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Trump sidesteps awkwardness in Israel — most of it, anyway

5:35 p.m. ET May 22, 2017  After landing in Israel to a warm reception, and a seeming hand swat from his wife,


Trump begins first foreign trip with visit to Saudi Arabia

12:22 a.m. ET May 22, 2017
The US says it has signed deals worth more than $350bn (£270bn) with Saudi Arabia as Donald Trump begins his first foreign trip as president.


Trump wants congressional probe of evidence-free claims about Obama

8:47 a.m. ET March 5, 2017  President Trump called Sunday for a congressional investigation of his claims that predecessor Barack Obama had him wiretapped during last year's election  —  while critics accused Trump of trying to distract people from an investigation into his own relationship with Russia.


Jim Mattis says President Trump's orders will annihilate ISIS

Published 3:32 p.m. ET May 19, 2017  WASHINGTON — New approaches approved by President Trump to defeat Islamic State militants have begun to bear fruit, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters Friday.


Paris mayor strikes back at Trump for insulting city

US President Donald Trump implied that countries in Europe are not safe to visit. He cited a friend who no longer visits France in the wake of attacks in Paris and Nice. (Feb. 24) AP


10 longest bridges to drive across

Bridges have captivated travelers for millennia, bringing people to places previously inaccessible. Today, the world's biggest bridges largely cater to cars, and we've rounded up ten memorable crossings.


Trump picks Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

5:18 a.m. ET Jan. 31, 2017   WASHINGTON — Nearly a full year after Justice Antonin Scalia's death left the Supreme Court shorthanded, President Trump nominated federal appeals court Judge Neil Gorsuch of Colorado to fill the void Tuesday night, setting off a pitched battle over the direction of the nation's highest court.


How Facebook changed our lives

11:22 a.m. EST March, 2017 SAN FRANCISCO — The calendar may say 2017, but in tech culture this week actually marks the year 10 A.F — After Facebook. What did we poor humans do before the advent of Mark Zuckerberg's collegiate brainstorm?


Trump’s immigration policy vs. Obama's

2:09 p.m. ET Jan. 30, 2017  President Donald Trump defended his sweeping immigration policy by calling it “similar to what President Obama did in 2011 when he banned visas for refugees from Iraq for six months.” That’s a faulty comparison.