President Trump started his first full week in office Jan. 23 by signing an executive order ending U.S. participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
More than half a million children in the West African area wracked by Boko Haram extremists are so malnourished their lives could be in danger unless they get aid, a U.N. humanitarian official said Monday, describing a region where millions get by on one meal a day and some communities have lost all their toddlers.
Trump signed the presidential order on Friday, hours after being sworn in.
The tradition of manufacturing applause for public performances goes back to the Roman emperor Nero.
Residents of the community of Pumanque south of the Chilean capital have lost most of their belongings and their livelihood to some of the worst wildfires in their country’s history.
The United Nations says preventive diplomacy in Gambia avoided bloodshed, restored democracy and averted what it calls a “humanitarian disaster.”
"I'm going to come out here and tell you the facts, as I know them."
Even if you count a viewership spike in Russia.
In a foreign policy speech, President Enrique Peña Nieto vowed to defend Mexico’s “national interests” in the face of Trump’s “new vision.”
Here are some key questions and answers.
Trump's executive order was a mostly symbolic move. But it has far-ranging implications on America's role in the global economy.
Ben Smith says readers should be "trusted to judge dubious documents" — but they actually have no way to do so.
"It is nearly impossible to keep the benefits of the Affordable Care Act without keeping the whole thing," said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer.
The full transcript of his first press briefing.
Four questions about the constitutional clause now being used to sue the president.
Unusually fast by North Korean standards.
A lawyer for Panama’s jailed ex-dictator Manuel Noriega says a court has granted him house arrest so he can prepare for brain surgery.
Many say U.S. troops are needed to stop the Taliban, but also want them out.
Attorney says former Panama leader Manuel Noriega allowed house arrest pending surgery.
How and where citizens can challenge the president of the United States.
Trump's opposition to TPP was unorthodox -- and, in hindsight, hugely important in winning the presidency.
Romania’s president has called for a referendum on a government proposal to pardon thousands of prisoners, which critics say could weaken the anti-corruption fight.
As talks between the Syrian government and rebel factions continue in Kazakhstan, Nordic and United Nations aid groups are meeting in Finland to discuss the plight of civilians in the war that has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced half the country’s population.
The briefing comes just two days after he summoned members of the press to formally provide an angry critique of coverage of the inauguration.
"Their struggles are worth listening to,” former Hiroshima mayor Tadatoshi Akiba wrote in a letter to President Trump.
Michelle O’Neill has been named as the new leader of the Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland.
Egypt’s presidency says that U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who expressed hope for a “new push” in bilateral relations under Trump’s administration.
Washington Post reporter Krissah Thompson examines the role President Trump's eldest daughter played during the campaign and what she could do in the future.
Rubio came out with a very strong statement on Tillerson initially. Now it looks like he backed down.
Visitors are flocking to the all-women San Diego prison in this popular Caribbean tourist town — to dine at Cartagena’s trendiest new restaurant.
President Trump instituted a government-wide hiring freeze Monday, signing an executive order that he said would affect all employees ““except for the military.” Trump had pledged to halt government h...
We've been talking about it for a long time,” Trump said, as he held up the executive order withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. “Great thing for the American worker."
Here are a few officials who seem to be doing politics right.
Mexico has become accustomed to accusations of wrongdoing by former state governors, but the most recent scandal has been especially shocking.
French President Francois Hollande is in Colombia’s capital as part of a two-day tour and he’s expressing his support for a peace deal to end the country’s half-century conflict.
Russian Defense Ministry says its warplanes have flown first combat mission in Syria with U.S.-led coalition aircraft.
Trump could create an environment in which journalists have to jockey for position, then shout, wave and beg to be called on.
The plan excludes the “military, public safety, and public health.”
"Now is the time to develop a new trade policy that helps working families, not just multinational corporations," the Vermont senator said.
A group called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington claims President Trump is violating a little-known constitutional provision called " the Emoluments Clause."
The mayors of five eastern Greek islands used to limit the movement of refugees and migrants have called on the European Union to ease the restrictions amid continued problems created by winter weather and overcrowding.
FIFA says it will stage the 2018 World Cup draw on Dec. 1 at a Kremlin concert hall in Moscow.
Mark Rutte's open letter appeals to far-right voters ahead of a tight election.
Amnesty International says Egypt must launch an independent and thorough investigation into the recent killing of 10 men by security forces in the Sinai Peninsula.
Human Rights Watch says Congo expelled one of its researchers for the second time in less than six months.
A local official says the death toll from the bombing of a refugee camp by Nigeria’s air force has climbed to 236 — a sharp increase from earlier counts.
Egyptian state television has aired footage of an Italian student taken weeks before he was abducted and tortured to death.
"All you have to do is stay. Don't leave. Don't fire your people in the United States,” Trump said.
A Hungarian teacher who pulled some students out of a fiery bus in Italy despite getting burned and losing his own two children in the crash was being hailed as a hero Monday as Hungary held a national day of mourning for the 16 victims.
Former White House press secretary Ari Fleischer doesn't like what Spicer did, but says this is a minefield for the media too.
The decision resolves the final major question surrounding Tillerson’s bid to be the nation’s top diplomat.
In his remarks to CIA employees at the agency's headquarters, Jan. 21, President Trump discussed a bust of Sir Winston Churchill.
Israel’s prime minister says he doesn’t want to surprise the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, while recognizing the “significant opportunities” the new president may present.
No word yet on when or if it'll ever return. Given Trump's previous statements about speaking Spanish, maybe not?
Chief Justice Roberts said lower courts have more work to do before the justices decide whether to rule.
It's not the case that voting for a candidate means voting for everything they did.
The Proposition 187 experience should hearten Democrats, but 2010 offers a cautionary tale
Spanish police say a pan-European crackdown on illegal arms trafficking has resulted in 664 guns being seized and 245 people arrested in 11 countries.
Few people realize that there are actually two busts. The one in the Oval Office now is not the one that Obama returned.
The president appears not to care about the reputation of his press secretary.
Right now, Democrats are the only ones on board. The Fix spoke with Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) about how that might change.
Their seats remained empty for a few tense minutes after the Russia-Turkey-sponsored talks were officially inaugurated. Then, the Syrian rebel delegation finally walked into the room, marking what was supposed to be an ice-breaking first encounter.
Berlin police say a man suspected of killing an elderly man and collecting his pension for a decade, before police found his body in a freezer, may have had a second victim.
The nationalist Alternative for Germany party says it will take “internal measures” against a prominent member for his comments suggesting ending the country’s tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past, but stopped short of expelling him from the party.
A tweet from the White House counselor said she made no news on the issue the day before when she said Trump would not release his returns because “people don't care."
A top military official says forces allied with the internationally-recognized government of Yemen have seized control of a strategic Red Sea port, after waging an assault against Shiite rebels.
The top Hamas official from the Gaza Strip has arrived in Egypt for meetings with security officials, the highest level visit by a member of the Palestinian militant group since Egypt’s army overthrew an Islamist president in 2013.
Astana, the capital city of Kazakhstan, which is hosting Syria peace talks, is a relatively new name on the map.
Iraq’s prime minister has ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State group to retake the city of Mosul.
Malaysian authorities say 10 bodies, believed to be Indonesian migrants, were found washed ashore after their boat capsized. Two Indonesians were rescued.
The move seems aimed a companies offering a bypass route around Chinese censors.
Officials say British Prime Minister Theresa May was told about the June test of Britain’s nuclear deterrent system when she took office last year.
Liberia’s international soccer star turned presidential candidate has named the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor as his running mate.
Dairy farmers from across the European Union have sprayed the EU’s headquarters with milk powder to protest the crisis in their sector.
Polish prosecutors have started questioning 21 anti-government protesters whose images have been posted by police over allegations they violated “legal order.”
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The gathering in Kazakhstan signaled the beginning of a new Mideast role for Moscow.
State legislative leaders argue a top-down approach isn't working. (Exhibit A: Obama's presidency).
France’s presidential hopeful Manuel Valls, who seeks the Socialist nomination, has pledged to tax U.S. imports if President Donald Trump pulls his country out of the global climate deal reached in Paris in 2015.
Email comments to columnist are filled with fright over incoming administration.
Hungary’s prime minister says U.S. President Donald Trump’s position that all countries have the right to put their own interests first was the key phrase of his inaugural address.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is seeking to lure voters away from anti-immigration lawmaker Geert Wilders, as campaigning for March 15 national elections heats up.
Iran is being cautious in its first comments on U.S. President Donald Trump.
Thick fog has caused numerous flight delays and cancellations at London Heathrow and other area airports.
Syria talks in the Kazakh capital Astana come at a time of significant changes to the conflict in its sixth year. Although promising to focus on reinforcing a cease-fire, the conference has raised expectations of a path toward a political settlement of the civil war.
Who went for that joyride with a Vienna street car? And why?
The Great Mosque of Aleppo, a centuries-old treasure at the heart of one of the world’s oldest cities, is today a grim monument to the ravages of Syria’s war.
The sweeping rhetoric of "day-one" is almost always undone by the reality of governing.
Syrian government envoy denounces speech by rebel representative at Astana talks, calls it ‘insolent’ and ‘provocative’
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting with Tanzania’s leaders on the first leg of his tour of Africa during which he is expected to push for the closure or takeover of schools linked to Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen.
Britain’s Supreme Court will rule Tuesday on whether the prime minister or Parliament has the right to trigger the process of taking Britain out of the European Union.
Rescue crews are considering whether to start using heavy equipment to speed up the search for 23 people still buried under the ruins of a central Italy hotel crushed by an avalanche.
A group of Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece in a military helicopter after last year’s failed coup have appeared at Greece’s Supreme Court in a closely watched extradition hearing.
While its not uncommon for African leaders to strike it rich on the back of their impoverished people, anti-corruption cases are growing.
The mayor of Jerusalem says the Trump administration is “serious” and committed to moving the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Austria’s interior minister says authorities are treating a recently arrested teenager as a potentially dangerous radical with connections to the Islamic State group.
The Egyptian army says jihadi militants have killed five soldiers in the restive Sinai Peninsula, the latest casualties in a yearslong struggle to control the area’s northeast.
Hungary’s national flag has been raised and then lowered to half-staff on a towering flagpole outside parliament as the country marked a day of mourning for the victims of a fiery bus crash in Italy involving students and teachers from a Budapest high school returning from a ski trip.
Conservative French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon, worried about the direction of the new U.S. government, wants a new European military alliance to protect the continent and fight Islamic extremism.
More than a decade ago, Sapae-ing Basor was one of Thailand’s most wanted, his face plastered on posters around the south offering 10 million baht, more than $250,000, for his capture.