‘Weak’ US job market ‘bodes ill’ for Democrats in lead-up to midterm elections

The still weak US job market could hurt Democrats just weeks before voters cast their ballots in November’s midterm Congressional elections, as millions remain unemployed amid sluggish economic growth.

Mid-air collision in US Maryland kills three, injures two

Three people were killed and two more were injured after a mid-air collision between a small helicopter and a single-engine plane near Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.

Ten facts about being homeless in USA

Renee Delisle was one of over 3500 homeless people in Santa Cruz when she found out she was pregnant.

The American oligarchy

There is an unspoken rule in American politics, expressed ever more clearly in each election cycle, that the more important an issue is, the less it can be discussed—much less decided—by the election.