CapitalWashington, D.C.
Continent, Sub-RegionAmericas, Northern America
Geographical Area9,629,091
CurrencyUnited States dollar ($) (USD)
LanguageNone at federal level
Motto "In God We Trust" Other traditional mottos "E pluribus unum" (Latin) (de facto)"Out of many, one" "Annuit cœptis" (Latin)"He has favored our undertakings" "Novus ordo seclorum" (Latin)"New order of the ages"
DemonymAmerican
Time ZoneUTC-12:00, UTC-11:00, UTC-10:00, UTC-09:00, UTC-08:00, UTC-07:00, UTC-06:00, UTC-05:00, UTC-04:00, UTC+10:00, UTC+12:00
ISO 3166 code US
International Calling Code +1
Internet TLD .us
Per Capital $61,687
HDI 2015 0.920very high · 10th
2010 Census 308,745,538
GINI 2013 41.1medium
Area 9629091
Density 90.6/sq mi
Water 6.97 %
2017 Estimate 325,365,189
Drives On Right

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Transgender people in Iran face discrimination despite fatwa

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother's balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful places the 19-year-old transgender...

2018-05-21, 01:05:28 AM
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Microsoft acquires conversational AI startup Semantic Machines to help bots sound more lifelike

Microsoft announced today that it has acquired Semantic Machines, a Berkeley-based startup that...

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Lava from Kilauea volcano enters ocean, creates toxic cloud

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the...

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Mueller plans to wrap up Trump obstruction probe by Sept.

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US...