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Wuhan coronavirus is not yet a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says - CNN

Wuhan coronavirus is not yet a public health emergency of international concern, WHO says  CNNHow China is ...

Impeachment trial live updates: House managers focus on alleged abuse of power as they begin second day of opening arguments against Trump - The Washington Post

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Trump Administration Targets 'Birth Tourism' With New Visa Rule - NPR

Trump Administration Targets 'Birth Tourism' With New Visa Rule  NPRU.S. to impose visa restrictions for pr...

Trump zeroes in on his next trade target: Europe - CNN

Trump zeroes in on his next trade target: Europe  CNNChina Poised to Buy More From U.S., at the Expense of ...

1 dead and 7 injured, including 9-year-old boy, in mass shooting on downtown Seattle sidewalk - Seattle Times

1 dead and 7 injured, including 9-year-old boy, in mass shooting on downtown Seattle sidewalk  Seattle Time...

Trump is preparing to release his Middle East peace plan, will brief Israel’s Netanyahu in Washington, Pence says - The Washington Post

Trump is preparing to release his Middle East peace plan, will brief Israel’s Netanyahu in Washington, Pence says&nbs...

Michelle Carter, who urged her boyfriend to kill himself in texts, is released early from jail today - CBS News

Michelle Carter, who urged her boyfriend to kill himself in texts, is released early from jail today  CBS N...






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]