Southeast Asia in spotlight

President Donald Trump welcomes Vietnam’s prime minister to the White House for talks focusing on the American trade deficit.

Urgent meeting on Venezuela

Foreign ministers from across the Western Hemisphere struggle to reach a consensus on how best to resolve Venezuela’s worsening political and financial crises.

What started opioid epidemic

A new report traces how a short letter in a medical journal in 1980 helped convince doctors that the powerful painkillers carried less risk of addiction than they actually do.

State may fund health care

The long-shot proposal benefiting California’s residents could be paid for with a sales tax hike and a new tax on business revenue, a report says.

Obamas buying D.C. home

Barack and Michelle Obama are paying $8.1 million for the home they’ve been renting in a tony Washington neighborhood since the former president left office.