Politics Jan 17

President Donald Trump speaks to reporters in the Rose Garden after a meeting with congressional leaders about the U.S. government shutdown on Jan. 4, 2019. Photo by REUTERS/Carlos Barria
WATCH: Trump says U.S. will develop space-based missile defense

Declaring that space is the new warfighting domain, President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed the U.S. will develop an unrivaled missile defense system to protect against advanced hypersonic and cruise missile threats from competitors and adversaries.

Politics Dec 21

U.S. troops wait for their helicopter flight at an Afghan National Army (ANA) base in Logar province, Afghanistan. Photo by Omar Sobhani/Reuters
Large U.S. troop pullout planned in Afghanistan, officials say

The Pentagon is developing plans to withdraw up to half of the 14,000 American troops serving in Afghanistan, U.S. officials said Thursday, marking a sharp change in the Trump administration's policy aimed at forcing the Taliban to the peace table…

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