President Trump's first chief of staff asked James Comey directly whether federal law enforcement was surveiling then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, the now-former FBI director documented in a memo after the White House discussion.
Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, began his term on Thursday with a promise to defend the socialist revolution led by the Castro brothers since 1959, giving a sober speech that also emphasized the need to modernize the island's economy.
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday confirmed that his CIA chief secretly met with Kim Jong-un in North Korea and said "a good relationship was formed" heading into the adversaries' anticipated summit.
Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92.