A container is loaded onto a cargo ship at a port in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province.

Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight

The United States attacked first, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from around the globe and threatening to hit tens of billions of dollars in Chinese products.

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First lady Melania Trump arrives at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Thursday, June 21, 2018, after visiting the Upbring New Hope Children Center run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South in McAllen, Texas. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling counter-message. The first lady wore a green, hooded military jacket from the fast-fashion brand Zara that read "I really don't care, do u?" both as she departed and returned to Washington.

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First lady Melania Trump visits the Upbring New Hope Children Center, run by the Lutheran Social Services of the South, in McAllen, Texas, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

First lady visits migrant children at Texas detention center

Melania Trump made an unannounced visit to a Texas facility Thursday, talking with children and staff as she got a first-hand look at some of the migrant children sent there by the U.S. government after their families entered the country illegally.

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Romulo Gonzalez Rodriguez plays with his 3-year-old daughter Genesis following a interview Tuesday.

Guatemalan man recounts anguish of separation from toddler

Three-year-old Genesis Gonzalez Lopez giggled excitedly as she played with her father at a sunny Utah park, zipping down a slide again and again into his arms.

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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Republican members of Congress on immigration in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally.

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American Airlines aircrafts are seen at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas.

2 airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

American Airlines and United Airlines say they have asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who have been separated from their parents.

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President Donald Trump walks with Kim Yong Chol, left, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong Un's closest aides, after their meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

The summit's back on: Trump meets NKorean at White House

Ending weeks of uncertainly, President Donald Trump announced Friday that his historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is back on for June 12 in Singapore.

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said four more deaths have been linked to a national romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak, bringing the total to 5.

5 dead, nearly 200 sickened in romaine lettuce outbreak

Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five.

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Kim Yong Chol, left, a former military intelligence chief who is now North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's top official on inter-Korean relations, accompanied by North Korean Ambassador to China Ji Jae Ryong, second from left, arrives at Beijing Capital Inter

Top North Korean official lands in US for talks with Pompeo

A senior North Korean official arrived in New York on Wednesday in the highest-level official visit to the United States in 18 years, as President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un sought to salvage prospects for a high-stakes nuclear summit.

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Former President Barack Obama speaks at a community event on the Obama Presidential Center at the South Shore Cultural Center in Chicago.

Chicago City Council backs Obama Presidential Center plans

The effort to build the Obama Presidential Center in a park on Chicago's South Side where Barack Obama's political career began cleared its biggest hurdle yet Wednesday when the City Council signed off on the proposal.

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File - In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump says he'll demand that the Justice Department review whether it or the FBI infiltrated his ca

Trump to demand DOJ review claims of FBI spy on campaign

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any demands or requests for such action originated with the Obama administration.

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, speaks during a media availability with South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha at the State Department.

Pompeo: US hopes to have NKorea as 'close partner' not enemy

The United States aspires to have North Korea as a "close partner" and not an enemy, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday, noting that the U.S. has often in history become good friends with former adversaries.

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President Donald Trump, accompanied by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, back, shakes hands with former North Korean detainees Kim Dong Chul, with Kim Hak Song, upon their arrival, Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brando

Summit set, detainees free; Trump sees NKorea 'big success'

Envisioning "a very special moment for world peace," President Donald Trump announced Thursday he will meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un for highly anticipated summit talks in Singapore on June 12. He set the stage for his announcement by hosting a 3 a.m., made-for-TV welcome home for three Americans held by Kim's government.

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President Donald Trump signs a Presidential Memorandum on the Iran nuclear deal from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.

Trump warns Iran against resuming nuclear program

President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against resuming its nuclear weapons program, a day after announcing that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Iran nuclear deal.

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is greeted by senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chul, director of the United Front Department, which is responsible for North-South Korea affairs (left), and Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, on his arrival in Pyongyang.

Detainees freed in North Korea, returning to US with Pompeo

Three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year are on their way back to the U.S. with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday in the latest sign of improving relations between the two longtime adversary nations.

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President Donald Trump.

Trump declares US leaving 'horrible' Iran nuclear accord

President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran on Tuesday, abruptly restoring harsh sanctions in the most consequential foreign policy action of his presidency.

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CIA Director nominee Gina Haspel, waves as she arrives for her meeting with Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Trump defends CIA nominee, says she is 'tough on terror'

President Donald Trump defended Gina Haspel, his nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency, on Monday, dismissing criticism of her involvement in a harsh interrogation program and arguing that Democrats want her out because she "is too tough on terror."

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President Donald Trump, right, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, left, shake hands during a news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump: Some African nations are 'very tough places to live'

President Donald Trump on Monday did not deny having used a vulgar term to describe countries in Africa earlier this year. He also did not apologize for the comment as he stood in the Rose Garden alongside Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, the first African leader to visit him at the White House.

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In this April 16, 2018 photo, adult film actress Stormy Daniels outside federal court in New York.  Stormy Daniels filed a defamation complaint in federal court in New York on Monday. At issue is a tweet Trump made in which he dismissed a composite sketch

Porn star Stormy Daniels sues President Trump for defamation

The porn actress alleging a sexual encounter with President Donald Trump is escalating her legal fight, suing the president for defamation.

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Messages of hope and grief are left at a vigil on Yonge Street in Toronto, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, after multiple people were killed and others injured in Monday's deadly attack in which a van struck pedestrians on a Toronto sidewalk. (Galit Rodan/The Ca

Toronto van attack throws spotlight on anti-woman vitriol

The deadly van rampage in Toronto is training attention on an online world of sexual loneliness, rage and misogyny after the suspect invoked an uprising by "involuntary celibates" and gave a shoutout to a California killer who seethed at women for rejecting him.

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, left, with her partner Clarke Gayford, holds their newly born baby girl, Neve, at Auckland Hospital on Sunday, June 24, 2018.

New Zealand leader leaves hospital 3 days after giving birth

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner have named their baby daughter Neve and say they want her to grow up in a world in which she can make choices about her family and career based on what she wants.

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