Stories tagged: United States
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 …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 10:26 a.m.
The leader of the Taliban said Saturday there will be no peace in Afghanistan as long as the foreign “occupation” continues, reiterating the group’s position that the 17-year war can …
Sat., Aug. 18, 2018, 10:20 a.m.
Turkey’s president said Saturday his country will stand strong against an “attempted economic coup” amid heightened tensions with the United States.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
Turkey announced Wednesday it is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration officials will unveil new plans to combat Mexican drug cartels Wednesday in Chicago alongside members of the Mexican government and federal police, DEA officials told …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Kelsey Stewart drove in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as the United States beat Japan 7-6 in the final of the women’s world softball championship …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 10:21 a.m.
Roller-coaster nuclear diplomacy between the United States and North Korea hit highs and lows on Saturday as the countries’ top diplomats traded polite words and barbs, leaving efforts to rid …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Turkey’s president said Saturday the country will freeze the assets of two United States officials in retaliation for sanctions against Turkey’s justice and interior ministers over the detention of an …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
Arizona clergy are calling activists to gather this weekend at the state’s border with Mexico and leave large jugs of water on remote trails for migrants who continue to cross …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
With the U.S. unemployment rate near a five-decade low, companies are looking harder for employees, and in some cases finding them right at their own workplaces.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:17 a.m.
China on Friday announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
Julie Ertz, Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan scored second-half goals and the United States took control to beat Brazil 4-1 for the Tournament of Nations title. Heath’s curling goal in …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 3:50 p.m.
Thousands of scientists expressed alarm this week at the expansion of the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. A report in BioScience outlined the dangers of building a continuous and impermeable …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
The Taliban held their first direct contact with a U.S. official in a preliminary discussion about future peace talks on Afghanistan, a senior official with the insurgent group said Saturday. …