National News of America

Donald Trump, North Korea, Apple: Your Thursday Briefing

9 hours 33 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Trump Denies Changing His Position on Border Wall

9 hours 34 min ago
In an early morning tweet, President Trump contradicted his chief of staff and said his position on building a wall between the United States and Mexico had not “evolved.”

Souring World Views of Trump Open Doors for China and Russia

10 hours 23 min ago
A Gallup survey of people in 134 countries found that just 30 percent approved of American leadership under President Trump, a drop of nearly 20 points.

In the Great Lakes, They’re Battling Ice, and Time. Take a Look.

12 hours 3 min ago
With temperatures dipping, ice accumulating, and a deadline looming to close locks, ships race in January to get where they are going on the Great Lakes.

Feature: Fear of the Federal Government in the Ranchlands of Oregon

12 hours 3 min ago
Two years after the standoff at the Malheur Refuge, many people in the region remain convinced that their way of life is being trampled.

Fed Up With Drug Companies, Hospitals Decide to Start Their Own

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:01
A group of large hospital systems plans to create a nonprofit generic drug company to battle shortages and high prices.

The #MeToo Moment: Parsing the Generational Divide

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 20:00
The debate surrounding accusations against Aziz Ansari highlights generational differences in the way women say #metoo.

Aziz Ansari Case Sparks Conversation About Consent

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:44
A sexual-misconduct allegation against the comedian Aziz Ansari adds a new dimension to discussions of dating norms and consent.

More Details Emerge About Trump’s Relationship With Porn Star

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:36
In Touch published excerpts from its 2011 interview with Stephanie Clifford, in which she details her first encounter with Donald Trump.

Assistant to Goldman Sachs Executive Stole and Sold His Rare Wines, U.S. Says

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 18:01
Prize bottles of wine valued at more than $1.2 million were surreptitiously sold, prosecutors said.

With Trump’s Visit to Pennsylvania, G.O.P. Scrambles to Save a House Seat

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:37
President Trump will fly in to the southwestern Pennsylvania district vacated by a scandal-tarred Republican, hoping to bolster the flagging campaign of his handpicked successor.

Senate Democrats Make Hard Turn Left in Warming Up for 2020 Race

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:33
The 2020 race for the White House is already unfolding in the Capitol, with no fewer than six Democratic senators angling for their party’s nomination.

Olympic Détente Upends U.S. Strategy on North Korea

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:29
For the White House, the budding détente scrambles its strategy of pressuring the North, with sanctions and threats of military action, to give up its nuclear arsenal.

North Korea, Bannon, Apple: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:11
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Frugal Traveler: Savannah, a City With Charms Both Historical and Culinary

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:05
There is no shortage of history, sultry beauty and architectural delights. And a visit needn’t cost you much.

White House Chief of Staff Calls Trump’s Campaign Wall Promises ‘Not Fully Informed’

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 15:03
White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly told Hispanic members of Congress on Wednesday that President Trump’s campaign promises have “evolved” on immigration.

Wisconsin Upset Raises Hopes for Democrats in 2018 Races

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 13:44
A Democrat on Tuesday won a State Senate seat long held by Republicans in western Wisconsin, and some saw it as a sign of worry for Republicans in elections ahead.

Trump’s Physical Revealed Serious Heart Concerns, Outside Experts Say

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:29
The White House physician had said President Trump was in “excellent” cardiac health despite having an LDL cholesterol level of 143, well above the desired number.

Supreme Court Skeptical of Lawyer’s Conduct in Death Penalty Case

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 12:12
Justices weighed the case of Robert McCoy, who told his lawyer he was innocent of a triple murder. His lawyer told the jury he was guilty in a bid to avoid the death penalty.

Apple, Capitalizing on New Tax Law, Plans to Bring Billions in Cash Back to U.S.

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 11:55
Less than four weeks after President Trump signed a new tax bill, Apple plans to repatriate the vast majority of its $252 billion in cash held abroad.