The U.S. Senate takes a first concrete step toward dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance program. Graham Mackay reports. Continue reading
U.S. President Barack Obama will leave office without having implemented new gun control measures and with Americans saying that race relations are getting worse, but the 44th president can take pride in bringing the U.S. back from financial ruins, providing healthcare to millions and seeing the nation enact same-sex marriage as law, analysts say.
White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says Obama administration officials went through great lengths to comply with strict ethical requirements of working in the White House. Continue reading
Supercharging the bluster, hyperbole and media mastery that made him one of the world’s best-known businessmen, Donald Trump upended the U.S. democratic traditions on a headline-making quest that ultimately led him to the White House.
Jazz musical ‘La La Land’ wins a record seven Golden Globes, and Meryl Streep turns a Golden Globe acceptance speech into a scathing attack on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. Ryan Brooks reports. Continue reading
In a reversal of what has consistently been his boss’s position, Reince Priebus says Donald Trump accepts the U.S. intelligence community’s conclusion that Russia was behind cyber attacks meant to disrupt the presidential election. Lisa Bernhard reports.
A German foreign ministry spokesman says it remains unclear what kind of foreign and security policy U.S. President-elect Donald Trump wants to pursue once he takes office.
In an interview with PBS NewsHour, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says President-elect Donald Trump needs to ‘grow up’. Continue reading
The president-elect is ordering all Obama politically appointed ambassadors to leave their post by inauguration day. Tara Joseph reports Continue reading
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump picks former U.S. Senator Dan Coats as his Director of National Intelligence, according to a senior transition official.