Yahoo board to weigh future of company, Marissa Mayer

SAN FRANCISCO/BENGALURU -The board of Yahoo is weighing a sale of its core Internet business when it meets this week, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Chicago police chief out, review launched over black teen's death 10:14pm EST

CHICAGO Chicago's police chief was ousted on Tuesday after days of protest over a white officer's shooting of a black teenager 16 times and the department's refusal to release a video of the killing for more than a year.

Forensic officers work on the blast scene in Istanbul, Turkey, December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

Blast on overpass near Istanbul metro, five hurt

ISTANBUL - Five people were injured when a pipe bomb exploded on an overpass near an Istanbul metro station, halting some train operations and heightening security fears.  Full Article 

VTech's products are seen on display at a toy store in Hong Kong, China November 30, 2015. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu

Data of 6.4 mln kids exposed in massive hack

A cyber attack on digital toymaker VTech Holdings exposed the data of 6.4 million children, the company said, in what experts called the largest known hack targeting youngsters.  Full Article 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter talks to troops from the 82nd Airborne Division at the Baghdad International Airport in Baghdad, Iraq, July 23, 2015. REUTERS/Carolyn Kaster/Pool

U.S. deploys elite force against Islamic State

WASHINGTON - The United States said it was deploying special operations troops to Iraq to conduct raids, free hostages and capture Islamic State leaders.  Full Article 

A man enters the German pavilion during the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 1, 2015.  REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

What's the elephant in the room?

WASHINGTON - There's one key sticking point that leaders at the climate negotiations need to solve: financing a low-carbon future for developing nations like India.  Full Article 

Colorado shooting raises stakes at Capitol

Reuters Correspondent Andy Sullivan explains how Friday's shooting at a Planned Parenthood in Colorado effects the ongoing battle on Capitol Hill over funding the women's health organization.

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