WASHINGTON -- GOP leaders are coming to grips with what's likely to be a complex, at times tortured, relationship with the Trump White House as they balance long-held Republican principles with a desire to avoid direct ...Read more
MARRIETA, Ga. -- Justin Ross Harris, convicted three weeks ago of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son inside a hot car to die, was sentenced Monday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
An additional...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Donald Trump's threats to use taxes as "retribution" against U.S. companies that move jobs overseas are legally dubious, tax specialists say -- and they're prompting resistance from some Republican leaders ...Read more
BEIJING -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday that he would accompany President Barack Obama to Pearl Harbor, making him the first sitting Japanese leader to visit the Hawaiian naval base since the end of ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- The highest-paid college president in the U.S. in 2014-15 was Jack P. Varsalona, who collected $5.4 million for 2014-15, his last full year at the helm of Wilmington University, a private, non-profit ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama mourned the deaths in the weekend's warehouse fire in Oakland that killed at least 36, saying in a statement Monday that his administration was in close contact with local and state ...Read more
LANSING, Mich. -- In light of a federal judge's ruling early Monday, state courts can't stop Michigan's presidential recount without further judicial review, two legal experts said.
State courts in Michigan can't issue an...Read more
Jimmy Kimmel has been selected as host of the 2017 Academy Awards, according to reports. His selection comes just four months after the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences renewed its contract with ABC to air the ...Read more
Of Endings and BeginningsRobert Speigel
We each create our own unique beloofs. As children we unknowingly form our beloofs to protect us from life’s pains and uncertainties. As adults, our beloofs no longer serve us; in fact, they can sabotage us.
Of Endings and Beginnings is up-close and personal, taking the reader on ...
OAKLAND, Calif. -- As criminal investigators begin to examine who is to blame for one of the worst fires in modern California history, Oakland authorities halted their grim search for bodies in the ruins of a warehouse ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Republican drive to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law just as soon as President-elect Donald Trump takes office already has hit snags, and new state-by-state data help show why.
Of the five...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Green Party-backed lawyers moved their fight for a recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election results to a new venue Monday, hoping a federal judge would be receptive to their claims of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Woody Johnson, Republican megadonor and owner of the NFL's New York Jets, is reportedly being considered for a top foreign ambassador post in the new year.
Johnson is the most recent in a long line of Trump ...Read more
In a converted former broom factory in Baltimore, employees of PlayBetter.com checked inventory and pricing, prepared email blasts and packed up cartloads of gadgets to help golfers improve their game.
"This is our Super ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Don't ask Sen. John McCain about Donald Trump.
"I'm not talking about President-elect Trump. I will not talk about Donald Trump. Now look, tell all your friends, OK?" the Arizona Republican told reporters ...Read more
RALEIGH, N.C. -- North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory announced Monday that he's conceded the election to Democrat Roy Cooper, the state's attorney general, and will support transition efforts.
McCrory made the ...Read more
A man who managed an Oakland warehouse and artist collective where a massive fire killed at least 36 people spoke publicly Sunday night for the first time, telling a Bay Area news station the victims were his friends, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump's pool of potential picks for secretary of state doubled since the last reports of how short was his short list.
Trump aides last week said he had whittled down the selection ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Senators on both sides of the aisle responded quickly to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to halt construction of the Dakota Access pipeline beneath a Missouri River reservoir.
This newest ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump announced Monday that he would nominate former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson to serve as secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Carson is a retired ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Ben Carson, a rival in the GOP presidential primary who became a top supporter, to run the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Trump chose Carson despite the ...Read more
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- NC governor concedes defeat to Democratic challenger as recount wraps up
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