It’s the first new U.S. assistance to the Palestinians since the administration slashed and then virtually eliminated all aid to them as it moved to coordinate its policy with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
By Associated Press
Hurricane Dorian is inflicting damage in the Carolinas, where streets filled with water, 105 mile-per-hour winds knocked out power to more than 200,000 customers. Officials in both states warned people to heed the storm, which actually strengthened overnight. And in…
The southeastern U.S. shoreline is watching Hurricane Dorian drive north, not far offshore. The storm’s winds have dropped to 105 miles per hour, still plenty powerful but much less severe than those that blasted the northern Bahamas earlier this week.
Acting Sec. of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan recently met with El Salvador's new president, Nayib Bukele, about efforts to stem the tide of migrants heading north toward the U.S. McAleenan sits down with Amna Nawaz, who also made the trip,…
By PBS NewsHour
The U.S. suspended nearly $2 billion in military aid to Pakistan this month following President Trump’s tweet criticizing the country for being a “safe haven to terrorist.” Pakistan in turn halted military and intelligence cooperation with the U.S. Arshad Mohammed,…
By Teresa Carey
As Hurricane Irma moves over open water toward the U.S., and Florida Gov. Rick Scott urges those in evacuation zones to “get out now,” here’s how you can help.
By PBS NewsHour
Lawmakers returning to Congress face a growing to-do list: raising the debt ceiling, passing Hurricane Harvey aid and now responding to President Trump’s DACA decision. John Yang is joined by Erica Werner, a congressional correspondent for the Associated Press, to…
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The Trump proposal, which is being finalized pending White House consultations with key Republicans, is likely to be just a fraction of an eventual Harvey recovery package that could rival the $100-billion-plus in taxpayer-financed help for victims of 2005's Hurricane…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Much of FEMA's widely-praised response is the product of laws and procedures that grew under Trump's predecessors after the government's botched response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.