Stories about USA

Jun 14 2017

Senator Paul calls Virginia shooting a 'killing field'

Paul said if not for Capitol Police security it would have been a "massacre". "We were picked up by a vehicle driving by that had a Congressional staffer who they kne...

Jun 14 2017

Local politicians react to shooting at Congressional baseball pr

Security has been increased for lawmakers in the aftermath of the Wednesday morning shooting in Alexandria, Va., according to Brady, the ranking Democrat on the House Com...

Jun 14 2017

Kevin Durant outduels LeBron James in epic NBA Finals matchup

He won a championship, and then we were close and didn't win one. The Bill Russell Finals MVP victor averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks in t...

Jun 14 2017

House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

The shooting occurred around 7 a.m. ET in the Del Ray area of Alexandria, just south of Washington , D.C., and about 8 miles from Capitol Hill. Rep. WaPo reported a...

Jun 14 2017

Rep. DeSantis Had 'Odd' Encounter With Man Before Virginia Shooting

He left at 7:10 AM, five minutes before shots rang out. He's a former high school and college baseball player and serves as a pitcher for the Republicans' congressional...

Jun 14 2017

Search for inmates who killed two guards during escape from prison bus

According to the sheriff, Rowe and Dubose are "dangerous beyond description". 31 other prisoners were on board the bus and they all stayed behind until officers arri...

Jun 14 2017

Supporters of Hernandez family gather at Denny's in Sheldon

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg pauses as she talks to the media, Thursday, June 8, 2017 in Houston . (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP). The grand jury...

Jun 14 2017

Republican congressman Steve Scalise shot at baseball practice

Asked whether he thought it was a random shooting, Brooks told CNN: "It sure as heck wasn´t an accident". Senior congressman Steve Scalise was shot in the hip, ac...

Jun 14 2017

Sessions defiant in Senate panel testimony

He called accusations of collusion " an appalling and detestable lie " and derided the suggestion last week by Comey that there were "problematic" issues that forced Ses...

Jun 14 2017

$1M in meth-laced lollipops seized in Houston

Police estimate the drug-laced sweets to have a street value close to $1 million, with each lollipop estimated to be sold on the street for between $20 and $40. Police ...

Jun 14 2017

Cruz drives in 4; Mariners cruise past Twins 14-3

Now the Twins start their ace, and Santana has feasted on teams with losing records as of late, so I think the Twins take game three behind a strong effort from Santana. ...

Jun 14 2017

Reward increases to $70000 for escaped inmates

Ricky Dubose now has tattoos on his face, according to updated photos. Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman Steve Emmett said agents are involved in the hunt ...

Jun 14 2017

Mark Flag Day with respect

This special day has been set aside as an occasion not only to display our flag proudly, but also as an appropriate time to reflect on the story of America. It has 50 fiv...

Jun 14 2017

Huge fire breaks out in London apartment building

By early morning, most of the block was a blackened hulk. Eyewitness Tia Abrhams told Good Morning Britain: "It was awful". In his lengthy post he used his camera pho...

Jun 14 2017

Officer Involved In Shooting At Hampton, NH Liquor Outlet

Shortly after 12:30 p.m., "an encounter" ensued with state troopers and Jones in front of the store, where "one or two" officers shot their weapons. Authorities in Virg...

Jun 14 2017

'Comatose' US student released by N.Korea

They also expressed their relief that their son would "finally be with people who love him". In Warmbier's hometown of Wyoming, just outside of Cincinnati, residents ti...

Jun 14 2017

President Trump says Lynch's action on Clinton inquiry 'totally illegal'

For weeks, the swirling intrigue has been centered on President Donald Trump's administration, questioning if it exerted inappropriate influence on former FBI Direc...

Jun 14 2017

Critics of Donald Trump are not even people, claims son

Trump is now helping run the family business with his brother, Donald Trump Jr., while their father serves as president. When questioned about a 2014 tax filing tha...

Jun 14 2017

I'll serve as long as you want me, May tells lawmakers

Last evening, May faced the tough 1922 Committee of her party's backbench MPs amid a brewing rebellion within the ranks after her gamble to call a snap general election ...

Jun 14 2017

Another golden buzzer performance on 'America's Got Talent'

Mel B shouted "What just happened?!" while Heidi said he has "an incredible gift" and Simon declared him "one of my favorite contestants I've seen this year". The inspir...