Stories about USA

Apr 23 2017

Born doctor, wife charged in genital mutilation probe

One of the unnamed seven-year-old girls told investigators that in addition to Nagarwala, "two other adult women were present in the examining room during the procedure, ...

Apr 20 2017

US Rep. Steve King toasts Border Patrol over deportation

The post First protected DREAMer deported under President Trump appeared first on PBS NewsHour . "Juan Manuel Montes Bojorquez was apprehended by the Calexico Statio...

Apr 20 2017

NY gasoline prices rise, expected to peak soon

Gas prices in South Central Ohio decreased by nearly seven cents this week to $2.327 per gallon, according to AAA East Central's Gas Price Report. Gas prices hit a 19-m...

Apr 20 2017

Trump extends private-sector health care program for veterans

However, because the 2014 legislation was authorized and funded by emergency measures, a sunset provision was added, so the VA had prepared to restrict medical services i...

Apr 19 2017

NCAA awards sites for 2019-2022 wrestling championships

From 2004-11, Terre Haute hosted the event annually, and promoted itself as Cross Country Town USA. Omaha also bid to host the NCAA Division I wrestling championships...

Apr 19 2017

'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after auto chase

A pursuing trooper's auto slid into Stephens' vehicle, but the officer was not injured. In a message posted on Facebook on Tuesday, police confirmed that Steve Ste...

Apr 19 2017

DOJ will crack down on violent gangs

President Donald Trump echoed Sessions' commitment to a more aggressive crime fighting approach, going a step further to blame the Obama administration by name for the ...

Apr 18 2017

Gorsuch sworn in as Supreme Court justice

Litigation surrounding the possible repeal and replace of the Affordable Care Act may give Gorsuch his earliest chance to affect change since there "is a potential for ma...

Apr 18 2017

Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

The Arkansas Department of Correction is still planning as if at least one execution will happen. Arkansas had scheduled the executions to occur before the state's supp...

Apr 18 2017

Trump Claims Presidency Makes Him Immune to Lawsuits

April 16 (UPI) - Donald Trump can't be sued for inciting his supporters because the president is immune from civil lawsuits, his lawyers said in federal court filings. ...

Apr 18 2017

Sens. Hatch, Lee respond to Gorsuch confirmation following 'nuclear option'

Illustrating the importance of the moment, Vice President Mike Pence served as the Senate's presiding officer during the vote to confirm Gorsuch, who also worked in Repub...

Apr 16 2017

North Korea Parades New Prototype Long-Range Missiles amid Nuclear Tensions

That raised questions about US President Donald Trump's plans for North Korea, which has conducted several missiles and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations and un...

Apr 15 2017

White House decides against releasing visitor records

The White House under former President Barack Obama voluntarily released over 6 million records of White House visitors. Robert Weissman, president of the consumer ad...

Apr 15 2017

Conservative group's health ads slam top GOP lawmakers

But the Trump administration and conservative lawmakers have discussed potential changes to that legislation, such as allowing states to seek federal waivers that would l...

Apr 14 2017

Firms object to drug use in Arkansas executions

Inmates Bruce Ward (top row L to R), Don Davis , Ledell Lee , Stacy Johnson, Jack Jones (bottom row L to R), Marcel Williams , Kenneth Williams and Jason Mcgehee are...

Apr 13 2017

Trump suggests Susan Rice might have committed crime

Trump made the accusation in an interview with The New York Times and would not say if he reviewed new intelligence to support his claim. As more is discovered about ...

Apr 13 2017

Border arrests drop to lowest in 17 years

News that a complete concrete border wall that stretches across the entire U.S. -Mexico border has been deemed "unlikely" but the chief of Homeland Security is certainly ...

Apr 13 2017

U.S. backs down on anti-Trump Twitter account

The social network was supported by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), which said it would stand by Twitter and take action against the government too if it con...

Apr 09 2017

Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

The initial incident prompted a wave of calls to 911 by residents anxious there was some sort of threat. City says it's a malfunction. Officials say all of the city's 1...

Apr 08 2017

Rock Hall 2017: Steve Perry will reportedly perform with Journey

Members of Journey have also confirmed that Perry will be there, but were vague as to whether or not he will be performing with them on stage. So the idea that the su...