united states :
- n North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
- n the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
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- United States Mint Launches 18th America the Beautiful Quarters® Coin
BAKER, Nev., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United States Mint Senior Advisor Ron Harrigal joined Great Basin National Park Superintendent Steve Mietz and former Superintendent Andy Ferguson today to launch the new quarter honoring the site. The coin's reverse (tails side) design captures the beauty and unique qualities of a single Bristlecone Pine tree and the rocky glacial moraines ...
June 20, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
- United States close to World Cup berth
United States close to World Cup berth
June 19, 2013 - Fox Sports
- United States to meet Taliban to seek Afghan peace
By Mark Felsenthal, Hamid Shalizi and Dylan Welch WASHINGTON/KABUL (Reuters) - The United States will meet the Taliban this week for talks aimed at achieving peace in Afghanistan, where U.S.-led forces and the insurgents have fought a bloody and costly war for the past 12 years, U.S. officials said on Tuesday. The Taliban opened an office in Doha, the Qatari capital, on Tuesday to help restart ...
June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News