For Both Trump and Xi, Trade Deal Comes Amid Growing Pressures at Home

BEIJING — The interim trade pact announced Friday between the United States and China came together…

Trump Publicly Urges China to Investigate the Bidens

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday publicly called on China to investigate a political rival, former…

Trump Wants Big Diplomatic Wins. Here Are the Odds.

WASHINGTON — John R. Bolton has left the Situation Room, and President Trump is left at…

As Trump Veers on Trade War, It’s Whiplash for the Rest of the World

BIARRITZ, France — Remember when President Xi Jinping of China was the “enemy”? That was so…

A Gyrating Economy, and Trump’s Volatile Approach to It, Raise Alarms

BIARRITZ, France — President Trump has again tossed out the economic and political playbook that guided…

To Gain Leverage in China Trade Talks, Trump Shows Solidarity With Hong Kong

WASHINGTON — President Trump has shifted his stance on the unrest in Hong Kong in recent…

U.S. and China Resume Trade Negotiations With Slim Hopes for a Deal

WASHINGTON — Trade talks between the United States and China resumed on Monday with prospects dimming…

Tech Executives Push Trump on Huawei Sales

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday assured executives of several big technology companies that his administration…

Trump Sends Negotiators to Geneva for Nuclear Talks With Russians and Also Seeks to Limit Chinese Warheads

WASHINGTON — President Trump is sending a high-level delegation to meet with Russian counterparts in Geneva…

Trump’s Asia Gamble: Shatter Enduring Strategies on China and North Korea

WASHINGTON — As he tries to tackle the greatest challenges to American power in Asia, President…

What Trump’s Huawei Reversal Means for the Future of 5G

In an impromptu question-and-answer session late last month at the White House, President Trump was asked…

The U.S. and China Are Talking Trade Again. But They’re Still Far Apart.

WASHINGTON — A day after agreeing to resume trade talks with China, President Trump and his…

Trump and Xi Agree to Restart Trade Talks, Avoiding Escalation in Tariff War

OSAKA, Japan — President Trump and President Xi Jinping of China agreed on Saturday to resume…

U.S. and China Angle for Trade Truce, but Both Insist the Other Will Back Down

WASHINGTON — The fate of a yearlong trade war will reach a pivotal moment this weekend…

When Trump Meets With World Leaders, He Won’t Be the Only One Thinking About 2020

WASHINGTON — By the time the second of this week’s Democratic presidential debates gets underway, President…