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Michelle Obama opens Special Olympics in Los Angeles

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 13:20

Cheerleader Tiana DiMassa, 14, of Garden Grove, Calif., leaves the stadium after her pre-show performance at the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games, Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Los Angeles. Some 6,500 athletes from 165 countries — the most to converge on Los Angeles since the 1984 Summer Olympics — have poured into town this week to hit tennis balls, kick soccer balls, swim laps, ride horses, lift weights, even run a triathlon. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michelle Obama welcomed thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities to the Special Olympic World Games on Saturday during a festive opening ceremony filled with cheers, songs and praise for their courage and determination.


Cole Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 years

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:56

Cole Hamels pitches 1st no-hitter vs Cubs in 50 yearsPhillies ace Cole Hamels enhanced his trade value even more, becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years while leading Philadelphia to a 5-0 win Saturday.


AccuWeather: Turning Humid Sunday

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:48

 More Humid TodayMeteorologist Melissa Magee says humidity increases for the second half of the weekend.


Verizon workers vote to authorize strike, if necessary

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:47
NEW YORK (AP) — Verizon workers in nine states have voted to go on strike if necessary over a dispute about a new contract, a union official said at a rally Saturday.

Crime Fighters: Who killed Rasheen Allen?

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:38

 Who killed Rasheen Allen?A mother, still grieving the loss of her son, is hoping that a reward of up to $21,500 will help find his killer.


At funeral, Sandra Bland called a 'courageous voice'

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:30

At funeral, Sandra Bland called a 'courageous voice'Family and friends of an Illinois woman found dead in a Texas jail are remembering her as a "courageous voice" on social justice.


Child rescued from pool in Yeadon

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:29

Child rescued from pool in YeadonA child was rescued from a pool at a swim club in Yeadon, Delaware County.


California wildfire threatens homes, prompts evacuations

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:26

A small patch of flames of the Kyburz fire burns along Highway 50 near Kyburz, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2015. Crews on Friday had partially surrounded the fire that shut down a highway linking Sacramento and Reno, Nevada, and led to a handful of evacuations. The blaze broke out Thursday afternoon near South Lake Tahoe and has charred more than 100 acres in heavy timber along steep canyon walls. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)ALTA, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California wildfire raced through more than six square miles of drought-stricken timber Saturday, threatening at least 150 rural homes in the Sierra Nevada, authorities said.


Family of 4 rescued from ocean in Wildwood, New Jersey

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 11:19

Family of 4 rescued from ocean in Wildwood, New JerseyA family of four had to be rescued from the ocean after getting caught in a rip current in Wildwood, New Jersey.


Descendant of Lewis and Clark explorer continues campaign

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 10:30
LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) — A former national inline speed skating champion is staying the course on his quest to raise awareness of an ancestor connected to Lewis and Clark's 1802 expedition.

3 injured in 2-vehicle crash in Mayfair

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 10:07

3 injured in 2-vehicle crash in MayfairTwo adults and a teenager were injured in a two-vehicle crash in Philadelphia's Mayfair section.


Motorcyclist injured after crashing into car in Aston

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:57

Motorcyclist injured after crashing into car in AstonA motorcyclist was seriously injured after crashing into a car in Aston, Delaware County.


Dog dies in Chester County house fire

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:45

Home destroyed, family dog dies in Chester County fireA 2-alarm fire claimed the life of a dog in East Fallowfield Township, Chester County.


Search underway for missing Yellowstone worker from China

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:27

This undated family photo released by National Park Service shows missing Feiyang “Isaac” Xiang, a 21-year old man from the Hubei province, China. Xiang, who was backpacking with four friends, disappeared Thursday, July 23, 2015, while swimming in the Yellowstone River in the Yellowstone National Park's northern section. Search efforts increased on Friday. (National Park Service via AP)YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A search is underway in Yellowstone National Park for a seasonal worker from China who went missing Thursday while swimming.


Damaged Shell icebreaker arrives in Oregon for repairs

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:21
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Environmental activists in Portland are protesting the arrival of the Fennica, a vessel that Royal Dutch Shell PLC plans to use in its Arctic offshore drilling project after it's repaired.

Clinton: I did not send or get classified emails on private account

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:17

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Des Moines, Iowa.By Alana Wise WINTERSET, Iowa (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Saturday that she did not use a private email account to send or receive classified information while she was secretary of state, in response to a government inspector's letter this week. "I did not send nor receive anything that was classified at the time," Clinton said at a campaign stop in Iowa. The email controversy has dogged Clinton's bid for the presidency, fuelling worries that the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination has tried to sidestep transparency and record-keeping laws.


Memorial picnic marks 1 year anniversary of deadly Tioga carjacking crash

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:13

Memorial picnic marks 1 year anniversary of deadly Tioga carjacking crashA memorial picnic was held to mark the solemn 1-year anniversary of a carjacking crash in Philadelphia's Tioga section that killed a mother and three of her children.


Fire erupts at swimming pool of hotel on Las Vegas Strip

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 08:02

Smoke rises after a fire on the outside pool area of the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas hotel-casino Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Las Vegas. The fire on the pool deck of the hotel and casino caused evacuations and the cause of the fire has not been determined. (Courtney Cyr via AP) MANDATORY CREDITLAS VEGAS (AP) — A fire at a hotel's swimming pool sent large plumes of black smoke high above the Las Vegas Strip but left most guests unscathed Saturday.


Judge rules U.S. government should not hold immigrant children

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:59

A pair of children's shoes is seen at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church temporary migrant shelter in McAllen, TexasThe U.S. government is violating a 1997 settlement by detaining unauthorized immigrant children, and an order may be forthcoming to require the release of the minors and parents detained with them, a judge in California has ruled. The ruling on Friday by U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee follows an influx across the U.S.-Mexico border of immigrants from Central America. The flood of immigrants has slowed from peaks last year, but is still high, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said earlier this summer.


New details about New Castle County gas station shooting

Yahoo! National News - Sun, 07/26/2015 - 07:26

New details about New Castle County gas station shootingInvestigators have released new details about the shooting of a gas station worker on Friday in New Castle County, Delaware.