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Consumers seem pretty excited about Trump

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 06:14

The first postelection economic numbers show that Americans have "greater optimism about their personal finances."


Trump TV quietly makes its first broadcast

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 05:53

Released directly on YouTube and Facebook, Trump’s video address bypassed traditional media outlets.


Trump picks Nikki Haley for U.N. ambassador

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 05:45

The South Carolina governor is the first woman the president-elect has tapped for a top-level position.


Rare Anne Frank poem sells for nearly $150K

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 04:09

A handwritten poem signed by Anne Frank sold at auction for nearly three times its estimated price.


Sources: Trump picks Haley for U.N. post

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 02:42

The South Carolina governor is the first woman the president-elect has tapped for a top-level position during his transition.


Presidential turkey pardons: A look back

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 02:00
President Harry S. Truman squints as he fingers the wattle of a 35-pound Tom turkey from Oregon as it is presented to him, in the White House Rose Garden on Nov. 18, 1952. The turkey, intended for the president's last Thanksgiving in the White House, was made by representatives of the Poultry and Egg National Board and the National Turkey Federation. At right is Loren Johnson, of Corvallis, Ore., one of the group making the presentation. (Photo: Henry Griffin/AP)

Facebook builds censorship tool for China

Wed, 11/23/2016 - 01:35
Facebook's software could persuade China to allow the social media network to re-enter the country, the New York Times reports.

Dalai Lama has 'no worries' about Trump

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 23:51

The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader says he looks forward to meeting the president-elect after the Jan. 20 inauguration.


Federal court halts overtime rule

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 17:31

U.S. employers spent months adjusting employee schedules, job duties, and pay ahead of the new overtime rule.


Source: Trump offers Cabinet job to Carson

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 15:39

Ben Carson will consider taking the position of secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a source says.


Artists, athletes, others receive top honor

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 15:05

Saying they touched him in powerful ways, President Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to 21 leaders in their fields.


Hearing out the angry Trump voter next door

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 13:35

Yahoo's Lisa Belkin talks to a neighbor who cheerfully explains his rage toward the liberal establishment.


Tim Ryan's plan for a Democratic revival

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 12:20

The congressman from Ohio wants to change the House Democratic leadership, then change his party's focus.


In NYT interview, Trump flip-flops 6 times

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 11:34

The president-elect drastically changes his tune more than once in a lengthy talk with the newspaper.


Trump faces hurdles to reinstate waterboarding

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:46

The president-elect backs the interrogation process and his pick for CIA director has called those who have done it “patriots" not "torturers."


Obama reaches clemency milestone with new grant

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 10:25

The president has now handed out more commutations than the past 11 presidents combined.


CNN, Tapper apologize for 'offensive' graphic

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 09:05

The news organization regrets its choice of words in paraphrasing alt-right leader Richard Spencer.


After mistrial, Ohio college cop will be retried

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 08:51

A prosecutor will again seek a murder conviction against an ex-University of Cincinnati police officer for a traffic-stop shooting.


How to save U.S. jobs on Black Friday

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 08:26

The growing trend of buying experiences, rather than things, jibes nicely with the fight against offshoring.


How JFK assassination led to 25th Amendment

Tue, 11/22/2016 - 08:00

Kennedy’s sudden passing 53 years ago accelerated an argument about a constitutional change that had been in the works.


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