International Relations

Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

May 21, 2018

For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity

Manila takes non-confrontational stand vs China in sea feud

May 21, 2018

The Philippine government is taking "appropriate diplomatic action" to protect its claims in the South China Sea but did not elaborate or name China in a non-confrontational policy "to avoid drawbacks"

Hillary Clinton to receive prestigious Harvard medal

May 20, 2018

Hillary Clinton is being honored with a medal during Harvard University's graduation week

Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019

May 20, 2018

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says efforts to renegotiate a trade agreement with Canada and Mexico could spill into next year

Trump nominates Chicago businessman for Belgium ambassador

May 19, 2018

President Donald Trump has nominated Chicago businessman and GOP donor Ron Gidwitz to serve as U.S. ambassador to Belgium

Trusted Xi ally a rising influence on China's foreign policy

May 19, 2018

China's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others

North Korea demands South Korea send back restaurant workers

May 19, 2018

North Korea is demanding that South Korea send back 12 North Korean restaurant workers who came to the South in 2016, saying such a move would demonstrate Seoul's willingness to improve relations

White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

May 19, 2018

The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza

The Latest: Student: Gunman was wearing "Born to Kill" shirt

May 19, 2018

A sophomore at Santa Fe High School says he was in his art class when he suddenly heard three louds booms.

Sub with 'lust for life,' Pakistani girl among Texas victims

May 19, 2018

A substitute teacher who relatives say had a "lust for life" and a foreign exchange student from Pakistan are among the first confirmed victims of Friday's mass shooting at a Texas high school.