The outgoing president somberly ruminated about the fragility of democracy and earnestly implored Americans to reject corrosive political dialogue.1 Comment
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for his secretary of state reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to Taiwan, based on the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) and the Six Assurances, during a Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday for his nomination as the top U.S. diplomat.
The Senate has passed a measure to take the first step forward on dismantling U.S. President Barack Obama's health care law, responding to pressure to move quickly even as Republicans and President-elect Trump grapple with what to replace it with.
Hillary Clinton, making a rare public appearance after her presidential election loss, offered an impassioned tribute to the power of diplomacy on Tuesday evening, saying the United States will "weather every storm on the horizon" by staying true to its "universal values."
Speaking in a hoarse voice that quivered with emotion, Meryl Streep silenced a boisterous Golden Globes crowd and sparked a clamor heard around the country, all the way to Trump Tower.
The incoming Trump administration is looking to "unleash the potential" of private investors to boost the national transportation networks that underpin the U.S. economy, the president-elect's pick for transportation secretary, Elaine Chao, told lawmakers Wednesday.
The latest storm to wallop Northern California whipped up a small tornado that downed trees and fences near Sacramento.
A Maine college is set to unveil a rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln's inauguration from 1861.
A Bruce Springsteen archive will open at Monmouth University in New Jersey, a short distance from the working-class town where the rock legend grew up.
Gov. Paul LePage says he had weight loss surgery and jokes now "there's 50 less pounds of me to hate."