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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Workers' Party Congress in Pyongyang May 7, 2016 in this handout photo provided by KCNA.

North Korea said the US can get talks or a ‘nuclear showdown’ — and Trump picked the showdown

President Donald Trump canceled the planned summit with Kim Jong Un on Thrusday, one day after North Korea issued the US an ultimatum: "Meet us at a meeting room or encounter us at nuclear-to-nuclear showdown."
President Donald Trump

Trump cancels meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

The White House on Thursday canceled the highly anticipated meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Chuck Schumer stands outside a gas station in 2006.

Democrats are missing the mark in attacking Trump over surging gas prices

Democrats are claiming that President Donald Trump's policies, such as pulling the US out of the Iran Deal, are causing gas prices to rise. But, most of the recent increase is due to a long rebalancing of oil supply and demand after the price crash in 2016.
President Donald Trump

Trump backs off hardline denuclearization demand after North Korea threatens nuclear showdown

President Donald Trump said of North Korea's proposed denuclearization: "You know physically, a phase-in may be a little bit necessary — we will have to do a rapid phase-in, but I'd like to see it done at one time."
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) speaks in Ypilanti Township, Michigan March 15, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017 in a combination of file photos.

Trump says firing ‘rotten apple’ Comey was ‘a great service’ to the US

Trump's firing of Comey has spawned an investigation into whether he obstructed justice by removing the head of the FBI as it investigated his campaign.

Trump praises NFL’s new rule against anthem protests, says protesters should ‘maybe’ leave the US

The NFL approved a new national-anthem policy on Wednesday in response to ongoing player protests that took over the 2017 season. The rule dictates that players must either stand on the field during the anthem, wait in the locker room, or face a fine for any kind of protest.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iran lays out its demands for a nuclear deal with European nations, and it undercuts the US in almost every way

Iran is seeking to exploit Europe's desire to keep the nuclear deal alive while undercutting the US. Iran's demands come just days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed "unprecedented pressure" on Iran and laid out its conditions for the deal.
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence at a news conference at Trump Tower on January 11, 2017 in New York City.

North Korea claps back at Mike Pence’s ‘ignorant and stupid remarks,’ leaving summit with the US hanging by a thread

The North Korean official threatened to recommend pulling out of the proposed summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump is reportedly considering a plan to slap tariffs on imported cars

President Donald Trump is considering an investigation that could eventually lead to tariffs on imported cars and other automobiles according to a new report. The move would be a major increase in the president's trade battles.

Photos of a scaly, discolored patch of skin on Trump’s face have gone viral — here’s what it is, according to a Yale dermatologist

A photo of President Donald Trump that surfaced last week revealed a rough patch of skin on his cheek. A dermatologist needed only one look to guess what it was: keratosis. "Trump was recently frozen," she said.