The U.S. broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1979.
No fewer than three retired Army and Marine leaders are on tap for high-level government jobs normally reserved for civilians.
Americans’ confidence in the economy shifted from negative to positive territory after Donald Trump was elected president last month
The Senate passed on Thursday a 10-year extension of existing U.S. sanctions on Iran.
President-elect Donald Trump spoke at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati, an event billed as the USA Thank You Tour.”
President Barack Obama has been considering whether to adopt the position since last December.
He is a former Marine Corps general who retired in 2013 after serving as the commander of the U.S. Central Command.
The justices struggled with how to resolve the issue, which took on increased importance because of President-elect Donald Trump’s vows.
He also moved forward with Cabinet selections, choosing Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary and Wilbur Ross for Commerce.
That disenchantment manifested itself in 63 lawmakers supporting Ms. Pelosi’s opponent, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, in the secret-ballot vote.
Potential conflicts of interest are weighed differently for different elected officials.
Under pressure to avoid any appearance of a conflict of interest, Trump announced his plans in a series of tweets.
The 60-year lease of the federal property prohibits any elected official from owning a share of the project.
Donald Trump’s candidacy raised questions about the college president’s influence, open discourse, and practicality versus principles.
The president-elect was viewed as enlisting a trio of nominees with deep ties to Washington and Wall Street to fill out his Cabinet.
The approach could allow congressional Republicans to take swift action on one of President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises.
The justices appeared skeptical of the way the state decides who must be spared the death penalty on account of intellectual disability.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein is pushing the statewide recount, contending the Nov. 8 election was illegal and its results inaccurate.
The 62-year-old six-term congressman and orthopedic surgeon is a leading critic of President Barack Obama’s sweeping health care law.
Three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the flight from the States to Cuba’s capital in more than 50 years touched down Monday.
New regulations explain what states must do to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act, the law that replaced No Child Left Behind.
A passenger who posted a video posted to Facebook said the Trump supporter was yelling out at some passengers, calling them “Hillary b—es.”
A key activist group is starting to mobilize for the bare-knuckle fight that is sure to follow the president-elect’s nomination.
The president-elect scoffed at Hillary Clinton’s edge in the popular vote and returned to his campaign mantra of a rigged race.
The comments by Trump advisers Kellyanne Conway and Reince Priebus followed the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
The money is needed to post bonds for recounts in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Michigan.
Trump also announced his pick for White House counsel, choosing Donald F. McGahn II, a Washington election lawyer.
It is a victory to Midwest farmers at the expense of oil companies that say they are struggling with the program’s costs.
Campaign manager David Cobb said Wednesday that they “do not have confidence in the integrity of the election results.”
Injecting diversity into his Cabinet-to-be, the president-elect selected two women who used to have unflattering things to say about him.
Justice Department data show the president has far outpaced modern presidents.
It is the latest U.S. license for commercial activity with the Islamic Republic following last year’s nuclear deal.
The regulation sought to shrink the so-called “white collar exemption” and more than double the salary threshold for overtime.
Kiron Skinner is founding director of the Institute for Politics and Strategy in CMU’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
His vow to jail “Crooked Hillary” Clinton brought thunderous “Lock her up” chants at his rallies. Now? “I don’t want to hurt the Clintons.”
Hundreds of white nationalist sympathizers spent the weekend at a conference in Washington.
Depending on the outcome of a likely appeal, the case could have national implications.
The parties agreed that it makes little sense to continue fighting over the policy given the change in administration, their lawyers said.
Meanwhile, the president-elect did not immediately announce any appointments after a series of meetings Monday in Trump Tower.
For some reason, the people who run the Dallas Love Field airport don’t want anything to do with a presidential exhibit.
The Senate judiciary committee is deciding whether to reschedule the hearing, possibly with subpoenas to the witnesses.
However, after a weekend meeting with a long list of potential administration appointees, the president-elect did not reveal any more picks.
The four-minute discussion represented the first time the leaders had spoken in person since the Group of 20 convened in China in September.
Environmentalists say industrial activity in the icy waters will harm whales, walruses and other wildlife and exacerbate global warming.
Foremost among them was Mitt Romney, who is now thought to be in the running for secretary of state.
An actor in the hit show aimedremarks about diversity at the vice president-elect who has opposed marriage equality for gays and lesbians
New York's attorney general the settlements would resolve lawsuits over Trump University, Trump’s former school for real estate investors.
Some Pennsylvania Republicans hopes Beaver County native David Urban can play a bigger role in national politics.
Immigration courts, which issue deportation orders, set bond and grant or deny asylum, currently have a backlog of more than 500,000 cases.
Jess Sessions, a former prosecutor elected to the Senate in 1996, serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee.