On Obamacare subsidies, the Iran deal, and DACA, the president has taken unprecedented steps to hand executive authority back to lawmakers. Bill Clinton fought Congress tooth and nail, from shutdowns impeachment.
SEOUL, South Korea — Kim Seong Ryeol says he was aged 10 when he witnessed his first public execution. He recalls it being a monthly event in his North Korean hometown, with police gathering crowds near
America might be losing its place on the world stage — and diplomats worry that 'things will start to fall apart'
• Hundreds of senior posts at the State Department remain empty, and many positions have been permanently vacated.• Massive cuts Secretary Tillerson has proposed would slash the Foreign Service and dramatically
WASHINGTON — President Trump’s decision to cut off critical payments to health insurance companies ratcheted up the pressure on Congress on Friday to take action to protect consumers from soaring premiums,
There are a lot of people hoping he’ll be turfed out of office soon – but first the Democrats have to start winning elections The bar is set so low for Donald Trump that every day he doesn’t trigger a
TOKYO (Reuters) - The 11 nations remaining in the Trans-Pacific Partnership after the United States withdrew have inched closer to a comprehensive deal, offering hope that major countries can maintain
Balance-sheet reduction will be as unexciting as possible, and for good reason. In announcing that the process will begin next month, central bankers hope that a highly gradual and highly predictable will
Yet another wrinkle in the U.S.-North Korea relationship: the North Korean diplomatic mission to the United Nations has more than 1,300 unpaid parking tickets in New York, according to a report by NBC.
Some U.S. military personnel or their families stationed in South Korea received fake messages claiming they had to evacuate immediately, military officials confirmed. The hoax was sent out Thursday to
My beginning-of-fall morning train reads: A Hacker’s Guide to Destroying the Global Economy (Institutional Investor) • Shiller: The Coming Bear Market? (Project Syndicate) • This anniversary is a reminder
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TOKYO — North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear program has prompted politicians in Japan and South Korea to push for the deployment of more powerful weapons, in what could lead to a regional arms race.
SEOUL (Reuters) - A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang,
MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - U.S. special forces have joined the battle to crush Islamist militants holed up in a southern Philippines town, officials said on Saturday, as government forces struggled
This post is part of Blinkist's books-in-blinks series.The series provides key messages from books that you might not have time to read in their entirety. Here are the key messages from Dealing With China
Behind the scandal-of-the-day news, the White House really is changing American policy. A new series from The Agenda explains how. All eyes were on Washington this week as the Trump administration hosted
With Silicon Valley and the European market becoming more and more competitive, it’s becoming harder to get your startup to stand out from the crowd. But South Korea just might be the ticket for any fledging
SEONGJU, South Korea — This rural county was best known for growing small yellow melons that are a popular summertime treat called chamoe, but now it's home to a controversial U.S. missile-defense system.
South Korea's new president named a long-time shareholder rights advocate to lead the country's antitrust regulator, as the new administration took a step Wednesday toward reining in big businesses. Kim
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday that any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be “tragic on an unbelievable scale” and Washington was working internationally
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has said he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift over Seoul's deployment of a high-tech U.S. missile-defense system