“To the people in Nepal and the region affected by this tragedy, we send our heartfelt sympathies. The United States stands with you during this difficult time.” — Secretary of State John Kerry On April 25, 2015 — at 2:11 a.m. ET — an earthquake struck at the heart of Nepal, just 77 kilometers northwest of its capital city, Kathmandu. Show More Summary
Pope Francis will celebrate Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception when he visits the United States in September.The Archdiocese of Washington and Catholic University of America announced the Mass on Monday. Show More Summary
Chief Justice John Roberts is a busy guy. The 60-year-old has two kids at home and surprise calls for jury duty to contend with; he must serve as chief justice of the entire United States of America; and then he has 147 amicus briefs to read for Tuesday’s argument in Obergefell v. Show More Summary
Join us on the America the Beautiful Quarters Road Trip this year at Homestead National Monument of America, the first stop on our spring adventure. This year marks the sixth year of the program and features five new quarters honoring Homestead National Monument of America, Nebraska; Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana; Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina; […]
Now that Cuba and the United States have warmed diplomatic ties after more than fifty years of tension between the two countries, Havana has decided to begin exporting a breakthrough cancer treatment for testing in America.
In 2014, 45% of the population across the 135 countries reviewed approved of the United States, roughly unchanged from the year before. Of major global powers, the United States received the highest median approval rating. While the current public opinion worldwide is relatively positive, especially when compared to the George W. Show More Summary
The American Civil War is the central event in America's historical consciousness. While the Revolution of 1776-1783 created the United States, the Civil War of 1861-1865 determined what kind of nation it would be. The war resolved two...Show More Summary
In just one week, The Avengers: Age of Ultron will be hitting theaters here in the United States, even though it's already started playing overseas. We're eagerly awaiting to see how it progresses the Marvel cinematic universe and potentially sets up what will be a major conflict for our heroes in Captain America: Civil War. Show More Summary
As New Orleans bans smoking in bars, see where in America people light up the most
War has become Washington’s panacea for any international problem. Since the end of the Cold War, no other state has attacked as many countries or threatened as many countries as has the United States. The most persistent threat to use force has been against Iran, which is said to endanger the United States. Show More Summary
Ms. Cheryl Rios, CEO of Go Ape Marketing recently incurred a barrage of criticism when she posted on her personal Facebook page her belief that women should not become President of the United States. Rios said women are not capable of the Presidency due to: "hormones" and a "biblical background... Show More Summary
Iskander Rehman Security, Asia If India went to war with China or Pakistan, what would the United States do? Last month, I had the privilege of taking part in a Track 1.5 strategic dialogue on Indo-U.S. relations. Held in New Delhi,Show More Summary
This is the flag of the United States of America: It’s red, white, and blue. It’s been this way for some time now. These are (...)
Source: Think Progress On March 30th, 33-year-old Purvi Patel was sentenced to 20 years in prison. She is the first woman in the United States convicted of feticide. But there is far more to this case than that fact alone reveals. Last July, Patel went to a South Bend, Indiana hospital after suffering heavy bleeding. Show More Summary
When it comes to hunger in the United States, we’re faced with some scary statistics: according to a 2014 study by Feeding America, 49.1 million Americans lived in food insecure households in 2013. And 20 percent of those householdsShow More Summary
While you were getting high on 4/20, Waka Flocka flame was officially announcing his candidacy for president of the United States. The rapper broke the news in a video message to America on Rolling Stone. “The first thing I’m gonna do...Show More Summary
America's National Park System is composed of more than 450 natural, historical, and cultural areas spread across the United States and its far-flung territories. Though Yellowstone deserves all the attention it gets, here are ten lesser-known park properties that are calling out for a visit.
The Motion Picture Association of America and the United States Trade Representative secretly coordinated to put out the MPAA’s statement on leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership deal negotiations in 2013.
Reports that ISIS is in Mexico planning to invade the United States have been debunked, but officials say the militant group could still be planning attacks within America’s borders. Rumors spread this week that ISIS was operating a cell near the U.S. Show More Summary
Reduce your carbon footprint on your next vacation with a stay at one of the best green hotels in the United States. Built using recycled materials and boasting everything from low-energy lighting to a regenerative drive elevator, these...Show More Summary