Stories about USA

Jun 16 2017

Escaped inmates accused of killing guards arrested in Tennessee — Georgia manhunt

Here's a picture showing escaped Ga. inmates in custody in Tenn. The trooper said the homeowner looked outside and saw the two allegedly trying to steal his auto. Dubos...

Jun 16 2017

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting. He underwent immediate surgery, and an addit...

Jun 16 2017

James Hodgkinson's long descent into rage

Roger Williams , Zach Barth; lobbyist Matt Mika; and Capitol Police Agent Crystal Griner. "While this was going on, the gunfire is coming nonstop from the rifle", sa...

Jun 16 2017

Trump reacts on Twitter after special counsel reportedly starts investigating him

News of Mueller looking into potential obstruction comes after former FBI Director James Comey testified last week. Regardless of the outcome, the specter of Muel...

Jun 16 2017

Otto Warmbier 'was brutalised by pariah N Korea', parents say

Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old college student detained and imprisoned in North Korea , is carried off of an airplane at Lunken Airport in Cincinnati on Tuesday. After a ...

Jun 16 2017

Senator Kamala Harris interrupted (again) by male colleagues while questioning attorney general

Harris had been asking Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about whether he would sign a letter stating that the special counsel appointed to lead the Russian Federati...

Jun 16 2017

Authorities say Belleville man opened fire on members of Congress

Sanders said he had been informed that Hodgkinson had volunteered on his presidential campaign . Sanders released a statement on Wednesday saying he was " sickened by...

Jun 16 2017

Newt Gingrich calls special counsel team 'bad people'

And leading Republican legislators on Tuesday waved off the idea of firing Mueller , with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that his advice was to "let Robert Mueller d...

Jun 16 2017

Blimp at US Open golf tournament crashes in Wisconsin

Open golf tournament Thursday, June 15, 2017, near Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. He was tied for 151st place - five from the bottom. I can't put it any other way other than...

Jun 16 2017

Trump announces to expand apprenticeships programme

It is unknown how the president will celebrate his birthday, but rumors have circulated that there could be a party at the White House to celebrate the occasion. Sen. Tam...

Jun 16 2017

Injured Capitol Police Officer, NCCU grad, throws out first pitch

Steve Scalise wounded along with the two agents that helped control the tense situation. Griner, Bailey and a third officer, Henry Cabrera, engaged the gunman nearly i...

Jun 16 2017

17-point drop in US satisfaction among Republicans

Painted cloth flags including one saying "Love One Another" are strung across a store along Mt. Vernon Ave.in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, as Federal Bureau ...

Jun 16 2017

Deadlocked jury in Cosby trial wraps up for the night

Some three hours after the jury announced its deadlock, Constand passed the time by shooting hoops in a hallway in the courthouse. Cosby claimed it was a consensual sex...

Jun 16 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise undergoes third surgery after shooting

Really, then, you know, some people react to things like that. President Donald Trump sent a video message to the game, highlighting Scalise who remains in critical...

Jun 16 2017

Comey Welcome in Russia Says Putin

Putin said there is a similarity between Comey and Snowden as the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's decision to leak details of his conversations w...

Jun 16 2017

Scalise has more surgery as authorities track shooter's path

Scalise, 51, and three others were wounded when a man identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Illinois opened fire on the Republican ...

Jun 16 2017

Gunman was angry with Trump's policies

Hodgkinson has been arrested before for fighting, but that 2006 case was dismissed. Multiple outlets have identified the alleged shooter as James T. But the annual ...

Jun 16 2017

Fortenberry calls shooting 'targeted political violence'

Capitol police officers - part of Scalise's security detail - rushed to his defense, exchanging fire with the suspect. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., said several other people...

Jun 16 2017

Trump says US Congressman Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought

Later, House Republican and Democratic leaders called for unity and praised the police, while Trump in an address from the White House said that the prayers of the na...

Jun 16 2017

Polygamist Cult Leader Arrested After Year Running From FBI

Following the charges, Jeffs escaped house arrest near Salt Lake City this time a year ago. The FBI said he appeared to have used olive oil to slip free from his GPS-...