Echoing President Donald Trump's demands for NATO countries to assume greater self-defense responsibility, the defense secretary said Washington will "moderate its commitment" to the alliance if countries fail to fall in line.
By Joshua Barajas, Iman Smith and Erica R. Hendry
In honor of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's five Super Bowl wins, here are five stories that ought to get more attention.
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump said he respects Vladimir Putin, and when an interviewer called the Russian leader "a killer," Trump said the United States has many of them.
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Putin's spokesman lauded the phone call as a "good, constructive conversation," but dismissed suggestions of Trump and Putin reaching deals during the call.
By Lynn Berry, Associated Press
"I'm absolutely opposed to lifting sanctions on the Russians," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Sunday. "If anything, we ought to be looking at increasing them."…
By Laurie Kellman, Associated Press
Outgoing CIA director John Brennan said the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
House Democrats confronted James Comey over his refusal to say whether the FBI is investigating possible links between President-elect Donald Trump's campaign and Russia.
By Larisa Epatko
With Russia so much in the news lately, we decided to take a closer look at Russia itself with the help of two regional experts.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
The Obama administration is aware of frequent contacts between President-elect Donald Trump's national security adviser Michael Flynn and Russia's ambassador to the United States.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Thursday, defense secretary-designate Gen. James Mattis said at his confirmation hearing that the U.S. must recognize Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to break apart the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Also, the first of 3,500 U.S.
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