Stories tagged: United States
Sun., Feb. 17, 2019
For travelers who seek out historic hotels, learning about a property firsthand and from an expert is a lovely perk. No brochure or website can make history come alive – …
Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
President Donald Trump said that “there’s a possibility” he would extend a March 2 deadline in trade talks with China if the two countries are closing in on a deal.
Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
The International Court of Justice ruled Wednesday that it has jurisdiction to hear part of a case brought by Iran against the United States that seeks to claw back around …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 3:26 p.m.
Stocks extended their gains in afternoon trading on Wall Street Wednesday as investors remained optimistic that the U.S. and China will make more progress in resolving their costly trade dispute.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
The top Pentagon official assured Iraqi leaders Tuesday that the U.S. will stick to its limited military role in Iraq, a message aimed at recent talk by some Iraqi politicians …
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 12:03 p.m.
The U.S. military said Tuesday it struck a mosque that had allegedly been used as an Islamic State control center, as American-allied Syrian forces battled the extremists in their last …
Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 11:47 a.m.
Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States.
Sat., Feb. 9, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
U.S.-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian forces said Saturday they have launched a final push to defeat the Islamic State group in the last tiny pocket the extremists hold in eastern Syria.
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
The years have been hard on Africatown USA. Established by the last boatload of Africans abducted into slavery and shipped to the United States just before the Civil War, the …
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 11:38 a.m.
Australian police arrested six people after what authorities said Friday was the largest single seizure of methamphetamine in the United States and the biggest drug haul bound for Australia.
Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
Trucks carrying U.S. humanitarian aid destined for Venezuela arrived Thursday at the Colombian border, where opposition leaders vowed to bring them into their troubled nation despite objections from embattled President …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 5:48 p.m.
Another U.S.-Russian nuclear pact is in danger following the U.S. move to withdraw from a Cold War-era arms control treaty, a senior Russian diplomat said Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 6, 2019, 5:39 p.m.
A caravan of 1,600 Central American migrants is surrounded by Mexican authorities in an old factory a short distance from Texas, where they hope to seek asylum but appear to …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019, 8:11 p.m.
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he will hold a two-day summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam to continue his efforts to persuade Kim …
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 8:41 p.m.
Provocative hashtag, vice president’s wife rekindle debate over role of Christian schools in U.S.
Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
Following in the footsteps of the U.S., Russia will abandon a centerpiece nuclear arms treaty but will only deploy intermediate-range nuclear missiles if Washington does so, President Vladimir Putin said …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
The United States announced Friday that it is pulling out of a landmark nuclear arms treaty with Russia, arguing that it should not be constrained by a deal Moscow is …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 12:02 p.m.
The European Parliament is calling on the European Union’s member states to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the interim president.
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
Three European countries working to preserve a deal that was meant to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon have established a new system so their companies can continue trading …
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019, 11:36 a.m.
President Donald Trump says he’ll announce next week the site and date for the second summit he’s planning to hold with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) …
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 12:59 p.m.
Immigration lawyers on Wednesday blasted delays in the U.S. government’s handling of applications for citizenship, green cards and other immigration benefits.
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 12:11 p.m.
The Taliban said Wednesday they are not seeking a “monopoly on power” in a future administration in Afghanistan but are looking for ways to co-exist with Afghan institutions – the …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
The Trump administration on Monday sanctioned Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, ratcheting up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to the U.S.-backed opposition in the oil-rich nation in …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 6:39 p.m.
Nicolas Maduro’s government backtracked Saturday from its order for U.S. Embassy personnel to leave Venezuela, moving to defuse tensions with Washington just hours after international diplomats traded heated rhetoric at …
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.