Wednesday, July 29, 2015 11:08

Photos of the day - July 27, 2015
A Filipino anti riot police takes cover from a shield during a clash with protesters as they attempt to reach the Philippine Congress ahead of the final address to the nation of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III in suburban Quezon City, east of Manila, Philippines, 27 July 2015. Philippine President Benigno Aquino III delivered his final State of The Nation (SONA) address, it was his last SONA address of his term...
Kate Hudson and son dance to ‘Trap Queen' in airport lounge
We've all been there — stuck in the airport with nothing to do but wait.
Obama aide: Under new Gitmo plan, some detainees would be sent to U.S.
President Obama's top counterterrorism advisor said the White House is about to launch a new effort to shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, citing escalating costs that is forcing the U.S. government to spend $3 million a year to house and care each of the 116 remaining detainees.
Bill Cosby: New York Mag cover features 35 of comedian's accusers
New York Magazine has published an explosive cover chronicling the stories of nearly three dozen women who have accused the 77-year-old comedian of rape or sexual assault over a four-decade span.
Tornado storm chaser
A red dust tube tornado in Simla, Colorado. (Brian A Mordanti/ News)
DJ Henry was a black man killed by police. Should he be a cause?
Dan and Angella Henry sit in the windowed kitchen of their stately home in Easton, Mass. — the trampoline and swimming pool out back, the trees and hummingbird feeders all around, the artfully arranged platter of sandwiches on the granite counter.
Small airplane crashes into Tokyo suburb
The wreckage of a plane is seen at a crash site in the suburbs of Tokyo, Sunday, July 26, 2015. The small plane has crashed into a quiet neighborhood in Tokyo, leaving at least three people dead, five injured and burning down nearby houses. (Kyodo News via AP) JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT
Photos of the day - July 26, 2015
Hot air balloons take off during the international Lorraine Mondial Air Ballons festival, in Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, July 26, 2015. The festival runs from July 24 to August 2. More than 300,000 visitors are expected to attend one of the biggest international hot air balloon festivals. (EPA/MATHIEU CUGNOT)
Lafayette theater gunman spent weeks before rampage drinking beer at a motel pool
The gunman who opened fire on Lafayette moviegoers before killing himself spent the final weeks of his own life drinking and tanning poolside at a pay-by-the-week motel.
Firefighters swiftly extinguish fire at The Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas
A fire broke out at The Cosmopolitan Hotel on Las Vegas Boulevard Saturday.
Photos of the day - July 25, 2015
Sun and a cloudy sky as Indian vendors steer a bamboo rack at the bank of the Brahmaputra river in Guwahati city, India, July 25, 2015. The 2,900 km long Brahmaputra River is trans-boundary river and one of Asia's longest rivers. It passes through Tibet into India and Bangladesh before flowing into the Bay of Bengal. (EPA/STR)
Trans-Pacific Partnership
After almost a decade of talks, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade ministers will gather in Maui, Hawaii on July 28-31, to try to come to a conclusion on what would be the largest free-trade deal ever.
How to turn off the 'soap opera effect' on your new TV
There you are, beaming proudly at your beautiful new 95-inch HD television (or the even more modern Ultra HD television). You gather the family round, you hit the On button, call up a movie—and stare, horrified.
Louisiana remembers Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson, victims in theater shooting
Mayci Breaux, a 21-year-old from Franklin, La., and Jillian Johnson, a 33-year-old from Lafayette, La., were shot and killed while watching “Trainwreck” Thursday.
Photos of the day - July 24, 2015
Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia reflects in a helmet of a track marshal during the free practice at the Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 24, 2015. The Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday July, 26. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Fighting Islamophobia, one joke at a time -
The co-founders of the Muslim Funny Fest, Dean Obeidallah and Maysoon Zayid, want to use comedy to change the conversation about Muslims in America. They sat down with Yahoo global news anchor Katie Couric at the Comic Strip Live comedy club in New York City.
Fitness magazine features plus-size model on the cover
It's a pretty common misconception that all runners are skinny, but that is truly not the case.
Women video game characters given a “realistic” makeover
It's the women of video games like you've never seen them before! And why do they look so different? It's because they've been given a “realistic” makeover.
Family fatally stabbed in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Investigators look down at a body behind a tarp, outside of a home in Broken Arrow, Okla., Thursday, July 23, 2015, where five family members were discovered stabbed to death. Two male teenagers are in custody. Police say they and the victims are related. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Lafayette gunman cased theater prior to rampage, but motive remains unknown
LAFAYETTE, La. — Investigators uncovered clues Friday that lead them to believe John “Rusty” Houser may have been planning his deadly attack on a movie theater here for some time.