Stories about USA

May 10 2017

United Nations climate talks begin amid uncertainty over U.S. position

Ivanka Trump has said she'll focus partially on climate change in her White House role, and helped set up a meeting during the transition period between her father and fo...

May 10 2017

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

On Monday, they raised the number of people killed to nine and said there were 12 total shootings — with the first one happening in 2015. Numerous shootings took plac...

May 10 2017

Sally Yates Just Contradicted Trump's Defense of Michael Flynn

Meanwhile, Ted Cruz is talking about Hillary's emails and the travel ban-which Yates refused to defend in court, a decision that led President Trump to fire her. The fo...

May 10 2017

US environmental chief to recuse himself from court cases

One scientist on the board said he had never before seen a person not reappointed to the board during a presidential transition. Gretchen Goldman, research director at ...

May 10 2017

Explaining the Johnson Amendment and Trump's 'religious liberty' executive order

Trump said he was making it easier for churches and religious groups to take part in politics without risk of losing their tax-exempt status. Some Mississippi relig...

May 10 2017

Officer who killed unarmed black 15-year-old fired, identified by department

Edwards was shot and killed by an unnamed officer, while he was in the passenger seat of a auto leaving a party Saturday night. "The vehicle continued the main roadway dr...

May 10 2017

President Trump calls Russia probe 'a total hoax'

Keeping up with the Yates-Flynn news of the day, Late Night's Seth Meyers did an excellent impression of President Donald Trump believing former President Barack Obam...

May 10 2017

White House delays meeting on Paris climate deal

Trump and Macron agreed during the phone call to meet during a May 25 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders meeting in Brussels, the White House said. "If one nati...

May 10 2017

No motive in DE trooper's fatal shooting, standoff

Ballard had been on the force for more than eight years, state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said. The gunman, alone in the house, refused to leave and fired severa...

May 10 2017

North Korean missile test an open defiance: McMaster

His country, he said, should not be "a focal point of the problem on the peninsula" and stressed that "the key to solving the nuclear issue on the peninsula does not lie ...

May 10 2017

Republicans feel heat for excluding women from health care group

Republicans pushed their healthcare restructuring through the House on a 217-213 vote, handing President Donald Trump his first major legislative success. The GOP now con...

May 10 2017

Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction

MA law says murder convictions are abated, effectively erased, after an inmate's death if the inmate's appeals options have not been exhausted. MA courts have generally...

May 10 2017

Padres acquire Matt Szczur from Cubs

Making 15 regular-season appearances thus far into the 2017 campaign, he received just 19 at-bats en route to a.211 batting average alongside three RBI and a.273 on-base ...

May 10 2017

US navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

A U.S. guided-missile cruiser was struck by a South Korean fishing boat on Tuesday while the Navy warship was conducting operations in global waters near the Korean Penin...

May 10 2017

Trump orders offshore review

Zinke said the order will require him to review and replace the Obama administration's most recent five-year oil and gas development plan for the outer continental shel...

May 10 2017

LI man among 18 Penn State students charged in hazing death

He died of irreversible spleen and brain stem damage, according to the district attorney. Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller disclosed details abo...

May 10 2017

Paul Ryan visits New York school run by charter advocate

The founder and CEO of the Success Academy, Eva Moskowitz, is a longtime proponent of charter schools, and was very almost nominated education secretary instead of DeVos....

May 10 2017

Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Yates said in her testimony she had a meeting with White House Counsel Donald McGahn on January 26 to inform him about Vice President Mike Pence's statements based on...

May 10 2017

White House Claims Trump Travel Ban Not Targeting Muslims

Wall countered by stating Trump could not be held accountable for what he said on the campaign trail before taking official government office. According to the U.S. Six...

May 10 2017

Aaron Hernandez murder conviction vacated

On April 15, 2015, Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder after the 2013 killing og Lloyd, a semi-professional football player who was dating Hernandez's fianc...