Trump Hails Jobs Report but Uneployment Rate Still High

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump took a victory lap Friday morning after the government reported surprising job gains for last month, seizing on the data to predict that the worst of...

Detained US Navy Veteran Freed by Iran as Part of Deal

WASHINGTON - A U.S. Navy veteran, whose family said his only crime was falling in love, left Iran on Thursday after nearly two years of detention, winning his freedom as part...

Trump to Sign Order Giving Agencies Emergency Powers to Fast-track Energy Projects, Sources Say

President Donald Trump on Thursday is expected to sign an executive order that would let federal agencies use emergency powers to fast track major energy infrastructure projects by overriding...

After more officers charged, a fragile peace falls over George Floyd protests

The ninth straight evening of protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody kicked off on a calmer note in many parts of the United States on...

Iran President Says Coronavirus Restrictions To Be Restored If Warnings Not Heeded

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday said restrictions will be restored if warnings are not heeded and the coronavirus outbreak peaks again. "People and businesses must take officials' warnings very seriously...

Iran’s Rouhani Makes Unfounded Claim That Trump ‘Ordered Killing Of People’

President Hassan Rouhani on Thursday said he condemns the White House for suppression of protesters and considers President Donald Trump's posing with the bible in front of a church...

Protests show no sign of fading more than a week after the death of...

Americans hit the streets for a seventh day to decry the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25, a shocking incident caught on video that has reanimated a...

Senate Republicans struggle to respond to Trump’s actions on protests

WASHINGTON — Republican senators struggled Tuesday to address President Donald Trump's harsh response to peaceful protesters who gathered outside the White House on Monday night, with many dodging questions about whether...

‘Exhausting, traumatizing’: Minneapolis protests push peace amid police confrontations

Ashley Phelps and Ahmad Eltawely developed a fast bond on Saturday, the night they fled tear gas and ran from advancing police who were pepper-spraying protesters. They had met for...

Trump Vows End to US Violence; Biden Says Country Needs ‘Leadership’

 U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to end “the riots and lawlessness” across the country, but clashes between police and protesters erupted for a seventh night Monday even as...