Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government's chemical facilities.
By Associated Press
Two Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to provide records spelling out the legal basis for missile strikes in Syria last week and in April 2017.
In the news wrap Tuesday, an engine exploded on a Southwest airlines flight, en route from New York City to Dallas. It sent metal fragments into a window and killed a woman. Also, the IRS website for online payments broke…
The airstrikes launched by the U.S., UK, and France to punish the Assad regime's alleged use of chemical weapons have renewed questions about presidential warmaking powers. Lisa Desjardins reports on the reaction to the strikes, then talks to Sen. Chris…
By Hope Yen, Robert Burns, Associated Press
The White House scrambled Monday to walk back U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's weekend announcement that new economic sanctions against Russia are imminent, but stressed the penalties are still being considered.
By Sarah el Deeb and Nataliya Vasileyva, Associated Press
A senior Russian diplomat told reporters in Moscow that what is hampering a speedy resolution of the mission's visit to the Syrian town of Douma, affected by the alleged chemical attack, was "the consequences of the illegal, unlawful military action,"…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, April 15, President Trump has another complicated weekend following missile strikes in Syria and as Washington readies for former FBI director James Comey’s new book. Also, while the art of photography has undergone a radical…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
In heated exchanges with his national security team in recent weeks, President Donald Trump repeatedly made clear he saw little incentive for the United States to be involved in Syria’s intractable civil war.
By PBS NewsHour
It has been another boisterous weekend in politics for President Trump, from missile strikes in Syria to a forthcoming book by former FBI director James Comey, to legal trouble for his personal attorney. All this coupled with the retirement announcement…
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