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Nearly 80 wildfires across 13 states have ravaged 1.5 million acres of land this year, forcing thousands of people from their homes. Experts say global warming has made the situation worse.
Simone Biles’ decision was at least partially rooted in strategy for her teammates. And they were better for it.
The illegal mining of gold from Colombia's rivers and waterways is on the rise, according to a report from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime published on Tuesday.
The pandemic has put working moms in a bind as they balance paid labor and unpaid child care responsibilities.
The United States is deeply concerned about reported attacks against Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's Tigray region, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday, calling for the intimidation and attacks to stop. "We are deeply concerned about credible reports of attacks by military forces affiliated with the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) and the Tigrayan militias against Eritrean refugees in the Tigray region," State Department spokeswoman Jalina Porter told reporters.
Simone Biles felt it hours before she took the floor in Tokyo, a nervousness she couldn’t explain as she waited to deliver what everyone except her was sure would be a gold medal for the U.S. women’s gymnastics team. “I was just like shaking, could barely nap,” Biles said. Five years ago, she came through for her country with a haul of four golds and a silver in Rio.
The 57-year-old Petkovic, who helped guide Switzerland to the quarter-final of the European Championship this month, has signed a three-year contract with the French club. "We are so proud to be able to recruit Vladimir," club president Gerard Lopez said in a statement.
Ellen Pompeo appeared on "Ladies First With Laura Brown" to talk about aging.
Blizzard has promised to remove content “not appropriate for” World of Warcraft, likely referencing in-game cameos by creative director Alex Afrasiabi. This announcement comes after a short period of silence following the publication of a California state lawsuit against the company, which alleges Activision Blizzard fostered an environment of harassment against its female employees.
Money came off the table Tuesday as investors positioned their portfolios ahead of earnings from the biggest companies on the U.S. stock market.The crackdown on Chinese companies in Beijing - also weighed on stock prices - particularly on U.S.-listed shares of online Chinese retailer Alibaba...And investors were also cautious ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve announcement.The Dow dropped 85 points. The S&P 500 lost 20. The Nasdaq fell 180.Max Wolff of Systematic Ventures questions whether there's more upside to a stock market that already up 17 percent year-to-date."I just sort of think that the things that got us here out of the doldrums, they've gone to about 110 percent as far as they could go, so we need a new story to go higher. Otherwise, we'll come a little bit back down to earth for a few weeks and maybe have a little bit of retrenchment, which is healthy to march forward." After the close, Apple, the most valuable U.S. company, exceeded analysts’ targets despite the global chip shortage…Google parent Alphabet posted results that were way ahead of analysts predictions…Microsoft beat sales and profits forecasts thanks to strength in its cloud business…Outside of tech, Starbucks topped expectations and boosted full-year guidance.Corporate earnings aside, economic data pointed to a recovery that appears to be intact.Home prices in the 20 big city index compiled by S&P/Case-Shiller surged 17 percent in May...that's the largest gain in almost 17 years...Consumer confidence jumped to a 17-month high in July, as consumers planned to keep on spending despite lingering inflation concerns...And orders for long-lasting items, known as durable goods, jumped 0.8 percent in June.
The NBA schedule is back to normal, but with one new addition.
The actress and mom to 5-month-old Gus got candid about her "strangely isolating" postpartum experience.
Dua Lipa is speaking out against DaBaby’s homophobic comments at Rolling Loud. The pop star — who collaborated with DaBaby on the wildly popular remix of her song “Levitating” — took to her Instagram story on Tuesday to condemn the comments DaBaby made during his Rolling Loud performance on Sunday night. According to a video […]
According to figures released Monday, the Small Business Adminstration has awarded $7.5 billion of the $16 billion in #SaveOurStages federal relief to independent venues that was signed into law late in December, of which $6.3 billion has been paid out. While the SBA has done a solid job of moving things forward after six months […]
The 'Dancing With The Stars' champ highlights ways to keep your mind sharp, your ensemble clean and your family well fed.
An 18-year-old woman was killed and a 19-year-old man was badly injured during a shooting at a screening of “The Forever Purge” in Corona on Monday night. Police have yet to identify a suspect in the case or make any arrests. Police were called around 11:45 p.m. on Monday, after the screening at the Regal […]
There could be no more “popstars, Dua Lipa with DaBaby,” very soon. The rapper’s recent homophobic rant at Rolling Loud has Lipa rethinking their lucrative collaboration on the “Levitating” remix - and fans dreaming up artists to replace him on the hit track. Lipa, the songstress behind such smash hits as "Don't Start Now" and "New Rules," took to Instagram Stories on Tuesday to address comments her former collaborator, DaBaby, made about the LGBTQ community at the Rolling Loud music festival Su
Dr. Shereef Elnahal, University Hospital CEO, former NJDOH Commissioner, joined Yahoo Finance to discuss the latest on covid-19.
Kevin Isaacson, the Southern Hobby CEO & Entrust COO, tells Yahoo Finance why Entrust sought out Southern Hobby and what Entrust plans for the trading card supplier.
It’s a very happy birthday for TV legend Norman Lear, who gets to celebrate with a bonus present: The new take on Lear’s syndicated 1970s series “Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman” has landed in script development at TBS. As reported in February, “Schitt’s Creek” star Emily Hampshire is developing a fresh version of “Mary Hartman,” along […]