DNC asks court to order Trump administration to serve Russia with legal papers

State Department would be required to serve Moscow in lawsuit over alleged 2016 election meddling

Nuclear deal Trump seeks with North Korea could mirror Iran deal he hates

If Trump can get a deal, it would trade nuclear concessions for sanctions relief. Sound familiar?

Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson says ‘alternative realities’ are a threat to democracy

Tillerson, who was fired in March, tells graduates that truth is the “central tenet” of a free society.

Trump’s decision to open Jerusalem embassy complicates promise to seek peace in the region

A regional peace initiative has been shelved because of Palestinian anger over the shift in decades of U.S. policy regarding the embassy.

Trump’s trust grows in his gut-driven, out-of-the-box approach to international relations

The president was emboldened by sudden turnabout with North Korea as he eyed withdrawal from Iran deal.

Trump announces plans to pull out of Iran nuclear deal despite pleas from European leaders

Trump’s decision follows the failure of last-ditch efforts by Britain, France and Germany to convince him that his concerns about “flaws” in the accord could be addressed without violating its terms or ending it altogether.

White House announces summit with South Korean leader ahead of planned meeting with North Korea

Trump will host South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the White House on May 22 as part of preparations for a planned historic summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jog Un.

From ‘fire and fury’ to peace prize? Some talk of a Nobel award for Trump on North Korea.

The president, who once vowed to “totally destroy” Pyongyang, now appears to relish the idea he might win the Holy Grail of statesmanship.

Trump optimistic about North Korea summit, but suggests it could slip to June

The president said planning is continuing for the unprecedented meeting, which he said would address North Korea’s nuclear weapons.

In new memoir, a top Clinton aide says campaign was ‘foolish’ not to address email issue more forcefully

Clinton communications chief Jennifer Palmieri’s book is written as an open letter to whoever will become the nation’s first female president.

New Russia sanctions are Trump’s strongest action against Moscow — but far short of what Congress wanted

The White House paired its first action under new legislation with firmer statements blaming Russia for a nerve-agent attack.

‘Denuclearization’ may be the goal of U.S.-North Korean summit, but each side defines it differently

What do we mean when we talk about denuclearization? The phrase is deliberately squishy.

White House says Trump-Kim meeting contingent on ‘concrete, verifiable actions’ by Pyongyang

White House comments add a note of skepticism to the buoyant mood that surrounded the surprise announcement the night before.

Nikki Haley says Trump Mideast peace plan is nearly finished

The U.N. ambassador says both Israel and the Palestinians would have something to like in the forthcoming proposal

Abbas, Haley exchange strong criticism over Middle East at U.N. Security Council

The Palestinian president accused the U.S. of abdicating its commitment to Middle East peace, while the U.N. ambassador said Abbas is shortchanging his people.

Trump expected to host embattled Israeli prime minister at White House next month

The long-serving Israeli leader faces mounting legal and political problems at home.

White House portrayal of security office conflicts with its role in past administrations

Current and former officials say painting the office as a sole arbiter of security-clearance decisions, such as those involving Rob Porter, is misleading.

Trump: U.S. expenditures in Middle East have been ‘a mistake’

President’s erroneous claim that the U.S. has spent $7 trillion in the Middle East signals his rising frustration as chances for a Mideast peace deal appear to slip further away.

White House aides defend chief of staff John F. Kelly, insist Trump is not looking for replacements

Kellyanne Conway said the president has “full confidence” in Kelly amid criticism of the chief of staff’s handling of the Porter case.

Trump decries lack of ‘due process’ for men accused of sexual harassment, abuse

As domestic abuse cases roil the White House, the president weighs in with no mention of women accusers.