In our Wednesday news wrap, a lawyer for Michael Cohen defended Cohen’s denials that he had sought a presidential pardon. A letter to Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., chair of the House Oversight Committee, stated that Cohen hadn’t “personally” asked President…
President Donald Trump announced Monday that American citizen Danny Burch has been freed after 18 months of captivity in Yemen in what the State Department suggested was a rescue operation.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Monday, activists staged scattered demonstrations outside the White House and from coast to coast to protest President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency. Meanwhile, Trump blasted former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe for saying in an…
Passage would mark the first time Congress has relied on the decades-old War Powers Resolution to halt military intervention. It also would set up a potential confrontation with the White House, which has threatened a veto.
By Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump denied knowing that former campaign chair Paul Manafort allegedly shared polling data with a Russian associate in 2016. The associate is accused of having ties to Russian intelligence. Also, rebels in Yemen attacked…
By Ahmed El-Haj, Associated Press
The bombing outside of the southern port city of Aden killed at least six troops and threatens U.N.-brokered peace efforts.
By Jane Ferguson
As the civil war in Yemen enters its sixth year, tens of thousands have died in the fighting, while disease and hunger have killed thousands more. The many children who have lost or been abandoned by parents have suffered the…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The killing of Khashoggi, who wrote columns critical of Prince Mohammed, has strained the decades-long ties the kingdom enjoys with the United States. It also has added to a renewed international push to end the Saudi-led war in Yemen.
By Maggie Michael, Associated Press
Documents reviewed by The Associated Press and interviews show that thousands of families in the city of Taiz are not getting international food aid intended for them — often because it has been seized by armed units that are allied…
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