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Munich mall killer researched killing sprees

Police officers in MunichDescribed as calm and shy, he had 300 bullets in his backpack when he began shooting.


A beaming Hillary Clinton introduces Tim Kaine

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrive at a rally at Florida International University. (Andrew Harnik/AP)Sen. Tim Kaine called Hillary Clinton his soulmate on Saturday, in his first appearance as her vice presidential pick.


Clinton VP pick Kaine tried to shame Congress on ISIS

Tim Kaine smiles as he takes the stage with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. (Andrew Harnik/AP)In 2014, Clinton's new running mate asked his colleagues to put political risk aside and vote on Obama's escalating war.


L.A. wildfire prompts hundreds of homes to be evacuated

Smoke from a nearby wildfire looms over Los Angeles. (Nick Ut/AP)The "Sand Fire" has nearly tripled in size in less than a day and is only 10 percent contained.


Poll: Support grows for stricter gun laws

The Smith & Wesson booth at a trade show in Las Vegas in January. (John Locher/AP)Americans increasingly favor tougher laws, but they also say change is unlikely to happen anytime soon, a survey shows.


Police: Munich shooter had no ISIS link

Police officers stand guard near the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, where Friday's shooting rampage started. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/EFE/EPA)The teenager suspected of killing nine people was obsessed with mass shootings and apparently acted alone, officials say.


Live blog: Teen's shooting rampage in Munich

Police officers stand guard near the Olympia shopping mall in Munich, where Friday's shooting rampage started. (Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/EFE/EPA)A gunman kills at least nine people and injures many more at a shopping center before killing himself.


Clinton slams Trump's RNC as VP pick looms

Clinton slams Trump's RNC hours before making VP announcementThe presumptive Democratic nominee says the GOP convention was "dark" and isolationist.


Rio security push crumbles as murders rise

Alleged drug traffickers in Rio. (AP)The Summer Olympics host city has seen a sharp increase in violence, including scores of police killings.


Obama rejects Trump's 'chaos everywhere'

President Obama reacts to Donald Trump's acceptance speech. (AP)The president refutes the GOP nominee’s assertion in his acceptance speech that the U.S. is rife with violence.


Officer says he was trying to shoot patient

Behavioral therapist Charles Kinsey was lying on the ground with his hands in the air telling the officer he was unarmed. (ABC News)The police officer who shot and wounded an unarmed mental health worker was aiming at the autistic patient.


Mayhem in Munich: Mall attack kills at least 8

The third attack on civilians in Europe in barely a week saw panicked shoppers fleeing the Olympia (OEZ) mall in Munich as police launched a massive operationElite German police have launched a manhunt for at least three gunman believed to be armed with long guns.


Former KKK leader to run for the U.S. Senate

Former KKK leader David Duke. (AP)Avowed white supremacist David Duke announces his candidacy for the Louisiana seat being vacated by David Vitter.


'Several dead' in Munich shooting: Police

Firefighter and police respond to a shooting at a shopping center in Munich. (Matthias Balk/EPA)German authorities say multiple people have been killed and others wounded at a shopping center.


The rise and fall of Fox News’ Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes (Getty Images)The now-deposed Ailes rose to power 20 years ago and was an unparalleled kingmaker in TV news and the GOP.


Wife's tribute begins Baton Rouge funerals

Baton Rouge memorial (AP)The service for Matthew Gerald began a somber period of mourning for three Louisiana officers killed by a gunman.


Officer: Black people have 'violent tendencies'

Breaion King describes being pulled from her car and thrown to the ground by an Austin police officer during a traffic stop in 2015. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)The video of an officer throwing a woman to the ground surfaces amid tension over police brutality.


Celebrating Prince George's 3rd birthday

Britain's Prince George with the family dog, Lupo. (Matt Porteous/Duke and Duchess of Cambridge/Handout via REUTERS)Photographs of the 3-year-old prince are in huge demand from the world's media.


Everything is terrible and 'I alone can fix it'

Donald TrumpDonald Trump used his acceptance speech to describe an America being torn apart by crime and violence that only he can stop.


RNC Diaries: Trump dazzles the GOP faithful

Yahoo NewsTrump friends and foes reflect on the fourth and final day of a turbulent convention.


Photos: On the ground at the GOP convention
Photos: On the ground at the GOP conventionVishavjit Singh of NYC, wearing a Captain America outfit, demonstrates with security personnel behind him. (Photo: Khue Bui for Yahoo News)
Fact check: Trump re-airs debunked claims

Donald Trump (AP)Donald Trump promised "the truth, and nothing else" in his convention speech, but he may not have delivered.


Trump: Clinton’s weak, and we will do better

Trump promises ‘law and order,’ amid divided GOPThe billionaire formally accepts the GOP nomination and asserts "things have to change – and they have to change right now."


Trump: Clinton’s weak, and we will do better
The billionaire formally accepts the GOP nomination and asserts "things have to change – and they have to change right now."
Democrats berate RNC's 'lock her up' attitude

A delegate at the Republican National Convention holds up an anti-Hillary Clinton sign. (Reuters)Sen. Cory Booker vows there will be no such cries when his party meets  next week.


The Unconventional Diaries: Cruz stirs the pot

The Unconventional DiariesTrump supporters and critics weigh in on Ted Cruz's contentious RNC speech and more.


Eric Trump portrays dad as hero of working class

Eric Trump points toward his father during his speech at the RNC. (AP)Donald Trump’s second-youngest son insists his father is the candidate who will truly help struggling Americans.


Cruz booed after refusing to endorse Trump

People react to Ted Cruz as he addresses delegates during the third day session of the Republican convention. (Matt Rourke/AP)“We deserve leaders who stand for principle, unite us all behind shared values,” said Ted Cruz.


Pence casts himself as un-Trump, but pro-Trump

Donald Trump and Mike Pence (AP)Donald Trump's pick for VP introduced himself to the country on Wednesday as man with modest, All-American roots who holds to impeccable conservative credentials.


Ann Coulter: Pence a 'stupid choice' for VP

Ann Coulter (Reuters)The conservative commentator tells Yahoo News why she's disappointed by Donald Trump's pick for his running mate.


Gingrich tries to play peacemaker at RNC

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (John Minchillo/AP)The former House Speaker is put in a tough spot after Ted Cruz sets the arena abuzz for the wrong reasons.


Third Eye Blind's insulting RNC city show

Rock band Third Eye Blind taunts Republicans at concert during RNC“You can boo all you want, but I’m the [expletive] artist up here,” the band’s lead singer told the crowd.


Flag-burning near RNC spurs clashes, arrests

Clashes outside the GOP convention. (AP)Tensions flare and police move in as protesters and counterprotesters skirmish over a burned flag.


Sweltering 'heat dome' smothers central U.S.

A construction worker carries rebar through a luxury apartment site during the heat of the day, Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Chicago. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration urged employers to protect laborers doing construction, road and agricultural work, as high temperatures and humidity will affect the central United States this week, sending heat indexes as high as 115 degrees in some places for the first time this year. (AP Photo/Tae-Gyun Kim)High temperatures and humidity will bake residents in a large swath of the nation, making it feel as hot as 115 degrees to some.


Clinton’s VP search focuses on 3 candidates

Sen. Tim Kaine, left, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, center, and Labor Secretary Tom Perez are considered the top contenders to be Hillary Clinton’s VP choice. (AP)The main contenders to be her running mate include two Cabinet members and a senator, sources say.


A Trump presidency may not deter Cruz in 2020

Ted Cruz (Cliff Owen/AP)He's reportedly open to making the first major challenge of an incumbent president from his own party since 1980.


Push to register 1 million U.S. Muslim voters

Push to register 1 million U.S. Muslim voters. (Getty Images)Community leaders are driven by what they say is an anti-Muslim stance taken by GOP nominee Donald Trump.


Trump campaign chief accused of lying

Trump ‘staff writer’ behind Melania speech apologizes for plagiarism scandalPaul Manafort's interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo turns contentious over Melania Trump’s speech.


Uncle Christie’s scary bedtime story

Chris Christie (WSJ Live)On Day 2 of the GOP convention, the N.J. governor gave a speech very different from the ones that followed.


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