Former adviser tells impeachment inquiry Trump envoy was on ‘domestic political errand’

WASHINGTON – Former National Security Council Russia expert Fiona Hill and diplomat David Holmes testified in what may be the final public impeachment hearing Thursday, reinforcing previous witnesses’ assertions that President Donald Trump directly linked a White House meeting and…

In first public impeachment hearing, revelations of new Trump Ukraine call

WASHINGTON – During the first public hearing of the House impeachment inquiry, Acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor revealed Wednesday that his aide overheard Donald Trump asking about “the investigations” in a July 26 phone call with U.S. Ambassador…

Ukrainian reporter for U.S. news outlets imprisoned by separatists

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By CANDICE SPECTOR Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – When her son didn’t…

Turkey’s star investigative reporter imprisoned for second time

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By ANDREW DUNN Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Just months after returning…

Russian occupiers silence Crimean journalist in court

Dangerous Reporting: A series of profiles about foreign journalists imprisoned, in hiding, or silenced by courts for reporting on the most sensitive subjects in their countries By MAEVE DUNIGAN Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – In the early morning…

First Brexit, now Trump: the British feel new political quake

LONDON — It was 4 a.m. at the U.S. Embassy in Grosvenor Square, and Republican Donald Trump was a handful of electoral votes away from the presidency, a possibility that had often been compared to the Brexit vote to leave…

‘Worse than Britain’: Months after Brexit, English residents find American political divide ‘appalling’

LONDON — Brodie Hunter moved from Scotland to London 40 years ago, but has always loved America. He’s never been to the United States, yet finds the country fascinating, he said. But the division exposed during this election cycle has…

Belgium Embassy in Washington Sees Stream of Visitors, Solidarity

After Tuesday’s Brussels terror attacks, many visit the Belgium Embassy in Washington to express their condolences.

Washington Region Boosts Vigilance After Brussels Terror Attacks

Officials in nation’s capital say they see no credible threats, but taking precautions.