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Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 05:55 PM EST

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 08:36 AM EST

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 08:53 AM EST

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."

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 08:28 AM EST

Sherwood's Notebook: As MGM Casino Opens... Caution Ahead

Sherwood's Notebook: As MGM Casino Opens... Caution Ahead

Crowds are expected this week to jam the roadways to the new MGM National Harbor casino in Prince George’s County. The table games and thousands of slot machines are likely going to be jammed with players,...

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2016 at 05:53 AM EST

Groups Call Blocking of Inaugural Protests Unconstitutional

Groups Call Blocking of Inaugural Protests Unconstitutional

Protest organizers and their attorneys say the National Park Service is quashing dissent by blocking access to public space for those who want to demonstrate during President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration.

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 07:55 PM EST

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 06:34 AM EST

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 06:29 PM EST

DC Mayor Says She Discussed Metro, Statehood With Trump

DC Mayor Says She Discussed Metro, Statehood With Trump

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser says she had "a wide-ranging discussion'' with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Tuesday and emphasized to him that the city does not get special treatment from the federal...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 06:13 PM EST

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...

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 at 08:58 PM EST

DC Council Initially Passes 8 Weeks Paid Family Leave

DC Council Initially Passes 8 Weeks Paid Family Leave

District of Columbia lawmakers will be voting on whether to force private employers to provide the nation's most generous paid family leave benefits.

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