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Politics Aug 24At global summit, Trump facing limits of go-it-alone stance
President Trump, growing more isolated in Washington, faces a tepid reception on the world stage, where a list of challenges awaits.
Economy Aug 23Trump hikes tariffs on Chinese goods by 5 percentage points
Trump said Friday he is raising previously announced tariffs to 15 percent and 30 percent.
Economy Aug 23China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. products
The tariffs of 10 percent and 5 percent take effect on two batches of goods Sept. 1 and Dec. 15.
Nation Aug 21Trump softens talk on background checks for gun purchases
A gradual rhetorical softening by Trump has taken place in the more than two weeks since gunmen opened fire in El Paso, Texas, then in Dayton, Ohio, leaving more than 30 people dead.
Nation Aug 13WATCH: Trump promotes turning natural gas into plastics in Pennsylvania
Trump visited Shell's soon-to-be completed Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex, which will turn the area's vast natural gas deposits into plastics. The facility, which critics claim will become the largest air polluter in western Pennsylvania, is being built in an area hungry…
Politics Aug 10Trump: Kim wants to meet again, apologized for missile tests
President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants to meet once again to "start negotiations" after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. He also said Kim apologized for the flurry of recent short-range missile tests that…
Nation Aug 07Protesters chant for action on guns as Trump visits Dayton
Protesters greeted President Donald Trump's arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country and demanding action on gun control as he visited survivors of last weekend's mass shootings and saluted first…
Politics Aug 07WATCH: Trump defends rhetoric as he visits Dayton, El Paso after shootings
President Donald Trump defended his rhetoric Wednesday as he headed out to offer a message of healing and unity in El Paso and Dayton, where he was to be met by unusual hostility from people who fault his own incendiary…
World Jul 23Trump threatens Guatemala after its court blocks asylum deal with U.S.
Negotiations over a potential deal ended when Guatemala's Constitutional Court granted three injunctions preventing that country's president from entering into a deal.
Politics Jul 19Trump administration trying to help free rapper A$AP Rocky from Swedish police custody
Urged on by the first lady and celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is trying to help free rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in police custody in Sweden for weeks.