Design of AR-15 could derail charges tied to popular rifle

A subtle design feature of the AR-15 rifle has raised a technical legal question that is derailing cases against people who are charged

Ahead of impeachment trial, Trump suggests not having it

President Donald Trump says the Senate should simply dismiss the impeachment case against him, an extraordinary suggestion

US troops in Iraq got warning hours before Iranian attack

American troops were informed of an impending missile barrage hours before their air base in Iraq was struck by Iran

White House considers expanding travel ban to more countries

The White House is considering expanding its much-litigated travel ban to additional countries amid a renewed election-year focus

US adds 145,000 jobs; unemployment holds at 3.5%

U.S. employers added 145,000 jobs in December and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.5%, signaling that the job

US dismisses Iraq request to work on a troop withdrawal plan

Iraq’s caretaker prime minister asked Washington to work out a road map for an American troop withdrawal, but the U.S. State Department on Friday

US adds more Iran sanctions, confronts doubts about threat

President Donald Trump ordered new retaliatory economic sanctions on Iran Friday, even as his administration faced persistent questions over its drone strike on an Iranian general that helped ignite the latest crisis

US blames Iran for Ukrainian jetliner downing, pledges probe

The U.S. promised “appropriate action” Friday in response to its assessment that an Iranian missile was responsible for downing a Ukrainian jetliner

Trudeau: Evidence shows Iranian missile downed Ukraine plane

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday evidence indicates an Iranian missile downed a Ukrainian jetliner late Tuesday and that the strike “may have been unintentional.”

Trump wants NATO expanded to Mideast and renamed NATOME

President Donald Trump thinks NATO should be expanded to include nations in the Middle East. He even suggested a new name for the 70-year-old alliance