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Minnesota Files Discrimination Complaint Against Minneapolis Police Department - NPR

Minnesota Files Discrimination Complaint Against Minneapolis Police Department  NPRJune 2 George Floyd prot...

Steve King, House Republican With a History of Racist Remarks, Loses Primary - The New York Times

Steve King, House Republican With a History of Racist Remarks, Loses Primary  The New York TimesSteve King ...

George Floyd protests spread nationwide: Live updates - CNN

George Floyd protests spread nationwide: Live updates  CNNGeorge Floyd protests spread across the US, pushi...

Dana Perino says Trump's visit to St. John's Church was a good idea, but 'not executed well' - Fox News

Dana Perino says Trump's visit to St. John's Church was a good idea, but 'not executed well'  Fox NewsRelig...

Cuomo urges de Blasio to use more cops against looters after night of intense protests in NYC - CNBC

Cuomo urges de Blasio to use more cops against looters after night of intense protests in NYC  CNBCNYC brac...

George W. Bush laments 'shocking failure' in treatment of black Americans - POLITICO

George W. Bush laments 'shocking failure' in treatment of black Americans  POLITICOGeorge W. Bush on George...

Esper on Trump church photo-op: I thought we were going to 'talk to the troops' - NBC News

Esper on Trump church photo-op: I thought we were going to 'talk to the troops'  NBC NewsJames Miller: A le...






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]