Stories tagged: U.S.
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 10:11 a.m.
More children have been diagnosed with a mysterious paralyzing illness, and U.S. health officials still aren’t sure what’s causing it.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 8, 2018, 10:43 p.m.
Thousands of Central American migrants decided to depart Mexico City early Friday and head toward the northern city of Tijuana, opting for the longer but likely safer route to the …
Tue., Nov. 6, 2018, 2:36 p.m.
The “largest-ever” U.S. sanctions list targeting Iran drew mockery from Iranian officials on Tuesday for including mothballed Boeing 747s, a bank that closed years earlier and a sunken oil tanker …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday but eight major importers of Iranian oil were spared from immediate penalties.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:13 p.m.
REC Silicon, a Norwegian company, sees Moses Lake at the center of a high-tech manufacturing revolution. But that vision is likely dead unless Washington and Beijing can settle their differences …
Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 12:31 p.m.
The U.S. and South Korea are reviewing whether they will conduct large-scale military exercises next year and will decide before December.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
The Justice Department has charged companies in China and Taiwan and three individuals with stealing trade secrets from a U.S. semi-conductor company.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 1:56 p.m.
Spending on U.S. construction projects was essentially unchanged in September, the weakest showing since June, as an increase in home construction was offset by a slide in spending on government …
Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods slowed significantly in September, while a key category that tracks business investment fell for a second straight month.
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018, 2:33 p.m.
Still more than 1,000 miles from their goal of reaching the United States, a caravan of Central American migrants briefly halted their arduous journey Tuesday to mourn a fellow traveler …
Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
A U.S. general officer was wounded in an attack last week in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province that killed two senior Afghan provincial officials and targeted a group that included the senior …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 21, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 1:07 p.m.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he told Saudi Arabia’s rulers that the U.S. takes “very seriously” the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will await the outcome of investigations …
Thu., Oct. 18, 2018, 7:45 a.m.
Afghan officials say three top Kandahar province officials have been killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded two U.S. troops.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 9:19 p.m.
A small but increasing number of children in the United States are not getting some or all of their recommended vaccinations. The percentage of children under 2 years old who …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
The problem came two minutes into the flight: The rocket carrying an American and a Russian to the International Space Station failed Thursday, triggering an emergency that sent their capsule …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 8, 2018, 3:06 p.m.
Apple is strongly denying to Congress an explosive report that its products have been compromised by the Chinese government.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 12:45 p.m.
A research arm of the U.S. military is exploring the possibility of deploying insects to make plants more resilient by altering their genes. Some experts say the work may be …
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 4:35 p.m.
Two scientists who first harnessed the power of the immune system to fight incurable cancers have won the 2018 Nobel Prize in medicine or physiology. The discoveries made by American …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
Scientists from the United States, Canada and France won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for revolutionizing the use of lasers in research, finding ways to make them deliver more …
Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 2 p.m.
California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved the nation’s strongest net neutrality law, prompting an immediate lawsuit by the Trump administration and opening the next phase in the battle over regulating …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 1, 2018, 10:04 a.m.
Canada is back in a revamped North American free trade deal with the United States and Mexico after weeks of bitter, high-pressure negotiations that brushed up against a midnight deadline.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 8:54 p.m.
China’s export orders shrank in September as a tariff battle with Washington over technology escalated, adding to downward pressure on the world’s No. 2 economy, two surveys showed Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 27, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran on Thursday of keeping a “secret atomic warehouse” just outside its capital, despite the 2015 deal with world powers that was meant to …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018, 12:58 p.m.
The U.S. government estimates that 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter – the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 1 p.m.
President Donald Trump and his top national security aides lashed out at Iran with unusual venom Tuesday, warning Tehran that it faced severe consequences if it defied the United States.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 7:47 p.m.
President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that Venezuela’s leader Nicolas Maduro could be easily toppled in military coup and the U.S stepped up financial pressure by slapping the socialist president’s …
Tue., Sept. 25, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
The first public grizzly bear hunts in the Northern Rockies in almost three decades have been blocked by a U.S. judge who rejected government claims that the fearsome predators had …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 10 a.m.
The Trump administration has proposed rules that could deny green cards to immigrants if they use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers and other forms of public assistance.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 3:23 p.m.
The owner of a Texas company that sells plans to make untraceable 3-D printed guns was back in the U.S. Sunday after being arrested in Taiwan, where police say he …