Stories about USA

May 08 2017

Penn State University Fraternity Members Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Student Death

Penn State permanently banned the frat in March, accusing it of a "persistent pattern" of excessive drinking, drug use and hazing. Tim's parents opened up three months...

May 07 2017

Ann Coulter's 'Hate Speech' Threatened Student Safety — CNN Host

It became national news this week when Ann Coulter canceled an appearance at the University of California Berkeley, after student groups sponsoring the event pulled the...

Apr 26 2017

Trump family kicks off Easter egg roll

How cute was this year's White House Easter Egg Roll? The annual Easter Egg Roll is expected to be the largest social gathering in the White House every year. "We're go...

Apr 26 2017

Water Denied to Wisconsin Inmate for 1 Week Led to Dehydration Death

The Justice Department had been considering launching a civil rights investigation into the conditions at the Milwaukee County Jail, but the status of that potential in...

Apr 24 2017

Justice Dept. tells 9 sanctuary cities grant money at risk

On Friday, New York City was one of nine municipalities that have sanctuary jurisdictions that received letters from the Justice Department. The same letter from the Ju...

Apr 24 2017

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that "greater latitude to deny federal grants to sanctuary cities " was a priority for the administration in the budg...

Apr 24 2017

Donald Trump Jr. Is in Montana to Campaign and Kill Prairie Dogs

The period between March through June is prairie dog breeding season and numerous animals shot could be pregnant, the Humane Society notes. Former state Sen. Prairie do...

Apr 24 2017

Idaho unemployment drops to 3.5 percent

Over the year, Colorado's unemployment rate is down 0.7 of a percentage point from 3.3 percent. New numbers show the unemployment rate in Kansas dropping below four per...

Apr 24 2017

President Trump, Democrats and GOP all unpopular

They told pollsters they would be more likely to cast a vote for a third-party choice or stay home. Just 35% of respondents believed the president was off to a "great" ...

Apr 24 2017

Rain postpones NASCAR Cup race at Bristol

Jones won in a Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing on Saturday, but he's shown strong speed in his Furniture Row Racing auto all weekend in preparation for the Cup race on Sund...

Apr 24 2017

Sessions praises NYPD after 'soft on crime' controversy

The letter threatened to cut off the cities' law enforcement grants over their sanctuary city status. "New York City continues to see gang murder after gang murder, the...

Apr 24 2017

Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter's visit fearing violent protests

In a letter to Berkeley College Republicans this week, university officials said they could not ensure the safety of Coulter, audience members or protesters expected ...

Apr 24 2017

Georgia parts ways with newly signed lineman after arrest

According to details of an incident report provided to ESPN by an Athens-Clarke County police spokesman, officers were dispatched to a Waffle House because of a report ...

Apr 24 2017

Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

Department of Employment and Workforce. The state added 200 jobs last month, labor officials said. The number of private sector jobs also reached a new high at 523,200,...

Apr 24 2017

Arkansas executes inmate after high court clearance

Lee , who was sentenced to death for the murder of Debra Reese in 1993, died at 11:56 p.m. In this Monday evening, April 17, 2017 photo, the sun sets behind clouds ...

Apr 24 2017

Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is 'resting' after reuniting with her family

Cummins became upset over the iPad taken - said it included personal information and purchases he had made. I was kind of telling some people, you know, she never really ...

Apr 23 2017

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

Dairy farmers in both NY and Wisconsin - the nation's top two milk-producing states - say the new Canadian trade policy in effect blocks USA dairy producers from exportin...

Apr 23 2017

Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border Tuesday

The nation's top law enforcer detailed a series of get-tough immigration policies. "Depravity and violence are their calling cards ... it is here, on this sliver of land...

Apr 23 2017

School district throws Charter School under the bus

If the Education Board agrees to the revocation of the Covenant Keepers' charter, it will be the first involuntary revocation of a school charter since 2011. Bianca Isom,...

Apr 23 2017

Kansas grocery stores will start selling full-strength beer

With the stroke of a pen, it's about to change. Gov. Sam Brownback signed a bill that helps the state overcome a budget shortfall this year, and one that allows grocery...