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President-elect Donald Trump has now chosen nominees for nearly half of the Cabinet-level jobs in his incoming administration.
Dec. 1, 2016
The state is a Republican stronghold, but even Idahoans have doubts on whether President-elect Donald Trump can help the timber industry recover after job cuts and a series of mill closures.
Dec. 1, 2016
Schultz, who joined the coffee chain more than three decades ago, will become executive chairman to focus on innovation and social impact activities. Starbucks President Kevin Johnson will become CEO.
Dec. 1, 2016
Its latest update prompts users to allow Uber access to their location, even when the app isn't in use. Uber says the move will improve service and safety, but it raises worries for privacy advocates.
Dec. 1, 2016
This vote marks the most serious challenge yet to the rule of President Yahya Jammeh. The president has ruled for 22 years since he led a coup, and has a dismal human rights record.
Dec. 1, 2016
Key economic players Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross, nominees for Treasury and Commerce respectively, are Wall Street veterans. Does their selection match up with Donald Trump's populist message?
Dec. 1, 2016
A new study looks at clusters of tornadoes, like those that hit the Southeast this week. They are costly in lives and insurance payouts.
Dec. 1, 2016
The U.S. and Pakistan have had strained relations for years. But in a phone call between Donald Trump and Pakistan's leader, the president-elect was full of effusive praise.
Dec. 1, 2016
Trump appeared at a Carrier plant in Indianapolis that will keep 1,000 jobs rather than moving them to Mexico after he intervened.
Dec. 1, 2016
An interview with Dr. Deborah Birx, the U.S. Global AIDS coordinator. She says this is an "exciting" time in the global fight against the disease.
Dec. 1, 2016
This marks the first time in 60 years that a sitting French president hasn't sought re-election. Hollande is extremely unpopular, and this opens up the candidate field for his Socialist Party.
Dec. 1, 2016
The unmanned rocket stopped transmitting data about six minutes after it took off from Kazakhstan, and never made it to space. This is the third botched launch of a Russian spacecraft in two years.
Dec. 1, 2016
The gun's design and intended use are at the heart of the plaintiffs' case, as the families' attorneys say the weapon should never have been sold to civilians.
Dec. 1, 2016
The future of the rule is extremely uncertain. Even if the Obama administration wins its appeal, the incoming Trump administration has already threatened to scrap the measure.
Dec. 1, 2016
A magnetic pulse to a certain spot in the brain of healthy volunteers restored recently "forgotten" thoughts, researchers found. The study is shifting the understanding of short-term recall.
Dec. 1, 2016
Like President Obama, Trump must deal with the millions of old-school middle-skill jobs, like manufacturing, that just aren't coming back.
Dec. 1, 2016
Dr. Raj Panjabi started Last Mile Health to bring health care to remote parts of Liberia. Now he's received the very generous TED Prize, to be used to fulfill "a wish."
Dec. 1, 2016
The northernmost community in the U.S. has voted to officially restore its traditional Inupiaq name.
Dec. 1, 2016
The Department of Justice says Princess Cruise Lines will pay a $40 million penalty for "deliberate pollution of the seas and intentional acts to cover it up."
Dec. 1, 2016
Skin tone is only part of the challenge for an oft-tattooed customer who wants to see herself reflected in the "human canvases" of tattoo artists.
Dec. 1, 2016

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