Andrew Puzder, chosen to lead the Labor Department, defended immigration reform three years ago.
In 1962 the late astronaut became the first American to orbit the Earth, helping jump-start the nation's space program.
The president-elect typically receives far fewer intelligence briefings than his predecessors, sources say.
"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.
The mother of the Charleston, S.C., church shooting defendant collapsed during statements Wednesday, his attorney said in court documents.
The former space explorer and U.S. senator made history in 1962 as the first American to orbit the Earth.
The president-elect is asked to reject anti-Muslim policies he touted and reconsider appointments that will bring Islamophobic attitudes.
President-elect Donald Trump selected the former World Wrestling Entertainment executive to run the Small Business Administration.
In most years since World War II, rates have inched up, thanks to medical advances, among improvements.
Reaction is swift to the selection of Scott Pruitt, a denier of mainstream climate science, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.
Five years after her involvement with the former CIA director, Paula Broadwell is speaking out.
The largest-ever survey of transgender people in the U.S. finds pervasive discrimination and harassment.
Sources say Trump will nominate Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, which operates the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee's chains.
Chuck Jones says he started getting threats after Donald Trump slammed him on Twitter.
The president-elect and the president are striking a tone many did not expect just a few months ago.
The U.S. surgeon general said in a new report that e-cigarettes are not harmless and too many teenagers are using them.
Edgar Maddison Welch, who has admitted to opening fire inside Comet Ping Pong, says he "just wanted to do some good."
“The first challenge in governing is to not blow up,” says former House speaker Newt Gingrich, one of Donald Trump’s closest allies.
The official had accused the president-elect of lying about a deal to keep the company from moving some jobs to Mexico.
A judge affirms a state court ruling that Green Party candidate Jill Stein had no legal standing to seek another look at ballots.