In a 'self-defeating and self-incriminating' slipup, Trump just indicated he installed Matthew Whitaker to kill the Russia probe

President Donald Trump on Wednesday indicated during an interview that he tapped former US attorney Matthew Whitaker to replace then Attorney General Jeff Sessions in order to rein in the Russia inves...

Shinzo Abe became the first Japanese prime minister to visit Darwin, Australia since the city was bombed during World War II

Shinzo Abe became the first Japanese Prime Minister to visit Darwin, Australia since the city was bombed during World War II. Abe's visit is part of an intense round of shuttle diplomacy this week. Ab...

Mark Zuckerberg says he didn't know Facebook hired a research firm that tried to discredit its critics by linking them to George Soros

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told reporters he didn't know his company hired a opposition research firm that tried to discredit critics of Facebook by linking them to billionaire financier George Soro...

Trump's support of a major sentencing reform bill sparks rare moment of bipartisan hope — but advocates warn the bill has a long way to go

President Donald Trump's embrace this week of a major sentencing reform bill sparked a rare bipartisan moment of unity this week — though advocates warn the bill has a long way to go. Across the count...

Trump administration's reported effort to 'barter' a US resident to convince Turkey to ramp down Khashoggi probe stuns foreign-policy veterans

Foreign-policy veterans were floored Thursday following a bombshell report that the White House considered extraditing one of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's top enemies to get Ankara to back ...