Tag: United States

1st Muslim Congressman: ‘Trump Must Be Stopped’

Rep. Keith Ellison is challenging people to take their concerns to the streets

Obama Announces New National Monuments

In last days of presidency, Obama shows continuous commitment to civil rights

Wintry Holiday Weather Expected to Blanket U.S.

Snowy, freezing conditions across most of the country for Christmas weekend.

Obama Urges Unity at Prayer Breakfast

Commander in chief made final appearance as president at event on Thursday

President Obama Unveils Gun Control Plan

POTUS reveals plan to toughen gun laws

Study: U.S. Sentiment of Police Departments

Study reveals that close to half of Americans have negative views of departments

U.S., Cuba Ties Restored

New era in ties begins as Cuba raises flag at Embassy in US

President to Announce Agreement With Cuba

Embassies in embassies in Washington and Havana to open July 20.

Cuba Releases 53 Political Prisoners

The release completes part of the U.S. deal

US sanctions North Korea over Sony cyberattack

U.S. issues act of retaliation against North Korea

President Obama’s New Course on Cuba

Obama: "Isolation Has Not Worked"

Are Quarantines Effective?

Ebola scares bring question to forefront

Report: 4 in 5 US High School Students Graduate

African-American and Hispanic students contributed to the growth in rates

Secret Service agent found drunk in hotel room

Another embarrassment for elite agency

50 Reasons Why We Love Michelle Obama

Join us in celebrating the first lady's 50th birthday

Cyber Monday likely to be busiest online sales day

Americans are expected to spend $1.5 billion, up 20 percent from last year on Cyber Monday.

US abortions fall 5 pct, biggest drop in a decade

U.S. abortions during the Great Recession in the biggest one-year decrease in at least a decade.

New push for most in US to get HIV test

Americans ages 15 to 64 should get an HIV test at least once — not those considered at high risk.

US homebuilder confidence at 6-year high

Confidence among homebuilders rose this month to its highest level in six and a half years.

Pot votes in 2 states challenge US drug war

Colorado and Washington allowed pot for recreational use, which will likely face resistance from federal drug warriors.

Despite President, poll shows prejudice against Blacks

A poll finds racial attitudes unimproved since the United States elected its first black president.