Shafik, who was born in Egypt and grew up in the United States, has extensive experience across global financial institutions and higher education.
The namesake son of an ousted dictator is sworn in as Philippine president in one of the greatest political comebacks in recent history in the country.
A new poll from Gallup finds increased dissatisfaction with the nation's abortion laws, mostly among Democrats, who want fewer restrictions.
Impeachment talk started again among Democrats Thursday with the release of the redacted Mueller report. Many still see that as too politically risky even though they see Trump as unfit for office.
In the first legal battle between President Trump and the news media, a federal judge sided with CNN and ordered the White House to immediately restore Jim Acosta's press pass.
President Trump visits North Carolina on Wednesday, with the impact of Hurricane Florence still setting in. No president finds these moments easy, but some have met the challenge better than others.
Turning over Trump's business empire to his grown children to run wouldn't resolve the conflicts of his interest his presidency faces, U.S. officials say.