Stories about USA

Jan 29 2016

Capitals' Ovechkin to miss NHL All-Star Game with injury

Scott wrote that he wasn't in "a real hockey fight ", until he was 23. Few like to have games decided by the shootout , at least three rounds of forwards going mano-a...

Jan 29 2016

Most of Detroit's public schools close amid teacher sick-out

Eighty-three Detroit public schools - or roughly 80% of those in the system - will not be open Wednesday because of "high teacher absences", the latest instance of te...

Jan 29 2016

California narrowly upholds critical solar policy

After a multi-year process , the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted today to maintain net metering in California. The solar industry scored a major vi...

Jan 29 2016

Lawyer: 'Runaway grand jury' indicted abortion foes

The New York Times editorial says that statements by Texas Governor Abbott as it relates to continued investigations "is a purely political campaign of intimidation a...

Jan 29 2016

New Yorkers found infected with Zika virus

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, the Zika virus is now in more than 20 countries, mostly in Central and South America . He gave no time frame. The ...