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Universal Cancels Controversial ‘Hunt’ in Wake of Shootings

NEW YORK — Universal Pictures has canceled the planned September release of its controversial social satire "The Hunt," in the wake of recent mass shootings and amid criticism from President Donald Trump. In a statement Saturday, Universal said it had decid...
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Trump Insists There’s More to Mexico Deal Than Meets the Eye

STERLING, Va. — Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye. "We have fully signed and documented another very important par...
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Rep. Omar Apologizes for Tweets on AIPAC’s Influence

WASHINGTON — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar "unequivocally" apologized Monday for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi....
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US Slashes Number of Refugees to 30,000 Next Year

WASHINGTON — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the country is still committed to providing sanctuary to peopl...