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(UPDATED) News reports this week say aides practically begged President Donald Trump to relent to public pressure and expert advice for him to wear a mask in public
Hours after Donald Trump spoke, the White House releases a statement that seemed to walk back his remarks on creating a path to citizenship for DACA beneficiaries
Trump's action immediately brings new charges that the president intervenes freely in the US justice system to help friends and allies and punish critics and perceived enemies
The rally's postponement is a blow to Trump's efforts to return to his comfort zone – center stage on the campaign trail – and signal that life and business can begin getting back to normal after 4 months of crisis
Biden presents the sweeping 'Build Back Better' proposal, a contrast to Trump's 'America First' agenda, during a speech at a metal works plant in Pennsylvania
(UPDATED) The rulings prompt a string of furious tweets from Donald Trump and are a setback to his claim of absolute immunity from criminal investigation while in office
At the White House, Donald Trump hails the US-Mexico relationship as 'outstanding,' and Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador – a left-wing populist – adopted a conciliatory tone
'LTC Vindman's patriotism has cost him his career,' says his attorney, David Pressman
'The rule is really, really cruel,' says one student from India
The lawsuit is in response to a July 6 announcement by the US Immigration and Custom Enforcement that the affected students must leave the country or transfer to a school offering in-person tuition
'I think it's ridiculous. I think it's an easy way out. And I think they ought to be ashamed of themselves,' US President Donald Trump say at a White House roundtable discussion
(UPDATED) Taking up the United States on its offer, Senator Ronald Dela Rosa says he will go to the American embassy after quarantine restrictions are eased
'China's malign foreign influence campaign targets our policies, our positions, 24/7, 365 days a year,' says Christopher Wray, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
Trump notes that it may be too late for West to register in some states and that he lacks the 'infrastructure' for a White House bid
'This won't protect American lives or interests – it leaves Americans sick and America alone,' says Senator Robert Menendez
'We will defend, protect, and preserve the American way of life, which began in 1492 when Columbus discovered America,' Trump says
Health officials are bracing for a new spike in virus cases after this weekend, which they see as a potential tipping point for more infections
Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News television personality who is dating Donald Trump Jr, is immediately isolated after discovering she had the virus in a routine test conducted on anyone expected to come in close contact with the president
With beaches closed and officials urging Americans to stay home, the somber mood heading into what is usually a weekend of barbecues and sunshine underscores the struggle to extinguish the coronavirus
(UPDATED) Donald Trump calls on supporters to defend America's 'integrity,' accusing protesters calling for racial justice of 'a merciless campaign to wipe out our history, defame our heroes, erase our values, and indoctrinate our children'
The House panel continues to investigate Trump for impeachment in relation to alleged collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice in that case
The joint press conference is spurred by common opposition against US President Donald Trump's controversial peace plan, which paves the way for Israel to annex territory in the occupied West Bank
'The president is the most informed person on planet Earth when it comes to the threats that we face,' says White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany
Trump is under increasing pressure to explain mounting reports saying he was informed Russian military intelligence had offered and paid cash to Taliban-linked militants for US soldiers' deaths – and did nothing in response
Reddit bans r/The_Donald and around 2,000 other subreddits while Twitch briefly suspends Trump's channel
US President Donald Trump criticizes the New York Times report on Russian activity in Afghanistan as 'probably just another phony Times hit job, just like their failed Russia Hoax'
The latest coronavirus upsurge, pushing the nation's total of declared cases over 2.5 million and its death toll past 125,000, prompts a growing chorus of calls for much tougher rules and enforcement
The phrase 'white power' is considered synonymous with a call for white supremacism. The phrase has been espoused by neo-Nazis, skinheads, and Ku Klux Klan members.
United States President Donald Trump slams the New York Times report, calling it 'another phony Times hit job'
The Stones are not the first major act to call on the US president to stop using their songs
The release comes as America grapples with a simmering racial justice crisis
Mary Jo Laupp is dubbed 'TikTok Grandma' since earning fame for an impassioned social media call for opponents of Trump to book out his campaign appearance in Tulsa, Oklahoma
US President Donald Trump signs an executive order pledging to enforce prosecution for protesters who vandalize public memorials
'Now they are looking at Jesus Christ, they are looking at George Washington, they are looking at Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Jefferson,' Trump alleges
The court endorses Attorney General Bill Barr's extraordinary decision to drop the criminal charges against Michael Flynn even after he had twice pleaded guilty to lying to FBI investigators
The US tech industry has long relied on skilled immigrants to fill key positions of engineers, data scientists and other jobs in high demand
The new, aggressive stand by Twitter on rule-breaking by the president stands in contrast with Facebook, which has maintained a largely hands-off policy
Legions of K-pop fans and TikTok users are taking credit for upending Donald Trump's weekend rally after block-reserving tickets with no intention to attend the event
It is the largest rally of its kind since Trump in January unveiled his controversial plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Chinese, Russian, European Union, and Japanese diplomats also take part in the protest.
(UPDATED) The new freeze order includes H-1B visas provided to 85,000 workers each year with special skills
When asked by news site Axios why he held off on imposing direct US Treasury sanctions on Chinese officials linked to Xinjiang, Trump says: 'Well, we were in the middle of a major trade deal'
(UPDATED) Former US national security advisor John Bolton also says he does not consider Trump to be fit for office and hopes he is a one-term president
Trump has something of an obsession with big crowds, frequently boasting about the size of his rallies compared with those of Joe Biden, his Democratic rival for November's presidential election
Some Democratic critics speculate that Trump was laying the groundwork for a legal battle in case he loses to Democrat Joe Biden
The judge writes that it is too late for a restraining order sought by the Trump administration
(UPDATED) Thousands file into an indoor arena where Trump aims to revive his election fortunes after several bruising weeks
Geoffrey Berman, head of the Southern District of New York attorney's office since 2018, discovered his job was in jeopardy through a press
'It certainly looks difficult to me about what I can do about those books all over the country,' Judge Royce Lamberth says at a hearing in Washington, DC, federal court, referring to copies of 'The Room Where it Happened'
Besides trade, the United States sharply criticizes China over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic, an upcoming security law in Hong Kong, and its mass detention of Uighurs
'This kind of blatant political interference has long been the norm in the developing countries with which I'm most familiar, but not in the US,' Janet Steele, director of the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication at George Washington University