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Visitors from Chile, Emilia Aguirre, 14, Beatriz Catalan, 14, and Magdalena Chahuan, 15, walk during a hot day in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. July 18, 2019. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert

U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper

(Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria (More…)

Bullet-riddled U.S. flag that survived D-Day comes home 75 years later

By Steve Holland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Shot through by German machine-gun bullets and tattered by the wind, an American flag (More…)

House passes bill to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

By Nandita Bose

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation to raise the federal minimum (More…)

Heatwave broils eastern, central U.S., utilities poised for demand

By Barbara Goldberg

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive heat wave that has enveloped the U.S. Midwest pushed into the (More…)

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars

By Joey Roulette

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) – Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years (More…)

U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks

CHANTILLY, France/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Chinese officials spoke by telephone on Thursday as the world’s two largest economies seek (More…)

U.S. says Navy ship ‘destroyed’ Iranian drone in Gulf

By Steve Holland and Idrees Ali

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship (More…)

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase

By Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey (More…)

Mexican president vows to bring down violence after ‘El Chapo’ sentencing

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he expected violence in Mexico to fall (More…)

U.S. general says will work ‘aggressively’ to enable free passage in the Gulf

RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about (More…)