US Republicans failed Friday in their latest effort to dismantle Obamacare, leaving the party shocked and in disarray and signalling the potential death knell for President Donald Trump's promise to repeal his predecessor's health reforms.
The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to impose tough new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, a move that will antagonize the Kremlin as well as European nations fearing economic ramifications.
The US Senate voted Tuesday to proceed with a debate on Republican plans to repeal Barack Obama's health care reforms — proceedings marked by the dramatic return of John McCain, who is suffering from cancer.
Israel removed metal detectors from a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Tuesday after their installation triggered deadly violence, but Muslim officials said worshipers should continue a boycott for now.
US authorities on Monday charged the driver of the overheated truck found in Texas packed with migrants with one count of transporting "illegal" immigrants, prosecutors said, as the death toll rose to 10.