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Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 03:13 PM PST

Terrorists Today Pose No 'Existential Threat': Obama

Terrorists Today Pose No 'Existential Threat': Obama

President Barack Obama says the fight he's led against the Islamic State group has been relentless, sustainable and multilateral. He says it demonstrates a shift in how the U.S. takes on terrorists around the...

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Donald Trump's Transition to the Presidency

Donald Trump's Transition to the Presidency

Take a look at the latest news on Donald Trump's transition effort.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 04:47 AM PST

Biden in 2020? He's Not Ruling it Out, He Says With a Smile

Biden in 2020? He's Not Ruling it Out, He Says With a Smile

It's more than a month before Donald Trump even enters the White House, but Joe Biden says he's running for president in 2020. Maybe. "I'm going to run in 2020. For president. So, uh, what the hell, man," the...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 08:55 PM PST

Texas Elector Won't Cast Ballot for Trump

Texas Elector Won't Cast Ballot for Trump

A Republican member of the Electoral College from Texas says he won't cast one of his state's 38 electoral votes for Donald Trump. Dallas paramedic Chris Suprun previously said he would support Trump. But he...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 03:34 AM PST

Biden Emotional at Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son

Biden Emotional at Cancer Funding Bill Partly Named for Son

A bipartisan bill to speed government drug approvals and bolster biomedical research cleared its last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday in an emotional moment for outgoing Vice President Joe Biden. The...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 05:46 PM PST

Peace Through Strength: Trump Vows to Fortify Military

Peace Through Strength: Trump Vows to Fortify Military

Donald Trump was back on the road Tuesday for the second leg of his post-election thank-you tour, stopping in North Carolina for a rally in Fayetteville. The president-elect officially announced he will...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 10:54 AM PST

By Accident or Design, Trump Signals Tougher China Policy

By Accident or Design, Trump Signals Tougher China Policy

Whether by accident or design, President-elect Donald Trump is signaling a tougher American policy toward China, sparking warnings from both the outgoing Obama administration and Beijing. On Monday, White House...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 10:57 AM PST

Al Gore Has 'Extremely Interesting Conversation' With Trump

Al Gore Has 'Extremely Interesting Conversation' With Trump

Former Vice President Al Gore met Monday with president-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower. Gore described the interaction as “an extremely interesting conversation,” NBC News reports. Gore didn’t say exactly...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 12:39 PM PST

Gun-Rights Backers Vow to 'Go on Offense' During Trump Years

Gun-Rights Backers Vow to 'Go on Offense' During Trump Years

Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in...

Monday, Dec 5, 2016 at 09:23 AM PST

NC Gov. McCrory Concedes He Lost Re-Election

NC Gov. McCrory Concedes He Lost Re-Election

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has conceded the governor's race, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner. The concession nearly four weeks after Election Day comes after appeals...

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