Stories about USA

May 30 2017

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

President Donald Trump has alternated between bellicosity and flattery in his public statements about North Korea , but his administration is still working to solidify ...

May 30 2017

Mississippi shooting: Suspect in custody after 8 people were killed

President Donald Trump is back from his first big overseas trip - complete with dual meanings of "journey" and "stumble" - and things got back to "normal" quickly. Schi...

May 30 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's National Security Adviser, Dies At 89

Brzezinski joined Carter's campaign as his principal foreign policy adviser in 1976 and as national security adviser from 1977-1981. The national security adviser cam...

May 30 2017

Boy, 10, falls from slide at water park opening

A 10-year-old was briefly hospitalized after sliding off a waterslide with an 80-foot drop during opening day of a new California waterpark. "Six went to the park and...

May 30 2017

What do we celebrate on Memorial Day?

Hats from each branch of the military were displayed at the fallen comrade table. It also seems appropriate that May is national Military Appreciation Month, a time for...

May 30 2017

Memorial Day Walk of Honor remembers the fallen

It is for them we pay tribute on Memorial Day; those courageous men and women who died in the act of service to our great nation. "I don't need to be thanked for my ser...

May 30 2017

National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict

Aditya Chezhiyan, the victor of the Prince William County Spelling Bee , is gearing up to test his mettle against hundreds of his peers in the Scripps National Spelling...

May 30 2017

Trump hails heroes including Kansan during Memorial Day ceremony

Bob Dole, who sat in the audience at Monday's ceremony, thanking him for his service in World War II. In the speech, Trump paid tribute to Army Spc. "Age shall not tire...

May 30 2017

Taylor: Montana Voters' Choice on Gianforte Should Be 'Honored'

Montana police have charged Gianforte with misdemeanor assault for allegedly "body-slamming" Jacobs on Wednesday after being questioned about the American Health Care ...

May 30 2017

UFC Fight Night Stockholm Results: Alexander Gustafsson Crushes Glover Teixeira

Taking a page out of light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier's book, Teixeira started the fight with a big pick-up and slam to put Gustafsson on the ground, but the...

May 30 2017

'He just started shooting everything'; Relative 'devastated' after Mississippi shooting rampage

At least seven hours elapsed between the first shootings and Godbolt's arrest near the final crime scene in Brookhaven, a city of about 12,500 people. The Mississippi Bur...

May 30 2017

Macron vows reprisals if chemical weapons used in Syria

However, in the joint news conference after Monday's talks both leaders said there were opportunities for their countries to work together more closely. When they emerg...

May 30 2017

Greg Gianforte Apologizes For Body Slamming Reporter After Winning Election

Ben Jacobs , a reporter for The Guardian , said that Gianforte bodyslammed him after he attempted to asked the candidate a question about the House Republican health c...

May 30 2017

1 of 2 girls harassed on train speaks out

According to police, two of the men were killed . A suspect, Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, has been arrested on aggravated murder charges. Dyjuana Hudson posted ...

May 30 2017

US To Mark 100th Birthday Of Slain President John Kennedy

Monday , May 29, 2017. The 100th anniversary of his birth is Monday , May 29. Joe Kennedy III, a great-nephew of JFK, is expected to deliver the keynote at a ceremon...

May 30 2017

Weather Cooperates With Memorial Day Plans, but Rain is in view

Temperatures will rise into the middle 70s with a gentle breeze from the west 10-20 miles per hour. Winds: E/SE 5-10 miles per hour. A few quick pop-up showers or storm...

May 30 2017

Protest sparks Texas lawmaker threats of gun violence

Earlier this month Gov. Greg Abbott signed the law , which also allows "police to inquire about the immigration status of anyone they detain, a situation that can rang...

May 30 2017

Kushner sought secret back channel with Russian Federation

There is no "legitimate" reason why Trump's transition team should have sought out a secret line of communication with a foreign nation that the American government would...

May 29 2017

Jurors selected for Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial

Cosby broke barriers as the first black actor to star in a network show, "I Spy", in the 1960s and created the top-ranked "Cosby Show" two decades later. Half of the jur...

May 29 2017

Officials investigate photos of gator forced to drink beer

Shocking images show the suspects prying the reptile's jaws open as they pour beer down its throat. Photos posted on social media of a young alligator being forced to d...