Retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly picked to head Department of Homeland Security
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John F. Kelly to run the Department of Homeland Security, turning to a blunt-spoken border security hawk who clashed with the Obama administration over women in combat and plans to close the ...
Trump expected to tap Kelly to head DHS
John Kelly, Retired Marine General, Is Trump's Choice to Lead Homeland Security
Donald Trump Taps Border Hawk And Retired Gen. John Kelly To Head DHS
The Dangerous Game of a President Picking Winners and Losers
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Trump sold stocks in June, lifting some but not all conflicts of interest
The inaccuracies in Donald Trump's Air Force One tweet
Boeing CEO waits for Trump's trade play
A moment of silence marks 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor
HONOLULU — A moment of silence descended over Pearl Harbor at 7:55 a.m. Hawaii time Wednesday, marking 75 years to the minute when the first Japanese war planes filled the skies Dec. 7, 1941, to lay waste to the Navy's Pacific fleet and usher the ...
On 75th anniversary, US veterans recall Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor: The day America woke up
How Pearl Harbor created a climate of fear
Trump taps Oklahoma attorney general to lead EPA
If confirmed by the Senate to oversee the 15,000-employee agency, Pruitt would take the lead on dismantling the EPA regulations that Trump targeted throughout his campaign as job killers that restrict economic growth. The New York Times and Reuters, ...
Trump to pick oil ally Pruitt to head EPA
Donald Trump Picks Scott Pruitt, Ally of Fossil Fuel Industry, to Lead EPA
Donald Trump Picks Fossil Fuel-Friendly Oklahoma Attorney General To Head EPA
New York Times
Terry Branstad, Iowa Governor, Is Trump's Pick as China Ambassador
New York Times
Xi Jinping, the vice president of China at the time, with Gov. Terry Branstad at a state dinner in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2012. Credit Steve Pope/Iowa Governor's Office, via Getty Images. WASHINGTON — Terry Branstad, the Iowa governor who has long ...
10 things to know about Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, Trump's pick for ambassador to China
China's President and Trump's Ambassador Pick Go Way Back
Trump adds DHS secretary, China ambassador to team
Donald Trump is (finally) named Time's 'Person of the Year'
Donald Trump has finally been named Time's “Person of the Year.” “It's a great honor,” the president-elect said on NBC's “Today” show on Wednesday morning. “It means a lot, especially me growing up reading Time magazine. And it's a very important ...
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Person of the Year
Donald Trump Is Time's Person of the Year, to No One's Surprise
The Latest: UN Ambassador Power: Diplomacy Has Failed Aleppo
New York Times
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations acknowledges that diplomacy has failed the people of Aleppo — but says Russia is largely at fault for blocking humanitarian aid and cease-fire efforts. Samantha Power told The Associated Press on Wednesday ...
Syrian army retakes Aleppo's Old City as rebels discuss exit
Aleppo battle: Syria rebels call for truce to evacuate civilians
Assad says Aleppo win 'huge step' towards end of war
Report: No survivors in Pakistan passenger jet crash carrying 48 people
Pakistani officials said there are no survivors from the plane that crashed soon after takeoff on Wednesday carrying 48 passengers and crew on board. According to DawnNews, the Twitter account for the Pakistan airports wrote that no one on Pakistan ...
Pakistani plane crashes with 48 on board, including famed singer-turned-evangelist Junaid Jamshed
At site of Pakistan plane crash, searchers find no survivors among 48 on board
Plane Crashes In Northern Pakistan; 48 People Are Believed Dead
Ohio Legislature Moves To Ban Abortion As Early As 6 Weeks After Conception
Ohio's Legislature has passed a bill that would ban abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which is typically around six weeks after conception — before many women even realize they're pregnant. The bill is now sitting on the governor's desk.
Destroying Roe v. Wade: Ohio's “unconscionable” Heartbeat Bill is “designed to punish women”
Ohio 'heartbeat bill' abortion ban moves to governor
Empowered by Trump, Ohio legislature passes 'heartbeat' bill that would ban most abortions
Wall Street Journal
Senate Clears Bill to Ease FDA Drug and Device Approvals
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Passage of legislation aimed at speeding up Food and Drug Administration approvals, combined with an incoming president who has pledged to “cut red tape” at the agency, is expected to usher in a new, more industry-friendly era of drug ...
Senate sends far-ranging medical cures bill to Obama's desk
Major FDA reform bill heads to Obama's desk
The 21st Century Cures Act: A huge handout to the drug industry disguised as a pro-research bounty