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Pyongyang’s ground jet test came while Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is in Asia for talks on how to limit the development of the North’s nuclear and missile programs.
A letter sent to Roger J. Stone Jr. represents the first public indication of the scope of the Senate Intelligence Committee’s inquiry, and possible connections to Donald J. Trump’s campaign.
Germans saw Ms. Merkel’s first visit with Mr. Trump with a pragmatism similar to the chancellor’s, but his remarks 24 hours later pointed to differences on policy.
“I have a hard time watching the news, I’ll confess,” she said during a speech on Friday night. “I am ready to come out of the woods.”
Documents released Friday detail how, during his time as a Justice Department lawyer, Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, defended President Bush on national-security issues.
Mr. Trump has picked George T. Conway III to head the department’s civil division. If confirmed, he would represent the president in legal challenges to his travel ban.
Judge Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation hearing, starting Monday, is likely to reflect the brutal politics of a polarized era. As he himself wrote, it wasn’t always this way.
The president had plenty of meaty legislative challenges to address, yet he kept getting sidetracked by controversies of his own making.
President Trump, a day after an awkward meeting with the German chancellor, started his weekend at his Florida estate by using Twitter to accuse Germany of shortchanging its allies.
As President Trump fills 124 judgeships, Leonard A. Leo is at the center of an influential group of conservatives seeking to transform the bench.
The Customs and Border Protection agency released two requests for proposals for an imposing but “aesthetically pleasing” border wall.
The president’s once-wayward eldest son embraces his new role in business and politics on his terms.
The Pentagon said the building in Syria was hosting Al Qaeda operatives when it was bombed. Activists insisted that civilians were killed in the strike.
Mr. Trump and Ms. Merkel made a show of working together, but they could not disguise the gulf that separates them on many thorny issues.
Last year, North Carolina was barred from hosting games in the men’s basketball tournament because of a contentious state law. Other states have moved to enact similar bills.
Napolitano, the network’s senior legal analyst, set off a global row by asserting that Britain’s top spy agency had wiretapped Mr. Trump on behalf of Barack Obama.
Newly declassified documents show that the waterboarding and other torture techniques used against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri had long-term consequences.
The Fogarty International Center funds an worldwide network of researchers on the lookout for viral threats, many of which could reach America.
In a legal brief filed on Friday, Justice Department lawyers stopped short of calling for abolishing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, but said its structure was unconstitutional.
New details indicate the episode was more serious than the Secret Service originally said.