Stories about U.S.

Jun 28 2017

Nuclear power station's intern bikini contest sparks outrage

It then asked its followers to rate them on their attractiveness, saying that the victor would not only get the internship, but the title "Bouncer of Energy". "The compet...

Jun 28 2017

Three More Chicago Police Officers Charged In The Laquan McDonald Case

A Cook County special grand jury approved the three-count indictment Monday and the charges were filed Tuesday. "The indictment makes clear that these defendants did mo...

Jun 25 2017

Global Geo-political Series: US Senate overwhelmingly supports new sanctions on Russian Federation

The Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly - 97 to 2 - to add the Russian Federation measure to a bill sanctioning Iran for its work to develop ballistic missil...

Jun 24 2017

Sears Canada store closures expected to have little impact on RioCan

Sears will shutter two Maryland stores in its latest round of closings, including at Hunt Valley Towne Centre in Baltimore County and in Hagerstown. Sears announced ...

Jun 23 2017

Trump confirms that he is being investigated for firing FBI Director

Rosenstein appointed special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, and has told lawmakers he would only fire him with ...

Jun 23 2017

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is continuing to improve after he was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "The congressman's...

Jun 22 2017

Former US cop who fatally shot black man acquitted

The video showed that at the time the officer fired a second shot, Mr. Smith no longer had a gun and was on the ground - "hands up, with no place to go", said the pro...

Jun 18 2017

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

Clyburn charged that Trump "is allowed to hide behind political correctness to say all kinds of things about people, and I'm a little bit sick and exhausted of people s...

Jun 18 2017

Wife of James Hodgkinson: 'I was shocked'

The man who opened fire at a baseball practice among Congress members had a list in his pocket that included Republican members of Congress. His page was filled w...

Jun 16 2017

Trump changes travel ban expiration date ahead of high court decision

A new White House memo seeks to keep parts of President Donald Trump's immigration executive order alive, even as its broader implementation remains stalled due to co...

Jun 16 2017

VP Pence hires outside legal counsel

That's according to a statement from Pence spokesman Jarrod Agen . Less than a month after President Trump hired an outside lawyer to deal with inquiries related to th...

Jun 15 2017

Congressman Steve Scalise One Of 4 Shot in Alexandria, VA

ALEXANDRIA , VA (AP) - Five people are taken to the hospital after a gunman opens fire at an Alexandria baseball field, during a practice for Republican lawmakers. He...

Jun 07 2017

Source says Comey told boss about Trump worries

He replied: "I wish him luck". Former FBI director James Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday. His appearance will mark Co...

Jun 07 2017

The White House Says It Won't Answer Questions About Russia Anymore

However, Trump has privately and publicly pinned much of the blame for his administration's woes on the communications effort. The assembled reporters wanted more , cryi...

Jun 07 2017

Gov. Abbott Signs Texting While Driving Ban into Law

Greg Abbott promised to add a slew of hardline conservative items, like a so-called " bathroom bill " to discriminate against transgender public school kids, to a specia...

Jun 03 2017

Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

Now, Portland police say that as Best lay helpless, someone apparently made off with his wedding ring and backpack. Tschaggeny will be charged with theft, evidence ta...

Jun 03 2017

Doctor in Trump Hotel case released but due back in court

Police officers acted after receiving a call from a tipster, who said that the man - identified as Pennsylvania physician Bryan Moles - was driving to the Trump hotel w...

Jun 02 2017

Video shows bounty hunters approach man before shootout

Peters said Hutchinson had been sought since March when he failed to appear for court in Hennepin County, which includes Minneapolis. Garcia and Bernal had drawn their ...

May 31 2017

Trump repeats criticism of Germany, Merkel stands by stance

Despite her dismay at the direction Trump is taking, Merkel was also at pains to underline the importance of USA relations. "Given that Germany has been freeriding on A...

May 31 2017

Baltimore considers Confederate monument removal 'in the footsteps of New Orleans'

The city's previous mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake ordered a review of the Confederate monuments but never actually removed them. Instead, former Mayor Stephanie Raw...