The possible selection of Mitt Romney, who is on Donald J. Trump's shortlist for Secretary of State despite being a forceful critic throughout the campaign, has been met with trepidation from many of the working-class voters that propelled the Republican to his astonishing victory.
MORE: The Department of the Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army's Assistant Secretary for Civil Works announced today.
New York is loosening restrictions in its nearly year-old medical marijuana law but, to the dismay of some pot advocates, there is no sign the state is in any hurry to join eight other states in embracing full legalization.
NEW: In a handwritten request, the 22-year-old Roof asks U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel to bring his defense team back on board for the guilt phase of his federal death penalty trial, which begins this week in Charleston.
Firearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald J. Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.
In a series of early-morning tweets Sunday, Donald J. Trump vowed a 35% tax on products sold inside the U.S. by any business that fired American workers and built a new factory or plant in another country.
Escaping a fire-filled forest as thousands did recently in and around Gatlinburg, Tennessee, can be more traumatic than hurricanes, floods or earthquakes, experts say. One reason: Flames spread so rapidly that people had no time to prepare.
"Make no mistake—the Jill Stein campaign will continue to fight for a statewide recount in Pennsylvania," says recount campaign lawyer Jonathan Abady. "We are committed to this fight to protect the civil and voting rights of all Americans."