Turkey is running out of time to avert a showdown with the United States over its plans to buy advanced Russian air defenses and spurn a counter-offer from its NATO partner, raising the chance of US sanctions against Ankara.
The US goods trade deficit surged to a record high in 2018 as strong domestic demand fueled by lower taxes pulled in imports, despite the Trump administration's "America First" policies, including tariffs, aimed at shrinking the trade gap.
Under a 1996 law, US citizens who try to sponsor their undocumented spouses would require the spouses to endure a minimum 10-year exile from the United States. With kids in tow, US citizens are visiting Congress to plead for help.
The United States will stop complying with a landmark nuclear pact with Russia as soon as this weekend after last-ditch talks with Moscow to save it fell flat, a senior US arms control official said on Thursday.
President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped US missile defense strategy on Thursday that called North Korea an ongoing and "extraordinary threat," seven months after he declared the threat posed by Pyongyang had been eliminated.
Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay bishop in the Episcopal Church, talks about his "Prayer for David Kato" campaign. Pepe Julian Onziema, a gay rights activist and close friend of David Kato's joins us from Uganda.
Mark Landler, diplomatic correspondent for The New York Times explains the backroom dealings of Washington and Egypt. Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat professor for peace and development at the University of Maryland contextualizes this move.
Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington correspondent explains the details behind the Republican agenda. And John Pitney, professor of government at Claremont McKenna College explains how legislative reversals are rare.
Lawmakers affiliated with the Tea Party joined with Democrats to block the passage of an extension of the U.S.A. Patriot Act. Todd Zwillich reports. Louise Story weighs in on legislation to fight regulations.