Wednesday, April 01, 2015 10:47

Coney Island's Cyclone roller coaster gets stuck on 1st ride of season
Coney Island's legendary Cyclone got stuck on its first ride of the season Sunday, forcing dozens of riders to be ushered down the historic wooden roller coaster by safety crews.
Selfie taken outside site of East Village explosion sparks outrage
There's a time and place to take selfies — concerts, sporting events, red carpets, space. The still-smoldering site of a deadly building explosion is not one of them.
Naked Cowboy's car nearly stolen from Times Square parking garage
The Naked Cowboy almost lost the figurative horse he rode in on when a would-be car thief apparently tried to steal his car in a Times Square parking garage.
Immunotherapy: The new weapon in the fight against cancer
Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sat down with Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee and filmmaker Ken Burns to discuss the new documentary “Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.” The six-hour, three-part film series, airing on PBS on March 30 and 31 and April 1, unravels the mystery of cancer through the patients who battle the disease and the researchers and scientists who have dedicated their lives to treating it...
A Sneak Peek of My Upcoming Book—It's Juicy!
I am so excited to announce that my book, That's What Fashion Is: Lessons and Stories From My Non-Stop, Mostly Glamorous Life in Style, is finally coming out this September. And I wanted to tell you about it first.
Survivor's recourse: UK shows what happens when it gets pushed to the brink
CLEVELAND – Mike Brey leaned against a wall outside the Notre Dame postgame locker room and tried to process it all. He looked exhausted. He looked emotional. He looked like he needed a nap, a beer or most preferably a couple of both.
World landmarks go dark as Earth Hour highlights the need for sustainable energy
A combination picture shows St. Basil's Cathedral before (L) and during Earth Hour in Moscow March 28, 2015. Earth Hour, when everyone around the world is asked to turn off lights for an hour from 8.30 p.m. local time, is meant as a show of support for tougher action to confront climate change. (REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin)
Photos of the day - March 28, 2015
A young Nigerian girl from the Hausa tribe stands next to the line as her mother joins others queuing to validate their voting cards, at a polling station located in an Islamic school in Daura, the home town of opposition candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in northern Nigeria Saturday, March 28, 2015. Nigerians went to the polls Saturday in presidential elections which analysts say will be the most tightly contested in the history of Africa's richest nation and its largest democracy...
Rick Pitino unearths another unlikely hero as Louisville surges into Elite Eight
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Rick Pitino was getting a workout in last week before the NCAA tournament started. As usual, his mind was percolating.
Joni Mitchell, legendary folk singer-songwriter, rushed to LA hospital
Joni Mitchell attends the 2015 Clive Davis Pre-Grammy Gala show at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Paul Hebert/Invision/AP)
Passover is time for matzoh
Ultra-Orthodox Jews prepare special matzoh, a traditional handmade Passover unleavened bread, at a bakery in Bnei Brak near Tel Aviv, Israel. Thursday, April 10, 2014. Jews are forbidden to eat leavened foodstuffs during the Passover holiday. Passover celebrates the biblical story of the Israelites' escape from slavery and exodus from Egypt. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)
Gov. Mike Pence pledges to 'fix' controversial law
Indiana Governor Mike Pence held a press conference to announce he will ask the state's legislature to change a controversial religious freedom bill signed into law last week. This comes as a reversal for Pence, who on Sunday told ABC's George Stephanopoulos that the law would not change. Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga breaks down today's turnabout with Yahoo News Chief Washington Correspondent Olivier Knox...
Aaron Hernandez's defense appears to be - none
Through 37 days of relentless prosecution, Aaron Hernandez's defense team has offered no alibis, little to no exculpatory evidence or any other tangible counter argument that the former New England Patriots star killed Odin Lloyd on June 17, 2013.
Baby claps hands in incredible ultrasound video
A video of an ultrasound is going viral, and you have to see it to believe it. Jen Cardinal, from Olympia, Wash., uploaded a clip to YouTube from her baby's 14-week prenatal checkup. In it, you see the baby clapping his or her little hands as the mom and dad sing “If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands.”
Students designed Rube Goldberg machine that tells the story of Passover
Traditionally the story of Passover is read out loud during a Seder, but this year a group of engineering students from an Israeli university decided to tell the story a little differently.
Germanwings plane cellphone video actually a hoax, French officials say
Despite reports, officials say that there was no video found among the wreckage of ill-fated flight 9525.
Escaped prisoner, Wossen Assaye, is captured in Washington, DC
Police hunt for accused bank robber Wossen Assaye, who escaped Inova Fairfax Hospital early Tuesday in Fairfax, Virginia March 31, 2015. The armed prisoner who escaped from a hospital in Fairfax County in northern Virginia on Tuesday has been captured in Washington, D.C., local police said. (REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan)
Trevor Noah faces backlash over tweets critics call sexist, anti-Semitic
The South African comedian's warm reception after being named Jon Stewart's successor as “The Daily Show” host was short-lived. Within hours, those scrutinizing Noah's Twitter history found tweets that critics called sexist, racist and anti-Semitic.
Boston marathon survivor Rebekah Gregory runs first race since bombing
The Boston Marathon bombing survivor who wrote an open letter to accused bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hours after testifying at his federal death penalty trial ran in her first race since the blasts that eventually took her leg.