Stories about USA

Feb 13 2016

Manhole cover crashes into windshield, killing Boston driver

Police say they'll try to determine if the cover has "excessive wear, deformation, or any other characteristics" that could have contributed to it becoming airborne. Tinl...

Feb 13 2016

Possible Zika vaccines months away from broad trials

Putnam County Department of Health officials made the announcement Thursday, saying both residents had recently travelled out of the country. The best course of action ...

Feb 13 2016

W. Virginia governor vetoes so-called right-to-work proposal

The West Virginia state Senate has unanimously passed a bill to eliminate volumetric fees that natural gas producers pay in addition to the state's severance tax. "It is ...

Feb 13 2016

Candidates come South with momentum or anxiety

His victory also came after the Republican establishment essentially averted its gaze for months, and after most of his rivals, with the exception of Jeb Bush, made lit...

Feb 13 2016

Florida releases A-to-F grades for more than 3200 schools

Statewide preliminary grades given out for 3,219 schools show that 1,169 schools received A grades and 642 were given a B. "The reality is that 40 percent of charter sc...