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  • Trump summons business leaders, lawmakers to White House

    Trump summons business leaders, lawmakers to White House

    Monday, January 23 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-01-23 16:52:34 GMT
    Monday, January 23 2017 11:52 AM EST2017-01-23 16:52:34 GMT

    Opening his first official week in office, President Donald Trump warned business leaders Monday that he would impose a "substantial border tax" on companies that move their manufacturing out of the United States, while promising tax advantages to companies that produce products domestically.

     

    Opening his first official week in office, President Donald Trump warned business leaders Monday that he would impose a "substantial border tax" on companies that move their manufacturing out of the United States, while promising tax advantages to companies that produce products domestically.

     
  • LIVE STREAM: Nationwide protests on President Trump's first full day

    LIVE STREAM: Nationwide protests on President Trump's first full day

    Thursday, January 19 2017 5:27 PM EST2017-01-19 22:27:52 GMT
    Saturday, January 21 2017 3:51 PM EST2017-01-21 20:51:43 GMT

    Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

     

    Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

     
  • Inauguration Day: Behind-the-scenes from Washington, D.C.

    Inauguration Day: Behind-the-scenes from Washington, D.C.

    Friday, January 20 2017 10:05 PM EST2017-01-21 03:05:55 GMT
    Friday, January 20 2017 11:13 PM EST2017-01-21 04:13:09 GMT

    One of CBS 8’s own traveled across the country to witness Donald Trump take the Presidential Oath of Office.

     

    One of CBS 8’s own traveled across the country to witness Donald Trump take the Presidential Oath of Office.

     
  • Inauguration Eve: Trump juggles work, play, preps to party

    Inauguration Eve: Trump juggles work, play, preps to party

    Thursday, January 19 2017 12:30 PM EST2017-01-19 17:30:01 GMT
    Thursday, January 19 2017 2:38 PM EST2017-01-19 19:38:48 GMT

    Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursday and swooped into Washington for three days of inaugural festivities. As the president-elect left New York behind, the capital braced for an onslaught of inaugural crowds and demonstrators numbering in the hundreds of thousands.

     

    Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursday and swooped into Washington for three days of inaugural festivities. As the president-elect left New York behind, the capital braced for an onslaught of inaugural crowds and demonstrators numbering in the hundreds of thousands.

     
  • Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault

    Inauguration in sight, Trump continues Twitter assault

    Monday, January 16 2017 10:48 AM EST2017-01-16 15:48:52 GMT
    Monday, January 16 2017 10:53 AM EST2017-01-16 15:53:05 GMT

    His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony.

     

    His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony.

     
  • Russia friend Tillerson adopts tough line on Moscow

    Russia friend Tillerson adopts tough line on Moscow

    Wednesday, January 11 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-01-11 17:51:44 GMT
    Wednesday, January 11 2017 12:51 PM EST2017-01-11 17:51:44 GMT

    Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, adopted a tough new line on Russia on Wednesday, calling it a "danger" to the United States and saying he would have recommended a muscular response to Moscow's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

     

    Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson, adopted a tough new line on Russia on Wednesday, calling it a "danger" to the United States and saying he would have recommended a muscular response to Moscow's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.

     
  • Trump denies, denounces reports on Russia ties: 'a disgrace'

    Trump denies, denounces reports on Russia ties: 'a disgrace'

    Wednesday, January 11 2017 9:06 AM EST2017-01-11 14:06:07 GMT
    Wednesday, January 11 2017 12:19 PM EST2017-01-11 17:19:13 GMT

    Opening his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to suggestions that U.S. intelligence agencies leaked unsubstantiated reports to the media about his relationship with Russia, calling it a "tremendous blot on their record if they did that."

     

    Opening his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to suggestions that U.S. intelligence agencies leaked unsubstantiated reports to the media about his relationship with Russia, calling it a "tremendous blot on their record if they did that."

     
  • Sessions says he'd be fair as AG, defy Trump if necessary

    Sessions says he'd be fair as AG, defy Trump if necessary

    Tuesday, January 10 2017 11:50 AM EST2017-01-10 16:50:05 GMT
    Tuesday, January 10 2017 11:50 AM EST2017-01-10 16:50:04 GMT

    Sen. Jeff Sessions cast himself as a strong protector of law and order at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, promising that as attorney general he would crack down on illegal immigration, gun violence and the "scourge of radical Islamic terrorism."

     

    Sen. Jeff Sessions cast himself as a strong protector of law and order at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, promising that as attorney general he would crack down on illegal immigration, gun violence and the "scourge of radical Islamic terrorism."

     
  • Trump on border wall: Mexico will pay us back

    Trump on border wall: Mexico will pay us back

    Friday, January 6 2017 10:08 AM EST2017-01-06 15:08:33 GMT
    Friday, January 6 2017 11:46 AM EST2017-01-06 16:46:37 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that Mexico will reimburse American taxpayers for a new border wall and that U.S. money spent will be for the "sake of speed."

     

    President-elect Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that Mexico will reimburse American taxpayers for a new border wall and that U.S. money spent will be for the "sake of speed."

     
  • Pence, Obama in dueling meetings at Capitol on health care

    Pence, Obama in dueling meetings at Capitol on health care

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 11:21 AM EST2017-01-04 16:21:11 GMT
    Wednesday, January 4 2017 11:48 AM EST2017-01-04 16:48:16 GMT

    Donald Trump's "first order of business" will be to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it, but Republicans must avoid hurting consumers as they do that, Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday.

     

    Donald Trump's "first order of business" will be to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it, but Republicans must avoid hurting consumers as they do that, Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Wednesday.

     
  • Trump says he will dissolve foundation amid NY investigation

    Trump says he will dissolve foundation amid NY investigation

    Saturday, December 24 2016 9:55 PM EST2016-12-25 02:55:03 GMT
    Sunday, December 25 2016 7:00 AM EST2016-12-25 12:00:19 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday he will dissolve his charitable foundation amid efforts to eliminate any conflicts of interest before he takes office next month.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump said Saturday he will dissolve his charitable foundation amid efforts to eliminate any conflicts of interest before he takes office next month.

     
  • Trump blames terrorists for killings in Turkey, Germany

    Trump blames terrorists for killings in Turkey, Germany

    Tuesday, December 20 2016 12:41 PM EST2016-12-20 17:41:54 GMT
    Tuesday, December 20 2016 12:41 PM EST2016-12-20 17:41:53 GMT

    Jumping ahead of investigators, President-elect Donald Trump is blaming Islamic terrorists for deadly violence in Turkey and Germany and vowing anew to eradicate their regional and global networks.

     

    Jumping ahead of investigators, President-elect Donald Trump is blaming Islamic terrorists for deadly violence in Turkey and Germany and vowing anew to eradicate their regional and global networks.

     
  • Trump cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

    Trump cruises to Electoral College victory despite protests

    Monday, December 19 2016 10:11 AM EST2016-12-19 15:11:18 GMT
    Monday, December 19 2016 9:20 PM EST2016-12-20 02:20:55 GMT

    There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America's 45th president.

     

    There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America's 45th president.

     
  • Obama vows retaliation for suspected Russian hacking

    Obama vows retaliation for suspected Russian hacking

    Friday, December 16 2016 10:51 AM EST2016-12-16 15:51:05 GMT
    Friday, December 16 2016 10:51 AM EST2016-12-16 15:51:04 GMT

    President Barack Obama is promising that the U.S. will retaliate against Russia for its suspected meddling in America's election process, an accusation the Kremlin has vehemently denied.

     

    President Barack Obama is promising that the U.S. will retaliate against Russia for its suspected meddling in America's election process, an accusation the Kremlin has vehemently denied.

     
  • From 'oops' to DOE chief; Rick Perry is pick for Energy

    From 'oops' to DOE chief; Rick Perry is pick for Energy

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 11:43 AM EST2016-12-13 16:43:54 GMT
    Tuesday, December 13 2016 11:43 AM EST2016-12-13 16:43:53 GMT

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who famously forgot the Energy Department was one of the agencies he pledged to eliminate, is President-elect Donald Trump's choice to become energy secretary, two people with knowledge of the decision say.

     

    Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who famously forgot the Energy Department was one of the agencies he pledged to eliminate, is President-elect Donald Trump's choice to become energy secretary, two people with knowledge of the decision say.

     
  • Donald Trump picks Rex Tillerson to lead State Department

    Donald Trump picks Rex Tillerson to lead State Department

    Tuesday, December 13 2016 10:20 AM EST2016-12-13 15:20:01 GMT
    Tuesday, December 13 2016 10:20 AM EST2016-12-13 15:20:00 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he has picked ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, calling him "among the most accomplished business leaders and international deal makers in the world."

     

    President-elect Donald Trump announced Tuesday he has picked ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state, calling him "among the most accomplished business leaders and international deal makers in the world."

     
  • Recount efforts end: Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania

    Recount efforts end: Trump wins in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania

    Monday, December 12 2016 6:55 PM EST2016-12-12 23:55:48 GMT
    Monday, December 12 2016 6:57 PM EST2016-12-12 23:57:25 GMT

    Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump as the winner in contests that helped put him over the top in the Electoral College stakes.

     

    Presidential election recount efforts came to an end Monday in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, with both states certifying Republican Donald Trump as the winner in contests that helped put him over the top in the Electoral College stakes.

     
  • China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern'

    China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern'

    Monday, December 12 2016 10:10 AM EST2016-12-12 15:10:34 GMT
    Monday, December 12 2016 10:13 AM EST2016-12-12 15:13:02 GMT

    China said Monday that it had "serious concern" about President-elect DonaldTrump's most recent comments about Taiwan, and warned that any changes to how America deals with the self-governing island could damage diplomatic ties between Washington and Beijing.

     

    China said Monday that it had "serious concern" about President-elect DonaldTrump's most recent comments about Taiwan, and warned that any changes to how America deals with the self-governing island could damage diplomatic ties between Washington and Beijing.

     
  • Police expect Trump to lift limits on surplus military gear

    Police expect Trump to lift limits on surplus military gear

    Sunday, December 11 2016 3:07 PM EST2016-12-11 20:07:10 GMT
    Sunday, December 11 2016 3:07 PM EST2016-12-11 20:07:09 GMT

    If president-elect Donald Trump keeps his promise, surplus military grenade launchers, bayonets, tracked armored vehicles and high-powered firearms and ammunition will once again be available to state and local U.S. police departments.

     

    If president-elect Donald Trump keeps his promise, surplus military grenade launchers, bayonets, tracked armored vehicles and high-powered firearms and ammunition will once again be available to state and local U.S. police departments.

     
  • Trump team challenges intel on Russian election influence

    Trump team challenges intel on Russian election influence

    Saturday, December 10 2016 6:45 PM EST2016-12-10 23:45:41 GMT
    Saturday, December 10 2016 6:45 PM EST2016-12-10 23:45:41 GMT

    Donald Trump's presidential transition team on Saturday challenged the veracity of U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia was trying to tip the November election to the Republican. A top Senate Democrat demanded a full congressional investigation.

     

    Donald Trump's presidential transition team on Saturday challenged the veracity of U.S. intelligence assessments that Russia was trying to tip the November election to the Republican. A top Senate Democrat demanded a full congressional investigation.

     
  • Oil exec leading candidate for secretary of state

    Oil exec leading candidate for secretary of state

    Saturday, December 10 2016 3:28 PM EST2016-12-10 20:28:00 GMT
    Saturday, December 10 2016 3:27 PM EST2016-12-10 20:27:59 GMT

    Donald Trump has met with Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as the incoming president considers his options for secretary of state.

     

    Donald Trump has met with Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as the incoming president considers his options for secretary of state.

     
  • Obama orders review of election hacking

    Obama orders review of election hacking

    Friday, December 9 2016 1:15 PM EST2016-12-09 18:15:36 GMT
    Friday, December 9 2016 1:18 PM EST2016-12-09 18:18:05 GMT

    President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S. elections, a White House official said Friday.

     

    President Barack Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the election-season hacking that rattled the presidential campaign and raised new concerns about foreign meddling in U.S. elections, a White House official said Friday.

     
  • Trump picks fast-food exec for labor post

    Trump picks fast-food exec for labor post

    Thursday, December 8 2016 12:33 PM EST2016-12-08 17:33:55 GMT
    Thursday, December 8 2016 12:33 PM EST2016-12-08 17:33:55 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump picks fast-food executive Andrew Puzder to lead the Labor Department.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump picks fast-food executive Andrew Puzder to lead the Labor Department.

     
  • Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

    Trump is Time magazine's Person of the Year

    Wednesday, December 7 2016 9:41 AM EST2016-12-07 14:41:51 GMT
    Wednesday, December 7 2016 9:41 AM EST2016-12-07 14:41:50 GMT

    Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year.

     

    Time magazine on Wednesday named President-elect Donald Trump its Person of the Year.

     
  • Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control'

    Trump says cancel new Air Force One: Costs 'out of control'

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 10:39 AM EST2016-12-06 15:39:46 GMT
    Tuesday, December 6 2016 10:39 AM EST2016-12-06 15:39:45 GMT

    The government should cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes, Donald Trump declared Tuesday, serving notice he's ready to jump in and start making decisions six weeks before his inauguration.

     

    The government should cancel its multibillion-dollar order for new Air Force One presidential planes, Donald Trump declared Tuesday, serving notice he's ready to jump in and start making decisions six weeks before his inauguration.

     
  • Trump faces pushback from base, allies over Romney musings

    Trump faces pushback from base, allies over Romney musings

    Sunday, December 4 2016 7:26 PM EST2016-12-05 00:26:46 GMT
    Sunday, December 4 2016 7:26 PM EST2016-12-05 00:26:46 GMT

    As President-elect Donald Trump stood onstage during the debut night of his "thank you" tour and teased that he was about to announce a surprise Cabinet pick, some in the Ohio crowd bellowed: "No Romney! No Romney!"

     

    As President-elect Donald Trump stood onstage during the debut night of his "thank you" tour and teased that he was about to announce a surprise Cabinet pick, some in the Ohio crowd bellowed: "No Romney! No Romney!"

     
  • Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

    Trump to nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to lead Pentagon

    Friday, December 2 2016 10:57 AM EST2016-12-02 15:57:50 GMT
    Friday, December 2 2016 10:57 AM EST2016-12-02 15:57:50 GMT

    Breaking once more from presidential custom, Donald Trump is turning to a military man to steer the U.S. military, choosing retired Gen. James Mattis, who will be the first career officer to lead the Pentagon since just after World War II.

     

    Breaking once more from presidential custom, Donald Trump is turning to a military man to steer the U.S. military, choosing retired Gen. James Mattis, who will be the first career officer to lead the Pentagon since just after World War II.

     
  • Trump at Indiana plant key to campaign promise

    Trump at Indiana plant key to campaign promise

    Thursday, December 1 2016 10:19 AM EST2016-12-01 15:19:18 GMT
    Thursday, December 1 2016 4:25 PM EST2016-12-01 21:25:14 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump headed out on a victory lap Thursday, appearing first in Indiana to salute workers at a factory where he says he saved hundreds of jobs from moving to Mexico and then in Ohio on the first stop of a "Thank You Tour" to honor supporters in states that helped him to his stunning victory.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump headed out on a victory lap Thursday, appearing first in Indiana to salute workers at a factory where he says he saved hundreds of jobs from moving to Mexico and then in Ohio on the first stop of a "Thank You Tour" to honor supporters in states that helped him to his stunning victory.

     
  • Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts

    Trump says he's leaving businesses to avoid conflicts

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 12:31 PM EST2016-11-30 17:31:52 GMT
    Wednesday, November 30 2016 1:49 PM EST2016-11-30 18:49:31 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he's leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation's 45th president, declaring he can successfully avoid conflicts of interest between governing and profiting in the private sector.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday he's leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation's 45th president, declaring he can successfully avoid conflicts of interest between governing and profiting in the private sector.

     
  • Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana

    Carrier says it has deal with Trump to keep jobs in Indiana

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 1:36 PM EST2016-11-30 18:36:38 GMT
    Wednesday, November 30 2016 1:36 PM EST2016-11-30 18:36:38 GMT

    Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to travel to the state Thursday to unveil the agreement alongside company officials.

     

    Air conditioning company Carrier Corp. says it has reached a deal with President-elect Donald Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana. Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence plan to travel to the state Thursday to unveil the agreement alongside company officials.

     
  • House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as leader

    House Democrats re-elect Pelosi as leader

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 12:11 PM EST2016-11-30 17:11:23 GMT
    Wednesday, November 30 2016 12:11 PM EST2016-11-30 17:11:23 GMT

    House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader on Wednesday despite disenchantment among some in the caucus over the party's disappointing performance in elections earlier this month.

     

    House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader on Wednesday despite disenchantment among some in the caucus over the party's disappointing performance in elections earlier this month.

     
  • Trump source says Elaine Chao is Transportation pick

    Trump source says Elaine Chao is Transportation pick

    Tuesday, November 29 2016 11:37 AM EST2016-11-29 16:37:30 GMT
    Tuesday, November 29 2016 12:07 PM EST2016-11-29 17:07:09 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump made two Cabinet selections on Tuesday, choosing fierce Obamacare critic Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, and Elaine Chao, who served in the Cabinet of George W. Bush, to serve as the secretary of the Department of Transportation.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump made two Cabinet selections on Tuesday, choosing fierce Obamacare critic Georgia Rep. Tom Price to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, and Elaine Chao, who served in the Cabinet of George W. Bush, to serve as the secretary of the Department of Transportation.

     
  • Roberts concedes race for County Supervisor, Gaspar claims victory

    Roberts concedes race for County Supervisor, Gaspar claims victory

    Monday, November 28 2016 3:46 PM EST2016-11-28 20:46:12 GMT
    Monday, November 28 2016 4:55 PM EST2016-11-28 21:55:18 GMT

    With a growing margin of over 1,200 votes, Kristin Gaspar Monday claimed victory in her race for a northern San Diego County seat on the Board of Supervisors, over incumbent Dave Roberts.

     

    With a growing margin of over 1,200 votes, Kristin Gaspar Monday claimed victory in her race for a northern San Diego County seat on the Board of Supervisors, over incumbent Dave Roberts.

     
  • Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally

    Trump assails recount push, claims millions voted illegally

    Sunday, November 27 2016 5:12 PM EST2016-11-27 22:12:09 GMT
    Sunday, November 27 2016 5:12 PM EST2016-11-27 22:12:08 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that "millions" voted illegally in the national election.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump claimed without evidence Sunday that "millions" voted illegally in the national election.

     
  • Trump slams recount push as 'a scam,' says election is over

    Trump slams recount push as 'a scam,' says election is over

    Saturday, November 26 2016 6:14 PM EST2016-11-26 23:14:16 GMT
    Saturday, November 26 2016 6:18 PM EST2016-11-26 23:18:05 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8 victory, confronting the Green Party-backed effort for the first time even as he worked to address key Cabinet vacancies.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8 victory, confronting the Green Party-backed effort for the first time even as he worked to address key Cabinet vacancies.

     
  • Trump says he's trying to save jobs in US

    Trump says he's trying to save jobs in US

    Friday, November 25 2016 10:04 AM EST2016-11-25 15:04:17 GMT
    Friday, November 25 2016 10:04 AM EST2016-11-25 15:04:17 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump didn't take off all of Thanksgiving Day while enjoying a long holiday weekend with his family at his Mar-a-Lago estate, saying he was working to keep the makers of Carrier air conditioners from relocating from Indianapolis to Mexico.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump didn't take off all of Thanksgiving Day while enjoying a long holiday weekend with his family at his Mar-a-Lago estate, saying he was working to keep the makers of Carrier air conditioners from relocating from Indianapolis to Mexico.

     
  • The military parade for Donald Trump has come early

    The military parade for Donald Trump has come early

    Thursday, November 24 2016 2:44 PM EST2016-11-24 19:44:11 GMT
    Thursday, November 24 2016 2:44 PM EST2016-11-24 19:44:10 GMT

    The military parade for Donald Trump has come early. Two months before Inauguration Day festivities, an extraordinary number of recently retired generals, including some who clashed with President Barack Obama's administration, are marching to the president-elect's doorstep for job interviews.

     

    The military parade for Donald Trump has come early. Two months before Inauguration Day festivities, an extraordinary number of recently retired generals, including some who clashed with President Barack Obama's administration, are marching to the president-elect's doorstep for job interviews.

     
  • Dalai Lama: 'I have no worries' about Trump's election

    Dalai Lama: 'I have no worries' about Trump's election

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 4:44 PM EST2016-11-23 21:44:18 GMT
    Wednesday, November 23 2016 4:44 PM EST2016-11-23 21:44:18 GMT

    Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global realities.

     

    Exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said Wednesday he has "no worries" about Donald Trump's election as U.S. president, adding that he expects the businessman will align his future policies with global realities.

     
  • Trump chooses SC Gov Haley and charter school backer DeVos

    Trump chooses SC Gov Haley and charter school backer DeVos

    Wednesday, November 23 2016 12:52 PM EST2016-11-23 17:52:50 GMT
    Wednesday, November 23 2016 1:32 PM EST2016-11-23 18:32:24 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and prominent charter school advocate Betsy DeVos as his secretary of education, the first women selected for top-level administration posts in his new administration.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and prominent charter school advocate Betsy DeVos as his secretary of education, the first women selected for top-level administration posts in his new administration.

     
  • Trump signals end to Clinton investigations

    Trump signals end to Clinton investigations

    Tuesday, November 22 2016 10:34 AM EST2016-11-22 15:34:00 GMT
    Tuesday, November 22 2016 4:38 PM EST2016-11-22 21:38:40 GMT

    After a campaign filled with Donald Trump's denunciations of "Crooked Hillary" Clinton, the president-elect declared Tuesday that "I don't want to hurt the Clintons; I really don't," and a top adviser said he had no interest in pursuing further investigations.

     

    After a campaign filled with Donald Trump's denunciations of "Crooked Hillary" Clinton, the president-elect declared Tuesday that "I don't want to hurt the Clintons; I really don't," and a top adviser said he had no interest in pursuing further investigations.

     
  • Back in NYC, a parade of meetings at Trump Tower

    Back in NYC, a parade of meetings at Trump Tower

    Monday, November 21 2016 11:05 AM EST2016-11-21 16:05:48 GMT
    Monday, November 21 2016 11:13 AM EST2016-11-21 16:13:18 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump returned to his perch high above Manhattan on Monday, meeting with former rivals and longtime allies a day after he indicated he had worked out agreements to fill major posts in his administration.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump returned to his perch high above Manhattan on Monday, meeting with former rivals and longtime allies a day after he indicated he had worked out agreements to fill major posts in his administration.

     
  • Trump again slams 'Hamilton'; Pence says he wasn't offended

    Trump again slams 'Hamilton'; Pence says he wasn't offended

    Saturday, November 19 2016 3:22 PM EST2016-11-19 20:22:18 GMT
    Sunday, November 20 2016 1:13 PM EST2016-11-20 18:13:39 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump, in the midst of choosing his Cabinet, took time out Sunday for a second day to criticize the cast of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" and demand an apology for a message an actor delivered from the stage to Trump's running mate about the need for diversity in America. But Vice President-elect Mike Pence said he wasn't offended by the message.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump, in the midst of choosing his Cabinet, took time out Sunday for a second day to criticize the cast of the Broadway musical "Hamilton" and demand an apology for a message an actor delivered from the stage to Trump's running mate about the need for diversity in America. But Vice President-elect Mike Pence said he wasn't offended by the message.

     
  • Trump, Pence address potential of Romney, Mattis in Cabinet

    Trump, Pence address potential of Romney, Mattis in Cabinet

    Saturday, November 19 2016 4:30 PM EST2016-11-19 21:30:33 GMT
    Sunday, November 20 2016 1:08 PM EST2016-11-20 18:08:16 GMT

    Mitt Romney is a key contender to become the nation's next secretary of state and Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis was an "impressive" prospect for defense secretary, President-elect Donald Trump and his No. 2 Mike Pence said Sunday.

     

    Mitt Romney is a key contender to become the nation's next secretary of state and Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis was an "impressive" prospect for defense secretary, President-elect Donald Trump and his No. 2 Mike Pence said Sunday.

     
  • Obama meets with TPP participants in Peru

    Obama meets with TPP participants in Peru

    Saturday, November 19 2016 4:36 PM EST2016-11-19 21:36:45 GMT
    Saturday, November 19 2016 4:36 PM EST2016-11-19 21:36:44 GMT

    Warning against a rush to judgment, President Barack Obama sought Saturday to ease concerns in Latin America that President-elect Donald Trump will wipe out trade deals and create other international problems.

     

    Warning against a rush to judgment, President Barack Obama sought Saturday to ease concerns in Latin America that President-elect Donald Trump will wipe out trade deals and create other international problems.

     
  • Shifting US policy to right, Trump taps Sessions, Flynn

    Shifting US policy to right, Trump taps Sessions, Flynn

    Friday, November 18 2016 12:54 PM EST2016-11-18 17:54:51 GMT
    Friday, November 18 2016 12:54 PM EST2016-11-18 17:54:50 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA and former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday, naming Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general, Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA and former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.

     
  • Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

    Trump meeting with Japan's PM, possible Cabinet choices

    Thursday, November 17 2016 1:58 PM EST2016-11-17 18:58:10 GMT
    Thursday, November 17 2016 1:58 PM EST2016-11-17 18:58:10 GMT

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe becomes the first world leader to meet President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday, seeking reassurances over the future of the U.S.-Japan security and trade relations.

     

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe becomes the first world leader to meet President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday, seeking reassurances over the future of the U.S.-Japan security and trade relations.

     
  • Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

    Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

    Thursday, November 17 2016 11:14 AM EST2016-11-17 16:14:22 GMT
    Thursday, November 17 2016 11:14 AM EST2016-11-17 16:14:21 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump and his team are battling back against charges of chaos and infighting as they race to set up an administration. The incoming Republican administration got an unlikely boost from outgoing Vice President Joe Biden, who said that "no administration is ready on Day One."

     

    President-elect Donald Trump and his team are battling back against charges of chaos and infighting as they race to set up an administration. The incoming Republican administration got an unlikely boost from outgoing Vice President Joe Biden, who said that "no administration is ready on Day One."

     
  • Kerry: Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

    Kerry: Obama's climate change targets won't be reversed

    Wednesday, November 16 2016 1:49 PM EST2016-11-16 18:49:35 GMT
    Wednesday, November 16 2016 1:49 PM EST2016-11-16 18:49:34 GMT

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a stirring appeal Wednesday to all countries — including his own — to press ahead with the fight against climate change, saying a failure to do so would be a "betrayal of devastating consequences."

     

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made a stirring appeal Wednesday to all countries — including his own — to press ahead with the fight against climate change, saying a failure to do so would be a "betrayal of devastating consequences."

     
  • Amid strains, Trump says only he knows finalists for Cabinet

    Amid strains, Trump says only he knows finalists for Cabinet

    Wednesday, November 16 2016 11:54 AM EST2016-11-16 16:54:56 GMT
    Wednesday, November 16 2016 11:54 AM EST2016-11-16 16:54:56 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump hadn't been seen in public for days when he walked into New York's 21 Club to applause from fellow diners. The unannounced evening out with family was a contrast to the behind-the scenes machinations that suggested a struggling transition as names surfaced and sank for top administration positions.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump hadn't been seen in public for days when he walked into New York's 21 Club to applause from fellow diners. The unannounced evening out with family was a contrast to the behind-the scenes machinations that suggested a struggling transition as names surfaced and sank for top administration positions.

     
  • McConnell will lead Senate GOP, Schumer will lead Democrats

    McConnell will lead Senate GOP, Schumer will lead Democrats

    Wednesday, November 16 2016 11:49 AM EST2016-11-16 16:49:14 GMT
    Wednesday, November 16 2016 11:49 AM EST2016-11-16 16:49:14 GMT

    Senate Republicans re-elected Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Wednesday to be majority leader next year, keeping the respected legislative tactician at the forefront when the new Congress begins working on Donald Trump's agenda.

     

    Senate Republicans re-elected Mitch McConnell of Kentucky on Wednesday to be majority leader next year, keeping the respected legislative tactician at the forefront when the new Congress begins working on Donald Trump's agenda.

     
  • House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan speaker for next Congress

    House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan speaker for next Congress

    Tuesday, November 15 2016 2:02 PM EST2016-11-15 19:02:07 GMT
    Tuesday, November 15 2016 2:02 PM EST2016-11-15 19:02:06 GMT

    House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan speaker for next Congress.

     

    House Republicans nominate Paul Ryan speaker for next Congress.

     
  • Del Mar CEO in trouble for threatening to kill President-elect Trump

    Del Mar CEO in trouble for threatening to kill President-elect Trump

    Monday, November 14 2016 8:20 PM EST2016-11-15 01:20:31 GMT
    Tuesday, November 15 2016 1:07 PM EST2016-11-15 18:07:18 GMT

    A San Diego-area cybersecurity firm announced Monday the suspension of its chief executive over social media comments he made about assassinating President-elect Donald Trump.

     

    A San Diego-area cybersecurity firm announced Monday the suspension of its chief executive over social media comments he made about assassinating President-elect Donald Trump.

     
  • '60 Minutes' lands interview with president-elect for Sunday

    '60 Minutes' lands interview with president-elect for Sunday

    Sunday, November 13 2016 2:40 PM EST2016-11-13 19:40:58 GMT
    Monday, November 14 2016 10:20 AM EST2016-11-14 15:20:14 GMT

    "60 Minutes" landed the first extensive interview with President-elect Donald Trump.

     

    "60 Minutes" landed the first extensive interview with President-elect Donald Trump.

     
  • Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles

    Trump names Priebus, Bannon to senior White House roles

    Sunday, November 13 2016 4:43 PM EST2016-11-13 21:43:53 GMT
    Sunday, November 13 2016 5:53 PM EST2016-11-13 22:53:47 GMT

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus as his White House chief of staff and conservative media executive Stephen Bannon as his senior counselor.

     

    President-elect Donald Trump named Republican Party chief Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff and conservative media owner Stephen Bannon as his top presidential strategist, two men who represent opposite ends of the unsettled GOP.

     
  • Campaign's disdain for civility could leave lasting damage

    Campaign's disdain for civility could leave lasting damage

    Saturday, November 12 2016 7:42 PM EST2016-11-13 00:42:25 GMT
    Sunday, November 13 2016 2:03 PM EST2016-11-13 19:03:49 GMT

    When a South Carolina congressman shouted "You lie!" during a speech by President Barack Obama in 2009, House members rebuked him for violating norms of civility.

     

    When a South Carolina congressman shouted "You lie!" during a speech by President Barack Obama in 2009, House members rebuked him for violating norms of civility.

     
  • VP-elect Mike Pence to lead Trump transition team

    VP-elect Mike Pence to lead Trump transition team

    Friday, November 11 2016 2:38 PM EST2016-11-11 19:38:28 GMT
    Friday, November 11 2016 2:38 PM EST2016-11-11 19:38:27 GMT

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence will lead President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, replacing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

     

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence will lead President-elect Donald Trump's transition team, replacing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

     
  • Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

    Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

    Friday, November 11 2016 1:46 PM EST2016-11-11 18:46:16 GMT
    Friday, November 11 2016 1:46 PM EST2016-11-11 18:46:15 GMT

    From New York to Illinois to California, in red states and blue, protesters decrying Donald Trump's election spent another night overtaking highways, smashing store windows, igniting fires and in at least one city, facing pepper spray and rubber projectiles from police trying to clear the streets.

     

    From New York to Illinois to California, in red states and blue, protesters decrying Donald Trump's election spent another night overtaking highways, smashing store windows, igniting fires and in at least one city, facing pepper spray and rubber projectiles from police trying to clear the streets.

     
  • "Heartbroken" supporter runs into Hillary Clinton on hike in the woods

    "Heartbroken" supporter runs into Hillary Clinton on hike in the woods

    Thursday, November 10 2016 7:57 PM EST2016-11-11 00:57:40 GMT
    Thursday, November 10 2016 8:34 PM EST2016-11-11 01:34:52 GMT

    What do you do after finding out the candidate you voted for has lost the bitter fought presidential election? Go on a hike and then getting a surprise encounter with said candidate.

     

    What do you do after finding out the candidate you voted for has lost the bitter fought presidential election? Go on a hike and then getting a surprise encounter with said candidate.

     
  • Trump's in, California's out? Longshot #CALEXIT bid gets boost

    Trump's in, California's out? Longshot #CALEXIT bid gets boost

    Thursday, November 10 2016 6:41 PM EST2016-11-10 23:41:29 GMT
    Thursday, November 10 2016 6:52 PM EST2016-11-10 23:52:50 GMT

    Donald Trump's election as president is giving a big social-media boost to an unlikely effort in the nation's most populous state: a plan to vote on seceding from the union. The Yes California Independence Campaign hopes to put a question on the November 2018 ballot that would authorize a statewide independence vote for spring 2019.

     

    Donald Trump's election as president is giving a big social-media boost to an unlikely effort in the nation's most populous state: a plan to vote on seceding from the union. The Yes California Independence Campaign hopes to put a question on the November 2018 ballot that would authorize a statewide independence vote for spring 2019.

     
  • Sanders doesn't rule out 2020 White House run

    Sanders doesn't rule out 2020 White House run

    Thursday, November 10 2016 4:01 PM EST2016-11-10 21:01:43 GMT
    Thursday, November 10 2016 4:01 PM EST2016-11-10 21:01:42 GMT

    Bernie Sanders is leaving open the possibility of another presidential bid as shell-shocked liberals focus on helping the Democratic Party rebuild after Donald Trump's victory.

     

    Bernie Sanders is leaving open the possibility of another presidential bid as shell-shocked liberals focus on helping the Democratic Party rebuild after Donald Trump's victory.

     
  • 'Excellent' first meeting for Obama, Trump

    'Excellent' first meeting for Obama, Trump

    Thursday, November 10 2016 10:38 AM EST2016-11-10 15:38:56 GMT
    Thursday, November 10 2016 2:05 PM EST2016-11-10 19:05:14 GMT

    In a cordial beginning the transfer of power, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House Thursday. Obama called the 90-minute meeting "excellent," and his successor said he looked forward to receiving the outgoing president's "counsel."

     

    In a cordial beginning the transfer of power, President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump met at the White House Thursday. Obama called the 90-minute meeting "excellent," and his successor said he looked forward to receiving the outgoing president's "counsel."

     
  • Trump's election boosts Kremlin hopes for better relations

    Trump's election boosts Kremlin hopes for better relations

    Thursday, November 10 2016 12:23 PM EST2016-11-10 17:23:50 GMT
    Thursday, November 10 2016 12:23 PM EST2016-11-10 17:23:49 GMT

    In careful phrasing befitting the spy he once was, Vladimir Putin has made it clear he expects a great deal from President-elect Donald Trump.

     

    In careful phrasing befitting the spy he once was, Vladimir Putin has made it clear he expects a great deal from President-elect Donald Trump.

     
  • Local poll gets it right when most were so wrong

    Local poll gets it right when most were so wrong

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 8:34 PM EST2016-11-10 01:34:48 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 8:36 PM EST2016-11-10 01:36:13 GMT

    Americans across the country continue to be in shock over the result of last night's presidential election, but one polling app based in San Diego declared Trump the winner months ago.

     

    Americans across the country continue to be in shock over the result of last night's presidential election, but one polling app based in San Diego declared Trump the winner months ago.

     
  • The day after: Clinton says US owes Trump 'chance to lead'

    The day after: Clinton says US owes Trump 'chance to lead'

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 3:12 PM EST2016-11-09 20:12:24 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 3:18 PM EST2016-11-09 20:18:32 GMT

    A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday lamented that the nation proved to be "more divided than we thought" but told supporters: "We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead."

     

    A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday lamented that the nation proved to be "more divided than we thought" but told supporters: "We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead."

     
  • Mexican stocks, peso take a beating following Trump victory

    Mexican stocks, peso take a beating following Trump victory

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 2:58 PM EST2016-11-09 19:58:53 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 2:58 PM EST2016-11-09 19:58:53 GMT

    Global investors are seriously worried about Mexico.

     

    Global investors are seriously worried about Mexico.

     
  • Voters approve California gun control law

    Voters approve California gun control law

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 12:45 AM EST2016-11-09 05:45:35 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 2:50 PM EST2016-11-09 19:50:16 GMT

    A gun- and ammunition-control initiative, the provisions of which include prohibiting the possession of large-capacity magazines, will become the law of the land in California thanks to voters' approval.

     

    A gun- and ammunition-control initiative, the provisions of which include prohibiting the possession of large-capacity magazines, will become the law of the land in California thanks to voters' approval.

     
  • It's Trump! Stunning outsider victory for 45th president

    It's Trump! Stunning outsider victory for 45th president

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 2:38 AM EST2016-11-09 07:38:46 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 1:24 PM EST2016-11-09 18:24:57 GMT

    Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House.

     

    Donald Trump claimed his place Wednesday as America's 45th president, an astonishing victory for the celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters' economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House.

     
  • Election Live Stream: Obama says he'll smooth transfer of power

    Election Live Stream: Obama says he'll smooth transfer of power

    President Barack Obama says he's instructing his team to make sure there is a peaceful transfer of power to Donald Trump.

     

    President Barack Obama says he's instructing his team to make sure there is a peaceful transfer of power to Donald Trump.

     
  • Plastic grocery bags will be banned in California

    Plastic grocery bags will be banned in California

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 3:59 PM EST2016-11-08 20:59:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 1:15 PM EST2016-11-09 18:15:57 GMT

    Plastic grocery bags will be banned in California, with voters narrowly validating the Legislature's previously approved prohibition, while residents defeating an initiative redirecting money collected by stores from the sale of carry-out bags to a fund supporting environmental projects.

     

    Plastic grocery bags will be banned in California, with voters narrowly validating the Legislature's previously approved prohibition, while residents defeating an initiative redirecting money collected by stores from the sale of carry-out bags to a fund supporting environmental projects.

     
  • California voters approve recreational marijuana

    California voters approve recreational marijuana

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 3:52 PM EST2016-11-08 20:52:56 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 1:11 PM EST2016-11-09 18:11:59 GMT

    California has joined a growing trend across the country by approving the recreational use of marijuana and hemp. Proposition 64 will also establish packaging, labeling, advertising and marketing standards and restrictions for marijuana products, including prohibiting marketing and advertising marijuana to minors.

     

    California has joined a growing trend across the country by approving the recreational use of marijuana and hemp. Proposition 64 will also establish packaging, labeling, advertising and marketing standards and restrictions for marijuana products, including prohibiting marketing and advertising marijuana to minors.

     
  • California voters reject bid to abolish death penalty

    California voters reject bid to abolish death penalty

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 4:09 PM EST2016-11-08 21:09:24 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 1:10 PM EST2016-11-09 18:10:55 GMT

    The death penalty will remain on the books in California, with voters rejecting a bid to abolish the punishment, but a competing measure designed to speed up executions was too close to call.

     

    The death penalty will remain on the books in California, with voters rejecting a bid to abolish the punishment, but a competing measure designed to speed up executions was too close to call.

     
  • California votes to increase tobacco tax $2 per pack

    California votes to increase tobacco tax $2 per pack

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 3:44 PM EST2016-11-08 20:44:25 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 1:04 PM EST2016-11-09 18:04:49 GMT

    The price of a pack of cigarettes -- and other tobacco products -- will be going up in California, with voters overwhelmingly backing a $2-per-pack tax to fund health care, tobacco-use prevention and other programs.

     

    The price of a pack of cigarettes -- and other tobacco products -- will be going up in California, with voters overwhelmingly backing a $2-per-pack tax to fund health care, tobacco-use prevention and other programs.

     
  • President Obama says he'll smooth transfer of power

    President Obama says he'll smooth transfer of power

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 12:44 PM EST2016-11-09 17:44:59 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 12:44 PM EST2016-11-09 17:44:59 GMT

    President Barack Obama says he's instructing his team to make sure there is a peaceful transfer of power to Donald Trump.

     

    President Barack Obama says he's instructing his team to make sure there is a peaceful transfer of power to Donald Trump.

     
  • Clinton: 'We owe him an open mind, chance to lead'

    Clinton: 'We owe him an open mind, chance to lead'

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 8:36 AM EST2016-11-09 13:36:58 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 12:14 PM EST2016-11-09 17:14:32 GMT

    A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the nation proved to be "more divided than we thought" but urged unity and told her supporters, "We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead."

     

    A day after Donald Trump, against all odds, won election as America's 45th president, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday said the nation proved to be "more divided than we thought" but urged unity and told her supporters, "We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead."

     
  • Incumbent Issa regains lead in House race

    Incumbent Issa regains lead in House race

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 12:16 AM EST2016-11-09 05:16:10 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 11:13 AM EST2016-11-09 16:13:18 GMT

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, held a slight lead Wednesday in his bid for re-election over Democratic challenger former Marine Col. Doug Applegate.

     

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, held a slight lead Wednesday in his bid for re-election over Democratic challenger former Marine Col. Doug Applegate.

     
  • Obama invites Trump to meet, congratulates him on victory

    Obama invites Trump to meet, congratulates him on victory

    Wednesday, November 9 2016 8:05 AM EST2016-11-09 13:05:49 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 8:10 AM EST2016-11-09 13:10:40 GMT

    Conceding his party's staggering electoral defeat, President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited President-elect Donald Trump to meet with him to discuss the handover of power from his administration to Trump's.

     

    Conceding his party's staggering electoral defeat, President Barack Obama on Wednesday invited President-elect Donald Trump to meet with him to discuss the handover of power from his administration to Trump's.

     
  • Election 2016: Measures D - N

    Election 2016: Measures D - N

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 12:02 PM EST2016-11-08 17:02:06 GMT
    Wednesday, November 9 2016 7:09 AM EST2016-11-09 12:09:38 GMT

    There are several measures on the ballot covering issues including raising the hotel room tax, authorizing an increase in the number of affordable housing units the city can be involved in and procedures for removing wayward elected officials.

     

    There are several measures on the ballot covering issues including raising the hotel room tax, authorizing an increase in the number of affordable housing units the city can be involved in and procedures for removing wayward elected officials.

     
  • Trump supporter changes I-8 sign but makes typo

    Trump supporter changes I-8 sign but makes typo

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 9:25 PM EST2016-11-09 02:25:12 GMT
    Tuesday, November 8 2016 9:25 PM EST2016-11-09 02:25:12 GMT

    On Monday night, construction signs on Interstate 8 were changed to flash pro-Trump messages. 

     

    On Monday night, construction signs on Interstate 8 were changed to flash pro-Trump messages. 

     
  • The latest developments in the US elections

    The latest developments in the US elections

    Tuesday, November 8 2016 12:25 PM EST2016-11-08 17:25:13 GMT
    Tuesday, November 8 2016 12:25 PM EST2016-11-08 17:25:13 GMT

    Billionaire Warren Buffett is devoting part of Election Day to get-out-the-vote efforts — as he helps drive voters to the polls on a trolley he hired.

     

    Billionaire Warren Buffett is devoting part of Election Day to get-out-the-vote efforts — as he helps drive voters to the polls on a trolley he hired.

     
  • Election 2016: San Diegans head to the polls; expect long lines

    Election 2016: San Diegans head to the polls; expect long lines

    Monday, November 7 2016 9:53 AM EST2016-11-07 14:53:13 GMT
    Tuesday, November 8 2016 11:54 AM EST2016-11-08 16:54:25 GMT

    County elections officials and observers anticipate that around three-quarters of the San Diego region's registered voters will cast votes in Tuesday's general election, but the sheer size of the ballot could yield some surprising results.

     

    County elections officials and observers anticipate that around three-quarters of the San Diego region's registered voters will cast votes in Tuesday's general election, but the sheer size of the ballot could yield some surprising results.

     
  • Campaign 2016: Braving long lines to avoid longer lines on Election Day

    Campaign 2016: Braving long lines to avoid longer lines on Election Day

    Monday, November 7 2016 8:27 PM EST2016-11-08 01:27:30 GMT
    Monday, November 7 2016 8:27 PM EST2016-11-08 01:27:29 GMT

    While the initial release of election results tomorrow might amount to 30 percent of the total vote, counting could continue to 5 a.m. or after on Wednesday, later than usual, San Diego County Registrar of Voters Michael Vu said Monday.

     

    While the initial release of election results tomorrow might amount to 30 percent of the total vote, counting could continue to 5 a.m. or after on Wednesday, later than usual, San Diego County Registrar of Voters Michael Vu said Monday.

     
  • FBI: No charges against Clinton after new email review

    FBI: No charges against Clinton after new email review

    Sunday, November 6 2016 3:42 PM EST2016-11-06 20:42:21 GMT
    Sunday, November 6 2016 8:31 PM EST2016-11-07 01:31:00 GMT

    FBI Director James Comey tells Congress that a review of new Hillary Clinton emails has "not changed our conclusions" from earlier this year that she should not face charges.

     

    In a letter sent Sunday, FBI Director James Comey told Congress that a review of newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails has "not changed our conclusions" from earlier this year that she should not face charges.

     
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  • India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

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    (AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...(AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness. 
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness. 
  • Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Former US security leaders blast Trump for yanking clearance

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 04:50:43 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, former CIA Director John Brennan testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. President Donald Trum...
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion. 
    Trump revokes Brenan's clearance, links his decision to Russia probe of election meddling and potential collusion. 
  • Pentagon delays Trump's veterans parade until at least 2019

    Pentagon delays Trump's veterans parade until at least 2019

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:16:39 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:39 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:39:07 GMT
    A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million _ more than three times the maximum initial estimate. 
    A U.S. official says the Veterans Day military parade ordered up by President Donald Trump would cost about $92 million _ more than three times the maximum initial estimate. 
  • Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Phantom of the Courthouse: Manafort trial is Trump-free zone

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:38:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 01:36:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). President Donald Trump listens during a cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, in Washington. Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. His name has rarely been uttered duri...
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. 
    President Donald Trump is the phantom of U.S. District Courtroom 900. 
  • GOP divide emerges over Trump's Space Force

    GOP divide emerges over Trump's Space Force

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:06:05 GMT
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    Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force. 
    Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force. 
  • Dems say they'll sue if they don't get Kavanaugh documents

    Dems say they'll sue if they don't get Kavanaugh documents

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:47:59 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh walks to a meeting with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen). Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh walks to a meeting with Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.
    Senate Democrats say they will initiate a federal lawsuit if their requests for documents from Brett Kavanaugh's days as an aide to President George W. Bush are denied. 
    Senate Democrats say they will initiate a federal lawsuit if their requests for documents from Brett Kavanaugh's days as an aide to President George W. Bush are denied. 
  • Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

    Manafort jury ends first day of deliberations with questions

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    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing, left, with Thomas Zehnle and Jay Nanavati, right, makes a statement to the media outside federal court after closing arguments and jury instructions ended in the trial of the former Donald Tr...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Defense attorney Kevin Downing, left, with Thomas Zehnle and Jay Nanavati, right, makes a statement to the media outside federal court after closing arguments and jury instructions ended in the trial of the former Donald Tr...
    Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort. 
    Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the financial fraud trial of Paul Manafort. 
  • Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos

    Libertarian Gary Johnson throws US Senate race in chaos

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    (AP Photo/ Russell Contreras). Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks to reporters on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, about his decision to join the U.S. Senate race in New Mexico.(AP Photo/ Russell Contreras). Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson talks to reporters on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, about his decision to join the U.S. Senate race in New Mexico.
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    Former Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson says he's jumping into a U.S. Senate race in New Mexico because he wants to hold the nation's "most powerful Senate seat" to provide an independent swing vote. 
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