The Brief

Donald Trump Announces Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative At White House
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Make or Break

President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing to bring to a vote this week

President Trump Delivers Remarks On US-Cuba Relations In Miami

Supreme Court Allows Travel Ban to Go Into Effect

The Supreme Court will allow a version of President Trump's travel ban to go into effect while it waits to hear a legal challenge this fall, halting only attempts to bar travelers with a "bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States"


White House Says Assad May Be Preparing Chemical Attack

The White House says it has found "potential" evidence that Syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack, warning of a "heavy price" if one is carried out. The Trump administration has provided no immediate evidence to back up its claims

President Trump Meets With Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi At White House

Jared Kushner Hires Power Lawyer for Russia Probe

Jared Kushner has added Abbe Lowell, one of America's leading white collar defense lawyers, to advise him in Special Counsel Bob Mueller's probe into possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential election campaign

President Trump Hosts Romanian President Klaus Iohannis At White House

Survey: America’s Global Image Has Plummeted Under Trump

The image of the United States has deteriorated sharply across the globe under President Donald Trump and an overwhelming majority of people in other countries have no confidence in his ability to lead, a survey from the Pew Research Center shows

Western Wildfires

Utah Wildfire Grows to Largest Active Fire in the U.S.

The nation's largest wildfire has forced more than 1,500 people from their homes and cabins in a southern Utah mountain area home to a ski town and popular fishing lake. The fire has grown to 72 square miles and burned 13 homes

President Trump And Indian PM Modi Hold Joint Statement At White House

Trump and Modi Exchange Hugs and Herald Ties

During his summit with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Trump declared he was "true friend" of India and said relations between the two largest democracies have never been better. But there were tensions in the inaugural meeting between the two populist leaders

Here's How You Can Watch a Solar Eclipse From the Sky

Alaska Airlines is planning to charter a flight to allow space enthusiasts to watch "The Great American Eclipse" from the sky on Aug. 21. It will mark the first total solar eclipse to be visible coast-to-coast in America since 1918

Key Speakers at the WEF Annual Meeting of the New Champions

Chinese Premier Stresses Benefits of Globalization at WEF

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang stressed the benefits of globalization and need to combat climate change during the opening address of a World Economic Forum, in a clear rebuke of the protectionist economic measures and retrograde environmental policies advocated by U.S. President Donald Trump


Wonder Woman Breaks New Record

Wonder Woman has generated more than $620 million in global revenue since it hit theatres three weeks ago. According to Variety and others, that makes it the highest-grossing live action film ever directed by a woman

Michel Temer

Brazil's President Michel Temer Accused of Corruption

Brazil's attorney general formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption, making him the country's first sitting president to face criminal charges. Temer has denied wrongdoing and said he refuses to resign despite numerous calls for him to do so