US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his use of the phrase “Mission Accomplished” to describe a U.S.-led missile attack on Syria’s chemical weapons program,...

Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

President Donald Trump on Saturday declared “Mission Accomplished” for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria’s chemical weapons program, but the Pentagon said the...

$30,000 rumor? Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

Eight months before the company that owns the National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy Playmate who claimed she’d had an affair with...

Pentagon: More sex harassment, retribution cases in military

More U.S. service members said they faced retribution for filing sexual assault or harassment complaints last year than in 2016.

US and China both omit key products from tariff threats

The U.S. and China are both threatening tariffs over billions of dollars’ worth of products in their escalating conflict over trade. In both cases, what’s...

Trump defends ‘animals’ remark, says he’ll always use it

President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his use of the word “animals” to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members in spite of a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders.

Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

House Republican leaders suffered an embarrassing setback Friday when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm bill.

After 2017 election, US poised to fight fake news – in Kenya

Just ahead of Kenya’s disputed 2017 election, video clips started spreading on social media of a slick-looking CNN broadcast asserting that President Uhuru Kenyatta...

DHS: About 2,000 minors separated from families

Nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries. That’s...

Security for EPA chief comes at a steep cost to taxpayers

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s concern with his safety came at a steep cost to taxpayers as his swollen security detail blew through...