Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 9:41am
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley assailed the Obama administration on Wednesday for failing to block a U.N. Security Council resolution that condemned Israel's settlements in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. She pledged to reject future measures that she said unfairly targeted the Jewish state if confirmed as President-elect Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 9:10am
President Barack Obama is expected to defend his decision to shorten the sentence of convicted leaker Chelsea Manning when he holds his final news conference on Wednesday, two days before his second term ends.
Alan Suderman, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 9:10am
The U.S. Department of Justice gave instructions on how to work around its own strict rules for spending money seized in investigations to Virginia's top prosecutor, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Josh Lederman and Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted Jan 18th - 9:00am
Embracing his clemency powers like never before, President Barack Obama is planning more commutations in his final days in office after a dramatic move to cut short convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's sentence.