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Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 05:43 AM CST

Trump Picks WWE's Linda McMahon for SBA Job

Trump Picks WWE's Linda McMahon for SBA Job

President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration. McMahon and her husband, Vince, founded and built World Wrestling...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 05:53 AM CST

'My Friend Joe': Senators Pay Tribute to Biden

'My Friend Joe': Senators Pay Tribute to Biden

Vice President Joe Biden was presiding over the Senate floor during a tribute in his honor on Wednesday. "Mr. President, you have been a real friend. You have been a trusted partner and it has been an honor to...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 04:55 PM CST

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

Trump Taps Retired General for Homeland Security: Sources

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen retired Marine Gen. John Kelly, whose last command included oversight of the Guantanamo Bay detention center, to run the Department of Homeland Security, people close...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 07:36 AM CST

Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed'

Michelle Obama on Election Night: 'I Went to Bed'

Michelle Obama did not stay out of bed long enough on election night to see Donald Trump pass 270 electoral votes, she said in a recent interview with People magazine. “I went to bed. I don’t like to watch the...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 07:53 AM CST

Trump: Alec Baldwin 'SNL' Imitation Doesn't Get Me at All

Trump: Alec Baldwin 'SNL' Imitation Doesn't Get Me at All

The newly minted the Time Person of the Year wouldn't answer Matt Lauer's questions on whether it would probably be better for him to just stop watching "Saturday Night Live."

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 03:31 AM CST

Texas v. Arkansas Queso Battle: And the Winner Is...

Texas v. Arkansas Queso Battle: And the Winner Is...

A heated Twitter war among U.S. senators from Texas and Arkansas boiled down to a blind taste test in the U.S. Capitol Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 04:11 AM CST

Finalists Compete to Replace Retiring Dallas City Manager

Finalists Compete to Replace Retiring Dallas City Manager

Five finalists for the job of Dallas city manager shuttled between private interviews with City Council members Tuesday afternoon and meetings with citizens Tuesday evening.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 06:55 PM CST

Critics Worry After Trump Security Chief Fuels Conspiracies

Critics Worry After Trump Security Chief Fuels Conspiracies

On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump's White House than retired Gen. Michael T. Flynn. Yet Flynn, Trump's incoming national security adviser...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 05:34 AM CST

Fact-Checking Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

Fact-Checking Trump's Air Force One Cost Claim

President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing's contract to build a new presidential aircraft to replace the aging Reagan-era model that currently shuttles the president around...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 05:13 PM CST

Terrorists Today Pose No 'Existential Threat': Obama

Terrorists Today Pose No 'Existential Threat': Obama

President Barack Obama says the fight he's led against the Islamic State group has been relentless, sustainable and multilateral. He says it demonstrates a shift in how the U.S. takes on terrorists around the...

 

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