Stories about USA

Jun 06 2017

Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

Already, members of the House Freedom Caucus have said they will push for spending cuts in this year's debt-ceiling debate in exchange for their support. "What we've deve...

Jun 06 2017

Father of escaped prisoner arrested; prisoner still missing

The Bucks County Sheriffs Department is searching for a man who escaped police custody in Doylestown Township Sunday night. Businesses in the area were also wary of t...

Jun 06 2017

GOP congressman on Islamic terror suspects: 'Kill them all'

A spokesperson for Higgins' congressional office didn't immediately respond to TPM's questions, including whether the congressman was advocating for a specific policy, ...

Jun 06 2017

Protests over Portland killings escalate

He said his group is not racist or alt-right and it should not be held responsible for the actions of counterdemonstrators. John Turano, 49, a welder from Los Angeles...

Jun 06 2017

Trump says he's calling it a 'travel ban'

The leader concluded the series of tweets by stating that U.S. is " extreme vetting " those coming into the country, accusing the courts of being " slow and political "...

Jun 06 2017

Al Franken: I Don't Think Trump Ordered Comey to Quash Russia Probe

Trump , the official said, will start his infrastructure push on Monday with a Rose Garden speech that will propose separating all air traffic control operations from the...

Jun 06 2017

McMaster 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Reports

Mr Trump, who participated in the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington Ceremony on Monday, is said to be considering a shake-up of the White House administration...

Jun 06 2017

Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to begin in Pennsylvania

McMonagle says Cosby and Constand had sipped drinks by a fire and had other romantic encounters. "You know, ultimately, they're just that allegations", she added. The p...

Jun 06 2017

Missing person found dead after explosion at Wis. mill

Didion Milling Plant executive Derrick Clark says the worker's body was found June 2 in the rubble of the plant in Cambria. Block's body was found early Thursday, not l...

Jun 06 2017

Al Pacino To Star As Joe Paterno In New Movie

However, reports on Monday named Barry Levinson as both the director and producer of the yet-to-be-titled film. No other stars have been attached to the film, which ...

Jun 06 2017

Navy SEAL falls to death in Hudson River after parachute failure

The elite Navy Leap Frogs Parachute Team suffered a tragedy on Sunday when one of the jumpers' parachutes failed to deploy. The Navy said the identity of the victi...

Jun 06 2017

California grandmother is suspect in stabbing death of infant

Southern California authorities say a 6-month-old girl was slain and her sister and mother were critically wounded in a stabbing they suspect was carried out by the littl...

Jun 06 2017

Ambassador Haley to Visit UN Human Rights Council in Geneva and Israel

Haley's comments come days after Trump announced he would pull the USA out of the Paris climate accord, which he criticized as unfair for the U.S. "It was not possible ...

Jun 06 2017

Rauner not ruling out signing stopgap budget

For the third straight year, the Democratic-controlled General Assembly and Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner have been unable to come to an agreement on a full-year state b...

Jun 06 2017

Big US firms stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

Donald Trump said on Thursday that he has chose to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement , a landmark global pact to deal with climate change . The head of the E...

Jun 06 2017

Arab League chief regrets split between Arab states and Qatar

Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties Monday with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation that is home to a major US military base, accus...

Jun 05 2017

Supreme Court Is Trump's Best Hope for Reviving Travel Ban

After several tweets, including one offering U.S. support to the United Kingdom and another criticizing London Mayor Sadiq Khan , Trump tweeted: "Do you notice we ...

Jun 05 2017

Yale defeats Holy Cross 9-5 to stay alive in Corvallis

Saturday. The Crusaders, who won the NCAA title in 1952, are making their first postseason appearance since 1978. The Big Ten champions head home from their third pos...

Jun 05 2017

Mayor Jackson joins USA mayors in pledge to honor Paris Climate Agreement

The United States is one of three countries that have rejected the Paris Climate Agreement. Treece cited Trump's announced withdrawal from the Paris accord as a reaso...

Jun 05 2017

Theresa May calls London attack a 'strike on free world'

Police attend to an incident near London Bridge in London June 4, 2017. London Police are now investigating the incident and have since made many related arrests....