President Trump made calls to Senate Republicans to mobilize support for their party's healthcare overhaul as five GOP senators announced they will not support the bill.
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Exclusive: Overruling diplomats, U.S. to drop Iraq, Myanmar from child soldiers' list
In a highly unusual intervention, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a U.S. list of the world's worst offenders in the use of child soldiers, disregarding the recommendations of State Department experts and senior U.S. diplomats, U.S. officials said.
Policy ponder: central banks head for the Portuguese hills
The cool shade of the hills above Lisbon will offer leading central bankers an escape from the summer heat in the coming week, but there is little they can do to get away from their differing monetary policy conundrums.
Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller: White House
President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, even though he questioned the official's impartiality in an interview, the White House said on Friday.
Pentagon weighs possible delay in new transgender recruits
The Pentagon said on Friday it was reviewing recommendations from the U.S. military chiefs that included calls for more time to implement plans to allow new transgender recruits to join the U.S. armed forces.
Police consider manslaughter charges over London blaze as thousands evacuated
British investigators said on Friday they would consider manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people, as thousands of apartment-dwellers a few miles away were told to leave their homes due to fire risk.
What does Italy's Berlusconi like about Trump? His wife
Four-time former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who portrays himself as a charming ladies' man, said on Friday that what he likes most about U.S. President Donald Trump is his wife, Melania.
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