President-elect Donald J. Trump has tapped governors, business executives and retired military officers for his administration, but there’s one group largely absent from the appointments so far: long-time Trump loyalists.
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has deflected questions about whether more aggressive action by city building inspectors could have prevented the tragedy at the cluttered artists' space known as the Ghost Ship.
FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation officials now believe the tip that led to heightened security at Metro Los Angeles rail stations may have come from an individual who has made previous reports that turned out to be false.
In an interview with Stephen Colbert, Vice President Biden again refused to definitively rule out a 2020 presidential bid, even suggesting he'll be in "better shape" than President-elect Donald J. Trump when the next election comes around.
Reports out of Indonesia say at least 20 people have been killed and a number of buildings have completely collapsed in the country's Aceh province following 6.4-magnitude quake. Heavy equipment has been deployed for the effort to search for survivors. [ Abcn.ws Link ]