Stories tagged: nation
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 2:09 p.m.
Nothing is on paper and details are scarce. China’s state-run media hasn’t even mentioned the promise to buy all those soybeans and other agricultural products.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
One evening in February 2002, a 21-year-old single mother named Keenya Cook was making dinner and taking care of her 6-month-old daughter when the doorbell rang at her Tacoma, Washington, …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
If Roland Henry had died in a different part of the country, his organs might have been recovered. And lives could have been saved. But the local organ collection agency …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 11:53 a.m.
A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 1:49 p.m.
The family of a 28-year-old black woman who was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth home as she played video games with her 8-year-old …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 2:38 p.m.
A retired soldier who was shot in the head while searching for Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl has died.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 3:07 p.m.
Fiona Hill, a former top National Security Council expert on Russia, was testifying to Congress behind closed doors Monday, the latest former Trump administration official to be subpoenaed as part …
Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 7:57 a.m.
Oregon may soon allow customers to bring their own reusable food containers to grocery stores and restaurants in an effort to curb plastic waste.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 14, 2019, 3:05 p.m.
Targeting Turkey’s economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions Monday aimed at restraining the Turks’ assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria – an assault Turkey began after Trump announced …
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Polling finds that support for the impeachment inquiry has grown since House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the start of one last month following a whistleblower complaint.
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
The FBI is hoping that portraits drawn by a California inmate will help law enforcement crack cold case homicides around the country.
Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 9:33 p.m.
Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 6:25 p.m.
City lawmakers have been trying for five years to rename the holiday. They succeeded last week, passing an emergency measure that brings Washington, D.C., in line with several other cities …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
Syrian government troops began moving toward towns near the Turkish border Sunday night under a deal struck with Syrian Kurds after a chaotic day that saw the unraveling of the …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
President Donald Trump is standing by his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, amid reports that federal prosecutors are looking into Giuliani for possible lobbying violations, but some aides wish he would …
Sat., Oct. 12, 2019, 7 p.m.
Authorities Saturday said three people are now confirmed dead at the scene of wildfires in Southern California, including two in Riverside County.
Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
Jane Fonda was arrested Friday in front of the U.S. Capitol as part of her efforts to join the fight against climate change.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 7:06 p.m.
Kevin McAleenan is stepping down from his post as acting Homeland Security secretary after six months on the job, President Donald Trump announced Friday. McAleenan told The Associated Press that …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 5:14 p.m.
The Trump administration is suspending a tariff hike on $250 billion in Chinese imports that was set to take effect Tuesday, and China agreed to buy $40 billion to $50 …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Shepard Smith, whose newscast on Fox News Channel seemed increasingly an outlier on a network dominated by supporters of President Trump, abruptly quit after working at Fox since it started …
Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 1:02 p.m.
Minnesota Democrats, Muslims and other groups condemned President Donald Trump on Friday for criticizing the state for welcoming so many Somali refugees, and they called out Republican leaders for failing …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
‘It was a whole curtain of fire’: Authorities order 100,000 evacuated in California wildfire
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:29 p.m.
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that President Donald Trump’s financial records must be turned over to the House of Representatives.
Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a law that will make the state the first to allow employers, co-workers and teachers to seek gun violence restraining orders against other …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 12:51 p.m.
Former Republican Rep. Pete Sessions’ climb back into Congress was already off to a rough start, with some in his own party suggesting he was carpetbagging by leaving the Dallas …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
An “impulsive” decision by Turkey to invade northern Syria will further destabilize a region already caught up in civil war, but a pullback of U.S. troops from the border does …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told lawmakers Friday that the State Department was pressured by President Donald Trump to remove her from position
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
Authorities say an accident that left Kevin Hart seriously injured was caused by the man driving Hart’s vintage car, who accelerated recklessly on a highway near Malibu
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s new national security adviser says he wants to reduce the White House foreign policy staff by half
Thu., Oct. 10, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing a new undisclosed charge in his sexual misconduct case