Stories about USA

Mar 13 2017

US sending 400 troops to bolster Raqa offensive

But Turkey's determination to also push back the Kurds is alienating the other big players in Syria " Russia and the United States " and threatens to undermine the fi...

Mar 13 2017

Pennsylvania 3-year-old dies in house fire caused by hoverboard

She was pronounced dead about 11:32 a.m. Saturday at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Salisbury Township. Ashanti Hughes suffered burns over 95 percent of her body in a fire t...

Mar 13 2017

MI bounces Gophers from Big Ten tournament

They were pretty good when the season began and they defeated Marquette and SMU on consecutive nights in November. Wisconsin entered having won three consecutive game...

Mar 12 2017

Sunny Today, Rain Tonight, Turning Colder (And Spring Foward)

The high temperature in Milwaukee on Thursday was 40 degrees, which is the normal high temperature in the city on March 9, according to the weather service. The low at ...

Mar 11 2017

Alaska Airlines to add direct flight from NO to San Francisco

All the mainline flights on Alaska's new routes will use aircraft from the "A320 family", which is the type used by Virgin America. Alaska will begin operating the new ...

Mar 10 2017

JCCs request more help from White House in tackling bomb threats

Jewish institutions this year. A Jewish community center in West Hartford received a bomb threat by email Wednesday morning. Devorah Halberstam founded the museum w...

Mar 10 2017

'A Day Without A Woman' Rallies Held In Boston

For women, taking the day off work. Organizers also asked women to wear red to signify love and sacrifice. "The first actions drew straight from the 1970s playbook". "H...

Mar 10 2017

#BIG20: 20 Classic Notorious BIG Songs To Jam Out To

Biggie was shot four times in a drive-by-shooting March 9, 1997 and died about one hour later. Music from Biggie and the artists he inspired will be played throughout...

Mar 10 2017

Woman accused of injecting woman in labor with heroin, meth

Felicia Farruggia , a 29-year-old living in New Hampshire , was in "full labor and giving birth to a baby boy" at her home in September. Also arrested was 37 year old ...

Mar 10 2017

Pennsylvania day care worker charged with pushing 4-year-old down stairs

Police said as soon as the daycare owner found out about the incident, Gable was sacked from her job and police were called. Police say workers at the day care had just...

Mar 09 2017

Protesters converge on downtown LA for 'A Day Without a Woman' rally

Back then the New York Times reported that: "Many men have been agitating privately to make February 23 International Men's Day, the equivalent of March 8, which is Int...

Mar 06 2017

Wilson, Gray lead No. 5 SC past Georgia in SEC quarterfinals

SC guard Kaela Davis (3) and teammate A'ja Wilson (22) react to a play in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Mississippi State during the Sout...

Mar 06 2017

Columbus police find body of missing IN woman

Jacqueline Watts was reported missing yesterday when she didn't return home to Indianapolis from a trip to Columbus , Indiana . According to WTHR , Watts's body w...

Mar 06 2017

This is how 'SNL' covered the Mike Pence email controversy

Lauren Easton, the AP's director of media relations, said the news organization removed the email address when they realized Karen Pence still used the account. IndySta...

Mar 04 2017

Kentucky lawmakers hear charter schools bill

CSMI , the education management company that manages the Camden school, lists a senior vice president and chief communications officer by that name. Leaders of the advo...

Mar 04 2017

Catholic high school earns millions from Snapchat IPO

Simon Chiu, president of the school, announced the sale of the school's stock during Snap's public offering this week in a letter to parents. The hugely successful in...

Mar 04 2017

Supreme Court rules education funding is inadequate

A similar situation occurred in 2016 when the court ruled a portion of the state's block grant funding system was unconstitutional and gave the same June 30 deadline. A...

Mar 04 2017

Senate Expected To Take Up House Obamacare Repeal Plan

Trump's speech to a joint session of Congress this week was well-received, but did little to fix divisions. This controversial measure could ultimately drive even more pe...

Mar 03 2017

Rachel Dolezal Has Legally Changed Her Name To A West African Moniker

Court records posted online by Spokane County, in Washington state, indicated that Dolezal petitioned to change her name to Diallo, which has African roots, and that a ju...

Mar 01 2017

Trump orders review of Obama rule protecting wetlands and streams

Trump's order will also direct the Justice Department to ask a federal court to put legal challenges to the rule on hold as the administration conducts its review, the of...