Is the point of running a large US company simply to cash in and get out?
Teachers in the US state of West Virginia will continue a strike through next week, as disagreements between educators and the state governor and lawmakers over low pay and lack of health benefits continues to seek a resolution.
On Friday, major car rental agency Hertz tweeted that it would stop providing discounts on cars to members of the notorious National Rifle Association (NRA), following last week’s massacre at a Florida high school.
As deepening sentiment for a commonsense ban on military-grade assault weapon ownership in the US widens, a unique California database has led to the arrest of a father-daughter team accused of illegally owning 28 powerful rifles and some 66,000 bullets.
Social networking giant Facebook is facing a wave of criticism after presenting a demo version of its virtual reality shooting game at a conservative conference in the US mere days after a deadly killing spree struck a Florida school.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Defense Department refused on Friday to confirm reported plans to stop and search ships in East Asia that appear to violate North Korea sanctions.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during a meeting in the Oval Office agreed to cooperate on mineral exploration and extraction projects along with developing rare earths, the White House said in a press release.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US federal judge in the state of Louisiana has issued an injunction that halts the construction of Energy Transfer Partners’ Bayou Bridge oil pipeline across the Atchafalaya Basin, court documents said.
Lt. Gen. Brad Webb, commander of US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), said that he’d like to test the AC-130J laser cannon that was first announced in 2016, but AFSOC currently lacks the funds for the test.
When Bronwyn Nichols Lodato spoke out against plans to build the Obama Presidential Center in her Chicago neighborhood, she did not expect to be accused of racism.
This week, police launched an investigation into a terrorist threat allegation at a Louisiana high school after a student drew a square root symbol on a math problem that another student claimed looked like a gun.
CNN’s Town Hall on Wednesday titled, “Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action,” got 2.9 million viewers to tune in and watch students who were present at the shooting in Parkland, Florida, last week ask politicians questions on gun reform. But, as one student says, the event wasn’t on the up and up: the questions were scripted.
Two US senators are urging the country to actually implement the electronic safeguards built into its passport system more than a decade ago.
The US has blocked Franco-Egyptian negotiations on the sale of additional Rafale fighter jets to the Egyptian Air Force by refusing to export an American component aboard the Scalp cruise missile, French outlet La Tribune reported.
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has unsealed a February 16 indictment against Paul Manafort, briefly the campaign chair for US President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. Manafort now stands accused of paying European politicians to take positions favorable to Ukraine while working as a lobbyist for then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych.
A police officer in the US capital was sentenced Friday to 15 years in prison for aiding Daesh and obstructing a grand jury, the Washington Times reported.
A white van slammed into a security barrier a few blocks from the White House on Friday afternoon, prompting the Secret Service to put the White House grounds on lockdown. The driver was immediately apprehended, and no injuries were reported.
On Wednesday, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner demonstrated his dedication to workplace diversity in the state by … drinking a glass of chocolate milk.
If the latest round of sanctions imposed on Pyongyang fail to yield Washington's desired effects, US President Donald Trump warned ominously Friday that the US will go to "phase two."
Rick Gates, the former deputy campaign manager to US President Donald Trump, has pleaded guilty to conspiring against the United States and making false statements to the FBI. The charges against him, of which there are over 30, relate to his work as a lobbyist in Ukraine from 2004 to 2010.
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