President Donald Trump has denied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi the use of a military aircraft to visit troops abroad. This, after Pelosi sought to have Trump postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union address. It appears the nation's two most powerful leaders are engaged in a game of constitutional brinkmanship as the partial government shutdown drags on.
Colombian authorities were scrambling to identify who was behind a brazen car bombing at a police academy in Bogota that has rattled residents and raised tough questions about lingering security threats in the wake of a peace deal with the nation's largest rebel group.
Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 8:34am
The lower house of Mexico's Congress has passed a measure creating a National Guard, though it was quickly criticized by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for weakening controversial proposals to give the military a greater formal role in policing.