Making his debut as America's global envoy, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought Thursday to reassure U.S. diplomats who are anxious after a turbulent first two weeks of President Donald Trump's presidency.
By News Desk
Most Senate Democrats opposed Tillerson's nomination, angering Republicans who considered the former Exxon Mobil CEO to be highly qualified for the post.
By George Jahn and Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
Austria has shut its door to about 300 non-Muslim Iranians hoping to use the country as a way station before establishing new homes in the United States.
By Larisa Epatko
Following through on a key campaign promise, Trump signs order to freeze and review refugee process -- and ban the entry of all Syrians indefinitely.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Rex Tillerson's foreign policy isn't sounding much like Donald Trump's.
ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, the president-elect’s nominee for secretary of state, appeared before the Senate Wednesday for the start of his confirmation hearing. Senators quickly focused on Russia, questioning if Tillerson had too cozy a relationship with the Kremlin; he…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry publicly apologized on Monday for the State Department's institutional discrimination in the past against gay and lesbian diplomats.
By Josef Federman, Associated Press
Israel's prime minister vowed to work with the incoming Trump administration to contain the fallout from last week's U.N. resolution calling Israeli settlements illegal.
By Ken Thomas, Associated Press
Trump's incoming Cabinet embodies a sharp turn from the outgoing Obama administration.
By Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
The prospect of Tillerson's nomination sparked immediate concern on Capitol Hill. Sen. Marco Rubio wrote on Twitter that "being a 'friend of Vladimir'" was not an attribute he was seeking in a secretary of state.
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