A federal judge could decide whether to end Michigan's presidential recount after the state's second-highest court said the Green Party nominee was ineligible to seek a second look at millions of ballots.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 8:31pm
President-elect Donald Trump, a political newcomer who touts his corporate skills, turned businessman-in-chief Tuesday, first demanding the government cancel a multibillion-dollar order for new presidential planes and then hailing a Japanese company's commitment to invest billions in the U.S.
Nasser Karimi, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 3:22pm
Iran's president said on Tuesday that his country will not allow incoming U.S. President Donald Trump to "tear up" Iran's landmark nuclear deal with world powers and also warned Tehran will react to any extension of American sanctions.
Lolita C. Baldor and Julie Pace, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 10:34am
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close to the transition team said Wednesday.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted Dec 7th - 9:52am
House Republicans are laying the groundwork for a fresh effort to overhaul the food stamp program during Donald Trump's presidency, with the possibility of new work and eligibility requirements for millions of people.
Last week's telephone call between President-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan's president was the result of six months of behind-the-scenes work by former Sen. Bob Dole acting on behalf of the Taiwanese government, according to federal filings and published reports.
Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 7:31pm
Democrat Roy Cooper finally Tuesday got to bask in his victory in the close race for North Carolina governor, telling supporters his narrow triumph over Republican incumbent Pat McCrory is a victory for the middle class and for the state's diverse population.
David Klepper, Associated Press | Posted Dec 6th - 12:00pm
Unprecedented complaints about New York's presidential primary show the need for big changes to state voting rules, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday before announcing proposals to authorize automatic voter registration and join most other states in allowing early voting.