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US believes it can defend against N. Korea missiles, for now

The US military remains confident it can — at least for the moment — protect against any North Korean missile threat,

US economy sees fastest growth in three years in third quarter

The US economy posted its fastest growth for three years in the third quarter, according to official figures released Wednesday which

US regulator says Silicon Valley is threat to internet

A top US regulator, defending an effort to roll back so-called “net neutrality” rules, said Tuesday that large internet platforms represent

Over 1,000 US troops to patrol with Afghans in 2018

A large increase in US forces patrolling with Afghan counterparts will push the Taliban back in 2018, a top general said

Trump again backs alleged harasser, Democrat gives up key post

President Donald Trump on Sunday redoubled his support for embattled Senate candidate Roy Moore, ignoring the sexual harassment allegations plaguing the

Trump administration eyes easing student debt protections

Thousands of students who ran up unpayable debts at for-profit schools are anxiously waiting to see if US President Donald Trump’s

David Cassidy, 1970s heartthrob, dies at 67: publicist


American actor and musician David Cassidy, a 1970s teen idol best known for his role in musical-sitcom “The Partridge Family,”

US durable goods fall in October on weak aircraft sales


Declining aircraft sales brought October’s US durable goods orders to their lowest pace in four months, while a manufacturing sector

US jobless claims fall as record run persists


New claims for US jobless benefits fell in mid-November, confirming the strength of American labor markets and continuing a record

Another US lawmaker accused of sexual harassment: report

Powerful Democratic lawmaker John Conyers, the longest-serving US congressman, settled a wrongful dismissal complaint after a former staffer said she was