The United States of America, commonly known as the United States or America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
World leaders tweeted congratulatory messages on Friday as UK's Boris Johnson led his Conservative Party to its biggest victory since Margaret Thatcher's in the 1987 polls.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took offence at a reporter's question about whether she hates President Donald Trump, a situation that the president took advantage of to mock her response.
Former United States President Jimmy Carter was on Wednesday (local time) discharged from a Georgia hospital after being treated for a urinary tract infection.
India ambassador to the United States Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Tuesday (local time) met Republican Senator from Louisiana Bill Cassidy and discussed the expanding cooperation in the energy sector between the two countries.
Even as the Gujarat Police is looking for self-styled godman, Swami Nithyananda, in an alleged case of kidnapping and wrongful confinement of children to make them collect donations from followers to run his ashram in Ahmedabad, a website named Kailaasa.org has popped up suggesting that he has founded his own country and designed its flag, constitution and emblem.
The dialogue on denuclearisation promoted by the United States is nothing but a "foolish trick" used by the Trump administration as the US Presidential elections are approaching, said North Korea's vice foreign minister, Ri Thae Song, on Tuesday.
The UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) opened here in the Spanish capital on Monday, where delegates are discussing measures to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement amid unclear prospects and challenges to multilateralism.
There is something about dark places that never fail to fascinate her. She never runs away from them, even when a little voice in her head tells her to watch her step. She says it is only when one looks at a character's eclipsed side that his or her different facets truly come to light.
The United States said on Wednesday that it is committed to defeating the ISIS-Khorasan (ISIS-K) in Afghstan, along with its partners in the war-torn country, and noted the "real" progress in terms of the number of members of the terror outfit surrendering to the Afghan security forces.
Actor Robert Redford has joined Hollywood veterans urging Americans to vote against Donald Trump and stop him from claiming a second term as President.