Stories about USA

Oct 23 2016

Kevin Meaney, comedian known for 'Uncle Buck' sitcom, dies at 60

He starred as the title character in the 1990-91 CBS sitcom " Uncle Buck ", based on the hit movie. He appeared on " The Tonight Show " with Johnny Carson several times a...

Oct 22 2016

United Nations picks Wonder Woman as women's envoy; critics want Real Woman

Over 1,000 United Nations staffers and women's groups have signed petitions calling for a human ambassador, leaving the public-relations gurus wondering how they can sa...

Oct 22 2016

Minn. officers won't be disciplined in fatal shooting

After announcing charges would not be filed against the two officers, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman told KARE 11 that in the moments before the fatal shooting, of...

Oct 19 2016

2 arrests after Los Angeles party shooting that killed 3, injured 12

Others at the restaurant also opened fire, and some diners were caught in the crossfire, Preciado said . A spokesperson for the Los Angeles Police Department says offi...

Oct 19 2016

Trump calls for government ethics reforms

Speaking of foreign influence: For months, Trump's campaign has repeatedly solicited non-citizens-including many foreign lawmakers-for campaign contributions, despite...

Oct 19 2016

Thousands join Donald Trump at Green Bay rally

Ron Johnson are all skipping Trump's campaign visit on Monday. Hours before Trump took to the stage, Democratic leaders criticized the nominee and called on Wisconsin R...

Oct 16 2016

Mike Pence: 'Absolutely False' That I'm Dropping Out of Presidential Race

Giuliani filled in for several other top Trump campaign officials, including New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and campaign manager Kellyanne Conway , who dropped out of ...

Oct 16 2016

Pence, Kaine, Trump to hold Charlotte-area rallies this week

Now he says "those concerns" were what kept him from endorsing Trump - and the video released Friday of Trump talking about pursuing a married woman and getting awa...

Oct 16 2016

Judge dismisses Newtown families' lawsuit against gun maker

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against gun manufacturer of the Bushmaster AR-15-style rifle used by Sandy Hook Elementary school gunman Adam Lanza in a massacre almost ...

Oct 16 2016

Wounded Boston officers undergo more surgeries

Following a second round of surgery on Friday, police told the Associated Press (AP) the officers were recovering but were still in critical condition . On Code Blue's ...

Oct 11 2016

Clown sighting in Orono raise concerns for residents

More reports of threatening clowns popped up in various parts of the country and eventually made their way to parts of Idaho. At a press conference at Pocatello City ...

Oct 11 2016

US House of Reps Speaker will no longer defend Presidential candidate

And don't forget, while some Republicans have called for Trump to step down or have said the man at the top of the ticket can't count on their votes, others feel a stern ...

Oct 08 2016

LA sheriff's sergeant killed answering burglary call

Lovell allegedly pointed a gun at a responding deputy and was shot in the shoulder by the deputy before stealing Owens' patrol vehicle. "The scared teenagers then alert...

Oct 07 2016

Red Cross volunteers take off for Hurricane Matthew response

Airlines across the country were canceling flights to and from Florida on Thursday as evacuation efforts kicked into high gear. The Red Cross is looking for volunteer...

Oct 05 2016

Clowns spotted in Lincoln, threats made in Omaha

The #Creepy Clown threat reports are becoming less of a joke as kids start to fear there might be something to really worry about. "We are sending this e-alert in ref...

Oct 05 2016

Fleeing man wanted in Virginia K-9 shooting captured

The Stafford County Sheriff's Office says before the K9 went into surgery Monday morning, he was alert and able to walk on his own. Conway was a passenger in a vehicle ...

Oct 05 2016

Amber Alert issued for woman, child abducted in northern Indiana

Investigators said around 1:55 p.m. that Walker and her son were safe in a home in south suburban Calumet City. An Amber Alert had been issued for the missing mother a...

Oct 05 2016

Explosion levels houses in New Jersey

Paterson City Councilman Andre Sayegh praised firefighters, and residents for quickly contacting the fire department, saying, "Some people lost homes but they didn't lose...

Oct 04 2016

Pulse gunman told police America needs to stop bombing Syria

Transcripts obtained by the Orlando Sentinel and two dozen other media organizations have offered some insight to Mateen's mental state after he opened fire in the club...

Oct 02 2016

Clinton argues she's best choice to deal with terrorism

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by 5 points in the battleground state of Florida, according to a Monmouth University poll. Trump said in a tweet after it was repo...