Tag: United States

Passenger charged with groping, punching flight attendants

Officials say an Ohio man was arrested in Florida over the weekend after being accused of groping two female flight attendants and punching a male...

More than 110M COVID vaccines sent to 60 countries, US says

The White House says the U.S. has donated and shipped more than 110 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to more than 60 countries, ranging from Afghanistan...

Best linen sheets of 2021

CNN —   Compared to fabrics like cotton, linen sheets are expensive — we’re talking a median price of around $200 — but that high...

Senate work on infrastructure plan slides into Saturday

WASHINGTON — Senators are returning to the Capitol for a rare Saturday session as they try to make further progress on a roughly $1 trillion...

Georgia Republicans move closer to a takeover of elections in state’s largest county

CNN —   Republican lawmakers in Georgia are requesting that the state undertake a performance review of local election officials in Fulton County – a...

View: India’s future as big power lies in tech

The Trump years weren’t really bad years where India was concerned. He took a wrecking ball to most relationships – he divided America, left Europe...

United States, Russia hold ‘professional’ arms talks despite tensions

Senior diplomats from the United States and Russia held what the State Department described as “substantive and professional” talks on arms control and other strategic...

Taliban admit to killing Afghan comic beaten in video

Afghanistan’s Taliban have taken responsibility for the killing of a comic in southern Kandahar resurrecting the specter of revenge killings as the US and NATO...

As tensions rise, can China and United States succeed in even talking?

As America’s second most senior diplomat met her Chinese counterpart this week to reassure Beijing that the United States did not seek confrontation, the People’s...

Woman fatally stabbed while walking dog in Atlanta park

Atlanta police say a woman who was walking her dog in one of the city’s most popular parks has been stabbed to death ByThe Associated...

Beijing urges Washington to stop ‘demonising’ China as United States official visits

Rancour marked the start of Monday’s talks between Beijing and the highest-level US envoy to visit under President Joe Biden’s administration, as Beijing urged Washington...

In French Polynesia, Emmanuel Macron tackles China’s ambitions

President Emmanuel Macron is visiting French Polynesia to showcase France‘s commitment to the region amid concerns about the impact of climate change on the Pacific...

United States moves to drop cases against Chinese researchers accused of hiding military ties

The Justice Department this past week moved to drop cases that it brought last year against five visiting researchers accused of hiding their ties to...

Unlikely partners Pelosi and Cheney team up for Jan. 6 probe

WASHINGTON — When Nancy Pelosi raised a glass to Liz Cheney, it was the most unlikely of toasts. Democratic lawmakers and the Republican congresswoman were...

United States buys 200 mln more doses of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech said on Friday the U.S. government has purchased 200 million additional doses of their COVID-19 vaccine to help with...

Officials in Michigan county used virus money for bonuses

Elected officials in a Michigan county gave themselves bonuses with federal relief money related to the coronavirus pandemic ByThe Associated Press July 22, 2021, 8:11...

How safe is the United States president’s ‘nuclear football’? Pentagon watchdog to find out

The Pentagon‘s watchdog said on Tuesday it would evaluate the safety protocols surrounding the president’s “nuclear football” – containing codes needed for a strike –...

‘We lost’: Some United States veterans say blood spilled in Afghanistan was wasted

Jason Lilley was a special operations forces Marine Raider who fought in multiple battles in Iraq and Afghanistan during America’s longest war. As Lilley, 41,...

GOP lawmakers hold California protest after 3 cancellations

Republican House Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene held a protest Saturday after a third venue in California canceled their event ByThe Associated Press...

1 dead, 6 injured in shooting near food trucks in Portland

Police said one person died and at least six people were injured in an early morning shooting on Saturday in Portland, Oregon By GILLIAN FLACCUS...

Georgia interstate fully reopens, damaged overpass removed

Authorities have reopened a key stretch of a Georgia interstate in both directions, after quickly demolishing a bridge overpass that had been badly damaged in...

Recovery effort at collapsed building could end soon

Efforts to recover human remains from the debris of a South Florida condominium are nearing an end By Associated Press July 16, 2021, 2:58 PM...

Chinese people ordered to think like Xi as Communist Party aims to tighten control

Editor’s Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a three-times-a-week update exploring what you need to know about the...

Judge denies adding rape charges in Kristin Smart case

A judge has denied a prosecutor’s bid to file rape charges against the man accused of killing California college student Kristin Smart, who went missing...

Fed survey: US economy strong but hindered by bottlenecks

The Federal Reserve’s latest nationwide business survey has found that the economy strengthened further in late May and early June, despite supply-chain bottlenecks that led...