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Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 10:50 PM CST

SMU Students Going to Trump Inauguration

SMU Students Going to Trump Inauguration

When the 45th president of the United States is sworn in, several SMU students will be there to witness it in person as part of their class studies.

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 04:21 PM CST

Senate Hearings to Start for Trump Cabinet Nominees

Senate Hearings to Start for Trump Cabinet Nominees

Senate hearings for President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet appointees start Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, a day after Trump reportedly named son-in-law Jared Kushner as his senior advisor.

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 05:26 PM CST

Trump Son-in-Law To Be Senior Advisor to President

Trump Son-in-Law To Be Senior Advisor to President

President-elect Donald J. Trump announced Monday that Jared Kushner will serve as senior advisor to the president. “It is an honor to serve our country,” Kushner said in a statement. “I am energized by the...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 11:59 AM CST

Oil Slump Socks Texas Budget, Making Spending Cuts Likely

Oil Slump Socks Texas Budget, Making Spending Cuts Likely

A prolonged oil slump is leaving Texas with a grim spending forecast, and one top Republican lawmaker says budget cuts are now certain.

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 02:38 PM CST

Hillary Clinton Gets Standing Ovations at Broadway's 'The Color Purple'

Hillary Clinton Gets Standing Ovations at Broadway's 'The Color Purple'

Hillary Clinton won a more welcoming reception on Broadway than Vice President-elect Mike Pence did a few weeks ago. Audience members at Sunday afternoon’s performance of “The Color Purple”—the show’s final...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 10:36 AM CST

Domestic Violence Bill Highlighted in Texas Session

Domestic Violence Bill Highlighted in Texas Session

The 2017 legislative session begins Tuesday, and on the table will be two new bills that take aim at domestic violence in Texas.

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 06:45 AM CST

Trump's Efforts to Step Away From Private Empire Limited

Trump's Efforts to Step Away From Private Empire Limited

President-elect Donald Trump pledged to step away from his family-owned international real estate development, property management and licensing business before taking office Jan. 20. With less than two weeks...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 08:35 PM CST

Trump Predicts Cabinet Picks Will Be Confirmed

Trump Predicts Cabinet Picks Will Be Confirmed

Facing a week of high-profile tests for his administration-in-waiting, President-elect Donald Trump predicted Monday that all of his Cabinet picks would win Senate confirmation even as Democrats charged that...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 07:06 AM CST

GM CEO: Won't Change Production Plans Despite Trump Tweet

GM CEO: Won't Change Production Plans Despite Trump Tweet

General Motors has no plans to change where it produces small cars because of criticism from President-elect Donald Trump, the company's top executive said Sunday night. CEO Mary Barra said the auto business...

Monday, Jan 9, 2017 at 06:00 AM CST

Questions About Hacking Swirl as Trump Enters Critical Week

Questions About Hacking Swirl as Trump Enters Critical Week

President-elect Donald Trump and his aides are entering a crucial week in his presidential transition as he and his Cabinet nominees undergo public questioning about their approach to Russia and potential...

 
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