Stories about USA

May 11 2017

Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

The five appellate nominees are Joan Larsen of the Michigan Supreme Court and John Bush of Kentucky to the Sixth Circuit, Kevin Newsom of Alabama to the 11th Circui...

May 11 2017

Ann Coulter Cancels Official Berkeley Appearance

Conservative author and pundit Ann Coulter delivers remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference in 2012 in Washington, DC. They said Coulter had not com...

May 11 2017

Curry's 30 lead Warriors to sweep over Jazz

The Warriors will now wait for their opponent in the Western Conference Finals , either the San Antonio Spurs or the Houston Rockets . Interim coach Mike Brown said b...

May 11 2017

White House advisers postpone Paris climate deal meeting

With the rest of the world awaiting a definitive USA position ever since, the new president has said he will make his decision before the next G7 meeting on May 26-27 i...

May 11 2017

Texas House OKs rejecting non-Christian parents

Publicly funded adoption agencies that ban non-Christian, unmarried, or gay prospective parents could soon be shielded by the state of Texas. The Texas bill's author,...

May 11 2017

DeVos booed during commencement speech at historically black university

On Wednesday, BuzzFeed reported that, while protesters gathered outside, some students stood up and turned around so DeVos had to speak to their backs. Our partners h...

May 11 2017

Axelrod Slams Hillary: Stop Making Excuses for Election Loss, 'Move On'

At a forum in NY on Tuesday, Clinton said Comey's letter to Congress on October 28 was a factor in her loss to President Trump. The FBI chief has said it makes him "mil...

May 11 2017

NJ residents grade President Trump on 100-day mark

Trump says the media are trapped at the dinner in Washington and he predicts it will be "very, very boring". In one example of Trump's impact on currency trading, avera...

May 11 2017

Trump defying critical Federal Bureau of Investigation storm

He joined other Democrats in calling for an independent counsel and special prosecutor to look into the allegations of Russian election meddling. White House Deputy Pre...

May 11 2017

Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Xhaka

United are nearly sure to go straight into the group stage of next season's Champions League by winning the Europa League whereas they would have to go through the tric...

May 11 2017

Suspect in Phoenix shootings: 'I'm innocent'

From August 2015 to July 2016 the shootings terrorized the largely Hispanic community in Maryvale in Phoenix , Arizona. "Without a criminal record and lacking a psychi...

May 11 2017

Senate passes spending bill that prevents government shutdown

President Donald Trump speaks at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. As he struggles to produce wins, some signs of frustratio...

May 11 2017

DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

Historically black colleges, it shouldn't have to be said , were built because students of color were denied entrance to all-white universities - not because of vouchers...

May 11 2017

Wednesday marks National Bike to School Day

It's a national effort to make sure students are staying active before their school day begins. The four schools included Hadden, Madison Avenue, Hale Road and Buckeye....

May 11 2017

Jose Mourinho hilariously destroys Arsenal despite Man Utd defeat

Wouldn't it have been better for United to go for it more in some matches, and therefore risk defeat, in an attempt to turn draws into wins? " Yes, Arsenal won , to e...

May 11 2017

Penn State president calls fraternity death sickening

Following Piazza's death, authorities said fraternity brothers tried to destroy any evidence that would reveal what had been happening behind the doors of Beta Theta...

May 11 2017

Teen's plea for free Wendy's nuggets sets retweet record

Carter Wilkinson's call for the free nuggets went viral, and now has nearly 3.5 million retweets. Meanwhile, Twitter has granted Wilkerson a verified badge, and made a ...

May 11 2017

UT Austin stabbing suspect reportedly suffered from mental health issues

When an officer ordered White to drop to the ground he followed directions and was taken into custody. Economics senior Ray Arredondo said he saw swarms of people s...

May 11 2017

In new book, Ivanka Trump gets serious about women at work

Whether they read Ms Trump's book as earnest advice or incognito marketing for the Trump name, nearly everyone who reviewed Women Who Work agreed that a lot could be ...

May 11 2017

1 arrested after brawl aboard Southwest jet during deplaning

Another passenger reportedly suffered minor injuries, but refused medical treatment. 'Local law enforcement responded following the incident, arresting one of the passe...