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(UPDATED) The operation, now in its second week, triggers flurry of diplomacy among major powers
The president looms large as 12 Democratic contenders train their fire on him, calling for his impeachment and assailing a Syria troop pullout Joe Biden calls 'shameful'
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says 5 witnesses backed up allegations of misuse of power that could underpin formal impeachment charges
Former national security advisor John Bolton says Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is 'a hand grenade who's going to blow everyone up'
Some US lawmakers – including Senator Josh Hawley – are trying to pass legislation that would make Hong Kong's special trading status subject to annual reviews of its political situation
(UPDATED) The meme takes a scene from 'Kingsman: The Secret Service,' using it to show Trump attacking members of a so-called 'Church of Fake News'
At least 4 security officials raise concerns with National Security Council legal advisor John Eisenberg, according to a Washington Post report citing US officials and other people familiar with the matter
The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan says it 'verified 39 civilian casualties... due to the May 5 air strikes.' It also got 'credible information' about an additional 30 deaths, which are being verified.
US Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun holds talks with his South Korean and Japanese counterparts
Ria Tabacco Mar of the American Civil Liberties Union says it is up to the Supreme Court to stop the LGBTQ community from being 'relegated to second class status'
Of the 9 people shot, 4 are found dead inside the bar, while 5 others were found outside with injuries. Police say the injured are in stable condition.
Here are the texts among the members of Trump's camp before and after his phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky
Facebook's plan to roll out encryption on its platforms may risk weakening law enforcement's ability to detect criminal acts, including child pornography and terrorism
Troops from the 4th Infantry Brigade of the 25th Infantry Division are blown off target from their parachute jump above Camp Shelby into trees, camp commander Colonel Bobby Ginn says
Reyes Daniel Ruiz targets the accounts of 6,000 Yahoo users and also compromises their iCloud, Facebook, Gmail, Dropbox, and other accounts to look for sexual images
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says the Pakistan visit would be the fourth leg of a tour that included Russia, China and Iran
'Australia would never do anything contrary to our national interest. It would have been, frankly, more surprising had we chosen not to cooperate,' Scott Morrison says
'As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the conclusion that what is taking place is not an impeachment, it is a COUP,' Trump tweets
Mikhy Farrera Brochez is convicted by a Kentucky court in June for trying to extort the Singapore government using the stolen data
(UPDATED) 'He wrote down and read terrible things, then said it was from the mouth of the President of the United States,' Trump says
'The president of the United States is the whistleblower,' Trump advisor Stephen Miller tells 'Fox News Sunday'
Trump makes the previously unreported comments during the same May 2017 Oval Office meeting in which he revealed highly classified information on ISIS
Three House committees are giving US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo one week to turn over Ukraine-related documents
Trump is seeking to undo the political damage from asking Ukraine's leader to conduct an investigation into his potential 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden, and a possible White House cover-up
A whistleblower complaint released Thursday says Volker met senior Ukrainian officials on how to 'navigate' Trump's demands of President Volodymyr Zelensky
'The lessons of the Great Depression should not be forgotten,' Wang Yi tells the United Nations General Assembly in New York
The Trump-Zelensky exchange shows the two leaders, who had not yet met in person at the time of the call, attempting to establish a personal rapport.
Jim Carroll, the director of National Drug Control Policy, says he is 'absolutely convinced' President Xi Jinping is 'committed' to combating opioid traffickers
Trump tells around two dozen Latin American leaders on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly that socialism had 'destroyed' Venezuela, but that the country's people 'will be free'
Donald Trump swats away pressure from Democrats demanding his impeachment, rejecting accusations he offered aid to Ukraine only if it investigates political rival Joe Biden
The two leaders heap praise on each other in an unusual joint appearance inside a football stadium in Houston
Ahead of the annual UN General Assembly, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo puts aside threats of US military retaliation against Iran for the attack on a Saudi oil complex
The whistleblower's secret complaint triggers a showdown between Congress, whose Democratic leaders demand to review the complaint, and the executive branch which barred them
The new sanctions are imposed for the additional reason of 'terrorism,' the Treasury says, adding Iran's central bank provided 'billions of dollars' to two groups blacklisted by the US
The No. 15 USA jersey Magic Johnson wore for the 1992 Olympic 'Dream Team' may fetch the biggest bid
'This was an Iranian attack,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tells reporters on September 18, calling it 'an act of war'
The formal memo 'emphasized that Iran has not played any role in this attack,' the official IRNA news agency says
The civil lawsuit against Edward Snowden accuses him of violating non-disclosure agreements he signed with the CIA and NSA
Huawei deputy chairman Ken Hu says 'incredible computing power' is going to be needed as the world turns to future technologies such as artificial intelligence and autonomous vehicles
Vice President MIke Pence says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on his way to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia to 'discuss our response'
(UPDATED) Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says the US has adopted a policy of 'maximum pressure' on Iran because it believes it cannot bring the Islamic republic to its knees through other means
USA will shoot for a fourth straight Olympic gold, but standing in its way are contenders Spain, Argentina, France, and Australia
The move to strike comes after General Motors' 4-year contract with workers expired without an agreement on a replacement
(UPDATED) It is the first time US President Donald Trump has hinted at a potential American military response to the attacks
Led by Donovan Mitchell, USA ends its campaign with a win over Poland to wind up at 7th place
After pleading guilty, Huffman is sentenced to two weeks in prison, a $30,000 fine, and 250 hours of community service
'When we see that being used against children... Hell yes, we're going to take your AR-15, your AK-47. We're not going to allow it to be used against our fellow Americans anymore,' Beto O'Rourke says
The 3 groups – Lazarus Group, Bluenoroff and Andariel – are tied to the Reconnaissance General Bureau, Pyongyang's main intelligence bureau
'We are just going to win some and lose some,' NBA legend Kobe Bryant on Team USA's failed World Cup title defense bid
A member of deposed World Cup champion USA says they're the ones 'who stepped up to the plate when others stepped down'