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The North American Aerospace Defense Command deploys a US Coast Guard helicopter to investigate what appeared to be an unidentified aircraft nearing tightly controlled Washington airspace but found nothing
Judge Ketanji Jackson says in the decision, 'No one, not even the head of the Executive branch, is above the law'
White House spokesperson Stephanie Grisham says John Bolton simply didn't know how to use the platform
According to the US account, Conan was injured chasing Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi into a dead end tunnel in his Syrian hideout, where the cornered ISIS leader detonated a suicide vest, killing himself and two children
National Security Council Ukraine expert Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman is the first witness to have personally listened in on the July 25 phone call at the core of the impeachment inquiry
(UPDATED) In an eight-page letter signed by the White House counsel, the administration bluntly announces it will not cooperate with the Democratic-led House of Representatives, calling its impeachment push illegitimate
'The failure to produce this witness...we consider yet additional strong evidence of obstruction of the constitutional functions of Congress,' says House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff
'The White House's flagrant disregard of multiple voluntary requests for documents have left us with no choice but to issue this subpoena,' says the chairmen of House committees on intelligence, foreign affairs and oversight
Here is a chronology of events in the Ukraine scandal which prompts the opening of an impeachment into inquiry President Donald Trump
(UPDATED) The top-secret complaint, declassified by the administration and released by Congress, caps a stunning week of revelations that have put Donald Trump in the sharpest political and legal jeopardy of his presidency
The Israel president says: 'I have a directive: no intelligence connection in the United States, no spying... It's rigorously enforced without any exception'
The US president has repeatedly indicated he is ready to meet with President Hassan Rouhani, who is expected to attend the UN General Assembly in New York this month
Announcing a new definition of the longstanding 'public charge' law, the White House says migrants will be blocked from entering the country if they are likely to need public assistance
Trump claims that firms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter – who were not invited to the summit – discriminate against him and his supporters, even though his own Twitter account has nearly 62 million followers
'You're excluding me. You're excluding people that look like me. You're excluding people of color,' Team USA star Megan Rapinoe tells President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump has invited conservative critics of Big Tech but excluded the platforms themselves
Sanders is one of Trump's most loyal foot soldiers, almost constantly at his side during his tumultuous two and a half years at the White House and during the campaign.
The 43-year-old golf icon will be awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, USA's highest civilian honor
President Donald Trump chooses to spend his day 1,100 kilometers away in Green Bay, Wisconsin, for a rally with his baseball cap-wearing supporters
The party's 76-year-old senior statesman is the most experienced and recognized Democrat in the race, a popular former vice president who has been dominating early polls following months of campaign planning
'This decision is intended to bring Iran's oil exports to zero, denying the regime its principal source of revenue,' the White House says in a statement
(UPDATED) Ilhan Omar says in a statement on Sunday that many of the increased threats she had received were 'directly referencing or replying to the President's video'
Asked if he'd go to this year's gathering, on April 27, Donald Trump tells reporters that 'the dinner is so boring and so negative that we're going to hold a very positive rally'
House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings says on April 1 that White House security official Tricia Newbold detailed to his panel 'grave breaches of national security at the highest levels of the Trump Administration'
Though the WHite House says the 'caliphate' has been wiped out, the Syrian Democratic Forces say clashes are still ongoing
Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro, who has been dubbed 'South America's Trump', has vowed to forge close ties with Washington
The change means Washington's relations with the Palestinians will now fall under the authority of US ambassador to Israel David Friedman, who has been a supporter of Israeli settlement building in the occupied West Bank
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Trump tweets: 'When the term Executive Time is used, I am generally working, not relaxing. In fact, I probably work more hours than almost any past President.'
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The report says the move came after a mortar attack launched by an Iran-linked group on the Baghdad diplomatic quarters home to the US embassy in September.
Outgoing White House chief John Kelly's remarks oppose President Trump's rhetoric on the US-Mexico border
The former US president helped a young Filipino boy fund his education, extracurricular activities, and meals
'The president asked every one of his cabinet secretaries to look for funding that can be used to protect our borders,' White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says
From trampling near-sacred allies like Canada to trying to make good with rival Russia and enemy North Korea, Donald Trump's foreign policy shook up the world
According to reports, Jared Kushner met with the Republican leader to discuss the job
US President Donald Trump's comments came admi the UN climate talks in Poland, where 200 nations gather to agree on a rulebook on the 2015 climate accord
(UPDATED) Here are excerpts of messages from the worlds of politics, business and Hollywood for the 41st US President
The decorated war pilot, oilman, and diplomat who later became the 41st US President steered America through the end of the Cold War
(UPDATED) 'George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for,' his son, former president George W. Bush, says in a statement
'I don't believe it,' President Donald Trump says at the White House, adding that the United States will not take measures to cut emissions if the same is not done in other countries
President Donald Trump has repeatedly pilloried Hillary Clinton, his rival in the 2016 presidential election, for her use of a private email server for government business while she was secretary of state
(UPDATED) CNN says it is dropping its lawsuit on reporter Jim Acosta's access, a case that has raised concerns over constitutional rights for the press
A federal judge issues a temporary restraining order that requires the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access based on 'due process'
In the emergency hearing, CNN's lawyer Ted Boutrous asks the judge for a temporary order allowing Jim Acosta to get his White House pass back ahead of a full hearing
(3rd UPDATE) The news network says the 'wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process.'
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(UPDATED) A visibly angry Donald Trump has called reporter Jim Acosta a 'rude, terrible person,' after the CNN White House correspondent refused the president's orders to sit down and give up the microphone during a news conference
'Rosy prospects for the normalization of Russian-US ties are not visible on the horizon,' says Dmitry Peskov, spokesman of Russian president Vladimir Putin
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