Ex-defense minister of Taiwan says Beijing approached him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Taiwan continues to grapple with alleged Chinese interference in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, former Taiwanese Defense Minister Michael Tsai (蔡明憲) reve...

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Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 26, the 330th day of 2019. There are 35 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 26, 2...

Report: Review details effort to justify Ukraine decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House undertook a confidential review of documents that revealed extensive efforts to generate an after-the-fact justification for President Donald Trump’s decision to hold...

US urged to send cabinet officials to Taiwan as China poaches allies

A former senior advisor to the Trump administration on Friday urged the White House to send a cabinet official to Taiwan whenever Beijing succeeds in poaching a diplomatic ally from Taipei. Christi...

Mystery grows over Lebanon aid hold-up as impeachment looms

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is withholding more than $100 million in U.S. military assistance to Lebanon that has been approved by Congress and is favored by his national security team....

Impeachment hearings highlight immigrants’ stories

WASHINGTON (AP) — In their testimony in the House impeachment inquiry, a number of key witnesses have chosen to highlight a common trait: Their immigrant backgrounds. One came from n...

Absent witnesses close to Trump hover over impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — They are the ghosts of the House impeachment hearings. Vice President Mike Pence. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Acting White House Ch...

The Latest: Hill slams ‘fictional narrative’ about Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment hearings into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine (all times local): 8 a.m. A former National Secur...

Trump’s ‘no quid pro quo’ call open to interpretation

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the same day that members of Congress learned of a whistleblower complaint that would trigger impeachment hearings, President Donald Trump uttered 12 words that he claims establis...

Fiona Hill, adviser with sharp eye for detail, is next up

WASHINGTON (AP) — They have heard the measured testimony of career diplomats and the mind-boggling account of a first-time ambassador who declared he was in charge of President Donald Trump’s Ukraine ...

Key witnesses will cap intense week in impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — House impeachment investigators will hear from two key witnesses Thursday who grew alarmed by how President Donald Trump and others in his orbit were conducting foreign policy in Ukr...

‘On whose authority?’: What to watch in impeachment hearings

WASHINGTON (AP) — They owned the White House’s policy on Ukraine. Or so they thought. Gradually, administration officials on both sides of the Atlantic understood t...

Trump’s ‘Gordon problem’ becomes impeachment bombshell

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordan Sondland couldn’t always get President Donald Trump on the phone. Trump now says he barely knows the guy. But for a time, when they did talk, they spoke in naughty words and e...

Burisma means Biden? Diplomats say the link escaped them

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in May, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, mentioned a connection between a Ukrainian gas company and Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Bi...

Sondland’s opening statement at House impeachment hearing

Text of the opening statement by Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the European Union, to the House Intelligence Committee at an impeachment hearing Wednesday. The statement was ...