US sanctions individuals suspected of human rights abuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing economic sanctions on individuals suspected of human rights violations in six countries and is banning two other individuals from entering the Un...

Arms control on tap for Trump, Pompeo's meeting with Lavrov

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arms control, Ukraine and Syria will headline President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meetings Tuesday with Russia's foreign minister, who is making his first tri...

Trump, Pompeo to meet with Russian foreign minister

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo are slated to meet Tuesday with Russia's foreign minister to discuss the state of the bilateral relationship. ...

FBI lawyer investigated over altered Russia probe document

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former FBI lawyer is being investigated for allegedly altering a document related to surveillance of a Trump campaign adviser in 2016, according to a person familiar with the case ...

Trump, Erdogan to meet as thorny issues stress relations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Donald Trump will meet as relations between the two NATO allies are at their lowest point in decades, with Turkey rebuffing the U...

Trump to confront Turkey about buying Russian defense system

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser says Trump will confront Turkey's leader about his decision to buy a Russian air defense system when they meet Wednesday at the White...

Trump's sports kick is about politics, but fans have a say

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is on a sports kick, taking in a baseball game, a mixed martial arts tournament and a college football game and getting in some chilly rounds of golf. Even his...

White House announces new sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is sanctioning members of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's inner circle. Separately, the administration is issuing an up to ...

Impeachment inquiry focuses on White House lawyers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump's phone call with the leader of Ukr...

Former Trump adviser next in line to be asked about Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — House investigators expect to hear from the man who until recently was President Donald Trump's top adviser for Russian and European affairs. Tim Morrison had been ...

Top Trump adviser next in impeachment hearing hot seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tim Morrison owes his job at the National Security Council to President Donald Trump. But on Thursday, Morrison's testimony in the House impeachment inquiry might be central to a pus...

Pence says NBA 'acting like wholly owned subsidiary' of China

Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights, saying American corporations have been too willin...

Trump finds no simple fix in Syria, other world hotspots

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to reverse America's involvement in "endless wars" has run up against a difficult truth: When it comes to national security, rarely can a simple solutio...

Anatomy of the phone call now imperiling Trump's presidency

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were dozens of ears listening to President Donald Trump's 30-minute phone call with the leader of Ukraine that is at the center of a House impeachment inquiry , and as many eye...

White House to cut foreign policy staff by nearly half

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new national security adviser plans to dramatically cut the White House foreign policy unit as it comes under scrutiny over a whistleblower's complaint that ...