Tuesday, March 03, 2015 10:44

Boris Nemtsov, a Putin critic, gunned down in Moscow
Boris Nemtsov's mother Dina Eidman, center, relatives and friends stand at the coffin during a burial ceremony at Troekurovskoye cemetery in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. One by one, thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov on Tuesday, many offering flowers as they paid their last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia's beleaguered opposition...
Why #TheDress caused a worldwide existential crisis
By now, the heated debate over the color of a dress has finally started to simmer. But what got everyone so worked up in the first place? Basically, #TheDress made us question everything.
Jeb Bush's biggest CPAC win: No gifts for Democrats
Jeb Bush exited a conservative gathering without having gift-wrapped any material for Democrats to attack him with if he is the party's nominee in a general election.
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...
Retired cop rescues dog with mouth-to-snout resuscitation in Florida
A retired police officer in Florida saved a dog named after Irish writer Oscar Wilde after he was swept into the ocean.
Senior citizens get down to ‘Oldtown Funk'
This is far from the first “Uptown Funk” cover we've come across, but nothing may top this latest remake of the hit song.
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)
Hillary Clinton spokesman defends her use of personal email account as secretary of state
The former secretary of state's spokesman says she did not violate federal records laws by using a personal email account when she was at the State Department.
Yahoo interview: Kasparov blames Putin, 'The ultimate danger'
Bianna Golodryga talks to pro-democracy leader Garry Kasparov about the death of his close friend Boris Nemtsov.
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.
LAPD killing lays bare enduring horror of Skid Row
The shooting and killing of a homeless man by police in L.A.'s decrepit Skid Row district raises broader questions about mass homelessness in the City of Angels.
Bill Clinton's official portrait includes shadow of Monica Lewinsky's infamous blue dress, artist says
The artist who painted the official White House portrait of President Bill Clinton says he quietly included a reference to the Monica Lewinsky scandal — and the infamous blue dress — in his painting.
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...
Awesome dad builds luge track in his backyard
Joseph Colangelo may not have had a hill in his backyard, but he wasn't going to let that stop his kids from going sledding.
Skydiving instructor rescues student having seizure at 9,000 feet
Skydiving is scary enough, but imagine having a seizure while in free fall.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski to retire after 4 decades of breaking barriers
Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congress, will retire at the end of her current term.
Life on Los Angeles' 'Skid Row'
A man wakes up on downtown Los Angeles' Skid Row, March 7, 2013. (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)
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)