Worth, Fla. for a rally. Clinton turns 69 today. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Allies of Hillary Clinton felt threatened by Bernie Sanders' candidacy, according to the latest hacked emails.

Steve Gonzalez mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:04:38 -0400
Trump stays Trump in the homestretch

Trump, in homestretch, is as Trump-like as ever. (Yahoo News)The candidate remains upbeat, but his aides not so much, acknowledging that their boss has been his own worst enemy.

George Harrison mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:15:24 -0400
Apple’s biggest problem may be itself

Tim Cook (CNBC)The challenge isn’t going away for the company anytime soon — it is embedded in Apple’s DNA.

Ryan Peterson mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:19:05 -0400
Defense chief: Don't revoke enlistment pay

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. (Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP)Obama told the Defense Department not to "nickel and dime" service members defrauded by zealous recruiters.

Allen Bryant mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:03:56 -0400
Mostly children killed in Syrian airstrikes

In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, Syrian Civil Defense workers search through the rubble after airstrikes in the village of Hass in the Idlib province, Syria, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Syrian activists say that airstrikes outside a school in the northern, rebel-held province of Idlib have killed more than a dozen people, mostly children. The Idlib News network says the airstrikes hit as the children gathered outside a school complex in the village of Hass. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)Warplanes hit a school complex in the rebel-held province of Idlib, killing 22 people, most of them youngsters, activists say.

Kevin Jordan mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:20:27 -0400
Bloomberg on America's 'greatest conundrum'

Bloomberg on America's 'greatest conundrum'As more jobs become automated because of technology, the U.S. must develop a plan to create work.

Benjamin Dixon mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:00:31 -0400
There's nothing funny about the 2016 campaign

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump speak at the 71st Annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York. (Frank Franklin II/AP)Many successful politicians have used humor to their advantage, but not the two candidates running this year.

Mark Gordon mail: | web: | when: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:00:46 -0400
Is Evan McMullin the future of conservatism?

(AP)He is the first independent presidential candidate in a long time who is on track to win a state's Electoral College votes.

Glenn Gray mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:55:19 -0400
Newt Gingrich's blow-up over Trump on Fox News

Megyn Kelly and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. (Fox News)“You are fascinated with sex!” the former House speaker tells host Megyn Kelly after she brings up the "Access Hollywood" tape.

Nynke Van der louw mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:37 -0400
Face of the 2016 immigration debate

Karla Ortiz with her mother, Francisca Ortiz, at the Democratic National Convention. (Alex Wong/AP)Karla Ortiz, 11, appeared at the DNC and became a voice for children who fear their immigrant parents may be deported.

Billy Mcdonald mail: | web: | when: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 06:00:39 -0400
In Ohio, Trump evokes an old hero

A display by Trump supporters in Youngstown, Ohio. (Angelo Merendino for Yahoo News)Donald Trump is winning voters in historically blue Youngstown. Residents say he recalls a beloved Democrat.

Gregory Mcdonald mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:29:18 -0400
Report: Clinton endorsed by Colin Powell

Former Secretaries of State Colin Powell and Hillary Clinton in 2014. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)The former secretary of state under Republican George W. Bush calls Donald Trump "unqualified," according to Newsday.

Nicholas Kennedy mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:43:18 -0400
Will Sanders, Warren pull Clinton farther left?

Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric and economist Paul Krugman. (Yahoo News)Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman offers Katie Couric his take on the 2016 candidates and their parties' future.

Jeffery Ward mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:56:02 -0400
Can Democrats really take back the House?

House and Senate Republicans are in a close race with Democrats to keep control of both houses of Congress. (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)With district-level polling scarce, it is difficult to predict the House of Representatives election results.

Bruce Flores mail: | web: | when: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:24:36 -0400
Trump contradicted on employee health plans

Donald Trump poses with employees at Trump National Doral. (Evan Vucci/AP)"All of my employees are having a tremendous problem with Obamacare," Donald Trump said outside his golf club.