In Washington, Congress will debate a strike on Syria next week.
Doug Jones has become the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in the southern US state of Alabama in 25 years, narrowly defeating Republican Roy Moore. Political scientist Andrew Denison is not surprised at the outcome.
High African-American voter turnout coupled with a deeply flawed Republican candidate flipped Alabama's senate seat for Democrat Doug Jones. But the win's significance shouldn't be overstated, writes DW's Michael Knigge.
A landmark Cold War-era nuclear arms control treaty between the United States and Russia is at risk of collapsing. A tit-for-tat escalation could endanger security, divide NATO and undermine arms control agreements.
The US central bank's first female chief is planning to step down from it's governing board. Janet Yellen said in a letter to President Trump that she was "gratified" to leave with the US on firmer financial footing.
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