Air Force pilots run U.S. - South Korea joint drills
The United States and South Korea perform large-scale joint aerial drills, a move North Korea had said would push the Korean peninsula to “the brink of nuclear war."
Tillerson criticizes Russia over Syria weapon use
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Saturday the United States believed it was Russia's responsibility to curb Syria's use of chemical weapons. Speaking at a news conference in Poland, Tillerson stood by his earlier comments that the Russia-backed Syrian government may still be using chemical weapons against its own people following a suspected chlorine attack in a rebel enclave in Eastern Ghouta.
Trump to seek $25 billion for border wall, open to 'Dreamer' citizenship
President Donald Trump on Wednesday previewed his outline for an immigration bill that he will promote next week, saying he wants $25 billion to build a border wall and is open to granting citizenship to "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the United States as children.
U.S. moves toward expelling 200,000 Salvadorans
Some 200,000 Salvadoran immigrants allowed to live and work in the United States since 2001 will lose their right to remain in the country in 2019, officials said on Monday.
Deep freeze in U.S. claims four lives
Four people died over the long New Year's weekend as a record-shattering Arctic freeze kept its grip on much of the eastern United States.
North Korea likely to pursue talks, and nukes, South says
South Korea predicted on Tuesday that North Korea would look to open negotiations with the United States next year in an optimistic outlook for 2018, even as Seoul set up a specialised military team to confront nuclear threats from the North.
U.S. seeks more ways to step up North Korea sanctions
The United States gives China a draft resolution for tougher U.N. sanctions on North Korea and seeks a ban on ships it says are breaking trade limits with Pyongyang.
Japan, U.S., South Korea to hold missile tracking drill
The United States, Japan and South Korea will hold two days of missile tracking drills as tensions rise in the region over North Korea’s fast-developing weapons programmes.
Hundreds protest Trump's Jerusalem policy in New York
Hundreds protesters gather in New York's Times Square to protest U.S. President Donald Trump's recent decision to have the United States officially recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
North Korea is 'greatest immediate threat' to U.S.: McMaster
White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that North Korea's nuclear efforts were the 'greatest immediate threat' to the United States and added that Americans should not feel afraid to attend the Winter Olympics in South Korea.