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Father Posts Poignant Video of Daughter Who Passed Away
A few days before her 13th birthday, Anna van Keulen sat down at her family's piano, and as her father filmed, she performed the theme music from "Downton Abbey."
The Secret Camera Tripod In Every House
David Pogue Welcome to the first installment of Pogue's Basics: little tips to help you survive in a technological world. Nobody tells us these things when we first start using a new phone, tablet, gadget, email system, or social network. Or if they do, we forget. So here's your refresher course.
Jon Stewart welcomes newest 'Daily Show' advertiser: Koch Industries
Jon Stewart welcomed a new advertiser to the "Daily Show" advertising family — Koch Industries, the privately held company run by billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch — in the only way he knows how: by trolling them.
Will Christie's 'sit down and shut up' style work outside New Jersey?
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's brash style of politics was on full display Wednesday when he told a heckler critical of the state's response to Superstorm Sandy to "sit down and shut up." But will it work in places like Iowa?
Top images from the 2014 Nikon Small World Competition
Mr. Rogelio Moreno Panama, Panama Rotifer showing the mouth interior and heart shaped corona Differential Interference Contrast 40X (courtesy of Nikon Small World)
'Proud to be gay': Twitter reacts to Apple CEO Tim Cook's announcement
The announcement was applauded by many on Twitter, where both Cook's name and the phrase "proud to be gay" quickly began trending.
San Francisco Giants fans take to streets
Fans embrace in the Mission district after the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
On Politics: Obama, Christie and Ebola
Somehow, Chris Christie has again managed to make himself the most talked-about Republican in the country on the eve of an election in which he isn't on the ballot.
'Dinner Lab' Competition Gives Aspiring Chefs a Chance of a Lifetime
New Orleans-based Dinner Lab is a members-only, pop-up restaurant where diners not only get to eat food prepared by some of the best chefs in the country but also give critical feedback to a chef who is front and center in the dining room. Brian Bordainick told Yahoo News and Finance Anchor, Bianna Golodryga that he started Dinner Lab shortly after he moved to New Orleans, hoping to change the way Americans view fine dining...
Frances McDormand: 'I'm happy with the way I look and how I age'
HBO strikes again. This Sunday, the network premieres "Olive Kitteridge," a two-part miniseries based on Elizabeth Strout's Pulitzer Prize-winning collection of short stories about residents in a small town in Maine. Dubbed a "traumedy" by director Lisa Cholodenko, the screen version features Frances McDormand as Olive, the retired math teacher with a dysfunctional marriage and a son who, like her, suffers from depression...
Ebola outbreak in West Africa
In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 file photo, a child stands near a sign advising of a quarantined home in an effort to combat the spread of the Ebola virus in Port Loko, Sierra Leone. (Michael Duff/AP Photo)
Simple new test finds Ebola in 15 minutes, could be ‘game changer'
Tulane University scientists have created an Ebola diagnostic device that they say is as easy to use and nearly as fast as a home pregnancy test.
Beauty Style
Looking gorgeous isn't just about the makeup. It's how it all works together—clothes, style, confidence, plus a great smoky eye. Model Anna Speckhart takes her favorite jeans and biker jacket to another level with a great blowout and sexy, modern makeup.
Ebola in America
State troopers and a television reporter stand across from the home where Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa, is staying, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Fort Kent, Maine. Hickox said Wednesday she plans to stop quarantining herself in rural Maine, signaling a potential showdown with state police monitoring her home and state officials preparing to legally enforce the quarantine...
Photos of the day - October 29, 2014
Hindu women offer prayers as the sun sets over the Arabian Sea during Chhath Puja festival in Mumbai, India, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. On Chhath, an ancient Hindu festival, rituals are performed to thank the Sun God for sustaining life on earth. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Why Alaska's Senate race might be closer than anyone thinks
The ground game may matter more in this year's Alaska Senate contest between Democratic incumbent Mark Begich and Republican challenger Dan Sullivan than it has mattered in pretty much any other major race in recent memory.
Sandy's aftermath on Staten Island
Damage from Hurricane Sandy outside Toto's Restaurant on Father Capodanno Boulevard, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. (Ray Peterson/Yahoo News)
Report: Red Cross was totally unprepared for Hurricane Sandy relief
Two years after Superstorm Sandy, a former Red Cross official says "as many as 40 percent" of the relief organization's emergency vehicles were used as backdrops for press conferences during the group's response to the storm, a new report by ProPublica and NPR finds.
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