Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the Pentagon’s current regulations banning transgender individuals from serving in the military are outdated, and anyone willing to serve the country should be able to do so.
WASHINGTON — The United States is pledging assistance to Mexico’s government in bringing escaped drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to justice. Continue reading
VIENNA — Disputes over attempts to probe Tehran’s alleged work on nuclear weapons unexpectedly persisted Monday, diplomats said, threatening plans to wrap up an Iran nuclear deal by midnight — the latest in a series of deadlines for the negotiations. Continue reading
He is Colorado-born, Iowa-taught (until age 10) and Wisconsin-made. Scott Walker did not graduate from college but he started winning elections at age 26 and has not lost since. Here’s where Walker stands on 10 key issues. Continue reading
NEW YORK — Hillary Rodham Clinton accused former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush of lacking an understanding of the needs of American workers on Monday, using an agenda-setting economic speech to cast Republican prescriptions for the economy as relics of the past that would do little to boost wages for the middle-class. Continue reading
Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump criticized U.S. immigration and trade policies on Saturday in speeches that veered from accusing Mexico of deliberately sending criminals across the border to professing respect for the Mexican government and love for its people. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and other congressional leaders expressed doubts Sunday about a historic agreement with Iran to address that country’s nuclear program, predicting President Barack Obama could face hurdles in Congress if negotiators reach a final deal. Continue reading
Take an inside look into the journeys and lives of several migrants, as captured by a group of international photojournalists. Continue reading