Stories about USA

Jun 20 2017

McConnell, Schumer trade jabs over health care

But Sanders is far from the only one who has taken issue with the closed-door process, even some Republicans have spoken out about it. Here's what you need to know abou...

Jun 20 2017

Charles Blow Makes a Bold Prediction How the Trump Investigation Will Unfold

Take the simple declarative sentence offered by Jay Sekulow , one of Trump's attorneys, on Sunday: "The president has not been and is not under investigation ". " Tru...

Jun 20 2017

Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested

The man allegedly got out of the vehicle and assaulted the 17-year-old girl as her friends ran to the mosque , where they called police, Wright said . Nabra Hussein, 17,...

Jun 20 2017

Holcomb Fire Burns Northeast of Big Bear; Evacuations in Effect

A brush fire in Big Bear, California, on Monday afternoon prompted voluntary evacuation orders for those in the area. However, while the Holcomb fire is spreading rap...

Jun 20 2017

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case

In 2014 and 2016, Republicans extended their advantage to 63 and 64 seats, respectively, even though the statewide vote remained almost tied. In a 2-1 ruling, the court f...

Jun 20 2017

Whom to believe, Trump or his lawyer?

Trump has denied any involvement with the Russians during the campaign and has called media reports of collusion a "hoax" and a " phony story". Comey said it sh...

Jun 20 2017

Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Election law experts say the case is the best chance yet for the high court to put limits on what lawmakers may do to gain a partisan advantage in creating political di...

Jun 20 2017

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

The issue of gerrymandering - creating districts that often are oddly shaped, with the aim of benefiting one party - is central to the debate. The U.S. Kennedy is known...

Jun 20 2017

A Made-Up Story? Jay Sekulow Sets Record Straight on Trump Investigation

A source familiar with the matter told CNN's Evan Perez that investigators for Mueller would speak with Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Securit...

Jun 20 2017

Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send United States warnings

At the White House, spokesman Sean Spicer said: "It's important and crucial that we keep lines of communication open to deconflict potential issues". "We are going to m...

Jun 20 2017

Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

After losing in a lower court , the band won at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which ruled 9-3 a year ago that "the First Amendment protects even ...

Jun 20 2017

House leader joins Handel on final campaign day

The Roswell, Ga., resident sees Ossoff as a charlatan, campaigning as a moderate but certain to become a marionette of his national party. Yes, it's just one congress...

Jun 20 2017

More Bad News For Jared Kushner as Mueller Follows the Money

The probe into Kushner's business dealings is part of the special counsel's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. "Mr Kushner previo...

Jun 20 2017

Redskins owner Dan Snyder 'thrilled' about Supreme Court ruling on trademarks

Lisa Blatt , a lawyer representing the Redskins, told Reuters the team is thrilled with Monday's ruling because it resolves "the Redskins' long-standing dispute with the ...

Jun 20 2017

National Defence mum on Russian threat to shoot down planes in Syria

Dillon insisted that the F-18's decision to shoot down the Su-22 bomber was in alignment with worldwide law, though the Russian Ministry of Defense called the act a "fl...

Jun 20 2017

Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

The report also found traces of heroin, MDMA, the drug known as ecstasy, and other opiates including morphine, but authorities couldn't determine when Carrie took those d...

Jun 20 2017

Ohio man charged in 2 killings is charged in 3 more slayings

Footage of the incident showed a shirtless man wearing red shorts being led from the home by police in handcuffs. Detective Loeding said on Tuesday that Brinkman is t...

Jun 20 2017

Fugitive FLDS polygamous leader Lyle Jeffs arrested

Yankton County authorities say Jeffs was using the restroom at the marina before he was pulled over. An off-duty Yankton police detective would spot Jeffs going into a ...

Jun 20 2017

Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing juror IDs

The mistrial isn't as conclusive a failure as the most widely feared outcome, a not-guilty verdict. Days later, and little is known about what went on behind closed d...

Jun 20 2017

Conrad Roy III's family breaks their silence after Michelle Carter is convicted

Using hundreds of text messages shared between the young couple, prosecutors proved that Carter directly contributed to Roy's death . In a particularly disturbing ex...