His lengthy Asia trip down to its final days, President Donald Trump opted Monday to publicly prioritize strategic interests over human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen by his Philippine host.
By Jonathan Lemire and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
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 Larisa Epatko
Deaths from stun guns. India outlaws "instant" divorce. Killing of teenage boy by police sparks protests in Philippines. Here are 5 important stories you might have missed in last week's news.
By Erica R. Hendry, Jenny Marder, Larisa Epatko and Teresa Carey
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns over North Korea's nuclear program and angrily dismissed media questions about human rights abuses by his government.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has embarked on a five-day trip across Southeast Asia. In the Philippines, he is expected to address President Rodrigo Duterte’s ongoing war on drugs, in which over 2,500 people have been killed. Lindsey Ford, the…
By PBS NewsHour
In the our news wrap Monday, President Trump directed new criticism at Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Russia probes. In a tweet, he called Sessions "our beleaguered A.G." and asked why he wasn't investigating Hillary Clinton. Also, a diplomatic…
By Erica R. Hendry, Kristen Doerer, Joshua Barajas and Iman Smith
After another week and another series of Trump tweets that stole the media’s attention, these important stories may have gotten lost in your news feed.
In our news wrap Wednesday, fighting raged for a second day in the southern Philippines, where Islamist militants have seized control of Marawi City. Thousands of residents fled amid tight security. Also, word has leaked that President Trump told Filipino…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart warned that it’s inevitable North Korea will develop a nuclear missile that can reach the U.S. mainland unless something is done to prevent it. Also, President Trump reportedly retained Wall Street…
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