Elections

January 10, 2017 - 1:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Monica Crowley's "What the (Bleep) Just Happened?" said Tuesday it is halting sales of the book, pending the "opportunity" for the aide to President-elect Donald Trump to revise her text. Crowley is a syndicated talk show host and Trump's pick to serve as director...
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 10, 2017 - 1:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 2:35 p.m. Robert F. Kennedy Jr, a vocal vaccination skeptic, says President-elect Donald Trump has asked him to chair a commission on vaccine safety. Trump has also voiced doubts about vaccinations, tweeting in the past...
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In this Jan. 5, 2017, photo, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Clapper will be quizzed again on Jan. 10, on a declassified report that fingered the Kremlin in hacking during the presidential campaign, just one day after the U.S. sanctioned five Russians. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 10, 2017 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee's top Democrat criticized the Obama administration on Tuesday for its slow response to allegations of Russian hacking during the presidential campaign as the panel heard from the director of the FBI, whom several Democrats criticized for...
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Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 10, 2017 - 12:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump's selection for attorney general (all times EST): 1:35 p.m. Donald Trump's transition spokesman is condemning the tactics used by Code Pink and other groups protesting Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation...
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Kerry Washington, left, and Bellamy Young speak at the "Scandal" panel at the Disney/ABC portion of the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association press tour on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
January 10, 2017 - 12:11 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — There's the world of Trump and the world of "Scandal." Don't go looking for similarities between the two, because the ABC show's creator certainly isn't. The series returns to ABC's lineup on Jan. 26 with its own election, early episodes that were filmed before the world...
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January 10, 2017 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Monica Crowley's "What the (Bleep) Just Happened?" is halting sales of the book, pending the "opportunity" for the aide to President-elect Donald Trump to revise her material. Crowley is a syndicated talk show host and Trump's pick to serve as director of...
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Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 10, 2017 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump's selection for attorney general (all times EST): 12:50 p.m. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions says he "has no reason to doubt" the conclusion of U.S. intelligence agencies that connected Russian President...
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Demonstrators are seen on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, during the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation hearing for Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 10, 2017 - 10:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Protesters disrupted Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general on Tuesday, including two men wearing Ku Klux Klan costumes and a woman wearing a pink crown. The conservative Alabama senator, who is Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top law enforcement...
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Attorney General-designate, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. is sworn in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 10, 2017 - 10:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Jeff Sessions cast himself as a strong protector of law and order at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, promising that as attorney general he would crack down on illegal immigration, gun violence and the "scourge of radical Islamic terrorism." Sessions, echoing rhetoric used...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2003, file photo, actresses Meryl Streep, left, and Barbra Streisand applaud on stage during a reunion of past Oscar winners during the 75th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Streisand told MSNBC "Hardball” host Chris Matthews Monday that she completely agrees with Streep's criticisms of Trump during the Golden Globes on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)
January 10, 2017 - 10:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Count Barbra Streisand in Meryl Streep's corner when it comes to criticizing President-elect Donald Trump. Streep used part of her acceptance speech after receiving a lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes to criticize Trump for appearing to mock a reporter's disability...
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