Motivated by the recent death of university student Otto Warmbier, the restriction will affect the nearly 1,000 Americans who travel to North Korea annually.
In the midst of Russian meddling investigations, President Trump's top advisers say there's a lack of clear policy when it comes to dealing with Moscow and President Putin.
Russian officials say the expulsion of Russian diplomats in 2016 by the US was the trigger for last week's massive cuts to US embassy personnel in Russia, while indicating that the door for constructive cooperation remains open.
After a series of discussions Monday, the Trump administration officially extended the Iran nuclear deal, although not without casting doubt on Iran's commitment to the deal's terms.
Next week, US and Chinese officials will convene to discuss economic policy. That meeting will heavily influence what kind of pressure the US will put on China to address tensions with North Korea.
In his first shuttle diplomacy mission, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants to explore possibilities for bringing all sides of the Qatar crisis to the negotiating table.
In the wake of North Korea's nuclear missile launch, the US looked to China for a response. But China is hesitant to risk its relationship with North Korea, which relies on China for 90 percent of its trade.
Poland has promised President Trump a friendly welcome as he enters the country, but tensions run high as Polish officials will likely seek Trump’s willingness to confront Putin about Russia’s aggression in Ukraine.
On Friday, China strongly urged the US to cancel an arms sale with Taiwan on the grounds that it goes against the ‘one-China’ policy, which President Trump had promised to honor.