American Samoa

  • 2020 Elections Mar 4

    AP Source: Bloomberg to Reassess After Disappointing Results

    Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg plans to reassess whether he should stay in the race after disappointing results in Tuesday’s primaries.

  • American Samoa Dec 13, 2019

    US Should Recognize American Samoans as Citizens, Judge Says

    A federal judge in Utah has ruled that people born in the territory of American Samoa should be recognized as U.S. citizens. It wasn’t immediately clear if Thursday’s ruling applies outside Utah. The cluster of islands in the Pacific is the only place in the country without an automatic claim to citizenship. People born in American Samoa are labeled U.S....

  • Department of Justice May 13, 2019

    N. Korean Cargo Ship Seized by US Arrives in American Samoa

    A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest was slowly towed to the port of Pago Pago during a cloudy Saturday morning and docked at the main docking section of the port that...

  • Florida Mar 10, 2019

    Daylight Saving Time 2019: Clocks ‘Spring Forward' on Sunday

    U.S. clocks will “spring forward” again on March 10 to make room for an extra hour of sunlight in the evenings as winter fades away. That also means losing out an hour’s sleep Saturday night. Daylight saving time officially starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, when clocks are pushed forward one hour to 3 a.m. When you go to bed on...

  • Arizona Nov 4, 2018

    Daylight Saving Time Is Winding Down: What to Know

    What’s better than sleep? An extra hour of it. It’s that time of the year when clocks “fall back” an hour, marking the end of daylight saving time. The change takes place at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4. When you go to bed on Saturday night, don’t forget to turn your clock back an hour. But don’t worry about...

  • facebook Mar 19, 2018

    Tonga's Olympic Flag Bearer Thinking of Cyclone-Hit Homeland

    Tongan flag bearer Pita Taufatofua has more on his mind than just trying to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympics this week. The 34-year-old cross-country skier is concerned about his homeland after it was hit by a cyclone that destroyed Parliament House as well as churches and homes. “Thank you for all the kind messages of support,” Taufatofua said on his...

  • Florida Mar 10, 2018

    Time's Really Flying This Weekend Across Most of the US

    Time’s really flying this weekend across most of the United States. That’s because the shift from standard time to daylight saving time officially takes place at 2 a.m. local time Sunday. With the spring forward, you lose out an hour’s sleep Saturday night. Daylight lasts longer into the evening but takes an hour longer to emerge in the...

  • Arizona Mar 9, 2018

    6 Things to Know About Daylight Saving Time

    U.S. clocks will “spring forward” again on March 11 to make room for an extra hour of sunlight in the evenings as winter fades away. Daylight saving time officially starts at 2 a.m. Sunday, when clocks are pushed forward one hour to 3 a.m. When you go to bed on Saturday night, don’t forget to turn your watches, alarms and...

  • Arizona Nov 5, 2017

    What You May Not Know About Daylight Saving Time

    What’s better than sleep? An extra hour of it. It’s that time of the year clocks “fall back” an hour, marking the end of daylight saving time. The change takes place at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5. When you go to bed on Saturday night, don’t forget to turn your clock back an hour. But don’t worry about electronic...

  • United States Nov 4, 2017

    Time for a Time Change in US With Return of Standard Time

    It’s time for a change in America — a time change.

  • United States Jun 8, 2017

    Zika Birth Defects in US Territories Similar to Other Places

    A report released Thursday shows Zika had about the same impact on birth defects in Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories as it did in other places hit by the epidemic. About 1 in 20 women infected with Zika had babies with birth defects in U.S. territories, according to the report. That’s similar to what was seen in the rest...

  • United States Mar 12, 2017

    Clocks Spring Forward Early Sunday Morning

    Dream on. Just make it snappier this weekend. In most of the United States, you’re on the clock to lose an hour’s sleep Saturday night. The trade-off: gaining more evening light in the months ahead, when the weather warms and you want to be outdoors. Daylight saving time officially was re-emerging at 2 a.m. local time Sunday.

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