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Senate Leaders Agree on Impeachment Trial Delay, Giving Biden Breathing Room - The New York Times

Senate Leaders Agree on Impeachment Trial Delay, Giving Biden Breathing Room  The New York TimesMcConnell p...

Massachusetts National Guard sets straight story about why guardsmen were in U.S. Capitol parking garage - WCVB Boston

Massachusetts National Guard sets straight story about why guardsmen were in U.S. Capitol parking garage  W...

Biden sticks to vaccine goals nearly met by his predecessor - The Washington Post

Biden sticks to vaccine goals nearly met by his predecessor  The Washington PostHere are the 30 executive o...

California launches civil rights investigation of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department - NBC News

California launches civil rights investigation of Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department  NBC NewsCA attor...

Stimulus plan: Why Biden ‘very much wants to do a bipartisan deal’ - CNBC

Stimulus plan: Why Biden ‘very much wants to do a bipartisan deal’  CNBCBiden Says Rescue Plan Would Create...

A Year Later, Wuhan, the First Post Coronavirus Pandemic City - The New York Times

A Year Later, Wuhan, the First Post Coronavirus Pandemic City  The New York TimesAnger at China’s Covid-19 ...

1 dead, others hurt after tour bus rolls on its way to Grand Canyon - NBC News

1 dead, others hurt after tour bus rolls on its way to Grand Canyon  NBC NewsBus heading to Grand Canyon ro...






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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]