Posts Tagged ‘U.S.’

U.S. Open 2017 leaderboard scores: Rickie Fowler leads after Thursday’s first round at Erin Hills

U.S. Open 2017 leaderboard scores: Rickie Fowler leads after Thursday’s first round at Erin Hills

It was an eventful opener at Erin Hill. Some notes on the top stories of the day and how the course played at the U.S. Open. We’ve got 18 holes in the books at Erin Hills and while we’ve got a superstar at the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard, most of the big...

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U.S. Women Stocking Up On Birth Control: What You Should Know

U.S. Women Stocking Up On Birth Control: What You Should Know

U.S. women have been stocking up on birth control before Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20. Many have feared they will lose access to free birth control and to the Affordable Care Act, which Trump plans to repeal. Many women have been taking their reproductive health into their own hands ever since Trump’s...

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CRE Superbug Found On U.S. Farm For First Time: ‘Widespread’ Antibiotic Use Questioned

CRE Superbug Found On U.S. Farm For First Time: ‘Widespread’ Antibiotic Use Questioned

The CRE superbug has been found on a farm in the United States, triggering a five-month investigation, according to Modern Farmer. Less than a week after 700 hospitals were penalized for superbug infections comes word that a pig farm had a positive test for CRE in 2015. According to the Centers for Disease Control,...

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Life Expectancy In The U.S. Declines For The First Time Since 1993: Report

Life Expectancy In The U.S. Declines For The First Time Since 1993: Report

The average life expectancy of a country is widely used as a tool to measure the overall well-being of a nation. While the United States did not lead the charts when it came to global life expectancy rankings (Japan tops the chart, in case you were wondering), it is still considered a generally great...

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U.S. Service Member Dies In Syria After Roadside Bomb Explodes

U.S. Service Member Dies In Syria After Roadside Bomb Explodes

The Pentagon announced in a statement on Thursday that an American service member in Syria died from injuries suffered by an improvised explosive device. “I am deeply saddened by the news on this Thanksgiving Day that one of our brave service members has been killed in Syria while protecting us from the evil of...

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U.S. Airstrike In Syria Throws Wrench In Cease-Fire Plans

U.S. Airstrike In Syria Throws Wrench In Cease-Fire Plans

A U.S. airstrike on Syrian military forces aligned with Bashar Assad has challenged the already tenuous cease-fire in Syria. We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us. World : NPR

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U.S. Says Coalition Airstrike Accidentally Hit Syrian Army Positions

U.S. Says Coalition Airstrike Accidentally Hit Syrian Army Positions

Enlarge this image Syrian government soldiers walk in the damaged government-held side of Aleppo on Sept. 16. Initially, U.N. officials had observed calm in war-ravaged Aleppo during the recent cease-fire, but Saturday’s violence in the country’s eastern regions spells ill news for the truce. Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Youssef Karwashan/AFP/Getty Images...

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Airstrike Kills Senior ISIS Leader Known As ‘Dr. Wa’il,’ U.S. Officials Say

Airstrike Kills Senior ISIS Leader Known As ‘Dr. Wa’il,’ U.S. Officials Say

The Pentagon says the militant known as “Dr. Wa’il”, the Islamic State’s minister of propaganda and one of its most senior leaders, was killed by a coalition airstrike near the group’s de facto capital, Raqqah, Syria. The news comes weeks after ISIS said its head of propaganda was killed in the Syrian city of...

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Matt Centrowitz Takes 1,500; First U.S. Winner Since 1908

Matt Centrowitz Takes 1,500; First U.S. Winner Since 1908

i American Matt Centrowitz crosses the line to win gold in the men’s 1,500 meters in Rio on Saturday night. He was the first American man to win the event since 1908. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Slocum/AP American Matt Centrowitz crosses the line to win gold in the men’s 1,500 meters...

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Donald Trump challenged to take U.S. naturalization test

Donald Trump challenged to take U.S. naturalization test

Donald Trump challenged to take U.S. naturalization test NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Monday, August 15, 2016, 9:07 PM With Donald Trump calling for “extreme vetting” and pitching a new “ideological test” for immigrants, the big-mouthed billionaire is being called out to take the U.S. naturalization test first. Weeks after wondering if Trump had even...

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