Politics

In this Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, photo Clay Pell stands for a photograph, in Providence, R.I. Weeks after Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election to Donald Trump, some of her loyal supporters have not given up hope. Pell one of the 538 members of the Electoral College, said the process has been tarnished by Russian interference. He is leading a push for electors to be given more information about it before casting their votes Monday.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)
December 16, 2016 - 2:19 am
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Weeks after Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election to Donald Trump, some of her loyal supporters have not given up hope. Clay Pell, a vocal supporter of the Democrat during her long campaign and one of the 538 members of the Electoral College, said the process has...
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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2016 file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., pose for photographers after a meeting in the Speaker's office on Capitol Hill in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump’s relationship with House Speaker Paul Ryan, once rocky, smooth for now, is just the latest in a series of recent pairings between the White House occupant and the speaker. They are often the most important and defining relationships in a presidency. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 16, 2016 - 2:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan have put their rocky start behind them and are learning how to get along — for now. One key to their blossoming friendship: Along with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, they are mapping out an agenda for 2017 that...
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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2014 file photo, Defense Secretary-designate, retired Marine Gen. James Mattis testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. As President-elect Donald Trump fills out his Cabinet, it's looking less like America's population and more like the world Trump has always orbited, filled with rich white men and delivering on Trump's promise to ignore political correctness. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 16, 2016 - 2:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump fills out his Cabinet, it's looking less like America's population and more like the world Trump has always orbited: wealthy, white, male-dominated and business-minded. Trump, who railed against what he called "politically correct crap" during his no-holds-barred...
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President-elect Donald Trump arrives for a rally in Hershey, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
December 16, 2016 - 2:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump has announced that he will nominate attorney David Friedman as U.S. ambassador to Israel, selecting an envoy who supports Israeli settlements and other changes to U.S. policies in the region. Friedman said he looked forward to carrying out his duties...
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President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the Giant Center, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, in Hershey, Pa. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 16, 2016 - 2:09 am
HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — Donald Trump's barnstorming tour across the states that won him the White House continues to feature far more taunts of triumph than notes of healing after a bruising election. Thursday's rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania, found the president-elect calling for the mostly white...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, he has tapped Tillerson to serve as his secretary of state. If confirmed by the Senate, where opposition is emerging, the move could have broad consequences for U.S. environmental policy and affect the role the U.S. plays in multinational discussions about climate change. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
December 16, 2016 - 2:04 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump this week tapped ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to serve as his secretary of state. If confirmed by the Senate, where opposition is emerging, the move could have broad consequences for U.S. environmental policy and affect the role the U.S. plays in...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen in Nagato, western Japan, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials’ email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election, which intelligence agencies believe was designed to help Donald Trump prevail. The White House also leveled an astounding attack on Trump himself, saying he must have known of Russia’s interference. (Toru Hanai/Pool Photo via AP)
December 16, 2016 - 12:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration suggested Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally authorized the hacking of Democratic officials' email accounts in the run-up to the presidential election and said it was "fact" that such actions helped Donald Trump's campaign. The White...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, John Glenn poses for a photo during an interview at his office in Columbus, Ohio. Glenn's home state and the nation will begin saying goodbye to the famed astronaut as he lies in state at Ohio's capitol building. A public viewing for the first American to orbit Earth is scheduled to stretch at least eight hours starting at noon on Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, in Columbus. The 95-year-old Glenn died last week. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)
December 15, 2016 - 11:32 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — John Glenn's home state and the nation will begin saying goodbye to the famed astronaut as he lies in state at Ohio's capitol building. A public viewing for the first American to orbit Earth is scheduled to stretch at least eight hours starting at noon on Friday in Columbus...
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December 15, 2016 - 11:00 pm
Obama vows retaliation for suspected Russian hacking
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December 15, 2016 - 11:00 pm
US says Chinese warship seized Navy underwater drone
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