This week in Trump-Russia news: Storm brewing over White House as Trump rages over Cohen raid

As FBI probes imperil Trump's presidency, relations between Washington and Moscow deteriorate over Syria strikes.

“This is not ‘America First’”: Right wing rages at Trump over Syria strike

The president is facing backlash from his "America First" allies.

Haley hits back at Russia over airstrike condemnation: “The time for talk ended last night”

The U.S. envoy to the U.N. defended the Syria strike as “justified, legitimate and proportionate."

Putin condemns US-led strikes on Syria as an “act of aggression”

The U.S. led a series of airstrikes on Syria Friday in response to Assad's latest suspected chemical attack. Putin said they violated the "norms and principles of international law."

UN ambassador Nikki Haley: “Russia alone” enabled Assad chemical attack in Syria

As the West mulls a military response, a proxy battle between U.S. and Russia looms over Syria.

Trump backtracks on imminent Syria threat as US weighs its options

"Could be very soon or not so soon at all!"

Trump to Russia: “Get ready” for US missile strikes on Syria

The president calls out Russia over its support for Assad: "You shouldn't be partners with a Gas Killing Animal who kills his people and enjoys it!"

Trump has few options on Syria after second chemical weapons attack

Trump is weighing his military options in Syria after dozens of civilians there were killed in a suspected chemical weapons attack over the weekend.

Syrian chemical attack complicates Trump’s plans for troop withdrawal

Trump said last week he wants to pull U.S. troops from Syria, but a chemical weapons attack on Syrian civilians complicates that plan.
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Why you’re numb to the horrors in Syria, according to an empathy researcher

News of the war in Syria hasn't garnered much attention, despite record deaths from bombing and escalating violence. Here's what studies suggest limit human empathy — and what you can do about it.

3 takeaways from Donald Trump’s G20 meeting with Vladimir Putin

The meeting is unlikely to lift the cloud of the Russia investigation over Donald Trump's presidency.

The 6 biggest questions going into Donald Trump’s meeting with Vladimir Putin

Here are questions we have before Trump and Putin come face-to-face.
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Kremlin slams White House's warning of potential chemical attack in Syria

The U.S. and Russia continue to spar over Syria.
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White House says it knows of potential Syrian chemical attack, warns Assad of "heavy price"

The Trump administration did not provide any evidence backing the threat.
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'Hot Mic' podcast: Finsbury terror attack, Muslim teenager found dead & Syrian plane shot down

Here are the important stories to get you caught up for Tuesday.

Trump is expected to tell Muslims that extremism is their problem to solve

"This is a battle between those who seek to obliterate human life and those who seek to protect it"

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US forces strike Assad regime in Syria

The U.S. hit Assad regime vehicles, reportedly in response to a breach of a deconfliction zone near base.
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US officials accuse Assad regime of killing thousands of Syrians, burning their bodies

Syrian military forces are hanging 50 prisoners a day and burning bodies to cover it up, according to the State Department.
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The press is getting its first taste of life after Spicer. They're liking it.

Let's not beat around the bush: Sean Spicer appears to have been "benched."
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War in Syria: Russia just told the U.S. not to fly planes over Syria safe zones

The move comes a month after the U.S. launched a missile strike on Syria April 6.

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Trump Cabinet member Wilbur Ross calls Syria strike a form of "after-dinner entertainment"

Ross joked with the crowd, "The thing was, it didn't cost the President anything to have that entertainment."

12 Trump tweets that have aged the worst in his first 100 days

Donald Trump's twitter history is a treasure trove of hypocrisy.
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A photographer in Syria put down his camera and picked up a wounded boy after bombing

It's one of the rare photos that manages to distill the unimaginable horrors of Syria's bloody civil war.

Malala's father, Ziauddin Yousafzai, says media is partly to blame for Islamophobia

"It's unfortunate the media spreads Islamophobia."
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What are Barrel Bombs? Syrian President Bashar Assad has denied using the weapons.

They're arguably the deadliest weapons used in Syria's civil war.

Rex Tillerson in Moscow: "There is a low level of trust" between Russia and the US

U.S. and Russian diplomats met amid a web of tensions.
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Syria Bombing: Here's what Trump could do next

Here's what Trump could do next in Syria.

Donald Trump says "We're not going into Syria," but offers no further details

Trump seemed to rule out deposing Bashar al-Assad with U.S. ground troops, but offered no further clarity on his plans for Syria.

Anne Frank Center calls Sean Spicer a Holocaust denier, demands his firing

Spicer swiftly clarified he did not mean to deny Hitler gassed millions, but the damage was already done.