Stories about USA

May 25 2017

Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

The budget does feature a handful of domestic initiatives, including a six-week paid parental leave program championed by Trump's daughter, Ivanka, that would be designed...

May 25 2017

Kansas forward Mykhailiuk returning for senior season

The wait is over, and Svi Mykhailiuk's decision is in. "Senior year gonna be fun", Mykhailiuk wrote Wednesday evening. He's now projected to go No. 27 in the 2018 NBA D...

May 25 2017

Pres. Trump 'asked' intelligence officials to deny existence of Russian Probe

The White House has denied that Trump pressured Comey in any way. According to the report , Trump made the requests separately to Director of National Intelligence ...

May 25 2017

Fire about 50 per cent contained at tourism spot

Officials said they still are trying to determine the cause of the fire. Authorities are telling some residents to leave immediately as a fire that started at an old lo...

May 25 2017

Former FBI Director Comey to testify publicly

Comey, however, turned down an invitation to testify publicly before the Senate Judiciary Committee as well, which left chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Dianne Feinst...

May 25 2017

Trump organization not tracking all profits from foreign government entities

The company policy implies that the Trump hotels are not actively checking whether they're receiving money from foreign governments, instead relying on foreign governme...

May 25 2017

Man dies after eating gas station nachos

In a statement , California Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed that botulism toxin was present in nacho-cheese dip. Since Valley Oak Food and Fuel is nea...

May 25 2017

Britain raises terror threat level from "severe" to "critical"

Nearly 1,000 troops have been deployed across the UK. Troops were sent to key locations in London , such as Buckingham Palace, the prime minister's residence at 10 Dow...

May 25 2017

Trump is a big fan of Philippine strongman Duterte

Duterte warned the martial law would be "harsh" and like a dictatorship in an effort to quell not just the gunmen in Marawi, a mostly Muslim-populated city of 200,000 p...

May 25 2017

Cavs' Kyrie Irving caps off brilliant night by baffling Celtics' Jae Crowder

Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conferenc...

May 25 2017

Trump unveils first budget with $3.6-trillion spending cut

And don't let the burden of any tax increases or spending cuts fall too hard on any one group, while protecting the vulnerable. In Florida, Rep. Carlos Curbelo criticiz...

May 25 2017

Betsy DeVos Booed, Protested While Delivering Speech At Florida HBCU

DeVos said she was "honored to become a Wildcat" and called it a "real honor and a privilege". DeVos has to raise her voice in order to be heard over the crowd. "They...

May 25 2017

Back to drawing board for Trump team — Federal Bureau of Investigation director search

What's unclear is whether Trump's often combative relationship with the intelligence community and his treatment of former FBI Director James Comey would make the job...

May 25 2017

House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

Ryan tells the Axios website, "Yeah, I don't agree with that". The answer that has quickly gotten the most attention was to a question about one of the many news storie...

May 25 2017

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

Trump's budget is simply a proposal. Let's face it: The program has veered out of control. Subsidies for commercial air travel in rural areas would be cut by more tha...

May 25 2017

USA president meets Pope Francis at Vatican

Later, Ivanka is expected to visit Sant'Egidio, a Rome charity centre devoted to migrants. The pope told Trump he signed the message "personally for you". At the end of...

May 25 2017

Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

The proposal reflects a conservative vision of smaller government, a drastic rollback of programs for the poor and disabled and robust hikes for the military and border ...

May 25 2017

The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

That sparked controversy as it's a Jewish holy site on disputed territory. President Trump meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday. He focused firmly on Ira...

May 25 2017

Chocolate may prevent irregular heart beat

Chan School of Public Health and in Denmark. "The rate of atrial fibrillation was 20 percent lower for people consuming two to six servings [of chocolate] per week" c...

May 25 2017

More scattered showers, mid-week sunshine ahead

The coverage area of the showers and storms increases into Sunday with a rain chance ramping up to 60%. Tuesday rainfall totals are expected to be between half to...