Stories about USA

Jun 21 2017

Senate Democrats Hosted 'Talkathon' to Protest AHCA

Sen. Bob Corker also said that while he would have liked to have seen a " more open process", he has a responsibility as a senator to vote on the bill. "They want to bri...

Jun 21 2017

Otto Warmbier's death draws outcry over North Korea rights violations

Sullivan says her thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of 22-year-old Otto Warmbier (WORM'-bir) "during what has been an incredibly hard time". On Monda...

Jun 21 2017

When will we see the Senate's health care bill?

Under section 312 of the 1974 Congressional Budget Act, Republicans argue that the rules say that it's ultimately up to the Senate Budget Committee Chairman to decide i...

Jun 21 2017

Voluntary evacuation orders issued following 850-acre brush fire in Big Bear

Reports of the fire came in at 3 p.m., according to fire officials. The Holcomb fire, which began northeast of Big Bear City has quickly spread to 950 acres and is ap...

Jun 21 2017

Tropical storm advisories issued for parts of Texas, Louisiana

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the cluster is forecast to become a tropical storm by Monday night or early Tuesday. Tropical storm warnings or watches ar...

Jun 21 2017

Amazon will use Whole Foods to eat the grocery industry

It is the deal that has got the industry talking - Amazon's move to buy Whole Foods Market, hailed by some as "game-changer" for the sector. The new rating shows Ama...

Jun 21 2017

Few agree with Trump move to ditch Paris accord

It is now facing a financial deficit as the USA announced its withdrawal from the agreement on cutting global carbon emissions. The city council voted 6-1 to approve jo...

Jun 21 2017

Dash cam video, case evidence released in Castile's death

Yanez asks for Castile's driver's license and proof of insurance. However, the dash cam video doesn't provide a clear view of what is happening inside the vehicle. As ...

Jun 21 2017

#8NewsElectionHQ: Gillespie wins GOP nomination, will face Northam

The primary sets up a general election between a native Virginian with a soft drawl, Northam, who seeks to pair an appeal to bipartisan sensibilities with building anger ...

Jun 21 2017

US Democrats fume over secret Republican health plan

Reportedly, the bill - which would overhaul the American health care system, and, if it's anything like the bill the House passed , will likely cause millions to lose...

Jun 21 2017

US top court to hear Wisconsin appeal in electoral map dispute

The court is expected to hear arguments during the next term that starts in October. That state's legislative leaders asked the Supreme Court in their brief to reject a...

Jun 21 2017

Teenage Muslim girl killed near Virginia mosque, police say not hate crime

Wright said Monday that there had been no indication that the assault was based on the girl's race or religion. Authorities later said it appeared to be a result of ...

Jun 21 2017

Vice President Hires Outside Counsel to Help Navigate Russia Investigations

He was also the USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia during former President George W. Bush's administration. Now, as pressure on Pence continues to buil...

Jun 21 2017

Wyoming Unemployment Down, But So Is Labor Force

Something happened to the Buffalo Niagara unemployment rate that hadn't occurred during any May since 2012. Steele and Freeborn counties followed closely at 3.2 percent...

Jun 21 2017

American band the Slants win Supreme Court battle over trademark

Patent and Trademark Office cancelled six trademarks held by the Washington Redskins , in a 2-1 vote, declaring that the term "Redskins" is disparaging to a "substan...

Jun 21 2017

Construction workers seriously injured, trapped in crane accident

Neighbor Irene Sanitate, 67, said crews have been working on the home for about two months and were loudly drilling against her wall Tuesday morning. Dozens of FDNY f...

Jun 21 2017

Ryan promises tax overhaul this year despite GOP divisions

While Republicans' formal target is to get a tax bill passed by the end of the calendar year, the speaker said his personal goal is to get it done by the start of deer hu...

Jun 21 2017

US Supreme Court Faced With 'Landmark Case' in Wisconsin Gerrymandering Dispute

The issue will be briefed and argued in the Supreme Court term that begins in October. In Virginia , elections would nearly certainly become more competitive if the ...

Jun 20 2017

EU's Barnier looks forward to 'constructive' Brexit talks

European Union officials acknowledge that the agreements to be reached before Britain leaves in March 2019 can only be concluded as a whole package simultaneously but ...

Jun 20 2017

USA top court will not review OH 'perfect' ballot law

Supreme Court justices won't hear the arguments in the Wisconsin until the fall, but the case has already taken on a distinctly ideological, if not partisan, tone. "The e...