Stories about U.S.

Aug 07 2016

California And Nevada Wildfire Updates: Soberanes Fire, Virginia Mountain Complex Fire

A blaze that has scorched some 17,400 hectares and destroyed dozens of homes near California's famed Big Sur coast was sparked by an illegal, unattended camp fire in a st...

Aug 06 2016

Paul Ryan reaffirms support for Trump, critiques campaign

And so far, McCain, Ryan and other Republicans who've reluctantly declared that they plan to back Trump for president appear to be sticking with him. John McCain and New ...

Aug 06 2016

Paul Ryan reaffirms support for Trump, critiques campaign

And so far, McCain, Ryan and other Republicans who've reluctantly declared that they plan to back Trump for president appear to be sticking with him. John McCain and New ...

Aug 06 2016

Trump taunts GOP, refusing to back Ryan, McCain

Trump later declined to endorse Ryan, although Ryan said Thursday he still supports Trump, despite some sharp language distancing himself from the Republican nominee. Tru...

Aug 06 2016

Pence brushes off question about GOP candidate endorsements

In the letter Monday, they noted how Ryan had initially withheld his endorsement of Trump, and now asked the speaker to take it back. "While our party has bestowed up...

Aug 06 2016

Obama Wrong to Claim That We Approve of Iran Nuclear Deal

President Obama says the backlash over the payment is an attempt by Republicans to distract Americans from the success of the nuclear deal. Obama was responding to the ...

Aug 06 2016

Senator Grassley issues statement on Trump soldier controversy

The Army ROTC program at the University paid tribute to Khan shortly after his death, and the University continues to recognize outstanding ROTC students with the Captain...

Aug 06 2016

Khizr Khan: John McCain was my son's 'hero'

He criticized Trump's proposed Muslim ban and directly addressed Trump, saying, "You have sacrificed nothing and no one". Trump responded by saying Khan "viciously at...

Aug 06 2016

Obama says US does not pay ransom, defends payment to Iran

The cash was delivered to the Iranian government in January, at the same time the nuclear deal was settled and the Americans were released. House Speaker Paul D. Pence ...

Aug 06 2016

Obama denies $400M payment to Iran was ransom

Speaking Thursday, President Obama said, "we announced these payments in January". The claims, which had dragged on for decades, were resolved in January because the ...

Aug 06 2016

Obama Says Trump 'Unfit' To Be President

That moment - when the father of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in Iraq addressed Donald Trump directly - has been played many times over the past few days. Since then, T...

Aug 06 2016

Israel rejects Obama's latest remarks on Iran nuclear deal

Obama was responding to the revelation, first reported by the Wall Street Journal , that $400 million of the settlement was delivered by plane to Iran in cash. "It wou...

Aug 06 2016

Remaining charges against police over Freddie Gray death dropped

Brian Rice, the highest-ranking officer charged. The results are expected soon. These officers are free to return to their lives (pending the investigations being conduct...

Aug 06 2016

Parents of USA soldiers killed in action demanding apology from Trump

She had nothing to say. But they have never questioned Trump's readiness to be the president. Now, donors on the fundraising site Crowdpac want to make Khan - father ...

Aug 06 2016

Congressional delegation raps Trump for affront to Khans

Tom Keefe, the who started the Crowdpac account, praised Khan for speaking out against Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric in the name...

Aug 03 2016

Mark Cuban uses football analogy to roil Donald Trump

Donald Trump said Tuesday that outsiders like him need to prevail because current government officials have made a "mess" of the nation and world. Trump said he was "h...

Aug 01 2016

Heavy storms cause major flooding in parts of mid-Atlantic Saturday evening

Howard County Fire and Rescue tweeted multiple closures due to flooding, including Centennial Park, which will be closed until after damage assessment can be completed. "...

Jul 30 2016

Clinton: America faces 'moment of reckoning'

She is expected to hit opponent Donald Trump but also lay out her own vision for America - likely a more positive take on the country than her GOP rival, and more i...

Jul 30 2016

Former Reagan WH Staffer: 'Donald Trump, You Are No Ronald Reagan'

Chamber of Commerce official who is heading a GOP group supporting Clinton, part of an expanded outreach to Republican voters and donors. While Elmets, who worked for R...

Jul 30 2016

Day 4 Of The Republican National Convention: Hits & Misses

He said: "O ur convention occurs at a moment of crisis for our nation". That's the day that President Obama's term ends. Trump continued his theme of violence, stat...