German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the United States and others on Saturday to support and bolster multilateral organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations and NATO, an alliance to...
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 03:31 PM EST
Trump's Plan for Spike in Defense Spending Faces Big Hurdles
Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet.
Trump faces skeptical Democrats whose support...
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 02:37 PM EST
In Europe, Pence Says US Will Hold Russia Accountable
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance the...
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 04:35 AM EST
Here’s How Congress Is Handling Russia Investigations
At the end of a week's worth of new revelations and a resignation, FBI Director James Comey held a closed-door meeting with the Senate Intelligence Committee Friday, NBC News reports. Members who emerged...
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 07:30 PM EST
Trump Rallies Supporters, Tears Into 'Dishonest Media'
Trump held a campaign rally at an airport hangar in central Florida on Saturday afternoon. The event in Melbourne came as he seeks to regain his footing following a series of crises that have threatened his...
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 at 02:18 AM EST
House Overturns Rule Protecting Planned Parenthood
The Republican-led House this week overturned a regulation then-President Barack Obama put in place to protect Title X funding, prompting criticism from Democrats and others over the move's impact on women's...
Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 04:01 PM EST
Massive Outdoor Trade Show to Leave Utah in Protest
A lucrative outdoor trade show that's been staged in Salt Lake City for two decades announced Thursday it will be leaving Utah over the latest disagreement with state leaders about their stance on public lands....
President Donald Trump reiterated his emphasis on rebuilding the military in a Friday visit to Boeing in South Carolina, a day after he made the same promises in a White House news conference. "We are looking seriously at a big order," he said.
Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 02:19 PM EST
McConnell Intends to Replace 'Obamacare' Without Democrats
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans intend to overhaul health care and the tax code this year without Democratic help.
In the past, McConnell has condemned Democrats for passing "Obamacare"...
Over the strong objections of environmental groups, the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, giving President Donald Trump an eager partner to fulfill his campaign...