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U.S. Calls on Venezuelan President Maduro to Resign

U.S. Calls on Venezuelan President Maduro to Resign

The Trump administration called Tuesday for Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to step down.
Underwood Becomes New York Attorney General After Trailblazing Legal Career

Underwood Becomes New York Attorney General After Trailblazing Legal Career

Barbara Underwood’s career has been one of firsts: She was first in her law school class and the first woman to serve as U.S. solicitor general, and she is now the first woman to be New York’s
DACA Supporters Say Texas’s Lawsuit Leaves No One to Defend the Program

DACA Supporters Say Texas’s Lawsuit Leaves No One to Defend the Program

A civil rights group wants to defend against a lawsuit by Texas to undo the Obama-era DACA immigration program.
Comey Rips Giuliani and Republican Party for Attacking Mueller

Comey Rips Giuliani and Republican Party for Attacking Mueller

In an exclusive interview, former FBI Director James Comey said he’s “disappointed and disgusted.”
Setting a Date for Landing Humans on Mars

Setting a Date for Landing Humans on Mars

There’s a lot of talk about going to the red planet. Some experts are saying the time has come to make a plan.
Parties to White House Biofuel Deal Disagree What's Agreed

Parties to White House Biofuel Deal Disagree What's Agreed

A tentative deal on U.S. biofuel policy struck at the White House would allow year-round sales of higher-ethanol gasoline in exchange for possible policy changes to rein in compliance costs for
Former Trump Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Says He’s ‘Anti-Tariffs’

Former Trump Economic Adviser Gary Cohn Says He’s ‘Anti-Tariffs’

Former White House economic adviser Gary Cohn’s widely divergent opinions on trade with President Donald Trump have spilled into the public view.
Breakthrough in China-Japan Relations

Breakthrough in China-Japan Relations

Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister, attends a budget committee session at the upper house of parliament in Tokyo, Japan, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.
Trump to Exit Iran Nuclear Deal and Reinstate U.S. Sanctions

Trump to Exit Iran Nuclear Deal and Reinstate U.S. Sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump, right, salutes while walking off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, May 4, 2018. Photographer: Michael Reynolds/EPA
Thousand of Puerto Ricans Are Still in the Dark While U.S. Agencies Leave

Thousand of Puerto Ricans Are Still in the Dark While U.S. Agencies Leave

Eight months after Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico’s power grid, causing the largest blackout in U.S. history, more than 98 percent of the people have their power back.
Schneiderman Was Investigating the Manhattan D.A. Now the Tables Have Turned

Schneiderman Was Investigating the Manhattan D.A. Now the Tables Have Turned

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is accused of physically abusing several women.
Trump’s Request to Cancel Spending Has Shot at Passing Congress

Trump’s Request to Cancel Spending Has Shot at Passing Congress

President Donald Trump’s request to Congress to cancel $15.4 billion in unspent government funds has a strong chance of clearing Congress because it doesn’t touch this year’s bipartisan spending bill.
Patents Concern Is No Excuse to Start a Trade War, China Says

Patents Concern Is No Excuse to Start a Trade War, China Says

The U.S. and other nations must not use China’s alleged failure to protect foreign companies’ intellectual property as an excuse to start a trade war, Liu Xiaoming, China’s ambassador to the U.K.,
Ryan Meets With House Chaplain He Tried to Oust

Ryan Meets With House Chaplain He Tried to Oust

House Speaker Paul Ryan met Tuesday with the House chaplain he ousted last month, then reinstated.
Kim Jong Un Is Watching Trump's Iran Decision, Chinese Envoy Says

Kim Jong Un Is Watching Trump's Iran Decision, Chinese Envoy Says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be eyeing closely what Donald Trump decides on the Iran nuclear deal, with potential repercussions for their upcoming summit, according to China’s former
Russia Opens Door to Reworked Iran Deal Ahead of Trump Decision

Russia Opens Door to Reworked Iran Deal Ahead of Trump Decision

Russia is willing to consider a French proposal to negotiate an additional agreement on Iran’s nuclear program to address U.S. President Donald Trump’s concerns over the current international accord,
Pelosi Sees Risks for Democrats Seeking Trump’s Impeachment

Pelosi Sees Risks for Democrats Seeking Trump’s Impeachment

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that while the idea of impeaching President Donald Trump is popular in her San Francisco district, doing so would be too divisive without a bipartisan
‘Up Is Down’ in the Crazy World of the China-U.S. WTO Clash

‘Up Is Down’ in the Crazy World of the China-U.S. WTO Clash

A U.S. envoy to the World Trade Organization condemned China’s trade policy and said Beijing’s exhortations against protectionism have “entered the realm of Alice in Wonderland.”