What started as a cold meeting between the pontiff and the U.S. president turned friendly after a brief closed-door discussion.
President Trump prepares to meet Pope Francis as his recently released budget shows just how different his philosophy is from the one that drives the leader of the world’s Catholics.
The American president’s first international trip has been explicitly framed in terms of religious identity.
Carter Page would be the first known candidate advisor to be directly monitored during a presidential campaign as a possible agent of a foreign power.
The American public is always ready to pay attention to military strikes. But what does the president’s decision mean for the humanitarian crisis?
Director James Comey told Congress on Monday that the 2016 probe includes possible contacts between the campaign and the Kremlin.
Allocating more money for defense and a lot less for diplomacy, the White House is unveiling a spending proposal that’s meant to reflect campaign promises more than it’s meant to get through Congress.
Trump’s national security adviser’s potentially false statements about his pre-inauguration contacts with Russian officials are a major scandal.
Throughout modern history, the millions forced to flee as refugees and beg for asylum have felt Douglass’s agony, and thought his thoughts.
The outcome of the battle over Trump’s travel ban focused on seven mostly Muslim nations is hard to predict.
Senior GOP lawmakers said that the White House failed to consult them before issuing the president’s executive order on immigration Friday.
The executive order drew criticism from several prominent Republicans but support from party leaders. Democrats roundly denounced the policy.
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The Florida Republican has the power to sink Rex Tillerson’s nomination for secretary of state and deal an early blow to a president-elect who belittled him a year ago.
The president will face questions about acting against Vladimir Putin during his final year-end press conference on Friday afternoon.
With Mitch McConnell’s backing, a bipartisan inquiry could tee up the first confrontation between Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress.
Congress voted overwhelmingly to disregard the president’s rejection of legislation allowing 9/11 victims to sue a foreign government in U.S. court.
The two countries just signed a new military-aid deal—the biggest pledge of its kind in American history. It have may seemed inevitable, but the record-setting moment is also rife with irony.
The Republican nominee says the U.S. needs to be tougher—on its enemies, immigrants, and the nations it invades.
The Republican nominee's comments to The New York Times are likely to be received very differently by his base than by Washington's elites.