Stories about USA

May 10 2017

Raúl Labrador Will Run for Governor of Idaho

Labrador's filing comes shortly after he faced backlash over comments on health care made at a town hall event. By filing his paperwork and naming a campaign treasurer ...

May 10 2017

Texas Cities Suit To Protect New Sanctuary Cities Law

Abbott, Paxton and other supporters of the bill claim that the legislation is necessary to protect Texas from undocumented criminals who local law enforcement officials m...

May 10 2017

Marquette Rep. arrested on second drunk driving offense

A spokesman for House Democrats said Tuesday morning that leadership is still gathering details on the situation before making any statements about the case. Sheriff Lawr...

May 10 2017

Valparaiso invited to join Missouri Valley Conference

The MVC announced Tuesday that it has extended an invitation to Valparaiso University to join the conference, effective July 1. The IndyStar says the Missouri Valley ch...

May 09 2017

Kaine urges Trump administration not to abandon efforts to tackle climate change

Although the administration's responses did not make Trump's intentions clear, they suggested little interest in participating in the assessment process so member countri...

May 09 2017

Texas officer charged with murder in shooting of teen released on bond

Last night Oliver was arrested on suspicion of murder. Roy Oliver , the 37-year-old former Balch Springs officer, fatally shot Edwards while he was in the passenger se...

May 09 2017

EPA Removes Climate Change Info From Their Website

Myron Ebell, a climate change sceptic at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a libertarian think tank, said the march would have little impact on the administration. ...

May 09 2017

Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

During the signing ceremony, Abbott criticized the policies of Travis County Sheriff Sally Hernandez, who earlier this year changed policies to limit the unauthorized...

May 09 2017

Residents linger despite fire evacuation orders

The wildfire was sparked by lightning April 6 and has since burned nearly entirely within the Okefenokee refuge boundaries, as well as some public forest land in north Fl...

May 09 2017

US still in climate talks with no decision on Paris pullout

The conflicting signals suggested the administration was trying to keep its options open while Trump decides whether to withdraw, a move the global community would strong...

May 09 2017

Trump's Offshore Energy Order Could Impact Gulf of Mexico

Former President Barack Obama had to pursue protection of the same swathes after a massive oil spill caused by BP's operations in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. It could als...

May 09 2017

Sinclair Broadcast Group acquires Tribune Media

Sinclair also will assume about $2.7 billion in debt. 21st Century Fox and Blackstone Group explored a joint bid, partly to block Sinclair's move, but Fox ultimately didn...

May 09 2017

Two dead, including suspect in shooting at North Lake College

Multiple news agencies are reporting that Torres shot Gonzalez three times as she sat in a chair. McLellan says authorities received reports that shots had been fired...

May 09 2017

Penn State Frat Brothers Charged in Pledge's Death

Eighteen Pennsylvania State University students and their fraternity were charged Friday in one of the largest hazing prosecutions in the nation's history, sending a ...

May 09 2017

Tillerson urges ASEAN ministers to cut N Korea funding, minimise diplomatic ties

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has singled out China in the Trump administration's new approach to pressure North Korea to stop its provocative nuclear weapons p...

May 09 2017

Challenge to revised travel ban hinges on Trump's own statements

Much like the fight over Trump's first (and now-withdrawn) order, the hearing will likely center on whether Trump's campaign promise to enact a "Muslim ban" betrays the s...

May 09 2017

13 judges to hear revised Trump travel ban case

Following the successful confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, President Trump is expected to name new nominees to the federal bench on Monday, a White Hous...

May 09 2017

Chicago Weekend Shootings Rise as Politician Praises Gang Activity

Kevin Navarro said two men in masks came out of an alley near 46th Place and Rockwell Avenue around 5:20 p.m., and opened fire with rifles as the victims were praying at ...

May 09 2017

Penn State students react after 18 frat members charged with student's death

Penn State said in February that its governing body for all fraternities as well as the fraternity's national organization had placed Beta Theta Pi on temporary cease ...

May 09 2017

Rudy Gay (Achilles) will opt out from Kings' deal

He aims to be back on the court next month and ready for the start of next season. Gay's marriage with Sacramento was an unhappy one - he reportedly requested a trade ...