A federal judge in Seattle has lifted the ban that blocks travelers from seven countries from entering the United States. The White House has sworn to appeal the ruling, but for now airlines are boarding passengers who have the necessary documents.
Donald Trump has won a Supreme Court victory, with seven justices voting to allow his latest travel ban to go into full effect. The administration's selective order has been challenged by rights lawyers as a Muslim ban.
The White House says Rex Tillerson is continuing to lead the State Department, after reports emerged Donald Trump was mulling plans to get rid of him. CIA chief Mike Pompeo is considered his likely replacement.
The White House has asked the US Supreme Court to allow Donald Trump's latest travel ban to take full effect. Earlier, Washington said it was ending a temporary residency permit program for nearly 60,000 Haitians.
The third increase in US interest rates this year was widely expected. But as Fed chair Janet Yellen is about to leave office, questions about the central bank's future rate policy in the Trump era are emerging.
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