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Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 02:23 PM PST

Sheriff Criticizes Texas Commissioner's Account of 'Attack'

Sheriff Criticizes Texas Commissioner's Account of 'Attack'

A claim by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller that "illegal aliens" attacked a hunting party in remote West Texas is being discounted by the local sheriff who says the hunters fired on one another....

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 03:16 PM PST

Interior Nominee Zinke Disputes Trump on Climate Change

Interior Nominee Zinke Disputes Trump on Climate Change

Donald Trump's choice to head the Interior Department on Tuesday rejected the president-elect's claim that climate change is a hoax, saying it is indisputable that environmental changes are affecting the world's...

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Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to DC and Why

Voices From Inauguration Weekend: Who Is Going to DC and Why

Donald Trump will be sworn in as the country's 45th president on Friday and thousands of his supporters from across the country will attend to witness the historic event. They hope his presidency will be the...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 09:58 AM PST

Putin Accuses Obama's Gov't of Trying to Undermine Trump

Putin Accuses Obama's Gov't of Trying to Undermine Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin is accusing the outgoing U.S. administration of trying to undermine President-elect Donald Trump by spreading fake allegations. Putin, speaking at a news conference Tuesday,...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 02:40 PM PST

New Polls Find Most Americans Sour on Trump's Transition

New Polls Find Most Americans Sour on Trump's Transition

New polling shows that the majority of Americans disapprove of the way President-elect Donald Trump is handling his transition into power, with less than a week to go until his inauguration. Just 40 percent of...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 03:12 PM PST

List of Democrats Boycotting Trump Inauguration Tops 50

List of Democrats Boycotting Trump Inauguration Tops 50

The roster of House Democrats planning to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration grew to more than 50 on Tuesday in a protest of the New York businessman's policies and his repeated criticism of...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 08:08 PM PST

Clinton Supporters Stuck with Pricey Hotels for Inauguration

Clinton Supporters Stuck with Pricey Hotels for Inauguration

Many Hillary Clinton supporters who thought they would be witnessing history on Friday are finding themselves locked into non-refundable hotel rooms they booked well in advance of the November election results.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 04:54 AM PST

Trump, in Flap With Civil Rights Icon, Meets With MLK's Son

Trump, in Flap With Civil Rights Icon, Meets With MLK's Son

Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 04:51 AM PST

Tweeter-in-Chief? Trump Will Keep Personal Handle

Tweeter-in-Chief? Trump Will Keep Personal Handle

President-elect Donald Trump will maintain his personal Twitter account and other social media after his inauguration on Friday, transition officials told NBC News. The move comes amid uncertainty over how...

Monday, Jan 16, 2017 at 01:24 PM PST

Memorable Lines From Presidential Inaugurations

Memorable Lines From Presidential Inaugurations

Inaugural addresses signal what an administration hopes to accomplish, and often how it will be different from the outgoing one, according to one expert. With President-elect Donald Trump set to give his...

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