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Trump to order anti-hacking plan within 90 days

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:49

After meeting with U.S. intelligence agencies on Friday, Donald Trump said he would appoint a team to combat cyber attacks.

Congress gives thumbs-up to Trump victory

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:43

After a half-hour joint session punctuated by Democratic challenges, lawmakers certify the Electoral College results.

Multiple dead in Ft. Lauderdale Airport shooting

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 10:31

A lone suspect is in custody after allegedly opening fire at the city's airport, according to local authorities.

Michelle Obama's inspiring words for youth

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 09:06

With her voice quivering, the first lady urged young people to remember “the power of hope” and to not give up.

WikiLeaks criticizes Obama in ironic way

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 08:35

The digital activist group condemned the Obama administration and the CIA for leaking information to NBC News.

Obama on Republican plan to repeal healthcare

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 08:14

The outgoing president’s comments come as the Republican-controlled Congress took steps this week to repeal the law.

At least 33 killed in new Brazil prison riot

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 07:39

The outbreak was possibly in retaliation after members of a drug gang were targeted in the worst prison massacre in decades earlier this week.

President Obama's historic job market rally

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 07:28

December’s report marks the 75th straight month of non-farm payroll gains, extending a record streak.

Trump: Russian hack focus a ‘political witch hunt’

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 06:30

Donald Trump apparently couldn’t wait until his planned meeting with top U.S. intelligence officials before questioning the evidence.

Vast iceberg poised to crack off Antarctica

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 05:52

The iceberg "will fundamentally change the landscape of the Antarctic Peninsula," scientists say.

Gastric bypass for obese teens works: Study

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 04:55

In a new study, young people who underwent the procedure to shed weight kept it off for years.

Trump: U.S. will pay for border wall

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 04:34

The president-elect says Mexico will reimburse taxpayers after U.S. money is spent on the wall's construction.

U.S. unemployment at 4.7%; 156K jobs added

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 04:30

Job growth slows in December, but wages rebound strongly.

Obama: Healthcare plan repeal is 'reckless'

Fri, 01/06/2017 - 04:21

The president says Republicans can't gut the Affordable Care Act immediately without risking devastating consequences.

Joe Biden to Donald Trump: 'Grow up'

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 23:55

The VP dismisses the president-elect's complaints on Twitter about how the Obama administration has handled the transition.

Ex-CIA director cuts ties with Trump team

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 20:37

Former CIA chief James Woolsey appears to have been uncomfortable with Trump's "attacks" on the U.S. intelligence community.

CIA identifies Russians who gave emails to WikiLeaks

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 17:00

A new U.S. intelligence report shows that Russian officials fed material hacked from the DNC to WikiLeaks at the direction of Vladimir Putin.

Obama calls Facebook Live attack 'despicable’

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 14:10

The president denounces the gruesome attack on a mentally challenged teen, but doesn’t believe racial tensions are getting worse.

GOP to 'defund' Planned Parenthood, Ryan says

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 13:27

The House speaker discloses that Republicans would slash federal funds for the group as part of an effort to repeal Obamacare.

GOP Texas lawmakers champion ‘bathroom bill’

Thu, 01/05/2017 - 13:24

Conservative Texas lawmakers are championing a new “bathroom bill” that makes it illegal for transgender people from using bathrooms they feel match their gender identities.