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Having Problems with Accessing
Sue Skaalrud · 22 June 2016 - 12:18
· · Safari 9.1.1 on Mac

Can't access any Yahoo News. Just starts to load and then freezes. This has been going on for at least a week.

Stefan Baartman · 25 May 2016 - 21:43
· · Chrome 50.0 on Windows

News page will not scroll down; tried a full refresh with Ctrl +F5. No change.

William Purcell · 25 May 2016 - 21:26
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

The scroll bar does not appear when I open a story in Yahoo News.

Rod Ruger · 4 April 2016 - 19:21
· · Firefox 45.0 on Windows

"My comments" button has disappears. Comment in order by "recent" will also not load.

Artys Morgan · 17 March 2016 - 03:34
· · Chrome 49.0 on Windows

When I try to access a story, I can see about one quarter of the page and the font is HUGE. I'd need a 40 inch screen to see it all.

Ann LaMarr · 9 February 2016 - 11:01
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Just how difficult is it to fix the news page so the stories flip like they used too?

Jean Gagne · 15 November 2015 - 12:10
· · Safari 9.0 on iPad

Yahoo News feed down...

Marvin Umbras · 22 May 2014 - 17:51
Philippines · Philippine Long Distance Telephone · Firefox 29.0 on Windows

Get the main yahoo news site but can't open any individual news reports. Yahoo message pops up telling me their working on the problem

This is what I get when opening Yahoo news reports --
Will be right back... Thank you for your patience.
Our engineers are working quickly to resolve the issue.

Cindy Tebo · 4 April 2014 - 22:26
United States · Wildblue Communications

I am having continual problems with various areas of yahoo. Lately, I'm getting "page cannot be displayed" error messages that I never used to get. Is yahoo just not compatible with internet explorer anymore?

Ken Frantzen · 20 March 2014 - 09:23
United States · Comcast Cable

Yahoo news is a mess at the moment.

William Gundlach · 13 March 2014 - 19:05
United States · CenturyLink

can't connect to yahoo news

Cash Pan · 19 February 2014 - 14:06
United States · AT&T U-verse

Yahoo seems down. All other home pages work, all book marks work, Yahoo doesn't. And, as always their news is 24 hours old. YIKES.

Mickey Tinney · 19 February 2014 - 14:05
United States · Conway Corporation

having trouble with most if not all news feed, errors, connection refused, page not found, and so on

Checo Full-Metal · 19 February 2014 - 13:42
Mexico · Uninet de C.V.

Yahoo sucks anyway go on they have almost all the same news like a week before yahoo does.

Anthony Agpaoa · 19 February 2014 - 13:36
United States · AT&T Services

Having problems getting to different links from yahoo main page. Could not connect, either to Fantasy sports, or news item/links that yahoo provides.

Steven Stamp · 19 February 2014 - 13:19
United States · Verizon FiOS

Ok yea its down in areas' Articles not loading..seems be something wrong with it

Russ Bowers · 19 February 2014 - 13:07
United States · AT&T U-verse

Yahoo news articles currently are refusing to load also yahoo mail and My Yahoo indicates there is a problem, but after a minute proceeds to load the page.

Nancy Beckmann · 13 February 2014 - 11:42
United States · Comcast Cable

Cannot comment on yahoo news.. Signed in

Nancy Beckmann · 4 February 2014 - 11:40
United States · Comcast Cable

Yahoo front page for news looks different.. Cannot see the drop down 'more section' cannot comment on any news stories. Says that "we are having trouble connecting right now"

Edit: The front news page keeps changing at different times when I go on line.. Can't see the more drop down window.. Can't make comments even though I am signed in..

Susan McLaughlin McElvain · 15 January 2014 - 04:20
United States · CenturyLink

Unknown Host

Description: Unable to locate the server named "" --- the server does not have a DNS entry. Perhaps there is a misspelling in the server name, or the server no longer exists. Double-check the name and try again.

Sugar Plum · 13 December 2013 - 11:19
United States · Comcast Cable

yahoo news feed has been down/not functioning properly so long I switched my homepage from that to another, probably wont go back to it unless someone at yahoo says what was wrong. I also set up a gmail account and plan on doing away with my yahoo mail once I can get all my contacts transferred. So disappointed in yahoo, a simple note to all its users could have avoided their obvious loss of loyal customers. Someone at the VERY TOP should lose a job as a result, but as usual it will probabl be a little person....

Dot Crane · 2 December 2013 - 07:59
United States · Cox Communications

news scroll will not go past the first 5 stories. local news not loading.

Irene Hamil · 17 October 2013 - 08:21
United States · Cox Communications

Yahoo News page won't load... just get a blank white page today.

Michael Lovin · 16 October 2013 - 16:04
Philippines · Philippine Long Distance Telephone

Links to Yahoo News stories and to access "more" or "see all comments" or "reply" just links to the top of page. More often pages display only a BLANK page only.

Lisa Boggs · 14 September 2013 - 11:33
United Kingdom · TalkTalk

My problem is with the Yahoo news site. I receive my notifications ok but when I click on "view all replies" or go to use the green/red thumbs it shoots up to the top of the page, thus enabling you to use it. This has been going on for a few days now and has stopped me using a site I, and many others, used to enjoy. Please fix this asap Yahoo or you're going to lose a lot of users.

Lp Johnson · 12 February 2013 - 17:06

February 12, 2013 This morning when read the News, the notifications boxes at the top of the page showed 4 new messages and 2 notifications for comments I'd made on News Articles. I didn't open them then, and now this evening when I open the News there are No notifications, No 'new' emails -neither in Notifications nor in the Inbox-and NO Comments showing at all on any News Article Page! Now, is that just me, or is Yahoo going through a serious spazz out this evening?

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