Aamer Madhani, The Associated Press

  • American soldiers ruck march with the flag on March 6, 2020, during the 1st annual Bataan Memorial Death March on Powidz Air Base in Powidz, Poland. (Master Sgt. Ryan Matson/Army Reserve)
    Trump to discuss more American troops in Poland during meeting with Duda

    President Donald Trump will meet with Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House next week, where the issue of moving American troops from Germany to Poland is expected to be discusses, among others issues such as trade, energy and telecommunications security, the White House announced Wednesday.

  • Financial markets have become volatile during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. (Craig Ruttle/AP)
    New Trump panel to explore path to reopening US economy

    Many medical experts in the government, including Dr. Anthony Fauci and Dr. Deborah Birx, have cautioned that easing up on social distancing too soon could lead a new wave of the disease that would require shuttering the economy again, with disastrous results.

  • From left, French President Emmanuel Macron, U.S. President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose during a group photo for a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. (Peter Nicholls/Pool via AP)
    Trump aims for role of NATO statesman but mars unity message

    Aiming to play the role of global statesman as the impeachment drama was unfolding in Washington, President Donald Trump instead shattered NATO’s professed message of unity at its 70th anniversary celebration in England and put his personal and policy differences with alliance members on stark display.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump leaves 10 Downing Street in London after attending a NATO reception hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019. (Alastair Grant/Pool via AP)
    Trump takes bold stance at NATO as impeachment boils at home

    Thumping his chest on the world stage as he faces an impeachment inquiry at home, President Donald Trump claimed credit Tuesday for transforming NATO as the military alliance marks its 70th anniversary. But he also clashed with America’s NATO allies, especially French President Emmanuel Macron, about defense spending and the alliance’s very mission.

  • President Donald Trump walks to Marine One after speaking with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019, in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP)
    Impeachment shadows Trump on trip to NATO leaders meeting

    Crying foul over timing, President Donald Trump on Monday accused Democrats of scheduling this week’s impeachment hearing to undercut him during his trip abroad for a NATO summit playing out at a crucial moment for the 70-year-old military alliance.

  • Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a military officer at the National Security Council, center, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on Oct. 29, 2019. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)
    Army officer Vindman ready to speak out publicly on Trump

    The decorated soldier and White House aide who saw it as his “sacred duty” to speak out against President Donald Trump’s Ukraine pressure campaign is about to get his chance to tell his story publicly.

  • President Donald Trump, left, followed by Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, leaves the podium after speaking about the ceasefire in Syria with Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)
    After American troop withdrawal, Trump shifts focus to Syria oil fields

    As Russian and Turkish leaders divvy up security roles in northeast Syria following an abrupt U.S. troop withdrawal, President Donald Trump is focused on oil fields elsewhere in the war-torn country.