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
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
Fenton's DeathS. Elizabeth
Emm and Francine grew up with Fenton. He was their neighbor, best friend and big brother all in one. Fenton thought he loved both his friends equally but one day as a young man he realized he had to make a choice. But what would his choice do to the 3. And then...Fenton died. Fenton's Death ...
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
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Carmen Brito woke up Friday night to smoke and an orange glow coming from the corner. She'd had a long day at work and happened to go to bed with her clothes on.
In the time it took her to put on her ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Following a massive box-office performance over the Thanksgiving holiday, Disney's "Moana" and Warner Bros.' "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" continued to be the top performers on a weekend that was...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- For artists, this city's collection of warehouses is a blank canvas, places where they can live, paint, craft and perform. They're also a refuge, their makeshift interiors providing an oasis of ...Read more
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied the necessary approval for Energy Transfer Partners to complete work on the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, which had generated escalating opposition from Native Americans ...Read more
Alec Baldwin returned to "Saturday Night Live" to reprise his role as Donald Trump, mocking the president-elect's prolific Twitter habits in the show's opening skit.
It took just 45 minutes for Trump, on Twitter, to ...Read more
- Dakota Access Pipeline Halted: Army Corps of Engineers denies permit
- 'SNL' skit continues pounding Trump with comedy
- Oakland warehouse residents' harrowing survival stories: 'Oh my God, all of these people died in our home.'
- With 30 confirmed dead in Oakland fire, authorities expect more casualties
- Will small 'sanctuary cities' defy a Trump crackdown?