Where Trump Zigs, Tillerson Zags, Putting Him at Odds With White House

The president tends to shoot from the hip, while Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson is more plodding, which has won him few friends in Washington.

Moving to Scuttle Obama Legacy, Donald Trump to Crack Down on Cuba

The president is expected to declare that the two-year-old Obama-era approach of engagement had amounted to a failed policy of appeasement.

Senate Backs Measure Limiting President’s Power to Lift Sanctions

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a proposal aimed at punishing Russia for its meddling in the 2016 election. The House has yet to take it up.

New Bipartisan Sanctions Would Punish Russia for Election Meddling

Senate leaders said they had reached an agreement to approve the new sanctions, which would place the White House in an uncomfortable position.

Michael Flynn Resigns as National Security Adviser

The resignation came after it was revealed that Mr. Flynn had misled Vice President Mike Pence and other top White House officials about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States, according to a person close to the administration.