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…

American Missiles Found in Libyan Rebel Compound

Libyan government fighters discovered a cache of powerful American missiles, usually sold only to close American…

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…

Facing Intensifying Confrontation With Iran, Trump Has Few Appealing Options

President Trump’s last-minute decision to pull back from a retaliatory strike on Iran underscored the absence…

They Each Backed Off Strikes: Trump in ’19, Obama in ’13, Clinton in ’98

WASHINGTON — The president calls off a missile strike on a Middle Eastern country at the…

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…

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…