In his second State of the Union, Trump called illegal immigration "an urgent national crisis." He also dismissed "ridiculous partisan investigations."
US President Doanld Trump gives his 2019 speech beginning at 9 p.m. ET in Washington, DC.
Russia's messaging around February, 2018, was that its military campaign in Syria was a success with only modest human cost. But according to relatives and a battlefield witnesses, several Russian private military contractors died in clashes in Syria's Deir al-Zor region contrary to the official government narrative.
Nine European nations joined the United States in recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president on Monday.
The INF treaty bans Russia and the US from stationing short- and intermediate-range, land-based missiles in Europe. The US blames Russia for violations of its terms and will only reconsider a withdrawal if Russia comes into full compliance again.
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.
Supporters of the self-declared interim president, Juan Guaidó, staged smaller demonstrations on Wednesday while President Nicolás Maduro visited a military base in Caracas.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will ask her Conservative Party lawmakers on Tuesday to send a message to Brussels that they would support her Brexit deal if a plan to avoid a hard border in Ireland is replaced.
Firefighters in the state of Minas Gerais have confirmed 60 people dead in Friday's disaster, in which a tailings dam broke sending a torrent of sludge into the miner's offices and the town of Brumadinho. Nearly 300 other people are unaccounted for, and officials said it was unlikely that any would be found alive.
A senior US government official, speaking after six days of US peace talks with Afghan Taliban militants, said on Monday that Washington was committed to withdrawing foreign forces from Afghanistan to end more than 17 years of war.