Trump has demanded $5 billion to put toward building a wall on the US border with Mexico that he argues is needed to keep out unauthorized immigrants and drugs, a downpayment on a massive project which Democrats have rejected as ineffective and wasteful.
Refugees and asylum-seekers from poor countries to the US border are often attributed, incorrectly, to domestic unrest in a far-off nation. But migration is largely the result of global phenomena like colonialism, climate change and trade.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is pressing on with her deal to leave the European Union, her spokesman said on Monday, rejecting calls for a second referendum or to test support for different Brexit options in parliament.
President Donald Trump says "No collusion!" about the Russia investigation. But special counsel Robert Mueller wants to know about Trump's past business connections with Russia. The question is, does that history help explain Trump's relationship with Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin?