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Rohingya boat people
Newly arrived migrants gather at Kuala Langsa Port in Langsa, Aceh province, Indonesia, Friday, May 15, 2015. More than 2,000 Rohingya refugees have landed on the shores of Indonesia's Aceh province, as well as in neighboring Malaysia. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara)
Photos of the day - May 20, 2015
The first mock-up of the iconic Darth Vader helmet is seen during the 'Star Wars Identities' Exhibtion Press Preview & VIP Opening at Odysseum on May 20, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Sascha Steinbach/Getty Images)
California oil spill
Workers clean up an oil slick along the coast of Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, United States, May 20, 2015. A pipeline ruptured along the scenic California coastline on Tuesday, spilling some 21,000 gallons (79,000 liters) of oil into the ocean and on beaches before it could be secured, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Twin Peaks waitresses chronicle Texas biker bloodshed, uncertain futures
Twin Peaks waitresses chronicle their fear, frustration and uncertain futures in the wake of the bloody biker brawl in Waco, Texas.
Pinterest removes (then reactivates) #GunFAIL boards
David Waldman uses his #GunFAIL boards to keep track of all the children who are accidentally shot and killed in the United States.
Biker gangs: PhDs in intimidation
As police in Waco, Texas, continue the lengthy task of charging 170 members of two separate motorcycle gangs involved in a shootout that killed 9 bikers and injured 18 others, we are learning more about these rival gangs with a feud nearly half a century long.
Burundi political tensions
Demonstrators display cartridges from police guns fired in the Musaga neighborhood of Bujumbura, Burundi, Wednesday May 20, 2015. Police returned to the neighborhood in full force Wednesday, firing live rounds and tear gas to disperse demonstrators protesting the president's decision to seek a third term. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
University dress code sparks leg selfie protest in Algeria
People are showing some leg on social media in solidarity for a girl who was banned from taking a law exam in Algeria because her skirt was too short.
Photos of the day - May 24, 2015
Marsel Ilhan of Turkey jumps to play a shot to Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during their men's singles match at the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, May 24, 2015. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Fleet Week in NYC
Visitors wait on line for the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum at Pier 86 during Fleetweek Sunday, May 24, 2015. (Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)
Stephen Curry is on a collision course with LeBron James to determine NBA supremacy
Out of nowhere, out of so much doubt, Curry has become the most improbable superstar in the sport.
America's crumbling infrastructure
America's infrastructure could be reaching a breaking point. Literally. When it comes to our transportation infrastructure — that's railroads, water pipelines, ports, dams, bridges, airports and roads — the United States has gotten way off track.
Sources: Scott Skiles the frontrunner to become Magic's next coach
Scott Skiles has emerged as the strong frontrunner to become head coach of the Orlando Magic, league sources told Yahoo Sports.
Photos of the day - May 23, 2015
Graduates from the U.S. Military Academy toss their hats into the air after a graduation and commissioning ceremony on Saturday, May 23, 2015, in West Point, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
Fierce gun battle in cartel territory
Vehicles burn, that authorities say caught fire during a gunbattle, in a warehouse at Rancho del Sol, near Ecuanduero, in western Mexico, Friday, May 22, 2015. At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen at the ranch. (AP Photo/Oscar Pantoja Segundo)
Ireland legalizes gay marriage in landslide vote
Supporters in favour of same-sex marriage pose for a photograph as thousands gather in Dublin Castle square awaiting the referendum vote outcome on May 23, 2015 in Dublin, Ireland. Voters in the Republic of Ireland are taking part in a referendum on legalising same-sex marriage on Friday. The referendum was held 22 years after Ireland decriminalised homosexuality with more than 3.2m people being asked whether they want to amend the country's constitution to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry...
In tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla., a town endures under ‘the mercy of the sky'
Known as the “tornado alley of tornado alley,” Moore, Okla., has been hit by six major tornadoes since 1998. In an adaptation from her new book, “The Mercy of the Sky,” Yahoo News correspondent Holly Bailey writes about the emotional toll on her hometown as it waits for the next big storm.
Dad stops father-daughter dance for a game of catch
Some traditions are meant to be broken... Just as the music started during the obligatory father-daughter wedding dance, Jim Mickunas had another idea. He preferred to play a game of catch with his daughter Kandice, the bride
The Rock surprises his superfan ‘bestie' by officiating his wedding
Screen Junkies correspondent Nick Mundy has always had a weird relationship with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Nick somehow managed to bridge the gap between journalist/superfan and friend. Now their friendship has morphed into a full-on bromance.
Protests over police shooting of 2 unarmed men in Washington state for trying to steal beer
Hundreds of people protesting a police shooting gather outside of City Hall in Olympia, Wash., on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Police say that two stepbrothers suspected of trying to steal beer from a grocery store were unarmed when they were shot by an officer who later confronted them. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte)