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President Donald Trump waves from his motorcade vehicle after departing Trump Tower on August 16, 2017 in New York City.

The president and first lady travel in an ‘imperial bubble’ where the US government books entire floors of hotels, closes down airports, a...

When members of the US presidential administration travel, their trips require more than booking flights and hotels. See inside the "imperial bubble."
An Iranian flag flutters next to a ground-to-ground Sajil missile before being launched at an undisclosed location in Iran on November 12, 2008.

Pictures showing Iranian paramilitaries loading attack boats with missiles are reportedly behind the US’s sharp escalation of tensions with Tehr...

Three officials told The New York Times that recent intelligence also hinted at Iranian plots to attack US diplomats and troops.
FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends talks in the Black Sea resort of Sochi

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war

The Trump administration has rejected suggestions it's moving toward war after deploying military assets in response to unspecified threats.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Fist of the Fleet" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 25 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72)

The US is sending a ton of firepower to take on Iran — here’s everything headed its way

The US is sending a carrier strike group, a bomber task force, fighter jets, an amphibious landing ship, and a surface-to-air missile battery to check Iran.
Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Trump’s secretary of state warned Britain and savaged China in a stinging attack on Huawei

On a trip to the UK, Mike Pompeo questioned the UK's decision to involve Huawei in the building of its 5G network.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talks to the press on the sidelines of the Arctic Council ministers' working dinner at the Arktikum museum in Rovaniemi, Finland May 6, 2019.

Mike Pompeo claims rapidly melting Arctic sea ice could actually be a good thing, as it will create ‘new opportunities for trade’

At a meeting of the Arctic Council, Pompeo said that "steady reductions in sea ice are opening new passageways and new opportunities for trade."

Trump appears to contradict his own secretary of state in a phone call where he indicated the US supported an attack on Tripoli’s UN-backed gove...

The State Department denounced the Libyan violence and urged the factions to return to negotiations as recently as Monday.

Pompeo suggests woman arrested at Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resort may have been spying for China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the arrest of the woman who breached security at Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is an example of China's threat.

US reportedly cutting off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras after Trump claims countries ‘set up’ migrant caravans

The US State Department is cutting off the three South American countries from financial aid.