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A man jogs near the White House during the outbreak of COVID-19 in Washington D.C., the United States, April 1, 2020. The United States became the first nation with more than 200,000 COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. declares state of emergency over pipeline shutdown after cyber attack

The White House on Sunday declared a state of emergency in 17 states and the District of Columbia in response to the shutdown of...

Mexico and U.S. agree to bolster cooperation to curb immigration

Mexico and the United States agreed to strengthen cooperation to tackle the issues that drive Central American migrants north, following a video call...

U.S. manufacturing growth unexpectedly slows in April

Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity unexpectedly slowed in the month of April, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on...

Vaccine hesitancy and variants growing concern for U.S. battle against COVID-19

Vaccine hesitancy and spreading variants are causing growing concern for the U.S. battle against the COVID-19 pandemic that has killed over 575,000 Americans over...
An U.S. army soldier sits on top of an armored vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

U.S. to deploy additional forces to Afghanistan as withdrawal underway

The White House said on Thursday that the U.S. military will send additional forces to Afghanistan to protect U.S. and coalition forces during the...
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during a joint press conference with visiting U.S. President Barack Obama in Nairobi, Kenya, July 25, 2015. Kenya and the U.S. on Saturday reaffirmed their commitment on security cooperation and in the war against terrorism to help prevent future terror attacks in the East African nation. (Xinhua/Sun Ruibo)

Kenya and United States seek to strengthen bilateral ties

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday held bilateral talks with United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his virtual visit to Kenya. During the...

U.S. to pull troops from Afghanistan, end 20-year war

The U.S. will end its longest-ever war, which has dragged on for 20 years. Afghanistan has been plunged into turmoil from which they have yet...

U.S. welcomes EU-led meeting between Iran and world powers

U.S. Department of State said on Thursday that it welcomes the EU-led virtual meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan...

United States always has double standards on human rights

"The United States has always had a double standard when it comes to human rights."

Multiple “Stop Asian Hate” rallies held across United States

Multiple "StopAsianHate" rallies have been held across the U.S. against the troubling surge of anti-Asian racism and violence in the country.
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DPRK severs diplomatic ties with Malaysia over extradition of citizen to United States

Pyongyang has announced severance of diplomatic relations with Malaysia after Malaysia's top court ruled in favor of extraditing one of DPRK nationals to the...

If United States has issues to talk with China, do it face to face...

If the U.S. has any issues to discuss with the Chinese side, feel free to talk straightforwardly, said Chinese Ambassador to the U.S. Cui...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Why is federal minimum wage hike controversial in United States

A 15-dollar federal minimum wage increase is included in the 1.9-trillion-U.S.-dollar COVID-19 relief package passed by the Democrats-held House early Saturday morning amid Republican...

Biden warns Iran to “be careful” after United States airstrikes

U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday warned Iran to "be careful" when asked what message he was sending to Iran with the airstrikes in...
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United States Strengthens Business Advocacy Efforts in Ghana

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), joined the Danish International Development Agency (Danida) and the government of Ghana to...

China-United States urged to focus on cooperation and manage differences to restore ties

It was a warm spring day 50 years ago. At China's invitation, a flight with nine U.S. table tennis players on board just landed...

United States supports Ghana in COVID-19 Critical Case Management Training

the U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and the Ghana Health Service launched the COVID-19 Critical Case Management Training at...
Photo taken on Jan. 5, 2019 shows vintage cars running in the streets in Havana, capital of Cuba. More than 200 vintage cars took to the streets of Havana Saturday for a contest. (Xinhua/Joaquin Hernandez)

South African Communist Party condemns United States move to blacklist Cuba

The South African Communist Party (SACP) on Wednesday condemned the United States "in the strongest terms possible" for classifying Cuba as a state sponsor...
Cuban Foreign Affairs Minister Bruno Rodriguez

Cuba condemns U.S. for adding it to terrorism blacklist

Cuba condemns its inclusion in a U.S. list of countries that sponsor terrorism, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said Monday. Cuba condemns the U.S.-announced "hypocritical...

London court refuses extradition of Wikileaks founder Assange to U.S.

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange cannot be extradited to the United States "because of concerns over his mental health," a court in London ruled Monday. "The...
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus response briefing as National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien and Attorney General William Barr stand by at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Trump intervenes in election lawsuit as results certified across U.S.

U.S. President Donald Trump, who is still seeking to overturn the results of the 2020 election, moved to intervene in a lawsuit on Wednesday. The...
Donald Trump speaks with President Buhari on phone

Nigeria refutes U.S. on religious freedom blacklist

Nigerian government has formally rejected an allegation by the United States that the west African country is engaged in violation of religious freedom. Nigeria's foreign...

U.S. names new ambassador to Venezuela despite broken relations

The United States confirmed the nomination of its new ambassador to Venezuela in a Senate voice vote on Wednesday even though the two countries...

Khartoum, Washington sign agreement to restore Sudan’s sovereign immunity

"Sudan's government signed a bilateral agreement with the government of the United States on Friday to settle the cases filed against Sudan at U.S....
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Experts say TikTok ban could isolate U.S.

Washington's ban on TikTok and a related series of lawsuits are pushing the United States down the road of isolation, experts have said. ...

5 more U.S. soldiers in South Korea test positive for COVID-19

Five more U.S. soldiers in South Korea have tested positive for COVID-19 amid the lingering worry about the virus spread here, the U.S....
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Governor of U.S. state of Virginia tests positive for COVID-19

Governor of the U.S. state of Virginia Ralph Northam and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a statement on Friday. ...

U.S. jobless claims increase slightly to 870,000 amid bumpy recovery

The number of initial jobless claims in the United States increased slightly to 870,000 last week, indicating a bumpy road to the recovery...

Fourth large-scale COVID-19 vaccine trial starts in U.S.

A fourth Phase 3 clinical trial evaluating an investigational COVID-19 vaccine has begun enrolling adult volunteers, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced...
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U.S. state of California to ban sales of new gas-powered passenger vehicles by 2035

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday to ban the sale of new gasoline-fueled cars and passenger trucks in the most populous state in...