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Labor pick's 2013 remark at odds with Trump

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:35

Andrew Puzder, chosen to lead the Labor Department, defended immigration reform three years ago.

John Glenn 'lifted the hopes of a nation'

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:19

In 1962 the late astronaut became the first American to orbit the Earth,  helping jump-start the nation's space program.

Trump gets only one intel briefing per week

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 13:06

The president-elect typically receives far fewer intelligence briefings than his predecessors, sources say.

Fewer adults earn more than their parents did

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:43

"My parents thought that one thing about America is that their kids could do better than they were able to do," said one of the researchers.

Dylann Roof's mother suffers a heart attack

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:32

The mother of the Charleston, S.C., church shooting defendant collapsed during statements Wednesday, his attorney said in court documents.

Legendary astronaut John Glenn dies at 95

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:59

The former space explorer and U.S. senator made history in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth.

Muslim leaders worried by some Trump choices

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:54

The president-elect is asked to reject anti-Muslim policies he touted and reconsider appointments that will bring Islamophobic attitudes.

Trump pick Linda McMahon's WWE history

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 11:28

President-elect Donald Trump selected the former World Wrestling Entertainment executive to run the Small Business Administration.

Life expectancy declines in the U.S.

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 10:03

In most years since World War II, rates have inched up, thanks to medical advances, among improvements.

Trump's EPA pick called 'a 4-alarm fire'

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 09:03

Reaction is swift to the selection of Scott Pruitt, a denier of mainstream climate science, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

Broadwell breaks silence after Petraeus affair

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:44

Five years after her involvement with the former CIA director, Paula Broadwell is speaking out.

Study of trans Americans paints grim picture

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 07:42

The largest-ever survey of transgender people in the U.S. finds pervasive discrimination and harassment.

Fast-food exec to be named to Labor Dept. post

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 06:39

Sources say Trump will nominate Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, which operates the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee's chains.

Union leader won't back down on Trump

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 05:47

Chuck Jones says he started getting threats after Donald Trump slammed him on Twitter.

Traded insults before, now pleasantries

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 05:30

The president-elect and the president are striking a tone many did not expect just a few months ago.

Youth vaping a public health threat

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 04:30

The U.S. surgeon general said in a new report that e-cigarettes are not harmless and too many teenagers are using them.

D.C. pizzeria gunman speaks out

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 04:27

Edgar Maddison Welch, who has admitted to opening fire inside Comet Ping Pong, says he "just wanted to do some good."

What’s Trump’s agenda? Newt has some ideas

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 01:00

“The first challenge in governing is to not blow up,” says former House speaker Newt Gingrich, one of Donald Trump’s closest allies.

Trump rips Carrier union head: 'Terrible job'

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:38

The official had accused the president-elect of lying about a deal to keep the company from moving some jobs to Mexico.

Recount ends, sealing Trump's Michigan win

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 17:25

A judge affirms a state court ruling that Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to seek another look at ballots.