Stories about USA

Jun 25 2017

Disability advocates, many in wheelchairs, arrested during protest at McConnell's office

Alison Barkoff, the director of advocacy for the Center for Public Representation and an organizer of the protest, echoed the concerns of numerous bill's critics, saying ...

Jun 25 2017

Dem loss in Georgia underscores party's challenges

Republicans . One such ad warned that Ossoff would be a " rubber stamp for Pelosi's agenda ". "As we sit here, they're running caricatures of me in Georgia", Pelosi sa...

Jun 25 2017

Judge declares second mistrial in Tensing case

Tensing said he feared for his life when DuBose tried to drive away from a traffic stop over a missing front license plate. The local NAACP chapter says the case is a...

Jun 25 2017

Funeral Held for Former North Korean Prisoner Otto Warmbier

The service was held at the 22-year-old's school in OH, before his burial at a nearby cemetery. Moon said he has "high expectations" for the upcoming summit with Trum...

Jun 25 2017

Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for Va. governor

Former Virginia Republican Congressman Tom Davis says "the Republican Party if moving from the country club to the country". It took several more hours for a call to ...

Jun 25 2017

Disabled protesters dragged out of wheelchairs during healthcare protest

The 28 female and 15 male protesters who were arrested were transported to Capitol Police headquarters for processing, authorities said. Stephanie Woodward, of Rocheste...

Jun 25 2017

Mastiff is big winner at ugliest dog contest

In a rather odd competition, a Neapolitan Mastiff won the 29th annual World's Ugliest Dog Contest. The competition - which goes viral every year - usually attracts sm...

Jun 25 2017

Special election results herald shift in thinking | Letters

But in the end Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a race to replace the vacancy left by President Trump's Health and Human Services appointee...

Jun 25 2017

United Nations offers to help resolve Qatar row

The list also demanded that Doha severe all ties with "terrorist organisations", including the Muslim Brotherhood , the Islamic State group, Al Qaeda and Lebanon's Hez...

Jun 25 2017

Hacking attempts on 21 states are tied to Russian Federation

A day earlier, Jeh Johnson , the former homeland security secretary, told the House intelligence committee that in the late summer and into the fall, he was very con...

Jun 25 2017

White House confirms Trump met with Mueller

According to former FBI Director James Comey in his testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee last week, President Trump asked him three times if the FBI had him...

Jun 25 2017

Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

The VA accountability law will increase the powers of the department secretary, now David Shulkin , to fire employees for misconduct and reduce benefits for hires "con...

Jun 25 2017

Central Intelligence Agency knew of Russia's USA election interference since August

Did nothing about it. WHY?" Obama closed the compounds in Maryland and NY as part of the administration's retributions for intelligence that indicted Russian Federation...

Jun 25 2017

F-16 Military Jet Flips Over During Ohio Air Show Practice

Heard said the pilot suffered some lacerations and injuries to his leg and the other team member had no visible injuries. The Air Force on Friday confirmed that the T...

Jun 25 2017

LSU beats Oregon State to reach College World Series finals

Throughout LSU's games between Florida State and Oregon State, LSU would find stability in the team's unsung heroes. "But that's why you have to play the games and our ki...

Jun 25 2017

Democratic Rep. says Pelosi is 'impediment' to taking back House majority

After all, the new Democratic leader would be a mainstream liberal, and would come from a liberal district - likely in one of the (many) states which, when attacked, ...

Jun 25 2017

Scalise upgraded to fair condition

It is a dramatic turnaround for the 51-year-old representative from Louisiana, who was in critical condition and at "imminent risk of death" when first admitted to th...

Jun 25 2017

Modi begins 3-nation tour: Holds talks with Portugal PM

The Prime Minister would meet President Donald Trump face-to-face for the first time at the White House on Monday. PM Modi's trip, the official said is an opportunity...

Jun 25 2017

Group gathers for Amateur Radio Field Day

Members of the North Augusta Belvedere Radio Club, which covers Aiken County, are participating in the exercise and taking shifts during the weekend. "This exercise sho...

Jun 25 2017

CNN Sends Courtroom Sketch Artist To Cover White House Press Briefing

CNN equated the briefing to a Supreme Court argument - an on-the-record event at which cameras are banned. And, Team Trump reportedly is considered whether to rotate p...