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The United States is a country also known as the United States of America, USA, US or just America. There are fifty states in the union, which is a federal republic ruled by a representative democracy. Nearly ten million square kilometres are inhabited by over 300 million people. The majority of Americans speak English. To receive news about the US, check this news tag page or subscribe to the RSS feed: http://theglobalherald.com/tag/united-states/feed/.

January, 2020

  • 27 January

    Moqtada al-Sadr, a powerful symbol of resistance in Iraq

    For months, Iraq has been rocked by anti-government demonstrations, and now a crisis between the United States and Iran. One man stands at the centre of these events: Moqtada al-Sadr, the Shiite cleric who was the big winner of the 2018 legislative elections. FRANCE 24 reports. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest …

  • 26 January

    NBA great Kobe Bryant among nine killed in California helicopter crash | ABC News

    United States basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna have died in a helicopter crash in California. The 41-year-old former Los Angeles Lakers guard and five-time National Basketball Association champion was travelling with eight other people in his private helicopter when it crashed in Calabasas, California, about 65 kilometres north-west of Los Angeles. In a press conference, Los …

  • 26 January

    Coronavirus ability to spread ‘getting stronger’ says China

    China is entering a ‘crucial stage’, the country’s health minister has declared – warning the ability of the coronavirus to spread was getting stronger. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) 56 people have now died and some 2,000 are infected – with yet more stringent travel restrictions in force. The United States is preparing to evacuate its personnel in Hubei province – here the …

  • 26 January

    Israel will allow its citizens to visit Saudi Arabia

    Israel has announced that it signed a directive officially allowing Israeli citizens to visit Saudi Arabia for religious or business trips. Saudi Arabia does not have diplomatic relations with Israel and does not allow Israeli passport holders to visit except for Muslim pilgrimage. The announcement comes just days before United States President Donald Trump said he would release his much-touted …

  • 26 January

    Analysis: Coronavirus infections around the world

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the United States are mapping the spread of the virus. The majority of cases are in Hubei province, where the first outbreak was reported. Millions of people in China now face travel restrictions. There have also been confirmed cases in several other countries. Joining us at the Al Jazeera English studio is Dr Patrick …

  • 24 January

    Thousands rally in Baghdad against US military presence

    Thousands have been rallying in Iraq’s capital against the United States’s military presence. People responded to a call by Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr who has been rallying his supporters against Washington’s interference. Al Jazeera’s Imran Khan has more from Baghdad. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check …

  • 24 January

    Germany Has ‘Very Expansionary Fiscal Policy’: Finance Minister Scholz

    Jan.24 — German Finance Minister Olaf Scholtz discusses European trade with the United States, the European Central Bank’s strategic policy review, and German fiscal policy. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Chad Thomas at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland on “Bloomberg Surveillance.”

  • 24 January

    Davos Debate: Tackling the digital tax dilemma

    As the United States and France agree to a truce in their dispute over the French tax on big digital companies, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire joins a special FRANCE 24 debate from the World Economic Forum in Davos on how the international rulebook on this issue needs to be overhauled. Can a new global plan on how best …

  • 23 January

    US census kicks off at remote Alaskan village

    The United States has launched its once-a-decade headcount of the entire population, starting in the far reaches of Alaska. While most people are expected to answer the 2020 census online or by post, in remote Alaskan villages, residents are being counted by officials. Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports from Toksook Bay on how it can be a lifeline for many …

  • 23 January

    ‘Enormous tragedy’: Three US firefighters die in plane crash while battling NSW bushfires | ABC News

    They came to Australia to help fight the bushfires that have gripped the nation for months. Now three United States citizens won’t be returning home. They’ve been killed in a Large Air Tanker crash in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains. The plane came down while waterbombing a large blaze. There are no survivors. All Large Air Tankers have now …