White House said on Friday the US unemployment rate was unacceptably high while trying to put a brave face on a report that showed employers hired far fewer workers than expected in May.
The deadly new strain of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) (E.coli) that is capable of spreading from person to person has now been detected in at least 12 countries, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
A new report from the United States Census Bureau shows that the biggest jumps in the Hispanic population over the past decade were seen in the Deep South and Midwest in places such as South Carolina, Alabama and South Dakota.
New York's attorney general is suing the federal government to compel a full environmental review of proposed regulations for natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin.
John Bryson from Kohlberg-Kravis-Roberts & Co and with an impressive business background has been nominated by President Barack Obama as next US Secretary of Commerce. He replaces Gary Locke but still must be confirmed by Congress.
The publishing company of the Miami Herald, McClatchy Co. (MNI) sold a 14-acre parcel of Miami prime land for 236 million US dollars to Genting Malaysia, a sale begun six years ago by then- independent Knight Ridder Inc.
The National Ballet of Cuba plans to deliver a “message of peace” when it starts its first United States tour in eight years, said renowned director, Alicia Alonso. The visit is expected to last one month.
The United States Supreme Court gave its blessing this week to one of the strong immigration control laws passed by the state of Arizona, a law that has served as a model for similar measures in other states.
President Obama has told British politicians that, despite the rise of new global powers, the time for US and European leadership is now. He said the influence of the US, UK and allies would remain indispensable, in a speech in Parliament on the second day of his UK state visit.
British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama have written a joint article for the Times at the start of the US State Visit to the UK.