Stories about USA

Jun 28 2017

Vandals obliterate info on Emmett Till marker in Mississippi

A civil rights historical marker in MS has been vandalized, obliterating information about black teenager Emmett Till , who was kidnapped and lynched in 1955. Accordin...

Jun 26 2017

Local Ham Radio Operators Gather For Communications Exercise

The rapid jaunt of Morse code dots and dashes Nick Yokanovich tapped out on his telegraph sounder carried across the field on the sluggish summer wind like an echo from a...

Jun 25 2017

Mumbai University Admissions 2017: First Merit List Declared Cut Off Increased

As per The Hindu daily, as communicated by the Delhi University (DU) officials, cut-offs have seen a dip as several boards that announced results before the CBSE had ...

Jun 24 2017

Local senators react to health care bill

American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare ...

Jun 24 2017

Sears closing store in Acadiana Mall

The latest 20 are among the 235 locations Sears sold to its real estate investment trust spinoff, Seritage Growth Properties, in 2015. The store at Skyview Power Cent...

Jun 23 2017

Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

At this point in the investigation, the FBI does not believe that these photographs represented surveillance of intended targets, though the release said the investig...

Jun 22 2017

Man kills children, hangs self on Father's Day after custody dispute

The man and the children's mother were married but separated for six months. Authorities found the children's lifeless bodies near Camara after climbing through a b...

Jun 21 2017

US sailors who died in destroyer-container ship crash

Seven crew members were unaccounted for after the collision flooded berths with seawater. Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25 of California; Gunner's Mat...

Jun 21 2017

Gulf Coast prepares for Tropical Storm Cindy

It has maximum sustained winds of 40 miles an hour, meaning it is just barely above the threshold to be a tropical storm. The first storm since the official start of th...

Jun 21 2017

It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

The record high was 122 degrees, recorded June 26, 1990. Phoenix is the hottest big city in America , with summer temperatures regularly rising above 100 degrees, ...

Jun 20 2017

Trump turns back the clock with Cold War Cuba U-turn

The United States Tour Operators Association (USTOA) also expressed its dismay at Trump's decision. Rodriguez called those fugitives "fighters for civil liberties" wh...

Jun 19 2017

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said in separate testimony Tuesday that there was no "secret plan" to fire Mueller , nor was there cause. Until now, Mueller...

Jun 19 2017

Celebrities React To Bill Cosby Mistrial

Constand was the Temple University women's basketball team manager, and Cosby was a significant donor to the school, as well as a member of the board of trustees. As the ...

Jun 19 2017

Adviser says Obama tried to get Warmbier back

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Thursday, "We're glad he's home". "I just said kind of quite nervously, 'Well, that's the last we'll see of you....

Jun 19 2017

Iran fires missiles into Syria in revenge for attacks

IRGC forces have been assisting in the fight against ISIS in both Iraq and Syria , but the missile strike represents a significant escalation in Iran's involvement. Iran...

Jun 18 2017

Trump proposal aims at another way of getting people to work

The recordings referred to would cover conversations Trump had with Comey when he asked him for a loyalty pledge and allegedly requested that Comey end the probe into f...

Jun 18 2017

Weapons used in Republican baseball shooting appear legally bought

The gunman , identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson , 66, of Bellevile, Illinois, was killed in a firefight with police on Thursday after shooting at a party p...

Jun 18 2017

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

In 2012, he protested outside the local post office, carrying a sign reading "Tax the Rich". NPR's Hansi Lo Wang is in Belleville. HANSI LO WANG, BYLINE: Hey, Ari. Ho...

Jun 16 2017

Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

Trump's planned drop-by for the official investiture of Justice Neil Gorsuch comes as the president's lawyers make nearly daily filings with the justices in an attempt to...

Jun 16 2017

Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel for Russia probe

U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, ...