North Korea Says Hope of More U.S. Talks Is ‘Disappearing’

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said on Saturday that its expectations for more dialogue with…

Trump Administration Drops Proposal to Cut Foreign Aid After Intense Debate

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday rejected a proposal from budget hawks in the administration to…

Pompeo Fuels Further Talk of Senate Race

They were the types of meetings more typical for a political candidate than for the nation’s…

Trump Officials Argued Over Asylum Deal With Guatemala. Now Both Countries Must Make It Work.

WASHINGTON — President Trump struck an agreement last week to require thousands of Central American migrants…

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out

WASHINGTON — Kiron Skinner, the State Department’s director of policy planning and the highest-ranking African-American woman…

In Escalation, Iran Tests Short-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says

WASHINGTON — Iran fired a Shahab-3 medium-range missile on Wednesday, a United States military official said,…

U.S. Punishes Chinese Company Over Iranian Oil

The Trump administration is imposing economic sanctions on a Chinese state-owned oil trading company and its…

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Modest Deal to End Impasse With U.S.

Iran’s foreign minister said on Thursday that he was willing to meet with American senators to…

Iran Rejects Pompeo’s Suggestion It Is Willing to Negotiate Over Missile Program

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that Iran appeared willing to negotiate…

State Department Creates Advisory Panel on Human Rights

WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday the creation of a commission to…

Split Emerges in Administration Over Approach to North Korea Talks

WASHINGTON — As President Trump reveled in his historic weekend stroll into North Korea, administration officials…

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump announced on Monday that he is imposing new sanctions on Iran, after…

Trump Expected to Announce New Economic Sanctions on Iran

WASHINGTON — President Trump is expected to announce on Monday that he is imposing new sanctions…

Pompeo, a Steadfast Hawk, Coaxes a Hesitant President on Iran

WASHINGTON — In the days leading up to President Trump’s decision on whether to launch a…

Trump to Officially Nominate Esper as Next Defense Secretary

WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to nominate Mark T. Esper, the secretary of the Army and…