Photos of the day - February 27, 2015
Stunt pilots Melissa Pemberton, Jurgis Kairys and Skip Stewart of The Immortals fly past pyrotechnics as they perform at The Australian International Airshow on February 27, 2015 in Avalon, Australia. The Australian International Airshow 2015 pays tribute to Anzac and the heroes of military aviation. Also featured is the latest military heavy metal from Australia and overseas including super sonic jet fighters and attack helicopters...
Netanyahu leaps into the fray
As with any joint address to Congress, the optics of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on Tuesday were just as important as the speech itself, if not more so, and the optics of applauding a foreign politician who circumvented the American president were complicated for Democrats and welcomed by Republicans, who have feuded with President Barack Obama on domestic and international policy...
Yahoo News Special Report: #NetanyahuSpeech
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the opportunity to speak in the U.S. House to deliver his stern message about the danger Iran poses to his nation's survival and voice reservations about any nuclear deal President Barack Obama and international negotiators might sign with Israel's archenemy.
Volcano Villarrica erupts in southern Chile
The Villarica volcano erupts near Pucon, Chile, early Tuesday, March 3, 2015. The Villarica volcano erupted Tuesday around 3 a.m. local time (0600 GMT), according to the National Emergency Office, which issued a red alert and ordered evacuations. (AP Photo/Aton Chile)
Ebola survivor Nina Pham alleges Texas hospital lied, used her
Ebola survivor Nina Pham on Monday filed a lawsuit against the Dallas hospital where she contracted the deadly virus. Pham alleges that Texas Health Resources was ill prepared to treat Ebola cases and used her as a PR pawn to help heal its reputation.
Castro government: We will never return fugitive cop killer to U.S.
A top Cuban official told Yahoo News that his government has no intention of turning over Joanne Chesimard, who is on the list of the FBI's most wanted fugitives for the 1973 murder of a New Jersey police officer. Convicted in 1977, Chesimard — a onetime member of the radical Black Liberation Army — escaped from prison two years later and fled to Cuba, where she is officially protected by the Cuban government...
Photos of the day - March 2, 2015
A firefighter tries to stop a blaze in Noordhoek Manor old age home, Cape Town, South Africa, March 2, 2015. A fire fanned by gale force south easterly winds has raged across the south peninsula of Cape Town from Muizenberg to Hout Bay. Residents in some areas were forced to evacuate. Rescue personnel continue to battle the blaze. (EPA/NIC BOTHMA)
U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski announces her retirement
U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) is pictured before a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this November 12, 2014 file photo. Mikulski is set to announce that she is retiring, according to a Washington Post report on March 2, 2015. (REUTERS/Gary Cameron)