International Relations

State Department: Nauert out as pick for UN ambassador

Feb 18, 2019

The State Department says Heather Nauert, President Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration.

State Dept.: Trump choice for U.S. ambassador to U.N., Heather Nauert, withdraws. (Corrects status from previous alert)

Feb 17, 2019

State Dept.: Trump choice for U.S. ambassador to U.N., Heather Nauert, withdraws. (Corrects status from previous alert)

Markets Right Now: Stocks surge, boosted by trade talks

Feb 15, 2019

Stocks surged on Wall Street after Chinese and U.S. officials agreed to continue trade talks in Washington next week.

Cardinal expects 'significant progress' at sex abuse summit

Feb 15, 2019

US-based Roman Catholic bishops are participating in a weeklong retreat near Chicago

Sweden probing its envoy to China over 'threatening' meeting

Feb 15, 2019

Sweden's foreign affairs ministry says it is investigating the country's ambassador to China over a meeting she arranged between the daughter of a detained Swedish publisher and businessmen she says made threats

North Korea exploring sanctions-proof energy technologies

Feb 15, 2019

North Korea is exploring ambitious alternative energy sources that could reduce its reliance on imports and its vulnerability to sanctions

On immigration, Mideast and more, Kushner keeps pushing

Feb 14, 2019

On immigration, Mideast peace and much more, Kushner keeps pushing

Senate Democrat wants documents related to Khashoggi killing

Feb 14, 2019

The ranking Democratic on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is calling on the Trump administration to turn over all documents related to the killing of Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi

AP Interview: Envoy says Russia's clout in Afghanistan rises

Feb 14, 2019

AP Interview: Putin's envoy says US 'completely failed' in Afghanistan, opening way for Moscow to expand its clout there

China's January exports rebound amid tensions with US, rising 9.1 percent over a year ago; imports decline 1.5 percent

Feb 14, 2019

China's January exports rebound amid tensions with US, rising 9.1 percent over a year ago; imports decline 1.5 percent