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Putin says Russia-US talks on strategic stability are on right track

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said talks between Moscow and Washington on strategic stability and cybersecurity were moving in the right direction. Russia-US ties are currently languishing at post-Cold War.

Body scan reveals shotgun shell inside Alabama prisoner

A man being booked into an Alabama jail wound up at a hospital rather than behind bars after a scan revealed a shotgun shell in his abdomen.

The US Navy and Army tested hypersonic weapon component prototypes on Wednesday, the Pentagon said, calling the three tests successful.

House to vote on holding long-time Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress

The House is voting on whether to hold long-time Trump ally Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress after he defied a subpoena from a committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.

Ex-Minneapolis cop gets 57 months in killing of 911 caller

Woman arrested in slayings of 4 people in central Michigan

Trump strikes SPAC deal for new social media platform, shares soar

Shares of Digital World Acquisition Corp rose 80% on Thursday after the publicly listed shell company said it would merge with a business owned by former US President Donald Trump to create a new social media app.

US 10-yr tips breakeven inflation hits 2.614%, highest since Sept 2012

US Senator Joe Manchin said he believed Democratic lawmakers were getting close to agreeing on a topline figure for spending legislation that contains some of President Joe Biden’s social programs.

US Senate Democratic leader Schumer says he is prepared to bring another voting rights proposal to the floor as soon as next week

US National Transportation Safety Board says it found driver, passenger were in front seats during April fatal Tesla crash in Texas

US Sept national median home price for existing homes is $352,800, +13.3% from the corresponding month in 2020

US existing home sales surge to 8-month high in September

US CPC: Below-normal temperatures most likely in Southeast Alaska and a small area in the Pacific Northwest

US CPC forecast: Above normal seasonal precipitation amounts are favoured for West coast of Alaska, Pacific Northwest, Northern Rockies, portions of Great Lakes, Ohio Valley and Northeast

US salmonella outbreak tied to onions sickens more than 650

US health officials say a salmonella outbreak tied to onions has sickened more than 650 people in 37 states.

US jobless claims dip to new pandemic low: govt

Initial applications for US jobless aid dipped again last week, falling to a new pandemic low, according to government data released Thursday.

‘US remains consistently open to dialogue with N Korea’

Official: US at turning point in dealing with Myanmar crisis

US bill moved to sanction China on maritime claims