Stories about USA

Jun 08 2017

Georgia GOP Congressional candidate against 'livable wage' during debate

Handel spoke out against a livable wage this time, but she made her feelings on the minimum wage clear during a previous race. The first claim: Handel saying to Oss...

Jun 08 2017

Trump pushes public works agenda, health care on Ohio visit

The president painted a dire picture of the nation's locks, dams, and bridges, saying they are "crumbling" as maintenance has been "massively underfunded". "I would be do...

Jun 08 2017

There's no Comey bombshell: US dollar jumps against yen

Ahead of his public testimony Thursday, James Comey submitted a statement to the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that makes several claims about his in...

Jun 08 2017

GOP Medicaid cuts to hit rural America hardest, report finds

Researcher Joan Alker says the numbers should correct any misconceptions of Medicaid as a big-city program. The report shows 57 percent of Florida's rural and small-tow...

Jun 08 2017

Gulf crisis opens a window of opportunities for India

The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 US-led war with Iraq pits several nations against Qatar, home to some 10,000 American troops and a majo...

Jun 08 2017

Comey to testify that Trump told him 'I need loyalty'

But Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers told the Senate Intelligence Committee they would not discuss d...

Jun 08 2017

Hawaii becomes first in country to join with Paris agreement goals

Jerry Brown of California met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss renewable energy. "But we will start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal that's ...

Jun 08 2017

James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

Comey says, literally, " He is a good guy " about Flynn. Comey said that on January 6 he met with then-President-Elect Trump in a conference room at Trump Tower, asked...

Jun 08 2017

Bob Stoops to retire, be replaced by Lincoln Riley

Stoops, owner of the most wins in Oklahoma football history and engineer of 10 Big 12 Conference titles and the 2000 national championship, said now is the appropriat...

Jun 08 2017

Bear euthanized after scratching woman who was walking dog

State Department of Energy and Environmental Protection officials say they found the animal, which was wearing a Global Positioning System collar, after tracking it from ...

Jun 08 2017

Nadal into French Open semis, Busta quits

It was just today it was just unusual how it came about". Murray will take on former champion Stan Wawrinka in a remake of last year's semifinal, which Murray won. Uk...

Jun 08 2017

Las Vegas officer to face involuntary manslaughter charge

Lopera had used an illegal technique on Farmer for more than a minute, police department statement said. News notes that Lopera was taken into custody Monday before pos...

Jun 08 2017

NSA chief, intelligence director won't comment on Trump conversations

Mike Rogers , acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will all testify before the Senate intelligence committee 24 hours befo...

Jun 08 2017

Want to Show Your Support for Pride on Facebook? Here's How!

According to Schultz, as of this year, more than 12 million people around the world have joined at least one of the 76,000 existing Facebook groups focusing on the L...

Jun 08 2017

Trump Administration: Ignore the President's Tweets

Sources have told ABC News that the recusal is one of the top disappointments of Trump's presidency, and one that he has remained fixated on. The implication being: Tr...

Jun 08 2017

Death Toll In Kabul Blast Surpasses 150, Afghan President Says

Gelani Farhad, a spokesman for the provincial governor of the western Herat province, says Tuesday's blast took place near the main Sunni mosque in Herat city, adding tha...

Jun 08 2017

Percent of Republicans Think Trump Tweets Too Much

Sessions' recusal meant that the deputy attorney general would oversee the FBI investigation. There's also POTUS' plan to live-tweet Comey's testimony which, if god e...