Author: NICOLE GAOUETTE, CNN

Key U.S. allies 'perplexed' by Trump's actions

President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his historic meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un left South Korea's President "perplexed" and sparked angry protests in Seoul. One sign read: "We condemn Trump."

US policy shift in Mideast increases tensions

Days after President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal, tensions in the Middle East have spiked sharply, raising concerns that the pending U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem will further ratchet up conflict with unpredictable outcomes for the Middle East.

Pompeo's 13 hours in North Korea

The modified Boeing 757 had taken off from Andrews Air Force Base outside Washington late Monday night, bound for North Korea, when Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came to the back of the plane.

Mueller probe looms large over Pompeo confirmation hearing

Mike Pompeo, the Trump administration's nominee to lead the State Department, made his case for confirmation on Thursday, but if he hoped to focus on foreign policy, Democrats had other ideas, peppering him with questions about the FBI probe into potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign.