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Newspaper denounces pro-internment letters

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 07:19

The Los Angeles Times expresses regret after publishing letters to the editor that suggested Japanese internment was “justified.”

Trump taps Rick Perry for energy post

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 07:19

The former Texas governor once proposed scrapping the Energy Department, which he will now lead if he wins confirmation.

DOE not giving Trump names on climate change

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 06:55

The Energy Department will respect the "scientific integrity and independence" of its employees, a spokesman says.

Tony Perkins publishes attack on Rex Tillerson

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 06:23

The influential conservative is troubled by the ExxonMobil CEO's "liberal" views on abortion and LGBT rights.

How Rex Tillerson could ease Putin's pain

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 05:50

Russia has been hurt by sanctions, and Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state would have leverage over how they're applied.

The best and worst states for drivers

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 05:41

This state ranks at the bottom due to the high cost of maintaining a vehicle and a large number of car thefts, a new survey finds.

Obama rips 'obsession' with hacked emails

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 05:24

The president told Trevor Noah that media was more interested in the content of emails than who was responsible for the cyberattack.

Judge: Electors must vote for state winner

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 05:02

Two electors in the Electoral College said the law binding their vote to Colorado winner Clinton violates their First Amendment rights.

U.S. families average $16K in credit card debt

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 04:59

Total debt this year is expected to surpass what Americans owed at the start of the Great Recession in 2007.

Rubio has 'serious concerns’ about Tillerson

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 04:57

Sen. Marco Rubio expressed reservations about Tillerson's ties to Russia and his record as CEO at ExxonMobil.

Trump's impact on the sports world

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 03:39

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that President-elect Donald Trump, sports fan, owner of 17 golf courses, and former owner of a semi-pro football team, is looking to the sports world for cabinet positions and ambassador appointees. From baseball manager Bobby Valentine to c...

Fake news, faith and reason

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 01:01

Is there something in the mindset of a religious believer that encourages the acceptance of unprovable claims in the realms of politics or science?

Sources: Trump to tap Tillerson for State Dept.

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 00:38

The president-elect will name ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, sources say.

Sources: Trump to tap Tillerson as chief at State

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 19:06

The president-elect will name ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, sources say.

Bomb threat diverts Lufthansa plane to N.Y.

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 18:07
A flight from Texas to Germany is sent to JFK Airport in New York after a threat is received by phone, authorities say.

Trump biz plan delayed for 'proper protocols'

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 15:49

The president-elect's legal team needs more time to develop a strategy for the Trump Organization, a spokesman says.

After much wrangling, election recount ends

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 14:33

The recount effort in three states by Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein yields only one electoral review in Wisconsin.

Unexpected issue for 2 Cabinet contenders

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 12:04

The likely choice to lead the State Department and the education nominee are called out over their links to Common Core.

Headed east? Delays likely from winter weather

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:56

Snow and icy conditions are on their way east, and many people's travel plans are likely to be affected.

6 months later, Orlando victims remembered

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 11:35

Relatives and friends of the 49 killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, as well as survivors, read names aloud.