Americans are less proud to be Americans this year, poll finds

World / Politics Jul 5, 2019

Americans are less proud to be Americans this year, poll finds

As the United States celebrates Independence Day, pride in America has become a casualty of today's polarized political environment. The share of those who say they're either extremely or very proud of being an American reached the lowest point since Gallup first conducted the survey ...

U.S. government rejects call to disclose size of nuclear arsenal

World Jun 24, 2019

U.S. government rejects call to disclose size of nuclear arsenal

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has rejected a request from the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) to disclose the number of nuclear warheads possessed by the country, according to the Washington-based think tank. The about-face in the Trump administration, which at one time ...

Pele, Barack Obama discuss world affairs in Brazil

Soccer May 31, 2019

Pele, Barack Obama discuss world affairs in Brazil

Pele met with former U.S. president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo Thursday where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian soccer legend said on Twitter. Weeks after surgery to remove a kidney stone, a healthy-looking Pele smiled and clutched Obama's hand ...