Trump announces selection of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state

Published Dec. 13 2016

President-elect Donald Trump announces selection of ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state.

Trump's criticism of Russia hacking claim could haunt him

Published Dec. 13 2016

Donald Trump is holding firm to his skepticism of the huge intelligence apparatus he's about to inherit, doubting the CIA...

Sources: Trump picks Exxon Mobil CEO Tillerson as secretary of state

Published Dec. 12 2016

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to lead the State Department, dismissing concerns about the businessman's close...

Recount efforts end: Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania

Published Dec. 12 2016

Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump...

President-elect Donald Trump: Rudy Giuliani taking himself out of running for Cabinet post

Published Dec. 9 2016

President-elect Donald Trump says Rudy Giuliani is taking himself out of consideration for a position in his administration.

Trump expected to tap Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn for economic post

Published Dec. 9 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to an influential White House economic post, two...

More people killed last year by heroin than guns

Published Dec. 9 2016

The disastrous tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, a class of...

Ticket scalpers bill awaiting Obama's signature

Published Dec. 8 2016

The days of scalpers gobbling up tickets to popular concerts or other live events may be coming to an end.

All-American John Glenn: Astronaut, fighter pilot, senator

Published Dec. 8 2016

John Glenn was the ultimate all-American hero.

Trump selects Tennessee business leader as labor secretary

Published Dec. 8 2016

President-elect Donald Trump plans to add another wealthy business person and elite donor to his Cabinet, saying he would nominate...

John Glenn, former astronaut and U.S. senator, dies at 95

Published Dec. 8 2016

John Glenn, 1st U.S. astronaut to orbit Earth who later spent 24 years representing Ohio in the Senate, has died...

Trump taps Puzder as labor secretary, heads west to meet Ohio State attack victims

Published Dec. 8 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is taking on a somber task Thursday that became all too familiar to his predecessor — supporting...

Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

Published Dec. 8 2016

The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.

Trump picks WWE's Linda McMahon for Small Business Administration post

Published Dec. 7 2016

Donald Trump will nominate wrestling executive Linda McMahon to serve as administrator of the Small Business Administration, a Cabinet-level position.

Iowa Gov. Terry formally accepts offer to become China ambassador

Published Dec. 7 2016

DES MOINES, Iowa — President-elect Donald Trump has announced his choice of Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to be the next...

Trump picks Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head EPA

Published Dec. 7 2016

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, a source...

Congress approves $6.3 billion biomedical bill as leaders eye adjournment

Published Dec. 7 2016

Congress sent President Barack Obama bipartisan legislation Wednesday to beef up research on cancer and other diseases, battle drug abuse...

Trump taps retired four-star Gen. John Kelly to head Homeland Security

Published Dec. 7 2016

Trump taps retired four-star Gen. John Kelly to head Homeland Security.

Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

Published Dec. 7 2016

Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year.

Q&A: A look at Trump's call to cancel new Air Force One

Published Dec. 6 2016

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to...

Republican states that expanded Medicaid want it kept

Published Dec. 3 2016

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer fought her own Republican party in the state Legislature for months to push through a...

The Latest: Trump supporters file federal lawsuit to block Wisconsin recount

Published Dec. 2 2016

Supporters of President-elect Donald Trump have filed a federal lawsuit trying to stop Wisconsin's ongoing presidential election recount.

Trump to nominate Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as secretary of defense

Published Dec. 1 2016

President-elect Donald Trump says he will nominate retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis to lead the Defense Department.