Slovak prime minister to meet with Trump in May

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prime minister says he has been invited by U.S. President Donald Trump to meet him next month in Washington. Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini sa...

NATO ministers meet to celebrate 70th anniversary amid rifts

WASHINGTON (AP) — NATO foreign ministers are meeting in Washington to celebrate the alliance's 70th anniversary amid rifts between members over security and trade issues. Secretary o...

The Latest: NATO head to make pitch for trans-Atlantic unity

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (all times local): 10:35 a.m. The head of NATO is using the alliance's...

Trump wants NATO members to keep raising defense spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wants NATO members to continue increasing their financial contributions, offering allies his praise for stepping up those contributions in recent years but sti...

Trump meets with NATO leader as tensions test the alliance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is meeting with the secretary-general NATO, as tensions test the Western Alliance. The White House meeting on Tuesday with Secretary-General ...

The Latest: Trump arrives in Ohio to tour Army tank plant

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump campaign in Ohio (all times local): 2:35 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived in Ohio to tour an Army tank...

Ahead of 2020, Trump returns to Ohio, GOP's gem in Midwest

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is returning to the state that foretold his 2016 victory and serves as the linchpin of his re-election effort. Trump's visit to Ohio on Wedne...

Merkel rejects criticism of German defense spending

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel is rejecting criticism of Germany's defense spending amid suggestions it might decline after next year that have angered the U.S. The finance m...

Pentagon lists possible project cuts to pay for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has sent a 20-page list of military construction projects to lawmakers who want to know which might be cut to pay for President Donald Trump's wall along the Mexican bor...

US bristles at Germany's reduced defense budget plans

BERLIN (AP) — The United States is bristling at the suggestion Germany might miss its own defense spending target, which is already short of the NATO goal. Finance Minister Olaf Scho...

Trump issues first veto, overrules Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unbowed by a congressional rebuke, President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday in a demonstration that he is not through fighting for his signature...

Trump to tour tank plant, hold fundraiser in Ohio

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to travel to Ohio next week to highlight his investments in defense spending and to raise money for his re-election bid. The White Hou...

Trump's 'MAGAnomics' gets a thumbs-down from Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling his record $4.7 trillion budget proposal a bold next step for the country as it experiences what he says is an "economic miracle." ...

Highlights of Trump's $4.7 trillion budget request

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's $4.7 trillion budget request proposes steep cuts to domestic spending, a funding boost for the Pentagon and $8.6 billion for his signature border wall with M...

The Latest: Trump to seek another $8.6 billion for wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget proposal for the 2020 budget. (all times local): ___ 4:20 p.m. President Donald Tr...