Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with US allies to discuss cooperation in heightening pressure on North Korea to discontinue weapons development. Russia and China, though closest diplomatically with North Korea, were not invited to the talks.
A false missile alert sent Hawaii into a panic on Saturday with many people unsure of how to respond. The incident fueled skepticism of the government's ability to alert residents during a real emergency.
Hundreds of thousands of migrants from Puerto Rico continue to arrive in Florida in the aftermath of hurricane Maria. The state is working to resettle these new arrivals, many of whom plan on staying permanently.
Rescue workers continue to search for victims after mudslides crashed into homes early Tuesday morning, as the likelihood of finding victims drops.
Secretary Zinke's decision to remove Florida from a list of states being considered for offshore drilling has led some lawmakers to question whether the administration has violated federal law. Florida has not opposed the drilling measure, unlike several other states.
Officials faced the difficult task of determining evacuation zones during this week's California mudslides. The mudslides, many in places with voluntary evacuations or no alert at all, killed at least 17 people and destroyed dozens of homes in Santa Barbara County.
The Trump administration announced a policy shift that would allow states to enforce work requirements for Medicaid recipients. Ten states have already applied for waivers to require work or community involvement.
Sexual harassment policies for state legislatures across the country are currently being reviewed and changed following a rash of complaints against lawmakers in around two dozen states.
The recent saga of sexual misconduct scandals that has rocked American society has brought to light a subgroup of women: mothers of boys. These women seek to raise their sons to shun sexist mindsets with the hope that as men they won't condone sexual assault.
A new report by congressional Democrats highlights Russia's increasing interference in Europe and the US who feel the meddling has failed to be addressed by President Trump, despite aggressive countermeasures by other Western democracies.
Federal judges determined that North Carolina's congressional district map gave the Republican Party an advantage for most seats and ordered the map to be redrawn immediately.
The communities of Montecito and Carpinteria, which were subject to massive wildfires in the past month, have been hit hardest by recent mudslides in California. Rescue efforts are expected to continue as storms pass and search conditions improve.