In his annual State of the Union address, Barack Obama laid out his political goals for the coming year. The president called on Congress to tackle jobs creation and inequality in America.
Amid deeply strained ties between Washington and Berlin, Emily Haber, Germany's new US ambassador, has her work cut out for herself. But former US officials who know her say she is exactly the right woman for the job.
Contrary to his claim, the US president likely does not have the right to pardon himself, according to constitutional experts. But the key question is whether Congress would let Donald Trump get away with it anyway.
Pakistani politician Imran Khan could become the country's next premier after the July 25 vote, but his stance against the US' role in Afghanistan could be a hurdle in the Trump administration's dealings with Islamabad.
The Trump administration has yet again pulled the United States out of a major global body — this time the UN Human Rights Council. The move comes a day after the UNHRC criticized Trump's immigration policies.
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