Stories about USA

Jun 03 2017

Americans Increasingly Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

Republican Senate aides are said to be drafting the upper chamber's version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA ) to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) this w...

Jun 03 2017

As US retreats, EU and China seek climate leadership at

Withdrawing would leave the USA as one of just three countries outside the agreement, with the other two being Syria and Nicaragua. The Chinese premier is also schedule...

Jun 03 2017

China vows to stick to Paris pact

A draft statement obtained by Bloomberg says the European Union and China want climate change and clean energy to "become a main pillar of their bilateral partnership, ...

Jun 03 2017

Countries should help each other in current economic situation: Modi

Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russian presidential aide Andrei Belousov said . Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied that Russia meddled ...

Jun 03 2017

Jared Kushner met with Russian bank that planted spies in U.S

Jared Kushner, the senior White House advisor and President Trump's son-in-law, met with a representative of a state-run Russian bank, which was known to have planted spi...

Jun 03 2017

Three lawmakers question Kushner Companies on concerns over White House tie

Petersburg International Economic Forum. It wasn't immediately clear who pushed Simmons. Senator Patrick Leahy and Representatives John Conyers and Zoe Lofgren, in the ...

Jun 03 2017

Chiefs release WR Maclin in midst of voluntary workouts

The unexpected move came after the Chiefs wrapped up the second week of voluntary workouts. They retain Jordan Matthews, and releasing disappointing 2015 first-round pick...

Jun 03 2017

Cleveland fires officer, suspends another in Rice shooting

The officer who was terminated, Timothy Loehmann , is alleged to have misinformed the police department about aspects of his employment application, according to a repo...

Jun 03 2017

Kathy Griffin says she's receiving death threats

But she was roundly criticized for the photo and suffered financial repercussions , including the loss of her New Year's hosting gig on CNN , an endorsement deal and ca...

Jun 03 2017

Pres. Trump marks Memorial Day with Arlington visit

Kelly is the son Homeland Secretary and retired Marine Gen. John Kelly . President Donald Trump is expressing his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude to Ameri...

Jun 03 2017

Former Penn State Leaders Sentenced To Prison For Molestation Scandal

And former vice president Gary Schultz , 67, was sentenced to 6 to 23 months, with two months behind bars. Penn State's former president and two other ex-administrator...

Jun 03 2017

Jurors Selected In Cosby Sexual Assault Case

All seven of the jurors chosen so far are white in a case that Cosby believes may have racial overtones. "You have the right to a fair trial and an impartial jury", sai...

Jun 03 2017

Trump's Paris pullout sparks protests and new climate pledges around the world

Others on the list include the mayors of Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, New York, Portland, Boston, Houston, Knoxville, Chicago, Seattle, Philadelphia, Salt Lake...

Jun 03 2017

'I knew them all': Confident Ananya Vinay wins spelling bee

Ananya appeared Friday morning on CNN , where hosts Chris Cuomo and Alisyn Camerota asked her to spell the word that the president posted in an aborted Tweet this we...

Jun 03 2017

White House Truncates Media Briefing, Leaving Questions Unanswered

The important take away from this is, of course, that Spicer did not elaborate or explain what was covered by the phrase "on these matters". Trump hired Kasowitz la...

Jun 03 2017

Merkel slams Trump's decision to quit Paris climate accord

Speaking to European business leaders alongside Li, Juncker said EU-China ties are underpinned by "a rules-based worldwide system". Some other groups expressed measur...

Jun 03 2017

Trump travel ban's fate hinges on emergency US high court request

Government lawyers asked the justices to let the travel ban go into effect even while they challenge the lower courts' rulings. In March, a federal district court in ...

Jun 03 2017

Family of Portland Train Stabbing Suspect Expresses Condolences

Court documents show that Christian said, "I hope they all die ". Christian said he was transient and "does not know the last time he had a permanent address". They...

Jun 03 2017

Texas bathroom bill could expose secrets of transgender kids

Some schools have quietly agreed to parents' requests to keep their children's birth genders secret. Today, a staggering 77 percent of respondents who are out or perceive...

Jun 03 2017

Minn. Cop Who Shot Philando Castile Heads to Trial

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights last July. Each moment of the July 6 exchange was captured on audio from Yanez's squad vehicle and on video. Attorneys for St. Both were ...