Ebola outbreak in West Africa
A health worker checks the temperature of a baby entering Mali from Guinea at the border in Kouremale, October 2, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney
Streisand Reveals Mystery Lady killer
You may have seen the ads proclaiming â€śI kill one woman every minuteâ€ť and the teasers saying things like "I don't care about your hair color. I don't care about the color of your skin. I'll take you all." Now, in an exclusive interview with Yahoo's Katie Couric, Barbra Streisand has revealed the identity of this mysterious, number one ladykiller: heart disease.
On Politics: The silliest emails of the week
I've been traveling around the country plugging my book on the collision of politics and celebrity in 1987 (see, I just did it again), so I haven't had a lot of time to check in on the latest election polls and midterm controversies. I did spend a half-hour watching TV in a Denver hotel, during which I saw a total of three 30-second ads that did not feature one candidate slandering another. Colorado, I feel for you...
The New Face of Transgender Youth
What defines gender? Is it biology, the heart and mind, or some combination of both? As the debate surrounding transgender children swirls, one girl is sharing her personal story in the hope that she can help others.
Woodward and Bernstein remember Ben Bradlee
Ben Bradlee will forever be linked to Watergate. The dynamic newspaper man steered The Washington Post through its historic coverage of the most notorious political scandal in U.S. history. â€śIt was the unraveling, the undressing of the Nixon administration,â€ť says Bob Woodward, who along with Carl Bernstein broke open the story that would topple Richard Nixon's presidency.
A Kurdish refugee woman from the Syrian town of Kobani hugs a child outside her tent in a camp in the southeastern town of Suruc, Sanliurfa province October 22, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (TURKEY - Tags: MILITARY CONFLICT POLITICS)
The fall of Kobani, Syria to the Islamic State
A Kurdish woman chants slogans as mourners carry the coffins with the bodies of Kurdish fighters Hanim Dabaan, 20, Idris Ahmad, 30 and Mohammed Mustafa, 25, killed in the fighting with the militants of the Islamic State group in Kobani, Syria, during the funeral procession of three fighters, in Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. The three fighters_ two men and a young woman barely out of her teens _ were killed during the last few days battling Islamic State fighters in the Kurdish Syrian town of Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, located on the border with Turkey...
U.S. airstrikes in Syria
An explosion rocks Syrian city of Kobani during a reported suicide car bomb attack by the militants of Islamic State (ISIS) group on a People's Protection Unit (YPG) position in the city center of Kobani, as seen from the outskirts of Suruc, on the Turkey-Syria border, October 20, 2014 in Sanliurfa province, Turkey. According to Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Turkey will reportedly allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to fight Islamic State (IS) militants in the Syrian city of Kobane while the United States has sent planes to drop weapons, ammunition and medical supplies to Syrian Kurdish fighters around Kobane...
Koch Brothers Super PAC adds another $6.5 million in TV ads
The Koch brothers-backed super PAC is adding to its TV spending over the final two weeks leading up to the midterm elections, dropping an additional $6.5 million into six competitive U.S. Senate races. The ads will link Democratic candidates to President Obama.
K2 - the savage mountain
A group of Japanese trekkers climbs the rock-covered Baltoro glacier in the Karakoram mountain range in Pakistan September 3, 2014. Geographically, Pakistan is a climbers paradise. It rivals Nepal for the number of peaks over 7,000 meters and is home to the world's second tallest mountain, K2, as well as four of the world's 14 summits higher than 8,000 meters. In more peaceful times, northern Pakistan's unspoilt beauty was a major tourist draw but the potentially lucrative industry has been blighted by years of violence...
Photos of the day - October 22, 2014
A woman picks marigold flowers in the fields before sending them to the market to be made into garlands which will be offered during prayers for the Tihar festival, also known as Diwali, in Kathmandu October 22, 2014. (REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar)
Obama's hands on approach to the ebola crisis
US President Barack Obama gives a hug to Dallas nurse Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 24 October 2014. Nina Pham was released on 24 October from the hospital after being declared Ebola free, Nina was the first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States. (EPA/Olivier Douliery/POOL)