Author: NICOLE GAOUETTE, CNN

Trump hikes price tag for US forces in Korea almost 500%

Secretary of Defense Mark Esper landed in South Korea on Thursday to navigate renewed threats from an "enraged" North Korea and newly heightened strain in the alliance with Seoul that congressional aides, lawmakers and Korea experts say has been caused by President Donald Trump.

Diplomats on impeachment probe: 'Strange parallel universe'

As the State Department becomes engulfed by the House impeachment inquiry, diplomats say they find themselves caught in a "strange parallel universe," where the administration officials they serve accuse them of being part of a "swamp" trying to take the President down.

Trump says all sanctions on Turkey have been lifted

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he was lifting all sanctions on Turkey after it agreed to halt its attack on America's former Kurdish allies in northeastern Syria, shortly after his special envoy to Syria told Congress Turkey's incursion was a "tragedy" and that A

Experts question Trump's Turkey rhetoric

President Donald Trump said Monday that he is prepared to "swiftly destroy" Turkey's economy with sanctions if it continues its attack against US-allied Kurds in northeastern Syria -- provoking a "let's see" response from some analysts and Turkey experts.

GOP anger at Trump grows as Turkey launches attack

Republicans savaged President Donald Trump Wednesday for allowing Turkey to attack US allies in Syria as the President offered varying reasons for giving Turkey the green light, including the fact that Kurds did not fight alongside the US in World War II.

Trump makes brief visit to UN climate gathering

The United Nations gathered world leaders to present concrete plans to tackle the climate crisis Monday, making made clear it didn't want to hear platitudes, as scientists, activists and religious leaders warned that urgent steps are needed to slow rising temperatures that intensify devastating natural disasters.