Stories tagged: United States
Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 9:12 p.m.
China demanded Tuesday that the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely …
Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
The U.S. military says it has carried out an airstrike in Somalia that killed 52 al-Shabab extremists in response to an attack on Somali forces.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 12:57 p.m.
The U.S. military said Friday it has started pulling equipment, but not troops, out of Syria as a first step in meeting President Donald Trump’s demand for a complete military …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an ambitious plan Saturday to stimulate economic activity on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border, reinforcing his country’s commitment to manufacturing and trade …
Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 9:38 a.m.
The White House has sent national security adviser John Bolton on a mission to allay Israel’s concerns about President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
American officials are due in Beijing Monday for talks aimed at easing the U.S.-China trade battle that threatens to hobble global economic growth.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
A federal appeals court sided with the Trump administration Friday in a case about the Pentagon’s effort to restrict military service by transgender people, but the ruling won’t change who …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 4, 2019, 5 p.m.
U.S. employers dramatically stepped up their hiring in December, adding 312,000 jobs in an encouraging display of strength for an economy in the midst of a trade war, slowing global …
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 22, 2018, 6:40 p.m.
Now in its 10th year, America’s economic expansion still looks sturdy. Yet the partial shutdown of the government that began Saturday has added another threat to a growing list of …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
The Treasury Department imposed new sanctions Wednesday against 15 Russians over hacking, interference in U.S. elections and a nerve agent attack in England.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 4:01 p.m.
The United States and Canada moved Friday to ease tensions between them over the case of a top Chinese technology executive whose arrest by Canadian authorities has sparked a diplomatic …
Fri., Nov. 30, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Global health experts are urging the Trump administration to allow U.S. government disease specialists – “some of the world’s most experienced” – to return to northeastern Congo to help fight …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2018, 2:27 p.m.
Mexico’s incoming government says it does not plan to assume the role of “safe third country” for migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. after Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is sworn …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 3:07 p.m.
On the 15th day of their journey, Joel Eduardo Espinar and his family were hurting. And they still had a country to traverse before they got to the United States.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 2, 2018, 8:48 p.m.
The Trump administration on Friday restored U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal, but carved out exemptions for eight countries that can still import …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 26, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
The U.S. economy grew at a robust annual rate of 3.5 percent in the July-September quarter as the strongest burst of consumer spending in nearly four years helped offset a …
Wed., Oct. 24, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
The former commander of the U.S. Army in Europe warned Wednesday that it’s very likely the United States will be at war with China in 15 years.
Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 8:24 a.m.
The United States and South Korea are scrapping another major military exercise this year, a Pentagon official said Friday, citing a push for diplomatic progress with North Korea.
Wed., Oct. 17, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Sweaty, sunburned and exhausted, Jonathan Zuniga had been carrying his 1-year-old baby in his arms for five hours when help arrived unexpectedly from a local woman who offered him a …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 9:11 a.m.
Record imports drove the U.S. trade deficit up for the third straight month in August. The deficit in the trade of goods with China and Mexico hit records.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018, 8:02 p.m.
The jobless rate, the government reported Friday, is now at its lowest level since the 3.5 percent it reached 49 years ago. And the strength looks likely to endure. There …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Canada and the United States reached a deal Sunday night for Canada to stay in a free trade pact with the U.S. and Mexico.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 8:31 p.m.
Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi shared a hug as the final seconds ran down on a third straight World Cup championship. The longtime USA Basketball teammates had accomplished another piece …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 7:46 p.m.
Breanna Stewart scored 19 points and the United States rallied to beat pesky Nigeria 71-40 in the quarterfinals of the Women’s Basketball World Cup on Friday.
Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
The United States and six other nations called Thursday for the United Nations to convene a committee to begin drafting a new constitution for Syria.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 8:25 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he rejected a one-on-one meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the trade dispute involving the North American neighbors and renewed his threat …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
America’s rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un announced a sweeping set of agreements after their second day of talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday that included …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Neymar and Roberto Firmino scored first-half goals, and Brazil overwhelmed the United States 2-0 before a sparse crowd of 32,469 at MetLife Stadium. Firmino scored in the 11th minute off …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:33 p.m.
The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years – evidence that employers remain confident despite the Trump …