US, China hike tariffs

as dispute intensifies

The U.S. and China imposed taxes on a big chunk of each side’s products in an escalation of a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

Trump reiterates support

for nominee Kavanaugh

The president is standing by his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in the face of sexual misconduct allegations from at least two women.

Trump: 2nd N. Korea

meeting could come soon

Trump said at the U.N. that a second meeting with Kim Jong Un could occur “quite soon,” praising Kim as “terrific,” despite slow progress toward denuclearization.

Rosenstein to meet

Trump about job

The White House delayed until at least Thursday a decision on the fate of Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official overseeing the Russia investigation.

Rivers still rising

after storm in S.C.

Ten days after Florence came ashore, rivers kept rising and thousands more people were told to be ready to evacuate in South Carolina.

U.S. pledges $185M to

aid displaced Muslims

The U.S. announced $185 million in new humanitarian aid for Rohingya Muslims displaced by a military crackdown in Myanmar as over a dozen countries met at the U.N.