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Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:54 PM CST

Trump Taps Owner of NY Jets for UK Ambassador: Official

Trump Taps Owner of NY Jets for UK Ambassador: Official

Billionaire New York Jets owner Woody Johnson will become the next ambassador to Britain, an official on President-elect Donald Trump's transition team confirmed to NBC News Thursday. Trump hinted at the...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 11:43 AM CST

GOP Elects Ronna McDaniel to Lead RNC

GOP Elects Ronna McDaniel to Lead RNC

The Republican National Committee on Thursday unanimously elected Ronna Romney McDaniel to serve as its chairman, tapping a woman to lead the national GOP. The hand-picked choice of President-elect Donald...

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Trump at Inaugural Concert: 'I Will Work So Hard'

Trump at Inaugural Concert: 'I Will Work So Hard'

With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamoring for change. The capital...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:24 AM CST

Some in Texas Town of Jewett Welcome Donald Trump Presidency

Some in Texas Town of Jewett Welcome Donald Trump Presidency

Throughout the campaign, as Trump pledged to unleash the oil and gas industries, end the so-called war on coal, and stop cheap imports from undermining U.S. manufacturing, his promises spoke to few places as...

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George H.W. Bush Recovering; Barbara '1,000 Percent Better'

George H.W. Bush Recovering; Barbara '1,000 Percent Better'

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, remain hospitalized in Houston Thursday, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being watched after complaining of fatigue and...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 04:04 AM CST

'Pussyhat Project' Founders Talk Pink Hats to Protest Trump

'Pussyhat Project' Founders Talk Pink Hats to Protest Trump

Activists from Southern California founded what they call the Pussyhat Project – a symbolic rebuke of the infamous remarks made by President-elect Donald Trump. They plan to take their knitted hats on a march in...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 10:31 AM CST

Michelle Obama Says Goodbye to 'People's House' in Video

Michelle Obama Says Goodbye to 'People's House' in Video

The boxes are taped, the moving vans are filling up and the staffers have said their goodbyes. On Friday, the first family will move out of the house they’ve called home since 2009. But before they turn over the...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 06:44 AM CST

Inaugural Things to Watch: the Speech, the Dress and More

Inaugural Things to Watch: the Speech, the Dress and More

From a morning stop at church through the swearing-in to the last dance of the evening, it's going to be an inaugural marathon on Friday. Donald Trump will take Washington by storm, no matter what the weather....

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 01:10 PM CST

Perry Regrets Plan to Abolish Department of Energy

Perry Regrets Plan to Abolish Department of Energy

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, said Thursday he regrets his infamous statement about abolishing the federal agency and insisted it performs a...

Thursday, Jan 19, 2017 at 06:01 AM CST

Day Before Inauguration, State Department Lacks Interim Boss

Day Before Inauguration, State Department Lacks Interim Boss

It's a little more than a day before Donald Trump becomes president and he still has no one ready to run American diplomacy until his nominee is confirmed. And with Russian-sponsored Syrian peace talks scheduled...

 
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