Stories about USA

Jun 22 2017

Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference

Mr. Warmbier said he gave "a good performance" and that they were proud of the way their son handled the situation. He called North Korea a "pariah" and "terrorist" s...

Jun 22 2017

Schumer, Senate Democrats Ask For Meeting With Republicans About Health Care Bill

During a White House meeting this week, Trump privately told Senate Republicans that the House bill was "mean". That was an extraordinary slap at legislation that Spe...

Jun 22 2017

Congress Investigates Russian Cyber-Attacks on US Election Systems

Its Senate counterpart raises the same issues with current Federal Bureau of Investigation, homeland security and state election officials. Republicans also seized on t...

Jun 22 2017

Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts

After votes in the 2016 presidential election were counted, Green Party candidate Jill Stein - who came in fourth in the race - requested a recount. The Wisconsin Electio...

Jun 22 2017

Opioid-Related ER Visits Nearly Doubled in 10 Years

However, more than 60% of drug overdose deaths in the country are from opioids , and 91 Americans die every day from their misuse. Wen signed an order June 1 making ...

Jun 22 2017

Pennsylvania court ruling on police dashcam video could be in jeopardy

PSP denied releasing the dash cam footage citing the criminal investigative records exemption of the state's Right to Know Law . The case was filed by Michelle Grove...

Jun 22 2017

$40K violin found at train station by Boston transit police

However, later in the night, the MBTA police said the woman depicted in the photos was no longer a person of interest and "is assisting with the ongoing investigation". W...

Jun 22 2017

Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer

Temperatures in Las Vegas hit 117 degrees this afternoon. If you're in an area of extreme heat , keep in mind to stay hydrated and spend as much time as possible in a...

Jun 22 2017

Officer stabbed in neck at Mich. airport improving

A USA official told CNN that, based on preliminary information, it appears the suspect has traveled between the United States and Canada multiple times. "We're investig...

Jun 22 2017

The Bill Cosby mistrial: How we got here

Soon after, Lena Dunham, Judd Apatow, Ru Paul and others spoke out on social media, seemingly united in their criticisms of the outcome. From the start, the evidence in...

Jun 22 2017

Trump restores restrictions on Cuba

Cubans are still optimistic. I have no doubt that we will continue to move forward no matter how many walls, real or imagined, Trump may try to build. They urged him to e...

Jun 22 2017

White House to negotiate tax overhaul behind closed doors

Heck, the average tax rate on businesses in the industrialized world is 22.5 percent. "Yet, our corporations pay 35 percent and our successful small businesses pay 44.6 p...

Jun 22 2017

Cindy Tracking Toward the Louisiana Coast

But the heavy rains were on its east side, meaning the major rain threat stretched from southeastern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. As of 10 a.m. Tropical storm ...

Jun 22 2017

Minnesota officials have released the dashcam footage showing Philando Castile's shooting

Yanez pulled Castile over after noticing that one of the car's brake lights wasn't functioning. He then asks for Castile's license and insurance while another office...

Jun 22 2017

Senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

In these sessions lawmakers are trying to resolve internal disputes over how to reduce the insurance coverage standards that Obama's law requires, cut the Medicaid health...

Jun 22 2017

Trump touts apprenticeship initiative, Durbin talks of job crisis

The executive order permits industry groups to create their own apprenticeship programs and submit them to the Department of Labor for review and funding. "A very goo...

Jun 22 2017

Coroner: Otto Warmbier's family objected to autopsy

Security Council resolutions. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in a statement that the US holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment". ...

Jun 22 2017

Public vigil for Nabra Hassanen Wednesday in Reston

They will be followed by a vigil in Reston on Wednesday evening after a funeral that afternoon. In traditional Muslim garb and Western attire, they walked and drove from ...

Jun 22 2017

Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill

US senators from both sides of the aisle have lambasted Republicans for conducting secret meetings while crafting their version of the American Healthcare Act, the GOP's ...

Jun 22 2017

New Lawsuit Against Trump Accepting Foreign Income

The attorneys general of Washington and Maryland, Karl Racine , and Brian Frosch said the lawsuit was filed because Trump continued to participate in transactio...