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Trump picks Jets owner as U.K. ambassador

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:49

President-elect Donald Trump said on Thursday that New York Jets owner Woody Johnson would be named to the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.


Trump sweeps into D.C. with wave and a salute

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 10:37

The president-elect arrives a day ahead of his inauguration as the capital braces for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators.


George Bush stable, Barbara much improved

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:30

Former President George H.W. Bush remains in intensive care with pneumonia; his wife is being treated for bronchitis.


Treasury pick grilled over foreclosure actions

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 09:15

Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs exec., tells senators that he worked hard to assist homeowners.


Rick Perry softens stance on climate change

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:34

Trump's pick to run the Energy Department fields inquiries from senators about creating jobs and bolstering U.S. security.


GOP governors seek new funding for insurance

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 08:08

Republican governors who turned down billions from Medicaid expansion now hope Congress will come up with a new health care plan.


Trump team: Cabinet is 'amazingly diverse'

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:34

Donald Trump's proposed Cabinet is composed mostly of white men, and it's the first since Ronald Reagan's not to include a Latino.


Treasury pick defends foreclosure actions

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:26

Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs exec., tells senators that he worked hard to assist homeowners.


Trump to take charge of 'nuclear football'

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 07:07

It's a plain, bulging leather satchel, but inside it has the ominous power to unleash a nuclear armageddon.


Trump has ripped justice who'll swear him in

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 06:59

John Roberts will be the first chief justice in history to swear in a president who has so frequently and personally insulted him.


Trump retains 50 key Obama aides (for now)

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 06:58

The incoming administration will keep staff for assistance on issues like fighting ISIS, international sanctions, and counterterrorism.


Trump pick Perry regrets infamous comment

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 06:43

Rick Perry, the president-elect's energy secretary nominee, tells a Senate committee he no longer wants to abolish the Energy Department.


Dozens of firefighters killed in Iran blaze

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 02:48

An iconic high-rise building in downtown Tehran collapsed following a fire, killing at least 30 firefighters.


At least 30 missing in Italy hotel avalanche

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 02:11

An avalanche buries a four-star hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes in the area.


Trump and the end of the American Century

Thu, 01/19/2017 - 01:00

Donald Trump’s election repudiates the political establishment's long-cherished ideal of an essential, expansive America.


Trump finalizes Cabinet with agriculture pick

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 17:34

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue served on Donald Trump's agricultural advisory committee during his campaign.


Assange backtracks on extradition pledge

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 15:54

The WikiLeaks founder retreats from his vow to accept extradition to the U.S. if Chelsea Manning is granted clemency.


Obama at final press conference: ‘We’re going to be OK’

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 13:09

In his final press conference, the outgoing president defends the press corps that President-elect Donald Trump likes to bash.


Here's how Trump will tackle Mexico and China

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 12:05

Wilbur Ross is the president-elect's point man on trade, and he gave some important clues during his confirmation hearing.


Haley hopes to 'educate' Trump on foreign policy

Wed, 01/18/2017 - 11:56

The South Carolina governor differs sharply with the president-elect on a range of issues, including the importance of the United Nations.


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