US President Donald Trump says he will make a massive budget request for one of the "greatest military build-ups in American history" in a feisty, campaign-style speech extolling robust nationalism to eager conservative activists.
A 22-year-old Australian who pleaded guilty to reckless driving in the death of his girlfriend in a jet-ski accident in southern Thailand, faces an anxious four-month delay before a court delivers its verdict.
A white US Navy veteran has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a Kansas bar in what federal authorities say could be a possible hate crime that has shocked the victim's home country.
Plans for the first contact between North Korea and the United States after President Donald Trump took office were cancelled after the US State Department denied a visa for the top envoy from Pyongyang, the Wall Street Journal has reported.
US Vice President Mike Pence has assured the Republican Jewish Coalition that he and President Donald Trump will work tirelessly on foreign and domestic issues important to the group, such as enacting business-friendly policies at home and supporting Israel abroad.
Mexico has hardened its opposition to President Donald Trump by saying it would retaliate if the United States imposed a border tax and that it can afford to lose financial aid that might be pulled to pay for a border wall.
US President Donald Trump's campaign-trail criticism of Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, while "problematic," hasn't prevented the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009, a military judge has ruled.
A homeless ex-convict has pleaded guilty to murder and aggravated assault over the 2014 shooting death of a Catholic priest and the beating of another clergyman during a burglary at a United States church.
US immigration authorities have decided to bar entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer who worked on a harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," that has been nominated for an Academy Award.
The White House has defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign advisers had been frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents.
A political tug of war between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett, a former aide who now heads a political party that is part of the governing coalition, has become a central feature of the Middle East peace process.
A suicide car bomber killed at least 50 people seeking to return to their homes in al-Bab, in a sign of how unstable the area remains a day after Turkish-backed fighters drove Islamic State from one of its last urban strongholds in Syria.