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In this May 24, 2017, photo, Pope Francis meets with President Donald Trump at the Vatican. When Trump met Pope Francis, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His proposal to slash such funds by more than 40 percent in the next fiscal year. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
As Trump announces famine aid, relief funds face big cutsPresident Donald Trump has announced a new multimillion-dollar food aid contribution, but he didn't mention a proposal to slash such funds in next year's budget
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
U.S. President Donald Trump, right, speaks to other G7 Leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, and French President Emmanuel Macron, third from left, in Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accordEuropean leaders are mounting a last-ditch effort to stop President Donald Trump from abandoning the Paris climate accord, using multiple meetings this week to sell the American leader on the global agreement to reduced carbon emissions
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leave the Ancient Greek Theater of Taormina after a G7 family photo, Friday, May 26, 2017, in Taormina, Italy. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The Latest: G-7 leaders back stronger fight against terrorThe leaders of the Group of Seven nations have agreed to do more to fight terrorism
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
In this photo taken Feb. 26, 2015, then House Speaker John Boehner speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump’s time in office has been a “complete disaster.”  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairsFormer House Speaker John Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's term has so far been a "disaster."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Leaders of the G7, from left, European Council President Donald Tusk, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, U.S. President Donald Trump, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker pose during a group photo for the G7 summit in the Ancient Theatre of Taormina ( 3rd century BC) in the Sicilian citadel of Taormina, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. Leaders of the G7 meet Friday and Saturday, including newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France and Theresa May of Britain in an effort to forge a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensivePresident Donald Trump has faced a much cooler reception in Europe than the welcome he received in the Middle East
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters watch as Republican candidate Greg Gianforte won the special election for the open Montana House of Representatives seat left vacant by Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bozeman, Mont., Thursday night, May 15, 2017. Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, defeated Democrat Rob Quist to continue the GOP's two-decade stronghold on the congressional seat.  (Rachel Leathe/Bozeman Daily Chronicle via AP)
GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopesA Montana Republican businessman won the state's U.S. House seat after being charged with assaulting a reporter on the eve of the election, a victory that may temper Democrats' hopes for a massive anti-Trump wave next year
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 16, 2016 file photo, Rep. Martha McSally, R-Ariz. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. The A-10 Warthog attack plane with the ungainly shape and odd nickname has been given new life, spared by Air Force leaders who have reversed the Obama administration’s view of the plane as an unaffordable extra in what had been a time of tight budgets. McSally, who flew the A-10 in combat and commanded a squadron in Afghanistan, speaks of it with obvious affection. (AP Photo/Molly Riley, File)
Once at risk of extinction, iconic Warthog plane lives onOnce on the brink of forced retirement, the A-10 attack plane known as the Warthog has been given new life
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this April 20, 2017 file photo, John Bouvier Kennedy "Jack" Schlossberg, Caroline Kennedy's son and former President John F. Kennedy's grandson, opens a panel discussion during the John F. Kennedy Centennial Symposium Harvard's Kennedy School of Government in Cambridge, Mass. John F. Kennedy didn't make it even halfway to 100 - a milestone he might have celebrated May 29, 2017 - but the slain U.S. president's legacy is being lived out by his descendants. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)
Kennedys discuss JFK's legacy 100 years after his birthJohn F. Kennedy's relatives discuss his legacy 100 years after slain president's birth
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 20, 2017 file photo, U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz waves after addressing the Utah GOP Convention in Sandy, Utah. Chaffetz, a five-term Republican, says he doesn't feel compelled to talk about what he may do after leaving Congress next month. But he told The Associated Press on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, that the business — Strawberry C— may become a reincarnation of his former public relations and marketing firm. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Lawyer says Kushner willing to cooperate with investigatorsAmid reports that the FBI is investigating meetings Trump son-in-law had with Russians, Jared Kushner's lawyer says he is willing to cooperate with investigators
The Associated Press3 hours ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. leaves a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefitsRepublicans want lower premiums, but quality health insurance doesn't come cheap
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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