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What We Know About the Dominican Republic Tourist Deaths

More than two million Americans visit the Dominican Republic every year, making up about a third…

Democrats to Scrutinize Ex-Lobbyist’s Role in Trump’s Arms Sales to Gulf Nations

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats are examining whether a former arms-industry lobbyist serving as a midlevel State…

Pride Flags and Foreign Policy: U.S. Diplomats See Shift on Gay Rights

RIO DE JANEIRO — American diplomats in Brazil recently sought State Department permission to fly rainbow…

White House Tried to Stop Climate Science Testimony, Documents Show

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Trump Says U.S. Has Reached Deal With Mexico and Calls Off Tariffs

WASHINGTON — President Trump called off his plan to impose tariffs on all Mexican goods on…

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants

Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media accounts…

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration

GUATEMALA CITY — The tears that migrants tried to cover with their shirts as they stepped…

U.S. Yet to Find Evidence of New Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States has found no evidence so far that President Bashar al-Assad’s forces…

U.S. Says Syria’s President May Be Using Chemical Weapons Again

WASHINGTON — The State Department said on Tuesday that the Syrian government might be renewing its…

News Analysis: To Contain Iran, Trump’s Newest Line in the Sand Looks a Lot Like Obama’s

WASHINGTON — Pressed this week to define President Trump’s goals in escalating military and economic pressure…

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea

WASHINGTON — The intelligence that caused the White House to escalate its warnings about a threat…

Images of Missiles at Sea Set Off Debate Over Iran Threat

WASHINGTON — The intelligence that caused the White House to escalate its warnings about a threat…

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Baghdad

WASHINGTON — The State Department ordered a partial evacuation of the United States Embassy in Baghdad…

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran

WASHINGTON — As the Trump administration draws up war plans against Iran over what it says…

White House May Lift Sanctions on Venezuelan Officials Who Reject Maduro

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration would consider lifting sanctions on Venezuelan officials who abandoned the government…