This move in the Republican-led Senate signals a rare departure among party leaders, who have followed the president's lead for much of his time in office.
By Laura Santhanam
The U.S. military began drawing down this week in Somalia as part of President Trump’s vow to reduce overseas deployments. Some 700 U.S. troops have been training Somali forces to defend their country against the extremist group al-Shabab. But they…
By Nick Schifrin, Ali Rogin
The showdown between the outgoing president and his own Republican Party over the $2,000 checks has thrown Congress into a chaotic year-end session just days before new lawmakers are set to be sworn into office.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
Many gay and lesbian service members described living and serving in limbo, knowing there was no longer a ban on them per se, but that their careers would still be at risk if they were found out. That began to…
By Ali Rogin
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The plan, however, skirts the more politically sensitive issues that have roiled the nation and the Trump administration this year, such as the renaming of bases that honor Confederate leaders or removing Confederate statues.
By Associated Press
Iran's foreign minister alleged the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh bore “serious indications” of an Israeli role, but did not elaborate.
By Michelle L. Price, Michael Balsamo, Anthony Izaguirre, Associated Press
Lawyers from Trump’s campaign sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr alleging they had uncovered what they described as “criminal voter fraud” in Nevada. Voting rights activists say hundreds of people on the list appear to be linked to…
Washington has strongly objected to NATO member Turkey’s acquisition of the Russian anti-aircraft system and suspended Turkey from its F-35 fighter jet program.
By Associated Press
Even as Afghan troops seized the prison in Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, some 115 kilometers (70 miles) east of Kabul, IS militants continued to fire on Afghan security forces from a nearby neighborhood.
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