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Why Trump's election lifts Russia's hopes

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 23:11

"It turns out that United Russia won the elections in America," one official declares in a radio interview.

The 'Two Trumps' in the Trump team transition

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 23:04

One has a serious side that has helped calm anxious Republicans. The other is still prone to Twitter tirades.

Duterte: Trump wished me 'success' in drug war

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:48

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he discussed his deadly crackdown on illegal drugs with Donald Trump.

Arrest in fatal stabbing of USC professor

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:37

A University of Southern California student stabbed professor Bosco Tjan over a personal dispute, police say.

Trump likely infuriated China with Taiwan call

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 16:17

This is the first time a U.S. president has spoken directly with Taiwan’s leadership in more than 30 years.

Howard Dean drops out of race for DNC chair

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:59

The former Vermont governor says the party needs to "turn itself over to the next generation" and takes himself out of the running.

Jury deadlocked in Walter Scott case

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 14:22

Jurors in the trial of former police officer Michael Slager adjourn for the weekend after struggling to reach a unanimous verdict.

Trump likely infuriated Beijing with first U.S. call to Taiwan since 1979

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:21

This is the first time a U.S. president has spoken directly with Taiwan’s leadership in more than 30 years.

Jury deadlocked in Walter Scott case

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 13:14

A judge tells jurors they must try again to reach a verdict in the trial of former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager.

Gatlinburg residents survey wildfire toll

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 11:30

The death count is at 13, and the number of buildings damaged is now approaching 1,000.

Philippines' Duterte invited to meet Trump

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:15

The invitation came amid uncertainty about the relationship with one of the U.S.'s most important Asian allies.

Treasury pick's bank foreclosed on many

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:49

OneWest, formerly headed by Steve Mnuchin, foreclosed on thousands of homes after the Great Recession.

Efforts underway to stop 3 state recounts

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:39

Supporters of Trump have filed lawsuits in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania to halt the Green Party's recount request.

Syrian rebels defend key Aleppo district

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:11

Opposition forces control at least 70 percent of the neighborhood, but rebels put up ferocious resistance.

Facebook admits rules for fake news needed

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 09:10

"We resisted having standards about whether something’s newsworthy ... And that was wrong!" said a company VP.

Efforts underway to stop 2 state recounts

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:57

Supporters of Trump have filed a lawsuit trying to stop Wisconsin's recount, spearheaded by Jill Stein.

Mall of America's Santa Claus makes history

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 08:07

The Minnesota mall, the largest in the nation, welcomed its first black Santa this holiday season.

Roof's former lawyers want back on case

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 07:35

Attorneys dismissed by the Charleston church shooting suspect are worried he may not present evidence that could spare his life.

Iran: Senate vote violates nuclear deal

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 07:19

Senior Iranian officials describe the vote to extend the Iran Sanctions Act for 10 years as a "clear violation" if implemented.

‘Trump-like fearmongering’: S.F. police commissioner pans union ad

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 06:16

A new advertisement from San Francisco’s police union urges viewers to contact the city’s police commissioner to oppose a proposed city policy.