At the White House on Tuesday, President Trump welcomed Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonaro, in the latter’s first bilateral foreign visit. The two leaders share many similar views, as they reiterated at a press conference, and Bolsonaro represents Brazil’s first pro-U.S.
President Donald Trump praised Brazil's new far-right leader Tuesday as he welcomed him to the White House, saying the man who's been described as the "Trump of the Tropics" has done "a very outstanding job."…
Seven were killed in the school shooting Wednesday, including five students, a teacher and a school administrator. Nine others were wounded.
By Mauricio Savarese, Peter Prengaman, Associated Press
In our Wednesday news wrap, a lawyer for Michael Cohen defended Cohen’s denials that he had sought a presidential pardon. A letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., chair of the House Oversight Committee, stated that Cohen hadn’t “personally” asked President…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve kept a key interest rate unchanged and pledged to be patient about ordering future rate hikes. Chair Jerome Powell insisted the cautious response reflects changing economic conditions, not fear of political criticism.
In our Monday news wrap, Matthew Whitaker, the acting attorney general, says special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is close to completion. Whitaker said he’s been fully briefed and hopes to receive the final report as soon as possible. Also, Chinese…
By Marcelo Silva de Sousa, Peter Prengaman, Associated Press
Hopes are fading that more survivors will be found after a dam collapse buried surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste.
Brazil's new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has declared an end to socialism and political correctness in his country. But can Bolsonaro, accused of authoritarian tendencies, deliver campaign promises of ending corruption, reducing crime and boosting the economy? Nick Schifrin turns to…
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders on Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration.
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