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Steve Bannon: 6 things to know about Donald Trump’s latest ouster

Steve Bannon once got top billing within Donald Trump‘s administration and served at the embattled president’s side during the early days of his...

Citing Trump remarks, entire president's arts council quits

NEW YORK — Another presidential advisory committee appears to be breaking up.Actor Kal Penn, artist Chuck Close and the entire membership of the...

Trump aides struggle for new strategy for Afghan war

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his top national security aides huddled in the seclusion of Camp David on Friday, trying to formulate an...

16 Members of White House Arts Committee Resign to Protest Trump

Artists, authors, performers and others stepped down from the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities after Mr. Trump’s remarks about...

Strategist Steve Bannon leaves Trump's turbulent White House

WASHINGTON — Steve Bannon, a forceful but divisive presence in President Donald Trump's White House, is leaving.Trump accepted Bannon's...

Speculation mounts that Steve Bannon is out at White House

Source says White House is trying to get ex-Breitbart editor to quit, a fall from grace for adviser once viewed as unofficially running Trump...

Lankford: Trump 'muddies the water'

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The Latest on reaction to President Donald Trump, the terrorist attack in Barcelona and the Charlottesville violence (all times...

Charlottesville mayor opposes Robert E Lee statue: 'A lightning rod' for terrorism

Michael Signer will announce a plan to convince state lawmakers in Virginia to reform laws that restricts the removal of war memorials by city...

Trump Must Apologize for Causing ‘Racists to Rejoice,’ Romney Says

In a Facebook post, Mitt Romney urges President Trump to repudiate racists and admit they were “100% to blame” for the violence in Charlottesville,...

To understand the US's complex history with slavery, look to Thomas Jefferson

The third US president has been back under the microscope in the wake of neo-Nazi violence, and his Virginia home reflects the moral ambiguity of his...

Trump's evangelical panel remains intact as others disband. Who are his religious cheerleaders?

As three other advisory boards disband following the president’s response to the Virginia violence, Jerry Falwell Jr tweets support for TrumpDonald...

Comments by Trump stoke controversy

President Trump condemned the attacks in Barcelona, but not before he stoked the simmering controversy over his Charlottesville comments by lamenting...

Rex Tillerson: U.S. is ‘prepared militarily’ for North Korea

WASHINGTON — America’s diplomatic and defense chiefs sought yesterday to reinforce the threat of possible U.S. military action against North Korea...

James Murdoch criticises Donald Trump's response to Charlottesville

21st Century Fox boss breaks with father, major Trump ally Rupert Murdoch, to tell staff that president’s reaction ‘concerns all of us as Americans...

James Murdoch Pledges $1 Million to Anti-Defamation League as Trump Protest

Mr. Murdoch, the son of a frequent ally of President Trump’s, gave a candid statement, via email, against the white supremacist sentiment that swept...