Author: JEREMY DIAMOND, CNN

Top Trump Mideast peace envoy to step down

Donald Trump's Middle East peace envoy Jason Greenblatt is leaving government after two-and-a-half years spent crafting a still-unreleased Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, according to multiple administration officials.

Trump's public mention of background checks is vanishing

President Donald Trump couldn't stop talking about the importance of strengthening background checks as he addressed reporters last Friday after a week steeped in the aftermath of the country's latest pair of mass shootings.

Trump claims victory in wake of Mueller testimony

President Donald Trump emerged from the White House Wednesday afternoon and walked triumphantly toward television cameras to declare Robert Mueller's testimony on Capitol Hill delivered a "very good day" for him and Republicans. He also claimed that the fiery hearings ended with Democratic lawmakers getting "less than nothing" with which to pursue their investigations into him.

Trump again pushes Fed to cut rates

President Donald Trump on Friday renewed his calls for the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates, despite a surprisingly strong jobs report.

Jared Kushner, US peace team face credibility test in Bahrain

In the Trump administration's vision of the future, Gaza City looks a lot more like Tel Aviv: a bustling metropole with scintillating beaches, beckoning tourists from around the world who have no reason to fear the potential for Israeli airstrikes.