Stories about USA

Jun 03 2017

Putin Upbeat After Trump Withdraws US From Global Climate Agreement

Saying that we need to rely on coal and oil is like saying that the Earth is not round. As NPR has reported , "the only other countries not part of the agreement are Syr...

Jun 03 2017

61 mayors adopt Paris climate accord after USA pulls out

May noted that Japan and Canada - fellow members of the G-7 group of rich industrialized nations - also were not signatories, but like Britain remain committed to the ...

Jun 03 2017

"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

Patrick has deliberately not moved Senate versions since then, and says it could mean Texas might not be able to fully license physicians and other medical personnel af...

Jun 03 2017

California Senate: Trump, Presidential candidates can't run unless income taxes released

The program, which generates significant state revenue for anti-global warming investments, is authorized to operate through 2020. The bill passed by a vote of 23 to 13...

Jun 03 2017

Trump aides won't say whether he believes in climate change

By withdrawing , Trump has removed the USA from its position as a leader, creating an opportunity for other nations to fill that role. "We are convinced that the imp...

Jun 03 2017

The Russia problem only one reason Donald Trump has a hiring problem

Since then, a dozen nervous House Republicans and at least four previously supportive Senate Republicans, have broken ranks with the White House over the need for s...

Jun 03 2017

Explainer: Was Jared Kushner's attempted 'back-channel' with Russia treasonous

Gergen, who served under four Presidents, described the complexity of working inside a White House that's being investigated. Another person whose name has been raise...

Jun 03 2017

Majority Believe Republican Health Care Law Fulfills Some of Trump's Promises

Republican efforts to overhaul the U.S. health care system may need to move to the back burner so Congress instead can prioritize a short-term measure to stabilize healt...

Jun 03 2017

Trump creates a Twitter 'covfefe'

He deleted it at 5.50 a.m., and by then, it was re-tweeted more than 100,000 times, making it the career best for Mr. Trump who routinely announces policy and snipes at c...

Jun 03 2017

Trump Appeals To Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban

Justice Department lawyers asked the court to overturn a decision of the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that kept in place a freeze on President ...

Jun 03 2017

Spelling Bee Champ Asked to Spell Covfefe Superfan TV

The lanky Texan had the most swagger of the finalists, at one point spelling the word "Mogollon" as soon as he heard it and turning around to return to his seat. He stepp...

Jun 03 2017

Iranian Foreign Minister criticizes Trump

The Saudis' warm embrace was welcome change for the besieged White House. Wearing black skull cap, he became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall in Jeru...

Jun 03 2017

Many US business leaders disappointed at Trump's Paris withdrawal

The message echoes criticism from the leaders of France, Germany, and Italy - and European Union and United Nations officials who branded the withdrawal "a major disa...

Jun 03 2017

US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack: Putin tells NBC

Putin insisted Thursday that his government was not involved in hacking the US election, CBS News justice and homeland security correspondent Jeff Pegues reports . Pet...

Jun 03 2017

Blasts near funeral in Afghan capital, at least 12 dead

Alam Ezadyar is deputy speaker for the upper house of the country's parliament. Izedyar was not immediately in a condition to comment on his son's killing, his secretary...

Jun 03 2017

McCain, Rubio blast Trump for not confronting Saudi Arabia on human rights

The trip had delivered "more power to the Saudi royal family". Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the USA would take a more active r...

Jun 03 2017

Navy Parachutist Killed During Fleet Week Demonstration

His yellow chute somehow separated from him and landed in a Jersey City parking lot on Hudson Street a few blocks away. "As we watched his five other brothers come down...

Jun 03 2017

Pittsburgh, City Trump Prefers to Paris, Plans to Go Green

We will never waver, because we know that future generations depend on us. The EPA administrator was asked repeatedly whether Trump believes climate change is a hoax ,...

Jun 03 2017

Officer's attorneys want Castile gun permit evidence omitted

Jury selection begins Tuesday and is expected to last at least a couple of days. Yanez is charged with second-degree manslaughter, which is punishable by up to 10 years i...

Jun 03 2017

Megyn Kelly hits it out of the park in NBC premiere

Instead, he said, Trump's opponents had to accept the election's result. Putin said Thursday that "patriotic" Russians could have been involved, but covered their tra...