WASHINGTON—President Trump’s former top Russia adviser told House committees Monday that she and other White House officials grew so alarmed about the administration’s efforts to push Ukraine to open investigations
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are examining Rudy Giuliani’s business dealings in Ukraine, including his finances, meetings and work for a city mayor there, according to people familiar with the matter.
WASHINGTON—President Trump authorized sanctions and raised steel tariffs on Turkey, while threatening more-powerful financial penalties if Ankara continued a military offensive in northern Syria launched
An officer who fatally shot an African-American woman in her home was arrested and charged with murder late Monday, the Fort Worth, Texas police department said. Police officials said Officer Aaron Dean
California state officials on Monday lambasted PG&E Corp.’s handling of last week’s planned power shutdown, with a regulator ordering corrective action and the governor calling for rebates to customers.
Farmers who delayed planting in waterlogged fields this spring face a new threat as they race to harvest their crops: snow. Heavy snowfall and high winds in the past several days buffeted northern Farm
ISTANBUL—Syrian troops entered areas that have been outside their control for years on Monday, after a quickly forged pact between Kurdish forces and the Syrian government to confront a Turkish military
BALTIMORE—Seventeen people were shot over the weekend in Baltimore, including four who died, police said, bringing attention to a rise in the city’s murder rate after a decline last year. The city’s homicide
HONG KONG—Tens of thousands of protesters waving U.S. flags and with the Star-Spangled Banner blaring from loudspeakers gathered in downtown Hong Kong late Monday to call for U.S. lawmakers to pass legislation
WASHINGTON—Lawmakers returning to Washington this week will find a political landscape transformed by the impeachment inquiry in the House and President Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern
As Democratic presidential candidates prepare for another debate this week, the race for the nomination looks more than ever like a battle between former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
The White House said Monday that President Trump strongly condemns a graphic video that shows a fake version of the president shooting and attacking members of the news media and political rivals, but
EMBARRASS, Minn.—An earthen dam is set to rise behind the trees of Dan Ehman’s 120 woodland acres in northeastern Minnesota’s Iron Range, a region with close ties to mining for more than a century. The
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It was a defining moment in the bitterly contested 2016 Democratic primary: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, in his first debate against Hillary Clinton, blasted questions over her use of a private email when
WASHINGTON—It is a tax policy question with a seemingly simple answer: Who pays what? In reality, how taxes are distributed across income groups is hotly debated by economists—with enormous policy consequences.
LAS VEGAS—A Democratic presidential candidate—running against the establishment and raising millions for his campaign online—drew hundreds of young voters to a union hall here, pitching a radical idea
WASHINGTON—A congressional committee and the Massachusetts attorney general are investigating whether millions of bot-generated social-media messages about e-cigarettes have been misleading consumers safety
Foster children in Oregon who were sent to privately run group homes out of state are now being brought back following numerous allegations of abuse. Oregon is one of several states that in recent years
Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been dogged from the debate stage to town halls to late-night TV shows by questions about whether she plans to unveil a signature health-care proposal—and how she would pay for
WASHINGTON—The U.S. ambassador to the European Union plans to tell Congress that President Trump personally assured him that there was no quid pro quo relationship between a package of aid for Ukraine
EUREKA, Calif.—Melanie Bettenhausen was learning to live with the devastating wildfires that periodically sweep through Northern California, but she isn’t sure she can endure the alternative offered by
WASHINGTON—President Trump directed a full withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria, Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, effectively pulling them from the country, removing a last impediment to Turkey’s
The House of Representatives’ inquiry into whether President Trump should be impeached has U.S. Rep. Anthony Brindisi taking fire from both sides. The freshman from Utica is one of the “front-line” Democrats
Hunter Biden is stepping down from a director’s position at a Chinese private-equity firm and said he wouldn’t serve on any foreign boards if his father, Joe Biden, is elected president, lowering his business
NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio—This quintessential presidential battleground state is flashing warning signs to Democrats that it is becoming more Republican and might already be out of reach. One top Democratic
WASHINGTON—The widening conflict between the Democratic-led House of Representatives and the Trump administration could alter the balance of power between Congress, the presidency and the courts for years.
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.—With the help of Medicaid, Stanley Ellis got two hip-replacement surgeries and other care to treat a condition that causes bone tissue to die. But earlier this year, after an emergency