The midterm elections are a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte's allies and opposition candidates fighting for checks and balances of the leader.
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press
These days, it’s hard to stop news from Washington, D.C., from flooding your news feed. We take a moment every week to bring you important stories beyond the White House and the Capitol. Here’s what we’re reading now.
By Jessica Yarvin, Erica R. Hendry
Trump teased a "major statement" on trade and the trip later this week at the White House, where he is expected to promote congressional Republicans’ plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code.
By Associated Press
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
By Larisa Epatko
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 Erica R. Hendry, Jenny Marder, Larisa Epatko, Teresa Carey
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 Josh Lederman, Associated Press
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 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…
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