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April 28, 2017 3:39 PM The Trump administration just signaled it may take the only action that could actually stop North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled on Friday that the Trump administration may have finally accepted the one course of action that could stop North Korea's nuclear threat to the world: direct talks. After months of US military posturing and shows of force met by North Korean nuclear threats, Tillerson said in an interview with NPR that direct 101

April 28, 2017 12:26 PM 2017 NFL Draft: Chiefs, Texans spend big on quarterbacks and more Round 1 takeaways

If the first round is any indication, there will be plenty of surprises all throughout the 2017 NFL Draft. Here are NFLDraftScout's Top 10 Takeaways for the first 32 selections. The 2017 draft has been lauded by NFL personnel and media alike, but it was the skill position players who dominated the first half of the draft. Perhaps sparked by the Chicago 58

April 28, 2017 10:47 AM Trump Rattles South Korea by Saying It Should Pay for Antimissile System

Ms. Park’s decision to accept the Thaad deployment has been a dominant campaign issue, with Moon Jae-in, the leading candidate, calling for an immediate halt to the system’s deployment and vowing to review it if elected. “We must consider whether it conforms to the spirit of the alliance,” Youn Kwan-suk, Mr. Moon’s spokesman, said in a statement about 67

April 28, 2017 3:57 AM Why Donald Trump Decided to Back Off Nafta Threat

President wanted to show action on key promises before 100-day mark, but Mexico’s Peña Nieto and Canada’s Trudeau urged him not to withdraw from accord President Donald Trump was prepared to end the North American Free Trade Agreement deal, which had governed trade relations for the past 23 years, with a dramatic announcement Saturday at a Pennsylvania 46

April 28, 2017 1:41 AM 2017 NFL Draft Grades: Texans get a C- for selecting Deshaun Watson No. 12

Watson could prove to be the best quarterback in the 2017 draft calss "That's a lot to give up to go get him, but they had to do something." After the Chiefs moved up to No. 10 to grab Patrick Mahomes, the Texans had no choice but to trade up from No. 25 to get their franchise quarterback. Apparently, the brief Brock Osweiler era motivated Houston to not wait around 49

April 28, 2017 12:53 AM House Is Unlikely to Vote on Health Bill by Trump’s 100th Day

House Democrats, sensing an advantage, pressured Republicans to once again back away from the bill, just as they did a month ago in an embarrassing defeat for Mr. Trump and Mr. Ryan. Democratic leaders threatened to withhold votes from a stopgap spending measure to keep the government open past Friday if Republicans insisted on trying to jam the health 105 4

April 27, 2017 9:56 PM 2017 NFL draft: Despite QB rumors, Browns focused on Myles Garrett at No. 1; Final mock drafts

The 2017 NFL draft starts on Thursday at 8 p.m. Get up to speed with all the latest pre-draft news and analysis The Washington Post has to offer, then check back on draft night for live pick-by-pick analysis. Consider this your cheat sheet for the 2017 NFL draft, which features a clear-cut No. 1 prospect, massive uncertainty at quarterback and — as it does every 54

April 27, 2017 7:47 PM Trump tax plan would hit blue states hardest

President Trump’s plan to overhaul the federal tax code threatens to fall disproportionately on residents of liberal-leaning states, a short-term boost for state governments that could turn into a long-term drag. Those deductions cost the federal government more than $60 billion a year, according to the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center. Trump has proposed 61

April 27, 2017 3:38 PM There’s no Ann Coulter speech planned. But protesters are converging on Berkeley today

Ann Coulter’s speech at the University of California at Berkeley was canceled. But the debate and hostility that was unleashed by the controversy over her speech continues. Demonstrators who participated in other recent violent clashes on Berkeley’s streets announced they would still gather to fight for free speech or to fight against hate speech 65

April 27, 2017 3:34 PM Man armed with knives arrested in London on terror charges

A man armed with knives was arrested on suspicion of terrorism today in London near the Houses of Parliament, police said. Authorities have cordoned off Whitehall and Parliament Street, where the suspect was arrested, near Parliament Square this afternoon, following a stop-and-search operation. The suspect, identified as a 27-year-old man, was arrested 68