U.S. court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million

Published Nov. 22 2016

A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama's administration that would have made...

Sen. Corker urges Trump to 'strongly enforce' Iran nuclear deal

Published Nov. 22 2016

President-elect Donald Trump, who vowed on the campaign trail to rip up the Iranian nuclear treaty, should do more to...

For Trump, lots of meetings, Cabinet picks still coming

Published Nov. 21 2016

President-elect Donald Trump returned to his perch high above Manhattan on Monday, meeting with former rivals and longtime allies a...

The Latest: Trump aide talks about possible Cabinet heads

Published Nov. 21 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is planning to meet on Monday with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and former Texas governor and GOP...

Another politician from Illinois allegedly involved in scandal

Published Nov. 20 2016

The indictment of a 35-year-old disgraced former Republican congressman jolted residents of his central Illinois district, shaken by prosecutors' claims...

Alexander, Corker back Senate colleague as Trump's attorney general

Published Nov. 18 2016

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., on Friday announced his support of fellow U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., for the Attorney...

Trump taps Sessions, Flynn, Pompeo for top positions

Published Nov. 18 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is announcing his choices for three key administration jobs Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney...

Trump selects Sen. Jeff Sessions as U.S. attorney general

Published Nov. 18 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has selected Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as his pick for attorney general, signaling a sharp break in...

Trump picks Alabama Sen. Sessions for AG, Pompeo as CIA director

Published Nov. 18 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has picked Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY'-oh) — a Kansas congressman — to be CIA director.

House Speaker Paul Ryan heralds 'dawn of a new, unified Republican government'

Published Nov. 15 2016

Speaker Paul Ryan unanimously won his GOP colleagues' votes on Tuesday for another term at the helm of the House....

The Latest: Corker Thinks Russia Tried To Meddle In Election

Published Nov. 15 2016

Sen. Bob Corker says he believes Russia tried to interfere in the U.S. presidential election — but international spying happens...

Corker, Sewanee professor have differing stories about spat on Chattanooga trail

Published Nov. 14 2016

So, a U.S. senator and a University of the South professor are taking separate hikes along Chattanooga's Stringer's Ridge Sunday...


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In complete reversal, Obama refuses to criticize Trump

Published Nov. 14 2016

President Barack Obama on Monday abandoned his dire warnings and dark predictions about his newly elected successor and urged Americans...

Trump starting to sound like Obama on immigration

Published Nov. 14 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is starting to sound an awful lot like President Barack Obama on immigration.

Veterans Day: Obama urges nation to 'forge unity' after bitter election

Published Nov. 11 2016

Three days after Election Day, President Barack Obama used his last Veterans Dayspeech to urge Americans to learn from the...

Dear Candidates: Here's what girls and young women think

Published Nov. 11 2016

For many girls and young women across America and beyond, there was a hope this week that they would see...

The Latest: Obama says Trump meeting was 'excellent'

Published Nov. 10 2016

President Barack Obama has met with President-elect Donald Trump at the White House. Obama said that they had an "excellent"...

Trump's victory boosts hopes for better relations with Russia

Published Nov. 10 2016

In careful phrasing befitting the spy he once was, Vladimir Putin has made it clear he expects a great deal...

The Latest: Trump arrives in DC for meeting with Obama

Published Nov. 10 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has arrived in Washington for his meeting with President Barack Obama.

The Latest: Trump aide dismisses protesters as 'crybabies'

Published Nov. 10 2016

A top adviser to Donald Trump is dismissing post-election protesters as 'a bunch of crybabies.'

'Not my president:' Trump denounced in protests across U.S.

Published Nov. 10 2016

A day after Donald Trump's election to the presidency, campaign divisions appeared to widen as many thousands of demonstrators —...

Obama praises Trump's call for unity

Published Nov. 9 2016

Conceding Hillary Clinton's staggering defeat, President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he was heartened by Donald Trump's call for unity...

In concession speech, Clinton tells supporters to greet Trump with 'open mind'

Published Nov. 9 2016

Hillary Clinton told supporters Wednesday that they owed Donald Trump 'an open mind and a chance to lead.'