FROM Ben Johnson
Yahoo's Downfall This week Yahoo Inc. announced it would be laying off 15 percent of its 11,000 employees. Its overall fate is just as dismal: The company could be up for sale and its CEO could be gone pretty soon. Let’s not get started about the lawsuit that accuses the company of using performance reviews illegally and unfairly in firing employees. CEO Marissa Mayer is being questioned about what’s going on and board members could also decide her fate in the upcoming weeks.
What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe? There was another terrorist attack in Paris Thursday. A police officer was killed, two other officers were wounded, and the shooter was killed. Officials are calling the attack terrorism. There have been more than a half dozen terrorist attacks in France over the past two years.
What's at stake if Hollywood writers strike? Writers in Hollywood just finished voting yay or nay to go on strike. The vote is expected to be in favor, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll walk off the job. We get the details and look at the effects of the last strike.
States allowed to strip federal funds from abortion clinics President Trump signed the law allowing states to block federal funding to family planning clinics that offer abortions. Critics say this could potentially devastate the health care network that low-income women rely on for birth control and other reproductive care.