The Trump administration is putting new criteria in place Thursday for visa applicants from six mostly Muslim nations and all refugees, requiring a close family or business tie to the United States.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Syria denied U.S. claims that the regime is using a crematorium to incinerate corpses in order to conceal mass executions of thousands of prisoners. Also, North Korea has become the prime suspect in a global…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
The Army says that when transgender soldier Chelsea Manning is released from military prison on Wednesday she will remain on active duty in a special status, pending her final appellate review.
By Josh Lederman and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that "there's almost no trust" between the U.S. and Russia now.
By Matthew Lee, Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Despite repeated pledges to rip up, renegotiate or otherwise alter them, the U.S. has yet to withdraw from any of these economic, environmental or national security deals, as Trump's past criticism turns to tacit embrace of several key elements of…
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Hillary Clinton on Friday criticized President Donald Trump's proposal to slash billions of dollars from diplomacy and jabbed rhetorically at her former rival, remarking on her penchant for "talking about research, evidence and facts."…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The State Department has ordered American embassies and consulates around the world to draw up criteria for "population sets" needing extra scrutiny before receiving visas to travel to the United States, according to a recent diplomatic cable.
President Donald Trump is proposing “an America First budget” that would boost spending for defense, border security, law enforcement and school choice, while seeking to eliminate “the most inefficient, most wasteful, most indefensible programs” in the federal government, budget director…
By PBS NewsHour
Rex Tillerson is the lowest-profile secretary of state in modern times. As he prepares for high-stakes visits to Asian nations, there's news that he won't be taking press corps, one of a number of unusual changes in how the State…
By Matthew Lee, Matthew Pennington, Associated Press
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plunges this week into the increasingly volatile situation in North Asia with visits to Japan, South Korea and China, the region's central players for dealing with North Korea's missile launches and nuclear tests. Complicating the…
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