Stories about USA

Jun 21 2017

Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

Republicans believe the run-off will favour them in an affluent seat they have held since 1979. Still, Ben Ray Luján, the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Camp...

Jun 21 2017

Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing

In any other White House , this answer would have been automatically assumed to be a joke , but this is the notoriously vain and superficial Donald Trump we are dis...

Jun 21 2017

Spicer hasn't talked to Trump about Russian election hack

Also, the White House has started releasing its own transcripts of the press briefings and Q&A sessions, since reporters aren't allowed to record anything anymore. Sp...

Jun 21 2017

Trump reverses on deportation of undocumented children

Some recipients have lost their DACA protection after being arrested for crimes. Trump laid the groundwork to ramp up his deportation force early in his presidency, lea...

Jun 21 2017

Special prosecutor to meet Senate committee leaders

Any kind of alleged effort to interfere in an investigation could potentially lead to an obstruction of justice investigation targeting the president and his aides. Las...

Jun 21 2017

Powerball Jackpot Up to $447M, 10th Largest in US History

It was a switch that essentially traded lower odds for increased payouts, such as Saturday night's $448 million victor. The massive jackpot came in at tenth in the list...

Jun 21 2017

Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House

We'll continue to have those discussions internally. Tuesday's briefing also comes as White House officials are mulling a new role for Spicer in the West Wing that migh...

Jun 21 2017

Lobbyist Shot At GOP Baseball Practice Expected To Make Full Recovery

The person says investigators aren't sure of the significance of the names and it's not clear whether this was a list of people the attacker was targeting. Sava said that...

Jun 21 2017

U.S. opts out of G7 pledge stating Paris climate accord is 'irreversible'

President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the us will withdraw from the Paris Agreement-adopted by almost 200 countries in 2015 and aimed at limiting global c...

Jun 21 2017

Attorney general unveils 12-city partnership to fight crime

Cooper was recently under consideration to be solicitor general, and he also reportedly advised Sessions prior to his testimony before the Senate intelligence committee...

Jun 21 2017

Democrats Protest Senate Republican Healthcare Secrecy

The House of Representatives last month narrowly passed a revised version of the American Health Care Act . "Will we have time -  more than 10 hours, since this is ...

Jun 21 2017

Secrecy over Obamacare repeal bill riling some Republicans too

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) completed a procedural move on June 7 to ensure the bill could move directly to the Senate floor as soon as it was ready for a ...

Jun 21 2017

LAPD Cadets Led Cops On High-Speed Chase In Stolen Cruisers

All three teens are members of the cadet program and from 15 to 17 years old, Beck said . The female teenager was last seen on surveillance video putting gas on one ...

Jun 21 2017

Cuomo, Trump lawyer clash over Russian Federation probe

Jordan Libowitz, spokesman for the government accountability and transparency advocacy group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) told us the memos...

Jun 21 2017

Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has already indicated his mixed feelings for the measure, saying publicly that while he agreed "with the sentiment" that Russian Federati...

Jun 21 2017

Pence retains outside legal aid, amid special counsel investigation

As the office of the VP announced on Thursday, Richard Cullen , a lawyer from Richmond, Virginia, who heads the law firm McGuire Woods , was entrusted to represent his ...

Jun 21 2017

Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

As part of a campaign to turn around its image, Uber Technologies started allowing customers to tip their drivers inside the app. The feature will be available to all...

Jun 21 2017

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions hires private attorney

A spokesman for the Department of Justice's Russian Federation investigation would not comment to the Journal when asked if Sessions was part of any criminal probe involv...

Jun 21 2017

Despite tweet, lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

On Fox News Sunday , Sekulow said that he was certain the president was not under investigation because he had received no notification or other indication that he w...

Jun 21 2017

Spicer expected to take less public role

It remains unclear when the change might happen for Spicer , who for months has found himself at the center of discussions about a potential West Wing shakeup; the offic...