Latest World News
- July 28 2016 16:28: Lefty can't get it right in opening round of PGA - World News Headlines - Yahoo News
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship the last time it was at Baltusrol in 2005. He played some of his best golf ever only 11 days ago at the British Open . And on Thursday, the New York-area crowd had his back even before he teed off.
Latest U.S. News
- July 28 2016 17:00: Wildfire threatens homes in California tourist hotspot - U.S. News Headlines - Yahoo! News
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters struggled Thursday to get the upper hand on a massive wildfire along Northern California's picturesque Big Sur coastline, where anxious residents awaited word on their homes and popular parks and trails closed at the height of tourist season.
Latest Business News
- July 28 2016 16:09: Amazon tops Wall Street targets, lifted by cloud revenue - Business News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Amazon.com Inc posted strong results across its older and newer businesses on Thursday as global Web retail sales and cloud services topped Wall Street targets and the world's largest online merchant forecast revenue would outpace expectations in the current quarter as well. The Seattle-based company is riding a wave of retail sales moving to the internet, and its Netflix-like video streaming is bringing new customers to its subscription Prime service, which in turn drives customers to spend more on Amazon. The cloud unit, Amazon Web Services, is the company's fastest-growing business and is regarded by analysts as the next driver of growth for the company.
Latest Tech News
- July 28 2016 17:00: Exclusive: FBI investigates hacking of Democratic congressional group - sources - Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News
By Joseph Menn, Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating a cyber intrusion at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) that may be related to an earlier hack at the Democratic National Committee, said four sources familiar with the matter on Thursday. The previously unreported incident at the DCCC, which raises money for Democrats running for seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, may have been intended to gather information about donors, rather than to steal money, the sources said. The issue has clouded this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
Latest Entertainment News
- July 28 2016 16:42: Cosby drops litigation against accuser in sex assault case - Entertainment News Headlines — Yahoo! News
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped a lawsuit that demanded the accuser in his criminal case repay the money from their confidential 2006 court settlement.
Latest Sports News
- July 28 2016 16:48: McIlroy, Johnson among sputtering stars as Walker leads PGA - Sports News Headlines - Yahoo! News
Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson were among the stars humbled by Baltusrol in Thursday's opening round of the PGA Championship, leaving unheralded Jimmy Walker to seize the lead. Walker, a 37-year-old American who missed the cut in three of his past four majors, fired a five-under-par 65 for a one-stroke lead over Britain's Ross Fisher, two-time major winner Martin Kaymer of Germany and Argentina's Emiliano Grillo. "All in all it was a great day," Walker said.
Latest Science News
- July 28 2016 09:01: Mysterious Purple Sea Orb Stymies Scientists - Science News Headlines - Yahoo News
With those words, scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus uncovered a marine mystery: a small purple orb tucked halfway under a rock off the coast of California. "None of the known species of California pleurobranch are purple," said Susan Poulton, a spokeswoman for the E/V Nautilus expeditions. It was found on July 18, during an E/V Nautilusexploration of Arguello Canyon, west of the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
Latest Politics News
- July 28 2016 16:31: Transgender woman makes history at Democratic convention - Politics News Headlines - Yahoo News
Sarah McBride on Thursday became the first openly transgender person to address a national US political party convention, telling Democrats that White House nominee Hillary Clinton "understands the urgency" of the fight for equality. "My name is Sarah McBride and I am a proud transgender American," the beaming rights activist told cheering delegates on the fourth and final day of the Democratic National Convention that anointed Clinton as the party's flagbearer. "Hillary Clinton understands the urgency of our fight," she said.