Stories tagged: United States
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Strong high pressure baked much of the West in high heat Wednesday, and forecasters said the siege would last into the Labor Day weekend and likely beyond.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017
Americans across the political spectrum generally support a generous immigration program, as long as it’s orderly.
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 10 p.m.
They were a mix of breeds and sizes, ranging from puppies to seniors. All faced a grim future in Puerto Rico animal shelters, where chronic overcrowding results in many dogs …
Tue., Aug. 22, 2017
There is much to dislike in President Trump’s trade agenda, but he is correct on one subject: China’s relentless quest to extort American “intellectual property” – technologies, business methods, patents.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 1:27 p.m.
The United States won’t settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
The nuclear conflict with North Korea that has made Guam the target of a threatened attack has led to new calls to change the government of the Pacific island whose …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
A Pentagon spokesman says the two U.S. soldiers killed Sunday in Iraq were casualties of a U.S. artillery “mishap.”
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Tourists haven’t been deterred from visiting the tropical island of Guam even though the U.S. territory has been at the center of North Korean and U.S. threats during the past …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 9:33 a.m.
U.S. intelligence officials are pretty sure North Korea can put a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental missile that could reach the United States. But experts aren’t convinced the bomb could …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
It is extremely rare for a U.S. president to use such language that evokes nuclear attacks.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 1 p.m.
North Korea has announced a detailed plan to launch a salvo of ballistic missiles toward the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam, a major military hub and home to U.S. bombers. …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, migrants who came to the U.S. from across the globe – Syria, Congo, Haiti, elsewhere – arrive here where Roxham Road dead-ends …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Russia’s top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters, even as Moscow braced for …
UPDATED: Sun., July 30, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said Sunday the United States would have to cut its embassy and consulate staff in Russia by 755, heightening tensions between Washington and Moscow three days …
UPDATED: Sun., July 30, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. The …
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
The public face of Cuba’s diplomatic opening with the United States is leaving her post to become ambassador to Canada, officials said Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Pushing and shoving? Of course. Pinching? Borderline. But biting? Retired stars Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas and Steve McManaman said lengthy suspensions are needed to stop players from sinking their teeth …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017, 12:02 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russia on Sunday that it must take the first steps to reduce tensions in eastern Ukraine and that American and European sanctions would …
UPDATED: Mon., July 10, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump called for expanded cooperation with Russia on Sunday, as a cease-fire brokered by the two powers and Jordan for southern Syria came into effect.
Sat., July 8, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Six months into a job he didn’t seek or particularly want, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appears to be slowly embracing a more traditional approach to American diplomacy after …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 3:43 p.m.
The United States and Russia have reached agreement on a cease-fire in southwest Syria, three U.S. officials said Friday as President Donald Trump held his first meeting with Russian President …
Thu., July 6, 2017
The net encircling Pyongyang must be urgently tightened through international cooperation.
UPDATED: Tue., July 4, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
SEOUL, South Korea – Grinning broadly, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delighted in the global furor created by his nation’s first launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile, vowing Wednesday …
Tue., July 4, 2017, 1:42 p.m.
Americans are celebrating their country’s 241st birthday with big-time fireworks, small-town parades and the quirky spectacle of competitive hot dog eating.
Sun., July 2, 2017
As we hit 150, Americans deserve our thanks. They not only provided protective might and economic dynamism but also gave us a display of excesses to be avoided.
Sat., July 1, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Americans have disagreed about government and civic life since the country’s founding, about who should vote, who should run for office and the risks of political factions. But as the …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
China on Friday strongly protested a U.S. plan to sell $1.4 billion worth of arms to Taiwan and demanded that the deal be canceled.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
A Russian fighter jet came “within several feet” of an Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea and lingered by the side of the U.S. plane for several …
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 7:38 a.m.
Legislation that would hit Russia with economic sanctions and limit President Donald Trump’s authority to lift the penalties faces an uncertain future in the House despite the bill’s heavily bipartisan …