FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — 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 inves…
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump said Thursday he will nominate retired Gen. James Mattis to be his defense secretary, making the announcement during a post-election victory rally in Cincinnati.
SALEM — Stressing that she was loathe to make cuts, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown presented her budget proposal Thursday aimed at addressing a whopping $1.7 billion shortfall while maintaining funding for critical areas, including education and health care.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hardy Myers, a lawyer who became a politician in the Oregon Legislature in his 30s and rose to the position of House speaker, and then was elected state attorney general three times, has died at age 77.
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of thousands of young immigrants living in the country illegally willingly came out of the shadows and identified themselves to the Obama administration on the promise that they’d be safe from deportation and allowed to work.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — 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.
When Chriset Palenshus and Sami Gloria learned about the Dakota Access Pipeline proposal that would run through sacred tribal lands in North Dakota, they were inspired to take nonviolent, direct action.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein took new steps to force recounts across key Midwestern battlegrounds that could complicate Trump's push for national unity.
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump holds stock in the company building the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline, and pipeline opponents warn that Trump’s investments could affect any decision he makes on the $3.8 billion project as president.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Injecting the first diversity into his Cabinet-to-be, Donald Trump selected two Republican women on Wednesday who had unflattering things to say about him during the presidential campaign: South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Natio…
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN and host Jake Tapper have apologized for an on-screen banner Tapper says “horrified” him when it appeared during his show.
BEDMINSTER, N.J. — Setting a rancorous year aside, President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney put on a smiling show of goodwill at the billionaire’s New Jersey golf club.
NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump demanded an apology from the cast of the Broadway musical “Hamilton” a day after an actor in the hit show delivered a pointed message about diversity to his running mate who was in attendance, prompting angry responses from liberals and conservatives a…
BOISE, Idaho — Grassroots campaigns have sprung up around the country to try to persuade members of the Electoral College to do something that has never been done in American history — deny the presidency to the clear Election Day winner.
NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday with his announcement that he will nominate Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general and Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo to head the CIA, turning to a pair of staunch conservat…
WASHINGTON — States that voted for Hillary Clinton in last week’s presidential election reported stronger job growth in the previous year than states that supported Donald Trump, according to data released by the Labor Department Friday.
Professional athletes have been taking a stand against social injustices in the U.S. since San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat during the playing of the National Anthem prior to a pre-season football game four weeks ago.
The sound of the metaphorical glass ceiling cracking as Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party nomination for United States president Thursday was beautiful music to some Douglas County women who have been around long enough to watch gender roles change over the decades.
Two recent attacks on police officers in Texas and Louisiana have left local officers feeling disgusted, disappointed and shocked about the surge of violence.
DALLAS — A day after five officers were shot to death at a protest march, Dallas authorities said today that a man suspected in the slayings had been upset about police shootings of two black men earlier this week and wanted to kill whites, “especially white officers.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Senate blocked rival election-year plans to curb guns on Monday, eight days after the horror of Orlando's mass shooting intensified pressure on lawmakers to act but knotted them in gridlock anyway — even over restricting firearms for terrorists.