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.
Mattis: U.S. can't accept nuclear North Korea
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he cannot imagine the United States ever accepting a nuclear North Korea, warning that its rapidly advancing nuclear and missile programs would undermine, not strengthen, its security.
U.S. Coast Guard seizes more than 6000 pounds of cocaine
The United States Coast Guard offloads thousands of pounds of cocaine seized in operations in the eastern Pacific Ocean during September and October.
Politically charged murder trial of Mexican immigrant starts in San Francisco
The trial of a Mexican man accused of murdering a woman while illegally in the United States began in San Francisco on Monday, a case that President Donald Trump has cited as an example of the dangers posed by lax border security.
Is China exporting its pollution?
China may be the world's champion of renewable energy, but its actions abroad are not always in line with a country truly committed to fighting climate change. With the United States planning to quit the Paris climate deal, all eyes have been looking to China - the world's biggest polluter - to step up as climate leader. Although the Chinese have announced a raft of measures to combat emissions at home, overseas projects paint a different picture.
U.S. judge blocks latest Trump travel ban
A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's latest bid to impose restrictions on citizens from several countries entering the United States, which had been set to take effect this week.
Trump set to kick 'terrible' Iran deal back to Congress
President Donald Trump will lay out a more confrontational strategy towards Iran by the United States on Friday in a speech in which he is likely to strike a blow at an international Iran nuclear deal.
Trump demands border wall for 'Dreamer' deal
Donald Trump wants a border wall to be part of any new immigration law that would allow so-called “Dreamers” to stay legally in the United States.