Angry premiers have convened their own emergency summit on Sunday to discuss $80bn in cuts to federal hospital and school grants that will leave states with little option but to back an increase in the goods and services tax or raise other taxes.
A Presbyterian church in Arizona has given sanctuary to an undocumented migrant facing deportation, triggering a stand-off with immigration authorities.
The controversial Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi has pledged to work for all 1.25bn of his fellow Indians in his first speech after winning a historic landslide victory to take power in the world's largest democracy.Read More >
KEMPER COUNTY, Miss. — Last November, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz rode an elevator to the top of the 11-story scaffolding surrounding Southern Co.’s new coal-fired power plant here and gazed out over the Mississippi flatlands. Below him lay a new lignite coal mine, new storage facilities and a glimmering maze of steel.
The Foreign Office was urgently investigating reports of two deadly explosions in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Friday as hundreds of British tourists were evacuated from the country due to a renewed terror threat.Read More >