Stories about USA

May 23 2017

3 foreign climbers dead, 1 missing near top of Mount Everest

Three climbers died on Everest over the weekend and another is missing, officials confirmed on Monday, in one of the deadliest episodes on the peak since an avalanche swe...

May 23 2017

Ohio gas prices rise, now even with national average

The state average of $2.30 is 10 cents more than this time previous year, according to AAA. A surge in oil prices and disruptions at Northern California refineries comb...

May 23 2017

NDSU softball team's season ends in NCAA regional

Even though Tulsa, trying to make its first-ever Super Regional, played a mistake-free game, and managed to get eight hits off Parker, the Golden Hurricane (41-17) never ...

May 23 2017

Trump's budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps

It is unlikely that Congress, which passes its own budgets and appropriates public money, would approve a raft of cuts to social programs. It's part of a continued effort...

May 23 2017

Trump Tells Russians That Comey Firing Relieved Pressure

In response to the story the White House said that Mr Comey's "grandstanding" and "politicising" of the Russian inquiry hurt diplomatic efforts with Moscow. Mr Trump ha...

May 23 2017

Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Pressed by Pirro on whether he asked Comey for his loyalty, Trump responded: "No, I didn't, but I don't think it would be a bad question to ask". CNN's Jonathan Karl ...

May 23 2017

Charles County Sheriff's Office Cracking Down on Motorists Not Wearing Seat Belts

These tragic losses are completely preventable. "Through enforcement and education, we want to prevent injuries and deaths by encouraging everyone to buckle up every day,...

May 23 2017

What Trump Should Say in Israel

Yet Trump may still need to engage in some delicate diplomacy following revelations that he disclosed highly classified intelligence Israel obtained about the Islamic Sta...

May 23 2017

Mr. Trump, stand with Israel: The Western Wall is Jewish

Trump said in a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference in March 2016 that he would move the US embassy to Jerusalem , calling it "the eternal ...

May 23 2017

North Korea says United States has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

Unlike his two conservative predecessors, Moon, a liberal, has emphasized the importance of dialogue in dealing with North Korea, saying that his predecessors' hard line,...

May 23 2017

Trump told Russian officials he fired 'nut job' Comey

A Washington Post report , citing anonymous sources familiar with the matter, said a senior Trump adviser is now considered a "person of interest" in the law enfor...

May 23 2017

Almost 740K foreigners overstayed visas a year ago

Homeland Security experts say those who come legally then overstay have at least faced some scrutiny, often by State Department employees who issue visas, and then by bor...

May 23 2017

Democrats, watchdog seek Trump's ethics waivers

Exemptions had been granted under former President Barack Obama, in cases where there was an evident skills gap and the waivers were subsequently made public. The adminis...

May 23 2017

Chris Christie: 'I wouldn't let General Flynn in the White House'

Shortly after the election, Vice President Mike Pence took over the transition team from Christie. Christie told reporters that while he was running the transition, "I ...

May 23 2017

Korea Ready to Deploy, Mass-Produce New Missile

In April, Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea not to test the resolve of President Donald Trump and the strength of the USA military. North Korea has carried o...

May 23 2017

Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier in British Columbia

Suddenly, a California sea lion comes for a visit. Amid screams and cries of "Oh my God", a man jumps into the water and pulls the girl to safety without further in...

May 23 2017

President Trump visits Middle East

US President Donald Trump visits Jerusalem Monday to seek ways to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace, a goal that has eluded his predecessors but which he says could be ea...

May 23 2017

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

The modified bill passed 91-50. The bill states the government or anyone working with the state's child welfare system who operates within Texas under government author...

May 22 2017

Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case

Weiner's sentencing is scheduled for September 8. The girl said he had asked her to undress on camera. During the hearing, the Democratic former congressman apologiz...

May 22 2017

Comey agrees to testify in open Senate committee hearing

A Democratic member of Congress, Ted Lieu, drew an instant conclusion about the implications, tweeting: "This. Is". Press secretary Sean Spicer did not dispute the rep...