Stories about USA

Jun 28 2017

Utah wildfire grows as 2 powerful California blazes spread

In an effort to get ahead of the flames, firefighters are carving out a containment line on a steep hill as planes drop fire retardant. The blaze was 10 percent contained...

Jun 28 2017

WH Spokeswoman Shuts Down Reporter's Tirade at Press Briefing

In response to that report, Sanders went on a long monologue attacking CNN and the news media in general. I hope that outlets that have continued to use either unnamed ...

Jun 28 2017

Same-sex wedding cake controversy

In a statement from the Diocese of Venice to Fox 4, Director of Communications Susan Laielli wrote that "Religious Freedom is clearly defined in the First Amendment t...

Jun 27 2017

Top Republican to press for $705 billion defense budget

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is hoping to keep his 52 Republican members united behind him. The holdouts are expressing willingness to negotiate, but many ...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court Has a Chance to Limit Partisan Gerrymandering

The justices say they'll decide next session whether Republican lawmakers in Wisconsin drew electoral districts so out of whack with the state's political breakdown t...

Jun 27 2017

Supreme Court rules government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

But both opinions held that an Asian-American band could indeed trademark its (ironic) name, The Slants . At issue in Matal v. Tam was a federal law prohibiting the ...

Jun 27 2017

Modi, Trump vow to fight terrorism

Modi effusively praised Trump , hailing his "vast and successful experience in the business world" and "great leadership" for US-India ties, which he said should "lend ...

Jun 27 2017

SCOTUS Will Hear Baker's Refusal to Bake Gay Wedding Cake

The United States Supreme Court just agreed to decide a case about whether a business can refuse to sell commercial goods to a gay couple because of the business ow...

Jun 27 2017

3 officers indicted in shooting of Laquan McDonald

The indictment alleges that the three "current or former" officers - identified as Detective David March and Patrol Officers Joseph Walsh and Thomas Gaffney - gave fa...

Jun 27 2017

Sen. Susan Collins Comes Out Against Health Care Bill

The delay comes after at least five Republican senators have publicly opposed the bill since its introduction last week, including Sen. His spokesman Conn Carroll said Tu...

Jun 27 2017

Religious liberty advocates divided over Supreme Court's Trinity Lutheran decision

Justice Sonia Sotomayor writing forcefully in dissent said the court is leading the country to a place where separation of church and state is a constitutional slogan, ...

Jun 27 2017

Karen Handel wins runoff for seat in United States House of Representatives

And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House a year ago, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to d...

Jun 27 2017

German's unification architect, Helmut Kohl dies at 87

Leading British tributes to the leader who brought about the reunification of Germany, the former prime minister said Mr Kohl was an intensely human man with a mischievou...

Jun 27 2017

Trump's Partial Victory on Travel Ban

The Supreme Court of US passed a conquest to President Donald Trump by permitting his impermanent ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries and all refugees t...

Jun 27 2017

Local reaction to Supreme Court's partial travel ban is cautious

Refugees are also banned from entering the United States for 120-days. Iranians at Tehran's global airport say they don't expect to encounter any difficulties traveli...

Jun 27 2017

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

If the 100 percent energy targets were achieved by 2025, the total electric sector carbon pollution reductions would fill anywhere from 87 percent to 110 percent of the ...

Jun 27 2017

Wildfires in central Washington cover more than 6000 acres

Residents are under a level-two evacuation , which means they should be prepared to leave their homes at any moment. Traffic along the Alcoa/Malaga Highway is limited to...

Jun 27 2017

Castile shooting: Minnesota officer who shot black motorist acquitted; thousands protest

Paul on Friday night to decry the not guilty verdict returned by a jury in the manslaughter trial of former St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez . He says he know...

Jun 27 2017

Foundation Claims Victory in Church Playground Case

This triggers the highest level of scrutiny under the Free Exercise Clause, and the majority concluded that the state's interest in achieving greater church-state separ...

Jun 27 2017

United States downing of Assad aircraft ups tensions with Russian Federation in Syria

If Russian air defense radars are now going to be lighting American aircraft that fly on the wrong side of the Euphrates River in Syria, as the Russian Defense Ministry ...