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Trump makes his choice for Homeland Security

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:27

The president-elect will nominate former Gen. John Kelly, who joined the Marines in 1970, to the key post.

Jury selected in church massacre trial

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:26

Dylann Roof wanted to start a race war by killing nine black people in a South Carolina church, authorities say.

Heavy toll looms if Obamacare is repealed

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 10:03

Dismantling the president’s health care law without a clear replacement risks making nearly 30 million people uninsured, a study finds.

Dems want probe of Russian cyberattacks

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 09:58

A proposal calls for a 9/11-style bipartisan commission to investigate claims of foreign interference in the 2016 election.

Adviser's startling Trump-Obama comparison

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 08:57

Ex-campaign manager Corey Lewandowski says Trump "has done more to help this country than … Obama has done in the last four years."

How one man went from prison to NYU

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 08:49

Terrance Coffie tells Katie Couric that before graduating from college, the only thing he'd ever completed was a prison term.

Spreading fake news 'is a sin,' pope warns

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 08:39

The pontiff excuses himself for using graphic terms in describing the mindset that goes into media disinformation.

Obama urged to pardon 750K young immigrants

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 07:56

Democrats are asking the president to protect undocumented youngsters who signed up for his deferred action program.

Trump just got friendlier toward China

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 07:43

Trump's pick, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, is steeped in the importance of trade and the ways it benefits Americans.

Mannequin Challenge makes cops' job easy

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 07:37

Authorities were flabbergasted that people would have the audacity to film at a site where they allegedly sold drugs.

No survivors likely in Pakistan crash

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 07:06

"All of the bodies are burned beyond recognition. The debris is scattered," said a government official.

Starbucks CEO: America is 'over-retailed’

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 06:45

At Starbucks Investor Day, Schultz said brick-and-mortar is dying—and announced plans to open 12,000 more stores.

Trump consulting with Obama on picks

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 06:40

"I really like him as a person," the president-elect said. "I take his recommendations very seriously."

Bob Dole’s part in Trump’s Taiwan call

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 06:20

The former senator worked behind the scenes for six months, on behalf of Taipei, to make it happen, a report says.

How the AP reported Pearl Harbor in 1941

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 06:02

Because the military had taken over communication lines in Hawaii, an editor in Washington had to dictate dispatches.

Megyn Kelly blasts Trump social media chief

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 05:52

The Fox News anchor is highly critical of Dan Scavino, saying he "really enjoys nastiness and threats."

Time names Trump Person of the Year

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 04:17

Last year, the president-elect complained, "I’ll never be chosen because I’m not a part of the Time establishment."

What Trump can learn from Andrew Jackson

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 03:50

Many have cited the example of the seventh president as an illuminating analogy to that of the 45th.

Horror and chaos of Pearl Harbor in photos

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 03:45
An aerial photograph taken on May 3, 1940, the year before the Japanese raid, shows the East Loch and the the Fleet Air Base on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor. Visible are the carrier Yorktown, 10 battleships, 17 cruisers, two light cruisers and over 30 destroyers. (U.S. Navy/National Archives/Handout via Reuters)

Poll reveals what drove young Trump voters

Tue, 12/06/2016 - 23:08

Feelings of racial and economic vulnerability appear to be closely linked to support among young white voters, data shows.