The US Department of Education is threatening to revoke a university Middle East studies program's federal funding, alleging -- among other complaints -- that its curriculum fails to address the plight of the region's Christians and Jews.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson made dismissive comments in a recent meeting that multiple people present interpreted as an attack on transgender people, The Washington Post reported Thursday.
This past Saturday, a series of air strikes in Saudi Arabia damaged more than a dozen oil installations, including one of the most critical oil-production facilities in the world. The attack threw global fuel markets into disarray. Houthi rebels in Yemen claimed that they launched the strikes, but they have long been armed by Iran, fuelling conjecture that the attacks were carried out by Tehran. Robin Wright joins Dorothy Wickenden to discuss how Iran views U.S. policies in the Gulf and how the Trump Administration has unwittingly strengthened the regime's hard-liners.
The Department of Homeland Security will again allow undocumented immigrants with serious medical conditions to apply to remain in the United States, reversing a controversial move from this summer that ended the practice and led to a public outcry.
He angrily hung up on the Australian Prime Minister. He dialed Mexico's President as a room full of reporters watched. And he's distributed his personal cell-phone number to at least two world leaders, urging them to call directly.
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson once entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories on a radio show hosted by a prominent "truther" who claimed that the World Trade Center attacks were orchestrated by a "Zionist organized crime outfit."