Stories tagged: United States
Mon., July 22, 2019, 12:39 p.m.
Waving flags, chanting and banging pots and pans, tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans filled a central expressway Monday to demand the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rossello in what appeared …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 11:01 a.m.
President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran’s claim that it dismantled an elaborate U.S. spy ring tasked with monitoring key military sites, dismissing the reports as “totally false” and “more …
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 10:25 p.m.
President Donald Trump is chiding supporters who chanted “send her back” at NC rally
Thu., July 18, 2019, 12:08 p.m.
The U.S. decision to exclude Turkey from an American-led fighter jet program goes against the “spirit of alliance,” the Turkish government said Thursday, and called on its NATO ally to …
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
A feeling of outrage is rippling across Puerto Rico as people say they’re fed up with neglect from Washington and the U.S. territory’s own government.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 5 p.m.
U.S. overdose deaths last year likely fell for the first time in nearly three decades, preliminary statistics suggest.
UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019, 12:28 p.m.
Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new U.S. policy that all but eliminates refugee claims by Central Americans and many others …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 4:25 p.m.
A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear …
Tue., July 16, 2019, 12:30 p.m.
President Donald Trump says the U.S. is not going to sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey after Ankara decided to buy a missile defense system from Russia.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
North Korea on Tuesday suggested it might call off its 20-month suspension of nuclear and missile tests because of summertime U.S.-South Korean military drills that the North calls preparation for …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
Ukraine has arrested an alleged major computer hacker who has been sought by the United States for years.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 7:39 p.m.
Hundreds of immigrants showed up at border crossings in hopes of getting into the U.S. but faced the likelihood of being turned away.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that will require federal agencies to purchase products using more American components.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 12:57 p.m.
China’s economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff …
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Turkey hopes to co-produce high-tech weaponry systems with Russia in the future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, further defying its NATO ally the United States, which has warned the …
Fri., July 12, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
China’s trade with the United States plunged last month as a tariff war battered exporters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean.
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 6:03 p.m.
The United States is edging closer to crisis with NATO ally Turkey, now that it has started receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system in defiance of Trump administration …
Thu., July 11, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
At a trendy restaurant in Iran’s capital, customers sip Coca-Cola through bending straws as waiters bring caddies to their tables full of Heinz ketchup and two types of Tabasco sauce. …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
Jane McManus: Megan Rapinoe delivers another goal for equality during USWNT’s Canyon of Heroes celebration
When the U.S. women’s national soccer team rolled up Broadway to celebrate its second straight World Cup championship, that stretch of black asphalt was once again transformed into the 10-deep, …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 1:47 p.m.
Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia met in Helsinki on Wednesday to search for ways to ease tensions between Moscow and Washington, but didn’t report any immediate progress, …
Wed., July 10, 2019, 12:53 p.m.
Bulgaria’s government gave the go-ahead Wednesday for the purchase of eight new F-16 fighters in a bid to replace its aging Soviet-built jets and bring its air force in line …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Federal scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year due to rising sea levels and an abnormal El …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
‘I just want to be like them’: Fans celebrate with U.S players at parade honoring Women’s World Cup win
U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe and her teammates shared a float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro at a parade honoring them. Rapinoe …
UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019, 4:19 p.m.
Leaked documents revealing the British ambassador’s critical views of the Trump administration have produced more insults and awkward politics.
Tue., July 9, 2019, 12:41 p.m.
France on Tuesday sent a top diplomat to Tehran to urge Iran to scale back its recently increased uranium enrichment activities, a mission underscored by a call from Europe for …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 12:10 p.m.
Religious publishers say President Donald Trump’s most recent proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage.
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 5:05 p.m.
The United Nations’ human rights chief said Monday she was “appalled” by the conditions migrants and refugees face in U.S. detention facilities, intensifying a challenge to the Trump administration’s immigration …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to …
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 4:54 p.m.
Technology and health care companies drove U.S. stocks to a lower finish Monday as the market fell for a second straight day following a run of record highs.
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
The United States men failed to follow the example of American women, showing just how far they are from success. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute, and Mexico …