U.S.

  1. U.S. Travel & Tourism Sector Breaks Records Despite Slow Return of International Spend

    Julia Simpson, President & CEO of WTTC, underscored the sector's monumental impact, employing 18 million Americans and fortifying the economy by nearly $2.4 trillion. She emphasized the need for government support to address visa processing, border queues, and staffing issues, crucial ahead of major events like the FIFA World Cup and the Olympics.

    Region:
    USA
    Category:
    Tourism
    U.S. Travel & Tourism Sector Breaks Records Despite Slow Return of International Spend
  2. U.S., Israel sign joint pledge to deny Iran nuclear weaponry

    The undertaking, part of a "Jerusalem Declaration" crowning Biden's first visit to Israel as president, came a day after he told a local TV station that he was open to "last resort" use of force against Iran - an apparent move toward accommodating Israel's calls for a "credible military threat" by world powers.

    Region:
    World
    Category:
    Politics
    U.S., Israel sign joint pledge to deny Iran nuclear weaponry
  3. U.S. VP touts $3.2 bln investment aimed at stemming Central America migration

    As a massive migrant caravan with approximately 10,000 foreign nationals on its way towards the United States, Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced a Central American youth program to get young El Salvadorans, Guatemalans and Hondurans paid community services opportunities on issues like "climate action" and violence prevention.

    Region:
    USA
    Category:
    Politics
    U.S. VP touts $3.2 bln investment aimed at stemming Central America migration