WASHINGTON U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he was still trying to determine the best way to respond to the October murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate, but described the kingdom as an important U.S. ally against Iran.
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday opened the door to addressing the nation's immigration problems through bipartisan legislation that he said should include changes to asylum law.
WASHINGTON The United States is scrutinizing state-owned Qatar Airways' acquisition of a 49 percent stake in Air Italy, which has been flying to U.S. destinations since June in a move seen by U.S. lawmakers as flouting a deal not to add new flights to the domestic market.
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will increase pressure on Iran, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, but he declined specific comment on whether the administration would continue sanctions waivers for countries that import Iranian oil.
WASHINGTON The top U.S. international aid official indicated on Tuesday the Trump administration has no immediate plan to roll back a decision to cut aid to Central American nations after thousands of their citizens sought asylum at the U.S. southern border, despite strong Congressional opposition.
WASHINGTON U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who oversaw President Donald Trump's bitterly contested immigration policies during her tumultuous 16-month tenure, resigned on Sunday amid a surge in the number of migrants at the border with Mexico. | Video
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution on Thursday that would end all U.S. involvement with the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, rebuffing President Donald Trump's policy of continued support for the kingdom.
WASHINGTON Keeping up pressure for political change in Venezuela, 15 U.S. senators introduced bipartisan legislation on Wednesday to provide $400 million in new aid, internationalize sanctions and ease penalties on officials who recognise a new government.
WASHINGTON U.S. Republican and Democratic senators introduced legislation on Wednesday seeking to deter Russia from meddling in U.S. elections by threatening stiff sanctions on its banking, energy and defence industries and sovereign debt.
WASHINGTON, April 3 The head of the North
Atlantic Treaty Organization warned the U.S. Congress on
Wednesday of the threat posed by "a more assertive Russia,"
including a massive military buildup, threats to sovereign
states, the use of nerve agents and cyberattacks.