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Wildfires rage in the Amazon: Live updates - CNN

Wildfires rage in the Amazon: Live updates  CNNAmazon rainforest struggling after record wildfires &nb...

How anti-Semitic beliefs have quietly taken hold among some evangelical Christians - The Washington Post

How anti-Semitic beliefs have quietly taken hold among some evangelical Christians  The Washington PostTrum...

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats - USA TODAY

Anderson Cooper takes a dig at Ivanka Trump after her father's remarks on Jewish Democrats  USA TODAYTrump ...

'I am the Chosen One': with boasts and insults, Trump sets new benchmark for incoherence - The Guardian

'I am the Chosen One': with boasts and insults, Trump sets new benchmark for incoherence  The GuardianPresi...

How Trump has talked about Jewish Americans - Washington Post

How Trump has talked about Jewish Americans  Washington PostAdam Schiff predicts American Jews will reject ...

Trial in the Clearwater parking lot shooting: Day 4, making the case - Tampa Bay Times

Trial in the Clearwater parking lot shooting: Day 4, making the case  Tampa Bay TimesShooter in 'Stand Your...

At least 8 jail workers knew Jeffrey Epstein shouldn't have been left alone in cell - New York Post

At least 8 jail workers knew Jeffrey Epstein shouldn't have been left alone in cell  New York Post What we ...






USA

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.), America, and sometimes the States, is a federal republic[17][18] consisting of 50 statesand a federal district. The 48 contiguous states and Washington, D.C., are in central North America between Canada and Mexico. The state of Alaska is located in the northwestern part of North America and the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also has five populated and nine unpopulated territories in the Pacific and the Caribbean. At 3.80 million square miles (9.85 million km2)[4] and with around 318 million people, the United States is the world’s fourth-largest country by total area and third-largest by population. It is one of the world’s most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many countries.[19]The geography and climate of the United States is also extremely diverse, and it is home to a wide variety of wildlife.[20]

The United States is a developed country and has the world’s largest national economy.[6] The economy is fueled by an abundance of natural resources and high worker productivity.[29] While the U.S. economy is considered post-industrial, it continues to be one of the world’s largest manufacturers.[30] The country accounts for 37% of global military spending,[31] being the world’s foremost economic and military power, a prominent political and cultural force, and a leader in scientific research and technological innovations.[32]