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Drudge Report banner blares: 'Did Trump bribe Drudge poll?' - Washington Examiner

Drudge Report banner blares: 'Did Trump bribe Drudge poll?'  Washington ExaminerBuzzFeed: Sources say Trump...

Trump, Pelosi need to graduate from preschool - Washington Examiner

Trump, Pelosi need to graduate from preschool  Washington ExaminerTrump denies Pelosi aircraft for foreign ...

Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos economic forum - AOL

Trump cancels U.S. delegation to Davos economic forum  AOLWhite House delegation cancels Davos trip &n...

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Arlington, D.C. Area - ARLnow

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Arlington, D.C. Area  ARLnowIowa braces for statewide winter storm expec...

McConnell courting Pompeo to run for an open Senate seat in Kansas - The Washington Post

McConnell courting Pompeo to run for an open Senate seat in Kansas  The Washington PostMcConnell blocks bil...

Top Trump official resigns over administration's move to block relief funds from Puerto Rico: report - Salon

Top Trump official resigns over administration's move to block relief funds from Puerto Rico: report  Salon...

New Jersey priest arrested in first criminal case from state's clergy abuse task force - NBC News

New Jersey priest arrested in first criminal case from state's clergy abuse task force  NBC NewsFirst Pries...






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]