Email
Password
Remember meForgot password?
    Log in with Twitter

USA News

Virgin Galactic takes crew of three to altitude of 55 miles

Washington - Virgin Galactic's spacecraft reached an altitude of more than 55 miles (88.5 kilometers) on Friday, carrying for the first time a passenger in addition to its two pilots.

Trump's 'great chemistry' with Kim Jong Un put to test at summit

Washington - Convinced he has forged a budding friendship with Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump frequently boasts that he has made history with the North Korean leader.

Israel's first Moon mission blasts off from Florida

Washington - An unmanned rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's Beresheet spacecraft, aiming to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing on the Moon, and the first from the Jewish state.

US firm to stop selling China equipment for minority DNA database

New York - US biotechnology manufacturer Thermo Fisher on Thursday announced it would stop selling to China equipment used to create a DNA database of the country's Uighur minority.

Were dinosaurs killed off by asteroid or volcanoes? It's complicated

Washington - Every school child knows the dinosaurs were killed off by an asteroid smashing into the Earth some 66 million years ago.

Israel's first Moon mission blasts off from Florida

Washington - An unmanned rocket took off from Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's Beresheet spacecraft, aiming to make history twice: as the first private-sector landing on the Moon, and the first from the Jewish state.

Kim must make 'meaningful' gesture to see sanctions ease: Trump

Washington - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must make a "meaningful" gesture if he wants to see sanctions lifted, US President Donald Trump said Wednesday ahead of a second summit between the two men. "The sanctions are on in full.

Amazon's 'collaborative' robots offer peek into the future

New York - Hundreds of orange robots zoom and whiz back and forth like miniature bumper cars -- but instead of colliding, they're following a carefully plotted path to transport thousands of items ordered from online giant Amazon.

Group sees 'disconnect' between pope's words, actions on sex abuse

Paris - A US-based group that compiles data on sexual abuse by Catholic clerics and bishops accused of covering it up fears that a bid by Pope Francis to tackle the scandals is a case of too little, too late.

US struggles to convince anti-IS allies to secure Syria after it leaves

Munich - Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan struggled Friday to convince sceptical allies in the coalition fighting the Islamic State to help secure Syria once American soldiers pull out.

Mission complete: NASA announces demise of Opportunity rover

Washington - During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars, it advanced human knowledge by confirming that water once flowed on the red planet -- but NASA's Opportunity rover has analyzed its last soil sample.

As time runs out, Washington ready to help with jihadist repatriation

Washington - The United States is ready to help countries repatriate Islamic State jihadists detained in Syria but time is of the essence and Washington insists that ultimately it is up to their home governments to come up with solutions.

At Colombia border, Venezuelans hunger for aid

C - Yajaira Gonzalez cries as she gathers with hundreds of other Venezuelans across the Colombian border from her homeland.

Cuba keeping a watchful eye over events in ally Venezuela

Havana - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is hanging onto power in the crisis-wracked country in large part thanks to backing from the military, which according to the United States is receiving support and advice from Cuba.

FifaGate: Ex-Guatemala boss sentenced to time served, fined $350,000

New York - The former chief of the Guatemalan football federation, who was convicted for extortion and fraud in connection with the FifaGate scandal, was sentenced to time served on Tuesday and fined $350,000.

Nobel winner Murad, Guaido envoy invited to Trump's State of Union

Washington - Nobel Peace Prize winner Nadia Murad and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Washington are among the top guests invited to attend US President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, lawmakers announced Monday.

Guaido boosted by Europe backing in Venezuela standoff

Madrid - International clamor for snap elections in Venezuela intensified Monday as European powers recognized opposition chief Juan Guaido as interim leader, after Nicolas Maduro rejected an ultimatum to call new polls.

Dropping weapons treaty would let US update its nuclear arsenal

Washington - The US scrapping of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty with Russia could launch a new arms race, but will also allow the United States to update its nuclear arsenal, a publicly stated goal for the past year.

US top court delays litmus test on abortion

Washington - The conservative-leaning US Supreme Court on Friday said it has delayed what is sure to be a highly polarizing upcoming abortion rights test case.

Fake eyelashes from N.Korea cost US cosmetics firm $1 mln fine

Los Angeles - California firm E.L.F. cosmetics has agreed to pay a nearly $1 million fine for importing fake eyelashes containing materials from UN-sanctioned North Korea, the US Treasury Department announced.

Americans who thwarted train attack become French citizens

Sacramento - Three Americans hailed as heroes for thwarting a jihadist attack on a train between Amsterdam and Paris were officially welcomed as French citizens on Thursday in a ceremony in the US state of California.

Venezuela's opposition to up pressure on Maduro with new rally

Caracas - Venezuela's US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaido prepared Friday to crank up the pressure on embattled President Nicolas Maduro with a massive weekend protest to push for early elections as Washington warned the socialist leader had run out of time ...

New York's KGB museum offers Cold War nostalgia fix

New York - Assassinations in broad daylight. Ruthless agents plotting undercover. Bugging devices in every Western capital. Three decades after the fall of the Soviet Union, the specter of the notorious KGB still looms large in the public imagination.

Venezuela's Guaido, protesters urge military to reject Maduro

Caracas - Thousands of opposition protesters, led by Venezuela's self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido, on Wednesday called on the armed forces to abandon President Nicolas Maduro and allow humanitarian aid into the crisis-wracked country.

Venezuela bars self-declared president Guaido from leaving country

Caracas - Venezuela's Supreme Tribunal of Justice barred self-declared president Juan Guaido from leaving the country and froze his bank accounts Tuesday, as leader Nicolas Maduro seeks to neutralize the American-backed opposition chief.

'Black Panther' scores big win at Screen Actors Guild Awards

Los Angeles - Groundbreaking superhero blockbuster "Black Panther" on Sunday won the top prize at the Screen Actors Guild Awards -- a major boost to its campaign for Oscars glory next month.

'El Chapo' trial: a three-month plunge into the bloody ways of the drug trade

New York - Over the space of nearly three months, a New York jury has heard 54 witnesses deliver dramatic evidence against accused Mexican drug boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

Taliban says talks with the US enter fourth day in Qatar

Kabul - Negotiations between the Taliban and US officials in Qatar entered a fourth straight day Thursday, the militants said, with the "unprecedented" discussions raising expectations as both sides seek a way out of the 17-year Afghan conflict.

German FM says up to Russia to save missile treaty

Washington - Germany said Wednesday that it was up to Russia to salvage a key Cold War arms treaty with days to go before the United States plans to start pulling out.

Two drowned Saudi sisters committed suicide: US medical examiner

New York - Two Saudi sisters whose bodies were found taped together on the banks of a New York river committed suicide, the city's medical examiner said on Tuesday.
  1 2 3 4 5 6 ... 59 Next»

Set up a news alert for

USA


USA Image

Pink auroras over Crater Lake by  Brad Goldpaint.
Pink auroras over Crater Lake by Brad Goldpaint.
Goldpaint Photography
The Brinks
The Brinks
Sourced by Aaron Feterl
Appalachian Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
Valerius Tygart
John Schneider in a scene from  Hate Crime.
John Schneider in a scene from 'Hate Crime.'
Maven Entertainment
 Sweet Sweetback s Baadasssss Song
'Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song'
Reckoning PR
Scott Olsen at the Veteran s rally for Bradley Manning in Oakland  Ca.
Scott Olsen at the Veteran's rally for Bradley Manning in Oakland, Ca.
Occupy Oakland
New York City alive with change as autumn descends on its citizens and skyscrapers.
New York City alive with change as autumn descends on its citizens and skyscrapers.
Pentagon
Pentagon
David B. Gleason
 Christmas  Motown and More!
"Christmas, Motown and More!"
Michael Caprio
Hank Jr.
Hank Jr.
Scott Canning
The Historic District along Broadway Avenue in Detroit  Michigan.
The Historic District along Broadway Avenue in Detroit, Michigan.
Andrew Jameson
Gabrielle Stravelli
Gabrielle Stravelli
Shervin Lainez
Neighborwood watch
Neighborwood watch
Flickr
Josh Kelley
Josh Kelley
MSO PR
A deadly winter storm brought heavy snow  freezing rain and a possibly historic accumulation of ice ...
A deadly winter storm brought heavy snow, freezing rain and a possibly historic accumulation of ice to the southeastern United States on Wednesday, February 12, 2014, causing hundreds of thousands of power outages and treacherous driving conditions, meterologists said
© Reuters / Chris Keane
New York City alive with change as autumn descends on its citizens and skyscrapers.
New York City alive with change as autumn descends on its citizens and skyscrapers.
Madi Wolf:  Hollywood Boulevard
Madi Wolf: "Hollywood Boulevard"
Reckoning PR
Inside of the jail of Alcatraz San Francisco  California. Somewhere upstairs there s a cell of Al Ca...
Inside of the jail of Alcatraz San Francisco, California. Somewhere upstairs there's a cell of Al Capone.
Wilson Fairchild
Wilson Fairchild
Mike Miriello
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)
U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima)

Latest News
Top News