• RNC 2020 Aug 25, 2020

    RNC 2020: Health Care Professionals Spotlight Telemedicine, Therapeutics in COVID Fight

    Registered nurse Amy Ford and LSU Health Sciences Center Professor Dr. G.E. Ghali spoke about their experiences with the coronavirus pandemic during the 2020 RNC.

  • RNC 2020 Aug 25, 2020

    Republicans Paint Dark Picture of Future If Trump Loses

    Republicans predicted a national “horror movie” should President Donald Trump lose in November, flinging out dark warnings on Monday’s opening night of their scaled-down national convention.

  • Nikki Haley Mar 20, 2020

    Nikki Haley Resigns From Boeing Board Over Airlines Bailout

    Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has resigned from the board of Boeing Co.

  • Donald Trump Nov 10, 2019

    In Memoir, Haley Alleges Some on Trump Team Urged Resistance

    President Donald Trump’s former U.N. ambassador, Nikki Haley , alleges in her upcoming memoir that two administration officials who were ultimately pushed out by Trump once tried to get her to join them in opposing some of his policies. In “With All Due Respect,” Haley said then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and then-White House chief of staff John Kelly told...

  • Donald Trump Feb 23, 2019

    Trump Picks Ambassador to Canada for UN Post

    President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Trump said in a pair of tweets that Craft “has done an outstanding job representing our Nation” and he has “no doubt that, under her leadership, our Country will be...

  • Donald Trump Dec 7, 2018

    Trump Picks State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert for UN Ambassador

    President Donald Trump announced Friday he’s nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. “Heather Nauert will be nominated,” Trump said Friday before departing the White House on Marine One for an event in Kansas City. “She’s very talented, very smart, very quick, and I think she’s going to be respected by...

  • Donald Trump Oct 11, 2018

    Melania Trump Says She Might Be ‘the Most Bullied Person'

    First lady Melania Trump says she could be “the most bullied person” in the world. She made the remark during a television interview in which she promoted her Be Best initiatives, which take on online bullying. Critics have pointed out that her husband, President Donald Trump, routinely mocks people for their looks and for what he says is a lack...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Oct 10, 2018

    Diocese Of Dallas Holds “Ceremony of Sorrow”

    The Diocese of Dallas held a “ceremony of sorrow” at St. Cecilia Catholic Church on Tuesday after allegations of sexual abuse surfaced at the church in August.

  • Donald Trump Apr 21, 2018

    Haley's Response: ‘I Don't Get Confused' Draws Notice

    The public split between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley this week over Russia sanctions threw a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump, even as her deft rebuttal bolstered talk about her own future political fortunes. Haley’s rejoinder to a putdown from a close Trump adviser about message confusion — she declared that “I...

  • Donald Trump Mar 19, 2018

    Celebrities Criticize Trump Cuts to Palestinian Refugees

    Actors Hugh Grant and Viggo Mortensen are among more than 25 celebrities and public figures expressing “horror” over President Donald Trump’s decision to cut funding to the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees, an advocacy group said Thursday.

  • Donald Trump Dec 21, 2017

    UN Denounces US Recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

    The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Thursday to denounce President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, largely ignoring Trump’s threats to cut off aid to any country that went against him. The nonbinding resolution declaring U.S. action on Jerusalem “null and void” was approved 128-9 — a victory for the Palestinians, but not as big as they predicted....

  • Donald Trump Dec 21, 2017

    Trump Threatens Jerusalem Opponents With US Funding Cutoff

    President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to cut off U.S. funding to countries that support a resolution criticizing his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “We’ll save a lot. We don’t care,” he said, alluding to U.S. aid. The president strongly supported U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley who said Tuesday that the United States “will be taking names” of countries that...

  • Donald Trump Dec 19, 2017

    UN Says There Are 258 Million International Migrants Today

    An estimated 258 million people have left their birth countries and are now living in other nations — an increase of 49 percent since 2000, says a U.N. report on international migration released Monday. The biennial report released on International Migrants Day said the percentage of the world’s people who are international migrants has increased modestly from 2.8 percent in...

  • NBC Dec 10, 2017

    Donald Trump Accusers ‘Should Be Heard': Ambassador Nikki Haley

    U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the women who have accused President Donald Trump of sexual misconduct have the right to speak up and be heard, NBC News reported. Haley appeared on CBS’ “Face the Nation and broke from the administration’s line on the 16 sexual misconduct allegations against the president, with the White House saying that...

  • China Sep 18, 2017

    Trump, in New Dig, Mocks North Korea Leader as ‘Rocket Man'

    President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as “Rocket Man” while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs and bellicose threats. Trump’s chief diplomat held out hope the North would return to the bargaining table, though the president’s envoy to the United Nations said the Security...

  • China Sep 16, 2017

    Defiant North Korea Leader Says He Will Complete Nuke Program

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country is nearing its goal of “equilibrium” in military force with the United States, as the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned the North’s “highly provocative” ballistic missile launch over Japan on Friday. The North’s official Korean Central News Agency carried Kim’s comments on Saturday — a day after U.S. and South...

  • China Sep 15, 2017

    North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan in Longest-Ever Flight

    North Korea conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile Friday, sending an intermediate-range weapon hurtling over U.S. ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean in a launch that signals both defiance to its rivals and a big technological advance. Since President Donald Trump threatened the North with “fire and fury” in August, Pyongyang has conducted its most powerful...

  • China Aug 6, 2017

    UN Imposes Tough New Sanctions on North Korea

    The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on North Korea on Saturday including a ban on coal and other exports totaling more than $1 billion — a huge bite in its total exports, valued at $3 billion last year. U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley praised the new sanctions, telling council members after the vote that it is “the single...

  • PRESIDENT Aug 1, 2017

    Venezuelan Leader Defiant as US Imposes Financial Sanctions on Him After Election to Rewrite Constitution

    The Trump administration has hit Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with financial sanctions. The move comes after Venezuela held a weekend election that will give Maduro’s ruling party virtually unlimited power in the South American country.

  • United States May 22, 2017

    ‘Not Going to Stop': Haley Promises Support for Syrians

    Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, spent two days in Jordan and toured the Zaatari camp for Syrian refugees on Sunday. She said that the Trump administration’s stated intent to slash humanitarian aid worldwide would not affect U.S. support for the crisis in Syria.

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