Stories about USA

May 07 2017

Trump will meet Pope Francis in Rome on first foreign trip

U.S. President Donald Trump announced the upcoming meeting this morning in his speech prior to signing his Executive Order on religious liberty. However, a White House re...

May 07 2017

Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

Trump's order calls for a review of the Obama-era bans with the goal of allowing "responsible development of offshore areas that will bring revenue to our treasury and jo...

May 06 2017

Joey Logano's Post-Race Infraction Leads to First Encumbered Win

Race winners automatically advance to the playoffs and each win counts for five points to use in the playoffs. In addition to the encumbered win, Logano's crew chief To...

May 06 2017

Focus of Alton Sterling case shifts to Louisiana prosecutor

The decision not to charge the officers in Baton Rouge has angered activists who say prosecutors are too deferential toward cops and are too quick to let them off. They...

May 05 2017

Kurds and Turks trade fire on Syria border

There were no reports of casualties on the Turkish side. "We have expressed those concerns to the government of Turkey directly", State Department spokesman Mark Tone...

May 05 2017

Heavy rain could lead to flooding thru weekend

Although South Sounders awoke to heavy fog, forecasters promise that skies will clear and temperatures will climb into the 70s for the second time this year. Any storms t...

May 05 2017

Trump to meet Australian PM on 1st presidential trip to NYC

Trump, who came back to NY most nights as a candidate and ran his campaign and transition from Trump Tower in Manhattan, has stayed away since he was sworn in on January ...

May 04 2017

Customer fatally shoots man who killed Arlington sports bar manager

During that confrontation, the suspect shot and killed the employee. Officials say 48-year-old James Jones walked into Zona Caliente sports bar in Arlington on Wednesda...

May 04 2017

Trump moves to lift bans on Arctic drilling

Along the Atlantic coasts, more than 100 cities and towns have passed resolutions against offshore drilling, citing fears of the certainty of another devastating oil spil...

May 03 2017

Afghan Taliban announce start of 'spring offensive'

Almost 9,000 US troops remain in Afghanistan; some 7,000 of them train and assist Afghan forces, and about 1,500 are a part of a counter-terrorism unit that mostly target...

May 03 2017

Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

Clinton blamed " everybody but herself ", Republican congressman Jeff Duncan said on Twitter . The release of campaign chairman John Podesta's emails and an October 28 l...

May 03 2017

2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

Police found the suspect armed with a "bowie-style" hunting knife, prompting an officer to draw their weapon. The attack came three days after police said a former stud...

May 01 2017

First Lady Dedicates 'Healing' Garden at Children's Hospital

The garden was inspired by a terminally ill young patient who asked her caregivers to go outdoors one more time before she died in 2013. Trump , as well as former first ...

Apr 30 2017

Executive order created to boost rural America

As Secretary of Agriculture, Perdue will serve as the task force chairman. Perdue will meet with farmers from the region Friday morning at the American Royal in Kansa...

Apr 30 2017

Arkansas inmate convulses during deadline-beating execution

Jones' lips moved for about a minute, but nothing was audible from where an AP reporter was seated. A motorist passes by the entrance to the Cummins Unit prison near Varn...

Apr 28 2017

Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

Friday morning a layer of warm air loft may be present and should keep thunderstorm activity either away from most of our area. As a result, the Storm Prediction Center...

Apr 27 2017

Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue Confirmed as New Secretary of Agriculture

The Trump administration has proposed cutting $4.7 billion from the department's 2018 budget, or 20 percent of its discretionary spending. "During his tenure as governo...

Apr 26 2017

Unemployment rates decrease from previous year in north country

The March rate was 9.3 percent in Pend Oreille County and 9.4 percent in Stevens County. Unemployment in Mason County continues to decline, according to the latest stat...

Apr 26 2017

Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

EDT, a senior House aide said. During a White House lunch with ambassadors of United Nations Security Council member states on Monday, the USA president called unaccept...

Apr 24 2017

Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is 'resting' after reuniting with her family

Cummins has continued in light of these allegations, I can tell you that my client will use whatever legal means are at his disposal, including filing suit, to assist Mau...