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Byron York: Democrats think they've got a slam-dunk obstruction case against Trump. They don't. - Washington Examiner

Byron York: Democrats think they've got a slam-dunk obstruction case against Trump. They don't.  Washington...

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign - Fox News

Puerto Rico governor announces he will not seek re-election but refuses to resign  Fox NewsPuerto Rico Gov....

Robert Morgenthau, Longtime Manhattan District Attorney, Dies at 99 - The New York Times

Robert Morgenthau, Longtime Manhattan District Attorney, Dies at 99  The New York TimesRobert Morgenthau, M...

How Fox News fuels Trump's fixation with AOC and Ilhan Omar - CNN

How Fox News fuels Trump's fixation with AOC and Ilhan Omar  CNNChris Wallace presses Stephen Miller on 'se...

Triad gangster attack in Hong Kong after night of violent protests: lawmaker - Reuters

Triad gangster attack in Hong Kong after night of violent protests: lawmaker  ReutersHong Kong protests: Ni...

El Chapo complained about New York jail. Let's see how Supermax works out. - USA TODAY

El Chapo complained about New York jail. Let's see how Supermax works out.  USA TODAYNow El Chapo’s back in...

It's so hot in Nebraska, you can bake biscuits in your car - New York Post

It's so hot in Nebraska, you can bake biscuits in your car  New York Post "If you are wondering if it's goi...






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]