They admit to a bug though on their support site. And yes it may not be effecting everyone. I think it might have something to do with having a Google+ account or other similar accounts available as an optional login.
On 05/24/2013 03:26 PM, authfriend wrote: > I read Yahoo News regularly, and they haven't been getting > my location wrong. > > > --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Bhairitu <noozguru@...> wrote: >> If you happen to read Yahoo News you may have noticed that for some time >> now Yahoo can't seem to keep your selections for location in place. >> Right now logging in it shows Los Angeles for news and Westlake, Oregon >> for weather. It had something else when I logged in this morning. All >> along I show my account logged in which of course includes my location. >> If you set these locations it may stick around for a day but not be >> there the next day. Cookie problem? >> >> So why can't Yahoo get it straight. It ain't my browser because when I >> did a search this problem has been around the last few months for about >> everyone. No wonder we see stupid stuff on Yahoo Groups. Must be those >> "golden geese" they hired. Or is Merissa Mayer going to be Yahoo's >> Carly Fiorina? >> > >