The United States Olympic Committee announced Tuesday it will bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, but the candidate city won't be selected until early next year.
Los Angeles, Washington, Boston and San Francisco all made their final pitches for staging the four-yearly showpiece to the USOC board of directors on Tuesday.
National Guard deployed in U.S. town amid riots
FERGUSON -- Officials in the U.S. state of Missouri have ordered more National Guard troops to be sent to the town of Ferguson.
A police officer who shot and killed an African American youth there and whom a jury failed to indict has said his conscience was clear.
As Turkey fuels fears in the eastern Mediterranean by insisting on maintaining the seismic survey vessel Barbaros off the southern coast of Cyprus, Washington has expressed its concern over renewed tensions in the region and has underlined its support for Nicosias sovereignty and right to develop resources in its exclusive economic zone (EEZ).