Monday, January 26, 2015 02:24

President Obama's trip to India
U.S. President Barack Obama, left and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi pose for the media prior to their talks, in New Delhi, India, Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015. Seizing on their personal bond, Obama and Modi said Sunday they had made progress on nuclear cooperation and climate change, with Obama declaring a "breakthrough understanding" in efforts to free U.S. investment in nuclear energy development in India...
New York Times columnist ‘fuming' after son allegedly stopped by Yale police at gunpoint
Charles M. Blow says his son was stopped by a Yale University police officer at gunpoint Saturday night because he fit the description of a possible burglary suspect.
Jeb Bush speaks up for immigrants as Republicans flock to conservative confab in Iowa
“We're not going to win votes - unless we can lay out a hopeful optimistic message,” paired with specific policy ideas that voters believe “can actually happen,” Bush said. “Hope and a positive agenda wins out over an angry reaction, every day of the week. And the message should be about what the future looks like, not some nostalgic view back.”
Surfers caught inside monster wave while seeking thrills in Hawaii
Big-wave surfers chase extreme thrills at Peʻahi, a Hawaiian hotspot known for massive waves.
Photos of the day - January 24, 2015
Indian artist Harwinder Singh Gill displays his creation, an image of U.S. President Barack Obama carved on a duck's egg shell, with the national flags of India and United States, ahead of Obama's visit to India, in the northern Indian city of Amritsar January 24, 2015. (REUTERS/Munish Sharma)
Thousands rally in Yemen capital
A woman raises her fist painted with Yemen's flag and Arabic writing that reads, "Yemen is safe," to protest against the Houthi Shiite rebels who hold the capital, Sanna, during a demonstration in Sanaa on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Some 20,000 marched Saturday across the capital, where demonstrators converged on the house of President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who resigned Thursday along with his Cabinet...
Oklahoma police release video of cop fatally shooting armed, fleeing man (Graphic video)
Police in Muskogee, Okla., released video footage of the controversial police shooting that resulted in the death of a 21-year-old man last week.
Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83
FILE - In this 1970 file photo, Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks poses. The Cubs announced Friday night, Jan. 23, 2015, that Banks had died. The team did not provide any further details. Banks was 83. (AP Photo/File)
Queen Elizabeth once pranked Saudi King Abdullah
When it was still forbidden for women in Saudi Arabia to drive, Queen Elizabeth took Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz for a spin in her royal Land Rover.
Prepare to feel lazy: This man runs on a treadmill while drumming Metallica song
So, you made a New Year's resolution to get in shape, and you have already given up on it? This is an all-too-familiar story. We found a video that might just give you the motivational boost you need.
TED Talk speaker reveals secret about identity she kept hidden for 16 years
Morgana Bailey revealed something deeply personal about herself during a TED Talk in London. The American human resources professional came out of the closet after hiding her secret for 16 years.
Photos of the day - January 23, 2015
Indian soldiers march down Rajpath, a ceremonial boulevard, during full dress rehearsal ahead of the Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. U.S President Barack Obama will be the chief guest during this year's parade which will be held on Jan. 26. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
Up-close encounter with beautiful yet vulnerable whale sharks captured on video
A Filipino man shot magnificent footage while swimming with whale sharks on a vacation with friends at a Cebu resort.
Dancers perform spectacular aerial dance on the side of a cliff
Ever wonder what happens when you mix rock climbing and ballet? Well, wonder no more.
Apartment evictions in Madrid, Spain
Cecilia Paredes puts her hand to her head, while she takes care of her baby inside an empty room as riot police surround the apartment during her and her family's eviction in Madrid, Spain, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. Paredes, 43, and her unemployed electrician husband Wilson Ruilova, 35, both from Ecuador, have three children: Dilan, a baby born less than two months ago; Andres, 16, and Miguel, seven...
Funeral for Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah
The body of Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz is carried during his funeral at Imam Turki Bin Abdullah Grand Mosque, in Riyadh January 23, 2015. King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz died early on Friday and his brother Salman became king of the world's top oil exporter. (REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser)
Australian motorist saved from top of car in flooded causeway
A 54-year-old Australian man says he accidentally rolled into a flooded causeway while he was waiting for the high water to recede.
Smog in China
A man walks past a coal plant amidst a dust storm in Lingwu, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region in this March 29, 2011 file photo. A choking smog across much of northern China threatens not just the health of local residents, but also of major coal projects globally that are still on the drawing board. Beijing's plans to tackle pollution largely target coal-fired power, which will hit already slowing demand in the world's top importer of the fuel...
Middle East roiled by Yemen chaos and Saudi succession
Ali Soufan, president of the Soufan Group, an international security firm, was for years one of the FBI's chief experts on al-Qaida and two of its traditional power bases, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. On Thursday, after Houthi rebels forced the resignation of Yemen's president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, a close U.S. ally, and Saudi King Abdullah ibn Abdulaziz died, Soufan spoke to Yahoo News' Michael Isikoff about the mounting chaos in the region and how it could further strengthen al-Qaida...
Most troubling news out of Tom Brady's deflate-gate comments: NFL hasn't talked to QB
Tom Brady said he likes footballs to be inflated to precisely 12.5 pounds per square inch of pressure. "Perfect for a football," Brady noted. He said that prior to a game, after inspecting them for grip, feel and pressure, he personally selects the dozen footballs that will be used that day. At that point, he said he wouldn't want anyone "touching" them.
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