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1h 4m Updated In pictures: President Trump in Tokyo
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Tokyo on May 25 ahead of a largely ceremonial visit to recognize the country's new emperor. Trump's visit will include attending a sumo wrestling tournament and an imperial dinner banquet.
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1h 17m These transgender soldiers are still allowed to serve. They want to prove their detractors wrong
Jordan Lively, a specialist in the US Army, hated using the women's facilities at basic training and wearing the cinched top of a woman's uniform.
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Trump’s Ringside Evening in the Sumo Arena1h 28m Updated Trump’s Ringside Evening in the Sumo Arena
The sumo ring is a sacred space where rules have applied for centuries. Foreign leaders do not often step inside, but President Trump came bearing a trophy.
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1h 41m Updated Trump meets Japanese emperor as he begins business portion of state visit
After a day of casual diplomatic male bonding, President Donald Trump entered the more stately portion of his visit to Japan on Monday, honoring the country's newly enthroned emperor and sitting for trade- and security-focused talks with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
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Fearing Supreme Court Loss, New York Tries to Make Gun Case Vanish2h Fearing Supreme Court Loss, New York Tries to Make Gun Case Vanish
The case, a challenge to a New York City gun regulation, is the first Second Amendment case at the Supreme Court in almost a decade.
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With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race2h With the 2020 Democratic Field Set, Candidates Begin the Races Within the Race
The competitive lanes are set as candidates vie for black voters, women, younger voters — but they are fluid. One thing seems sure: Joseph R. Biden’s lead will be tested.
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Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail4h Updated Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail
Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks.
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Cory Booker Says Beating Trump Should Be ‘the Floor, Not the Ceiling’7h Updated Cory Booker Says Beating Trump Should Be ‘the Floor, Not the Ceiling’
Stuck in the polls and contending with a loaded Democratic field, Mr. Booker emphasized a deeper primary conversation during a four-day swing through Iowa.
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May and Corbyn may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding8h May and Corbyn may move to Brexit extremes to stop the bleeding
It is customary on nights like tonight, where both Labour and the Tories have performed badly, for political journalists to trot out the trusty, if glib cliche, that voters were saying "a plague on both your houses".
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UK European elections 2019: Brexit Party dominates as Tories and Labour suffer8h Updated UK European elections 2019: Brexit Party dominates as Tories and Labour suffer
The Lib Dems also see a surge in support, while the Tories and Labour suffer heavy losses, as voters split along Leave and Remain lines.
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European elections: Greens and far-right gain ground8h European elections: Greens and far-right gain ground
Europe's traditional centre has been fragmented in the European Parliament elections as more voters turn to green, liberal and far-right parties.
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‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects10h Updated ‘Wow, What Is That?’ Navy Pilots Report Unexplained Flying Objects
No one at the Pentagon is saying that the objects are extraterrestrial, but the Navy has issued new classified guidance for reporting unexplained aerial phenomena.
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Tory leadership: Raab sets out leader bid as Gove joins race11h Updated Tory leadership: Raab sets out leader bid as Gove joins race
Dominic Raab wants to keep a no-deal Brexit on the table, but Chancellor Philip Hammond says ignoring MPs would be "dangerous".
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11h Updated The Point: Key 2020 storylines to watch this week, ranked
With 253 days until the Iowa caucuses and a record number of Democratic candidates, the 2020 election is already in full swing. Every Sunday, I will compile the 5 BIGstorylines you need to know to understand the upcoming week on the campaign trail. And they're ranked -- so the No. 1 story is the most important of the coming week.
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European elections 2019: Tories and Labour suffer12h Updated European elections 2019: Tories and Labour suffer
The Brexit Party and the Lib Dems both see surges in support as voters split along Leave and Remain lines.
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European elections 2019: First UK results declared13h Updated European elections 2019: First UK results declared
The UK voted against the backdrop of Brexit, with both the Conservatives and Labour expecting a tough night.
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EU election: Region-by-region UK results as they emerge13h EU election: Region-by-region UK results as they emerge
Early results in the EU election show that Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is on course to sweep to victory, while Labour and the Conservatives are set to lose seats.
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Polls close as UK awaits EU vote results14h Polls close as UK awaits EU vote results
The first results for the election of the UK's 73 MEPs are expected shortly after 22:00 BST.
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15h Updated Trump says Rolling Thunder ride will return to DC, organizers say not so fast
As hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists arrive in the nation's capital Sunday to participate in the final Rolling Thunder, where they pay tribute to service members killed in action or taken as prisoners of war, President Donald Trump says the event will continue next year -- even as the group's president says the annual event is set to end.
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16h Updated Trump administration questions why a single judge can block its policies nationwide
Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead, in this week's "Inside Politics" forecast.
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Brexit: Change UK could form partnership with Lib Dems, Heidi Allen says18h Brexit: Change UK could form partnership with Lib Dems, Heidi Allen says
Heidi Allen says she wants the two Remain parties to be "in the same vehicle".
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Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese19h Updated Trump Opens Tokyo Visit With a Tweet Sure to Unnerve the Japanese
President Trump played down North Korea’s recent tests of short-range ballistic missiles, undercutting declarations by both Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the president’s own national security adviser.
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How Democrats Are, and Aren’t, Challenging the Trump Economic Record19h Updated How Democrats Are, and Aren’t, Challenging the Trump Economic Record
Acknowledging the boom, and then a quick pivot to other issues or a nuanced argument on what personal economic well-being means.
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Trump’s Ringside Evening in the Sumo Stadium20h Trump’s Ringside Evening in the Sumo Stadium
The sumo ring is a sacred space where rules have applied for centuries. Foreign leaders are not usually welcomed inside, but President Trump came bearing a trophy.
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Philip Hammond: PM cannot ignore Parliament on no-deal Brexit21h Philip Hammond: PM cannot ignore Parliament on no-deal Brexit
Philip Hammond says Parliament voted "very clearly" to oppose a no-deal Brexit and a future PM must listen.
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Trump’s Targeting of Intelligence Agencies Gains a Harder Edge23h Updated Trump’s Targeting of Intelligence Agencies Gains a Harder Edge
The president has long waged that war by tweet, but his new attorney general is poised to professionalize the fight.
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Gove joins Tory race as rivals vow to keep no-deal on table25h Gove joins Tory race as rivals vow to keep no-deal on table
Michael Gove has entered the race to be the next Conservative Party leader - as two of his rival candidates insisted the UK should be prepared for a "no deal" Brexit.
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Cobra beer founder Bilimoria lined up as CBI president25h Cobra beer founder Bilimoria lined up as CBI president
Lord Bilimoria, the cross-bench peer who founded Cobra beer and backs a second EU referendum, is being lined up as the next president of the CBI.
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Final voting under way in European elections26h Final voting under way in European elections
First results are due on Sunday evening in a vote where nationalists seek to change the balance of power.
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Tory leadership: Gove becomes eighth candidate to enter race26h Updated Tory leadership: Gove becomes eighth candidate to enter race
The environment secretary will stand against his former Vote Leave ally Boris Johnson, and six others.
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Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas30h Updated Huawei Ban Threatens Wireless Service in Rural Areas
Many small carriers depend on inexpensive equipment from the Chinese company. Now they must rethink expansion plans, and perhaps replace existing gear.
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