President Trump responded to the indictment of Russian nationals over interference in the 2016 campaign with tweets blaming President Obama for not stopping the interference and insisting it did not change the outcome of the election. Trump's responses to the shooting in Florida and recent White House scandals are also under scrutiny.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, angry over the Trump administration's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, wants other countries to lead peace efforts now. He is making his case to the U.N. Security Council.
The Democratic National Committee elected new leadership one year ago, with many major problems to solve in the wake of a disastrous 2016 campaign for the party. Now, party leaders look at what success they have had.
U.S. trade partners are threatening retaliation if the Trump administration follows through with proposed tariffs or quotas on imported steel and aluminum. Kentucky bourbon and Harley Davidson motorcycles are among the exports that could be targeted.