Stories about USA

May 31 2017

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

Trump retweeted an article from FOX News titled " Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says". It happens so often that the ab...

May 31 2017

Young Mainers in Scripps National Spelling Bee

They will all be watching when she steps on the stage for the first time on Wednesday. Now, ex-spellers who remain close to the bee swap lists of favorites and particip...

May 31 2017

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

He says the government needs to "get to the bottom" of the allegations, and if they are true, "there's no way" Kushner should keep his security clearance. Jared Kushner ,...

May 31 2017

Absent from Trump's meeting with the pope: Sean Spicer, a devout Catholic

Trump about what sort of treats she's been feeding her husband, suggesting potizza, a Slovenian pastry. But after a half-hour meeting behind closed doors, Francis seeme...

May 31 2017

Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

At an election rally in Munich in southern Germany on Sunday, Merkel told the crowd: "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out"....

May 31 2017

Browns LB Kirksey signs 4-year, $38 million extension

Kirksey emerged last season, his third in the NFL . They had all that room even after taking on the contract of Brock Osweiler , signing Jamie Collins and Joel Bit...

May 31 2017

Baltimore mayor exploring removal of Confederate statues

Mayor Catherine Pugh is exploring removing them entirely, according to The Baltimore Sun , and suggested Saturday the city may auction the monuments off. For those who...

May 31 2017

Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

Three other men on the train intervened before police say Christian attacked them, killing two and wounding one. Police are examining Christian's background, "including...

May 31 2017

Justices side with police in California shooting case

The rule had held that police who use force not deemed excessive may be liable nonetheless because they provoked the victims to respond in a way that makes officers...

May 31 2017

'Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed'

While he has called his first trip overseas a "home run", it was shadowed by reports about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign an...

May 31 2017

Former Congressman Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case with teen

Federal authorities have been investigating the former NY representative over allegations he sent lewd messages to a 15-year-old girl between January and March last year...

May 31 2017

High court once again upholds death sentence for Ohio woman

The 6th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed that decision and remanded the case for further proceedings. "For twenty years, OH has used the process spelled out in the nat...

May 31 2017

Man slips from Palouse Falls cliff, presumed dead

Signs have been posted warning visitors of the dangers associated with getting too close to the cliffs in the rocky terrain. In late 2015, temporary fencing was placed to...

May 31 2017

Duluth Chipotle Restaurant Part of Nationwide Data Breach

It has underperformed by 63.36% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.64 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.04, from 1.29 in 2016Q3. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) invested in 1,7...

May 31 2017

TCU, Arkansas get prime network TV slot for nonconference showdown

Over his nine combined seasons as a defensive coordinator at Auburn (2008) and Pittsburgh (2000-07), Rhoads' units ranked in the top 30 nationally in scoring defense six ...

May 31 2017

Photo shows GOP congressman standing on office roof while people protest below

Moore said that Issa took questions from the protestors and then made a decision to head to the roof to get a picture of the whole group. The way Moore put it, Issa "sp...

May 31 2017

Mary Lee the shark visits Delmarva beach Memorial Day weekend

It has been tracking Mary Lee since she was tagged in 2012 with a GPS-like tracking device. Later that day, she pinged near Cape May, New Jersey. The curator of Jenkins...

May 31 2017

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley announces Clean MI Government Constitutional Amendment

Their annual pay would be slashed from about $72,000 to an amount equaling about half of the average teacher's salary. Calley had been teasing a run for governor for a ...

May 31 2017

NJ cop on way to work killed in I-78 crash

According to New Jersey State Police, around 6:20 a.m., three vehicles were involved in the collision on the eastbound side of Interstate 78 in Bernards Township. The cer...

May 30 2017

How Coloradans across the state observed Memorial Day

This years' Memorial Day address was delivered by Dr. Rudy Valdez, 2017 Rockford Mayoral Candidate. "I know I speak for millions of grateful Americans when I say, 'th...