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...
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.
Tornado storm chaser
A red dust tube tornado in Simla, Colorado. (Brian A Mordanti/stormeffects.com/Caters News)
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)
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)
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.
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.
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)