Stories about USA

May 25 2017

Britain raises terror threat level from "severe" to "critical"

Nearly 1,000 troops have been deployed across the UK. Troops were sent to key locations in London , such as Buckingham Palace, the prime minister's residence at 10 Dow...

May 25 2017

Trump is a big fan of Philippine strongman Duterte

Duterte warned the martial law would be "harsh" and like a dictatorship in an effort to quell not just the gunmen in Marawi, a mostly Muslim-populated city of 200,000 p...

May 25 2017

Cavs' Kyrie Irving caps off brilliant night by baffling Celtics' Jae Crowder

Kyrie Irving saved the Cavaliers and set a career playoff high with 42 points in Cleveland's 112-99 win over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the Eastern Conferenc...

May 25 2017

Trump unveils first budget with $3.6-trillion spending cut

And don't let the burden of any tax increases or spending cuts fall too hard on any one group, while protecting the vulnerable. In Florida, Rep. Carlos Curbelo criticiz...

May 25 2017

Betsy DeVos Booed, Protested While Delivering Speech At Florida HBCU

DeVos said she was "honored to become a Wildcat" and called it a "real honor and a privilege". DeVos has to raise her voice in order to be heard over the crowd. "They...

May 25 2017

Back to drawing board for Trump team — Federal Bureau of Investigation director search

What's unclear is whether Trump's often combative relationship with the intelligence community and his treatment of former FBI Director James Comey would make the job...

May 25 2017

House speaker rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

Ryan tells the Axios website, "Yeah, I don't agree with that". The answer that has quickly gotten the most attention was to a question about one of the many news storie...

May 25 2017

Trump's food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

Trump's budget is simply a proposal. Let's face it: The program has veered out of control. Subsidies for commercial air travel in rural areas would be cut by more tha...

May 25 2017

USA president meets Pope Francis at Vatican

Later, Ivanka is expected to visit Sant'Egidio, a Rome charity centre devoted to migrants. The pope told Trump he signed the message "personally for you". At the end of...

May 25 2017

Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

The proposal reflects a conservative vision of smaller government, a drastic rollback of programs for the poor and disabled and robust hikes for the military and border ...

May 25 2017

The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

That sparked controversy as it's a Jewish holy site on disputed territory. President Trump meets with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday. He focused firmly on Ira...

May 25 2017

Chocolate may prevent irregular heart beat

Chan School of Public Health and in Denmark. "The rate of atrial fibrillation was 20 percent lower for people consuming two to six servings [of chocolate] per week" c...

May 25 2017

More scattered showers, mid-week sunshine ahead

The coverage area of the showers and storms increases into Sunday with a rain chance ramping up to 60%. Tuesday rainfall totals are expected to be between half to...

May 25 2017

How the global media covered the Manchester Arena blast

Police have named 22-year-old Salman Abedi as the person suspected of carrying out the suicide attack at Manchester Arena on Monday evening. ABC News learned Abedi was th...

May 25 2017

Virginia men's tennis team wins third-straight national championship

Old Dominion second baseman Jared Young was named the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year, while shortstop Zach Rutherford was named the Conference USA Player of the Y...

May 25 2017

UK Raises Threat Level To 'Critical'; Attack 'May Be Imminent'

Under the order, armed military personnel replaced police guarding "key sights" and events like concerts and sports matches. British-born Salman Abedi , 22, blew himse...

May 25 2017

House gives final approval to bill with transgender bathroom ban

The lawsuits have already begun: El Paso County on Monday asked a federal court to block a "sanctuary cities" crackdown signed by Republican Gov. "I wish other people...

May 25 2017

Defense raises race bias in Cosby jury selection process

Prosecutors have used their strikes to send two black women home, although they say race was not a factor in those decisions. O'Neill said he would revisit the issue if...

May 25 2017

Mulvaney defends plans to cut social programs

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue are also testifying before House panels. "I don't know that...

May 25 2017

Trump congratulates Philippine President Duterte on his handling of 'the drug problem'

Meanwhile, photographs purporting to show buildings aflame and black flags raised above public buildings hit social media. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has...