What do officials know about the attempted morning attack of a New York subway and the motives of the alleged bomber? Nicholas Rasmussen, outgoing director of the National Counterterrorism Center, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the difficulties of preventing such…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
President Donald Trump says media speculation that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will leave his job soon is “fake news.”…
By Jill Colvin and Josh Lederman, Associated Press
U.S. officials and individuals familiar with White House plans have spoken about the possibility of a broad shakeup in President Donald Trump's national security team. But the timing of such a change is unclear.
Top-level foreign service personnel cuts at the State Department is the subject of pointed new criticism by a former U.S. ambassador. In a letter written for the Foreign Service Journal, Barbara Stephenson of the American Foreign Service Association railed against…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Two more U.S. government workers have been confirmed to be victims of invisible attacks in Cuba, the United States said Friday, raising the total to 24.
By Matthew Lee, Thomas Adamson, Associated Press
The United States said Thursday it is pulling out of the U.N.'s educational, scientific and cultural agency because of what Washington sees as its anti-Israel bias and need for "fundamental reform." Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel plans to…
By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
The strained relationship between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson came under renewed focus Sunday.
By Martin Benedyk, Rob Gillies and Jill Colvin, Associated Press
TORONTO — Former hostage Joshua Boyle said upon arriving back in Canada that the Haqqani network in Afghanistan had killed his infant daughter and raped his American wife during the years they were held in captivity. Boyle gave the statement…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson denied a report that he almost resigned over the summer. NBC News reported that Tillerson was close to quitting after President Trump’s politicized speech to the Boy Scouts of America.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared Wednesday that he never considered abandoning his job as President Donald Trump's top diplomat, disputing what he called "erroneous" reports that he was on the verge of resigning earlier this year.
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