Trump in Scotland for golf, quiet after dramatic week on world stage

Protests in Scotland as Trump’s UK visit continuesJul.14.201802:24Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.EDINBURGH, Scotland — After a tumultuous few days on the world stage, President Donald Trump is set to spend the weekend out of the spotlight.Trump arrived in Scotland late Friday night … Read more

The timing, the proof, the details: Takeaways from Mueller’s new indictments

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Doral golf course on July 27, 2016, in Doral, Florida.Evan Vucci / AP fileBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.1. The timingWe knew this was coming, but the timing — on the … Read more

U.S. refuses European requests for exemptions from its new sanctions on Iran

A woman walks past a mural on the wall of the former U.S. embassy in Tehran, Iran, on May 8, 2018.Atta Kenare / AFP – Getty ImagesBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.WASHINGTON — The United States has rejected an appeal from Britain, France … Read more

Serena Williams is the greatest athlete of all time. And Wimbledon proves it.

There was a point during Serena Williams’ quarterfinal match against Camila Giorgi on July 10 where it looked like Williams’ run towards a possible eighth title at Wimbledon and a 24th Grand Slam championship overall was truly in jeopardy.Giorgi, playing very high-level tennis, had taken the first set and appeared to be the better player … Read more

The Rock isn’t running for president. But he’s a king of the Chinese box office

Dwayne Johnson takes a selfie with fans during a red carpet event promoting his film “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” in Beijing on Jan. 4, 2018.Jason Lee / Reuters filesBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Hollywood plays by new rules. If a studio wants … Read more

John Bolton back on the job, as Trump weighs Syria options

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.John Bolton listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House on Monday.Evan Vucci / APBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. … Read more

Iran on border, Trump’s ‘unpredictability’ creates nightmare scenario for Israel

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.News AnalysisTEL AVIV, Israel — Monday’s missile strikes targeting a Syrian air … Read more

Missouri Sen. McCaskill under threat from Trump-endorsed challenger

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks during the Senate Democrats news conference on tax reform in the Capitol on Nov. 28, 2017.Bill Clark / CQ Roll Call via Getty ImagesBreaking … Read more

Will Trump’s angry tweets on Syria precede U.S. missiles?

Subscribe to Breaking News emailsYou have successfully subscribed to the Breaking News email.Subscribe today to be the first to to know about breaking news and special reports.Syrian President Bashar al-Assad meets government troops in Eastern Ghouta on March 18.Syrian Presidency / via AFP – Getty Images fileBreaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. … Read more

Why Congress is running out of time ahead of the midterms

At some point in the next few months, House Speaker Paul Ryan’s primary focus this midterms year will have to shift from managing the House majority to preserving it.Shawn Thew / EPAWASHINGTON — Congress entered 2018 with ambitious tasks on its plate: an overhaul of the nation’s immigration system. Tax cuts. A sweeping infrastructure package. … Read more