President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have met after the U.S. leader publicly lambasted the longtime ally over its spending on national defense and a Russian oil pipeline.
By Jennifer Hijazi
Twenty-eight million American adults read poetry this year -- the highest percentage of poetry readership in more than 15 years.
By Janie Har, Associated Press
The 43-year-old Breed succeeds Mayor Ed Lee, whose unexpected death in December prompted a special June election to serve the remainder of his term.
By Colleen Long, Associated Press
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio violated immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter. The mayor's office denied the allegation.
By Lisa Lerer, Steve Peoples, Associated Press
There's so much for Democrats to dislike about Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick. And that could be a problem.
By Jonathan Masters, Council on Foreign Relations
NATO is girding up for what some believe is a new Cold War with Russia, but President Donald Trump’s criticism of longtime allies has unsettled the 29-member bloc. The Council on Foreign Relations explains in this backgrounder.
By Yamiche Alcindor
President Trump kicked off his visit to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit here Wednesday with fiery words for members states of the military alliance and a direct attack on Germany for a Russian energy pipeline project the country’s companies…
By Lisa Desjardins
The fight over President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee began today. Brett Kavanaugh started his climb toward confirmation by meeting with the Senate's top Republican and the chairman of the Judiciary Committee. Democrats are mostly united in opposition, fearing he would…
By Brian Melley, Associated Press
On Monday, Judge Dolly Gee rejected the Trump administration's efforts to detain immigrant families in long-term facilities, calling it a "cynical attempt" to undo a longstanding court settlement. The U.S. Justice Department said it disagreed with the ruling and was…
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump again criticized the NATO alliance and the European Union over defense spending and trade policies as he headed to a summit in Brussels. Also, the ordeal of a Thai boys' soccer team is…
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