Stories about USA

Jun 20 2017

Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

Lyles was black and the two Seattle Police Department officers who responded to the scene were white, according to the Seattle Times . While the officers maintain tha...

Jun 20 2017

Senate continues health care bill talks in secret

Other senators joined in to make similar comparisons or to request the bill to go before a committee - to which Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell objected on the f...

Jun 20 2017

Monday morning rain, with afternoon sun

Sunday , it will be mostly sunny with a high near 78, the weather service said. West wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Southwest wind 6 to 8 m...

Jun 20 2017

Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays

With just 10 legislative days before McConnell's deadline, all that most lawmakers and the public have to work on is the House bill, which a non-partisan congressiona...

Jun 20 2017

Trump criticises federal government technology as outdated

The meeting also included Vice President Mike Pence, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and senior ...

Jun 20 2017

Amazon CEO competes with Bill Gates for richest person title

John Mackey will remain as CEO of Whole Foods Market and Whole Foods Market's headquarters will stay in Austin, Texas. If you live in the Pacific Northwest, there's...

Jun 20 2017

Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

State and federal legislative district boundaries are reconfigured every decade after the census so that each one holds about same number of people. He said the Wisconsin...

Jun 20 2017

Imam kept suspect safe until police arrived

But Kacimi said there was no need for the community to panic, because police and government officials have been "very, very supportive". I just can't believe that he did ...

Jun 20 2017

Jared Kushner speaks. And Washington takes notice

Both Kushner and Greenblatt will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and P.A. President Mahmoud Abbas at his headquarters in Ramallah. Ja...

Jun 20 2017

Congressional charity baseball game practice shooting update

He was wounded when the attacker armed with a rifle and a handgun fired on Republican lawmakers who were preparing for Thursday's annual charity game against a team of ...

Jun 20 2017

Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

The four more liberal justices, named to the court by Democrats, would have let the new line-drawing proceed even as the court considers the issue. These refer to packing...

Jun 20 2017

Donald Trump's Favorite Poll Shows Approval Rating Drop

By contrast, Rasmussen's daily poll around the same time saw the president's all-time favorability low of 42 percent - a much higher figure considering the overall cons...

Jun 20 2017

Gunman launched into Trump tirade before congressional shooting

Hodgkinson lived out of a white cargo van in a gentrified neighborhood just miles from where US laws are made. The FBI renewed its call for information for anyone-fr...

Jun 20 2017

US Democrats Stall Senate Work in Protest Against Secrecy of Trumpcare

The letter's tongue-in-cheek reminder that there are 31 rooms where hearings could be held is one of several instances of Democrats using humor to get under the GOP's ...

Jun 20 2017

Meet Jay Sekulow, Trump's TV lawyer

Jay Sekulow , the Jewish-born lawyer who has spent his career advocating for the Christian right and recently joined President Trump's legal defense team , hit the cabl...

Jun 20 2017

Gingrich: Can't Relax With Dem Donors on Mueller's Hiring List

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.), a staunch supporter of President Trump , said Friday that a "president can not obstruct justice". The "president can not ...

Jun 20 2017

Scalise Remains in Critical Condition Will Require Additional Surgeries

Trump, who visited Scalise at the hospital on Wednesday, said the congressman was "in some trouble but he's going to be okay, we hope". Doctors said he was near death u...

Jun 20 2017

Scalise undergoes surgery Saturday, shows 'signs of improvement'

Scalise is the congressman who was seriously wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican congressional baseball practice. Although Scalise was able to talk while ...

Jun 20 2017

USA military repositioning aircraft over Syria

Adding to the region's instability, Iran launched a barrage of missiles on Sunday into eastern Syria as retaliation for ISIS's twin attacks in Tehran earlier this m...

Jun 20 2017

Dems' motions, speeches knock GOP health bill for secrecy

My constituents, even though they're represented by Democrats, have no less rights than the citizens of Iowa or the citizens of Texas who are represented by Republicans. ...