US Headlines

  • Venezuela to hold presidential vote by end of April

    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela will hold its presidential vote by the end of April, the pro-government legislative superbody said on Tuesday, with President Nicolas Maduro hoping to trump a squabbling opposition despite economic crisis and foreign sanctions.
  • Surgery patients can help prevent opioid abuse

    (Reuters Health) - Simple brochures given to patients having surgery might ultimately help control the opioid epidemic, a study suggests.
  • Trump slaps steep tariffs on washing machines, solar products

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday imposing steep import tariffs on washing machines and solar panels, saying the move showed the United States would not be taken advantage of anymore.
  • Japan's bitFlyer exchange says regulation no threat as it expands into Europe

    LONDON (Reuters) - One of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges said on Tuesday it did not fear a regulatory clampdown would squeeze the market, and instead was targeting millions of new customers in Europe with a fresh expansion.
  • Trump to host state visit for France's Macron in April

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will roll out the red carpet for French President Emmanuel Macron in late April when the White House hosts the first state visit of Trump's presidency, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.
  • U.S. Attorney General orders probe of FBI agents' texts: lawmaker

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has ordered an investigation into texts exchanged between two officials of the Federal Bureau of Investigation who are accused of expressing views against President Donald Trump, the Republican lawmaker who chiefly oversees the FBI and Justice Department said on Tuesday.