Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:31am
President-elect Donald Trump, moving to complete formation of his Cabinet and decide other key posts, chose former campaign rival Ben Carson on Monday to be secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Greece's finance minister is trying to convince his counterparts in the 19-nation eurozone that his country has delivered on the reform promises made in return for the bailout money that saw off bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro.
Marley Jay, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:21am
U.S. stocks are resuming their climb Monday, led by gains in bank stocks, sending the Dow Jones industrial average to another record high. Technology companies, which have weakened since the presidential election, recovered some of their recent losses. European stocks were mostly higher, but Italy's market fell after Italian voters rejected constitutional changes and the country's premier said he would resign.
David A. Lieb, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 10:11am
The November election put Republicans in full control of a record number of state legislatures around the country, a level of power that gives the party an unprecedented opportunity: change the U.S. Constitution.
Colleen Barry, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 9:51am
The outcome of the referendum on constitutional reforms in Italy has prompted Premier Matteo Renzi to announce his resignation after 2 ½ years in office. Here is a look at the political landscape in Italy following the result.
Brian Witte, Associated Press | Posted Dec 5th - 9:30am
Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital this week, advertising a gambling floor "bigger than the White House" and an art collection that includes a large welded collage by Bob Dylan.