President Donald Trump leaves Friday for a 12-day, five-nation Asia tour seeking better trade deals and regional cooperation to curb North Korea’s nuclear program.
By Associated Press
Officials later said the U.S. had conducted two airstrikes against IS-affiliated fighters in Somalia. It was not immediately clear whether the Somalia strikes were carried out as presidentially directed retaliation for the truck attack that killed eight people.
By Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The conclusion contradicts a favorite talking point of senior members of the Trump administration.
By Jenny Marder
FORT BRAGG, N.C. -- A military judge ruled Friday that Bowe Bergdahl should serve no prison time for endangering his comrades by walking off his Afghanistan post.
By Jessica Gresko, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday accused lawyers for the American Civil Liberties Union of misleading the administration in the case of a pregnant immigrant teen who sought and obtained an abortion following a lawsuit.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
"Honestly, they should be looking at the Democrats," Trump told reporters before departing the White House on a 12-day trip to Asia.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press and Juliet Linderman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — For years, Republican Rep. Mary Bono endured the increasingly suggestive comments from a fellow lawmaker in the House. But when the congressman approached her on the House floor and told her he'd been thinking about her in the…
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
BEIJING — A Chinese official on Friday disputed President Donald Trump's claim that the deadly opioid fentanyl that is flooding the U.S. is mostly produced in China, just days before a visit by Trump at which he has said he…
By Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — With fanfare and a White House kickoff, House Republicans unfurled a broad tax-overhaul plan that would touch virtually all Americans and the economy's every corner, mingling sharply lower rates for corporations and reduced personal taxes for many with…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
President Donald Trump and Republican senators agreed not to deal with a needed fix for young immigrants in must-pass year-end spending legislation, according to some GOP lawmakers who visited the White House on Thursday.
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