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  • Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump

    WASHINGTON – A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation’s cybersecurity, including creating a nutritiona ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • During first look at wildfire rubble, residents in a daze

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. – Residents and business owners in Gatlinburg got their first look at the wildfire destruction Friday, and many walked around the on ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:29 pm
  • The 'Two Trumps' surface in president-elect's transition

    NEW YORK – Donald Trump’s skeptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of the brash businessman. His supporters want him to keep the freewh ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Trump voter lost her home to new Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin

    WASHINGTON – When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink.She ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • Washington police kill suspect, rescue children in Tacoma standoff that left officer dead

    SEATTLE – A Washington state police officer responding to a domestic violence call was fatally shot and his fellow officers still were “taking fire” a ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:33 am
  • Death toll from wildfires increases to 11

    GATLINBURG, Tenn. – Crews discovered the remains of three more people as they searched the rubble of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and busi ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Donald Trump salutes Carrier – and himself – for saving jobs in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant op ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:30 am
  • Poll: Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health care law

    WASHINGTON – Only about 1 in 4 people in the United States wants President-elect Donald Trump to entirely repeal his predecessor's health care law tha ...
    Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:27 am
  • President-elect Donald Trump visits Carrier plant; Indiana offers $7 million in incentives for Carrier to stay

    INDIANAPOLIS – Donald Trump saluted workers, owners and himself Thursday at a Carrier plant in Indiana, declaring that a deal to keep a local plant op ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Requests for U.S. jobless aid rose last week, but still low

    WASHINGTON – More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. But claims are still at low levels that point to greater job security.
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 10:14 am
  • Jurors in Charleston, S.C., begin deliberating in Michael Slager murder trial

    CHARLESTON, S.C. – A jury of 11 whites and one black man began deliberations Wednesday in the murder trial of Michael Slager, a fired white police off ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Stein makes Michigan third state for presidential recount

    LANSING, Mich. – Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein on Wednesday requested a full hand recount of Michigan's presidential vote, making it the ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • OPEC agrees to cut output in bid to push up oil price

    VIENNA – Breaking with years of inaction, OPEC agreed Wednesday to cut its oil output for the first time since 2008. The move effectively scraps its s ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • House Democrats re-elect Nancy Pelosi as leader despite discontent

    WASHINGTON – House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader Wednesday, ratifying the status quo in a changing Washington despite widespread f ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:09 am
  • Trump claims to have saved Carrier jobs, but details are hazy

    WASHINGTON – In persuading Carrier to keep hundreds of jobs in Indiana, President-elect Donald Trump is claiming victory on behalf of factory workers ...
    Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:09 am
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