Stories tagged: U.S.
Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 6 a.m.
A growing number of people whose official birth records show they were born in the United States are now being denied passports – their citizenship suddenly thrown into question.
Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 2:16 p.m.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday the U.S. intends to continue backing the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen despite civilian casualties and questions about the Saudis’ commitment to …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 28, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s drive to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement has taken an unexpected turn – one that complicates his effort to replace that deal with one more …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:05 p.m.
Snubbing Canada, the Trump administration reached a preliminary deal Monday with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement – a move that raised legal questions and threatened to …
Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 7:10 p.m.
North Korea’s main newspaper accused the United States on Sunday of staging military drills to prepare an invasion while at the same time pursuing dialogue with a smile on its …
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, noon
In assembling the following five ideas for budget U.S. vacation spots, we stuck to places we’d actually want to go, with mid-to-high-quality lodging for about $175 or less per night …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 1:37 p.m.
Al-Qaida’s chief bomb maker, Ibrahim al-Asiri, who was behind the 2009 Christmas Day plot to down an airliner over Detroit and other foiled aviation-related terror attacks, was killed in a …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 9:07 a.m.
A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey and the United States, but problems in the Cold War-era alliance as well as Turkey’s own …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 17, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
The Trump administration is ending funding for Syria stabilization projects as it moves to extricate the U.S. from the conflict, citing increased contributions from anti-Islamic State coalition partners.
Wed., Aug. 15, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
U.S. manufacturing output rose a solid 0.3 percent last month, led by increased production of cars, electronics, and appliances.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
Turkey’s president on Saturday blamed the country’s economic downturn on the United States and other nations that he claims are waging “war” against his country.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 9:09 p.m.
The Trump administration announcement of export restrictions in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Britain sent the ruble tumbling to a …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 11:59 a.m.
The federal government recorded a $76.9 billion deficit in July, with increased government spending and tax cuts keeping the country on track to record its biggest annual deficit in six …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 12:11 p.m.
Russia’s prime minister sternly warned the United States on Friday against ramping up sanctions, saying that Moscow will retaliate with economic, political and unspecified “other” means.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 8, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
The United States announced Wednesday it will impose new sanctions on Russia for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempt to kill a former spy and his daughter in …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
Already threatened by escalating U.S. taxes on its goods, China is about to find it much harder to invest in U.S. companies or to buy American technology in such cutting-edge …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 1:06 p.m.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying the U.S. policy is to levy …
Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
As the Trump administration readies to re-impose sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the 2015 nuclear accord, America’s European allies fear greater regional instability.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 9:58 p.m.
In an emotional and solemn ceremony, the remains of dozens of presumed casualties from the Korean War were we escorted by military honor guards onto U.S. soil on Wednesday, 65 …
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
The U.S. will impose sanctions on two Turkish officials over a detained American pastor who is being tried on espionage and terror-related charges, the White House announced Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:24 p.m.
U.S. factories grew at a slower pace in July, but American industry remains healthy despite growing concern about trade conflicts.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
President Donald Trump says he would “certainly meet” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani if the Iranian leader was willing, adding he would do it with “no preconditions.”
Mon., July 30, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Justice Department is committed to protecting the religious rights of Americans.
UPDATED: Sat., July 28, 2018, 6:09 p.m.
At a time when President Donald Trump and other conservatives are repeatedly calling on people to come here legally, most immigrants have few options to do so under the country’s …
Sat., July 28, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has spoken to his Turkish counterpart about an American pastor detained on terrorism and espionage charges.
Thu., July 26, 2018, noon
President Donald Trump and European leaders pulled back from the brink of a trade war over autos Wednesday and agreed to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the …
Thu., July 26, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson.
Wed., July 25, 2018, 1:33 p.m.
The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin had been delayed until 2019, citing the ongoing probe into Russian interference in …
UPDATED: Mon., July 23, 2018, 8:07 a.m.
The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 12:31 p.m.
The White House said Thursday that President Donald Trump “disagrees” with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s offer to allow the U.S. to question 12 Russians accused of interfering in the 2016 …