Senate Republicans will hold a vote on an Obamacare repeal bill next week, leaders announced Wednesday, attempting one final Hail Mary play to kill off the 2010 law before the chamber runs out of time.
Iran’s president ridiculed President Trump at the United Nations on Wednesday as an “ignorant” novice in world affairs and said the U.S. would damage its credibility by following through on Mr. Trump’s threat to pull out of the nuclear deal with Tehran.
The Homeland Security Department has doubled the rate of denials of Dreamers’ amnesty applications, according to numbers released Wednesday that suggest the administration had been taking a harder line even before President Trump’s announcement this month that he would phase out the DACA program altogether.
The Islamic State command is calling for a big shift in battlefield tactics to guerrilla warfare, acknowledging that the U.S.-led coalition’s precise air campaign is methodically picking apart its clustered forces.
Just as President Trump has begun easing off his attacks on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, Senate Judiciary Committee members next week will consider two partisan-backed bills aimed at shielding the probe from the White House.
President Trump’s approval rating is on the rebound, says a Politico/Morning Consult poll released Wednesday, which revealed a distinct uptick in Mr. Trump’s positive polling numbers.
Hundreds of non-citizens were registered to vote in Philadelphia over the last decade, and at least 90 of them actually ended up casting ballots that should never have been allowed, City Commissioner Al Schmidt said Wednesday, adding more fuel to complaints of bogus voting in U.S. elections.
NEWSMAKER INTERVIEW: A country that has long fiercely resisted foreign occupiers is ready to accept a long-term U.S. military presence to ensure stability and security, Afghanistan’s ambassador to Washington said in an interview, adding that Kabul is also ready to forge stronger ties with regional powers such as Iran and India to defeat an Islamist insurgency and serve as a check to neighboring Pakistan.
A battle over the future of Spain is intensifying as conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the central government in Madrid are on a collision course with a left-wing separatist movement in Catalonia, the country’s richest region, over a planned referendum on independence, which Spanish high courts have declared illegal and many fear will explode into violence as federal security forces try to block the vote.
Ambitious young men in Germany feel entitled to wonder when a man will ever be chancellor again. They, too, want a “role model.”