Trump says “collusion is not a crime.” Not quite.

President Donald Trump has a new argument to defend against allegations that his campaign worked with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election. “Collusion is...

The sudden end of the Ethiopia-Eritrea war, explained

On July 21, Eritrea appointed an ambassador to Ethiopia — the first one in 20 years. It’s the latest positive step in a series of...

Israel’s hugely controversial “nation-state” law, explained

JERUSALEM — Israel passed a controversial new “nation-state law” last week that’s sparking both celebration and fierce debate over the very nature of Israel...

Prison or pardon: a former prosecutor explains Manafort’s risky legal strategy

President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort is being tried this week in a Virginia court for bank and tax fraud. The charges...

US intelligence says North Korea is building new missiles

US intelligence agencies say North Korea is making new missiles, another sign that leader Kim Jong Un is uninterested in dismantling its nuclear program...

Trump says he’d be willing to meet with Iran’s president with...

President Donald Trump left the door wide open to the possibility of meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani — just one week after threatening...

India may soon strip millions of immigrants of their citizenship

India just took steps to strip four million people of their citizenship, the majority of whom are Muslim. Immigrants now fear deportation and are...

Why the US and Turkey are fighting over a US pastor

President Donald Trump just said the US will place “large sanctions” on Turkey for detaining an American pastor for nearly two years — a...

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