Obama Defends Chelsea Manning Decision, Pushes Back Against Trump in Final Press Conference
President Obama defended his decision to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning as he bid farewell Wednesday to the White House press corps during the final press conference of his presidency. "Chelsea Manning has served a tough prison sentence," ...
Obama to Hold His Last News Conference as President
In final news conference, Obama defends a free press, his last acts in office
Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence
New York Times
Josh Earnest, Obama spokesman, has a warning for his successor
White House press secretary Josh Earnest has some words of caution for his successor, Sean Spicer: Donald Trump's habits with a certain social media platform could make your life very difficult. Yes, we're talking about Twitter, and President-elect ...
Obama looks to pressure Trump on the media
Why one of Obama's favorite programs isn't going away
Obama makes wave of final appointments for well-connected friends, celebs
The Case for Donald Trump's Official White House Photographer
In the next 48 hours, as President Barack Obama prepares to leave the White House, his official photographer, Pete Souza, will document the last moments of his history-making presidency. The photographs Souza will take on Jan. 20 will join the more ...
EPA nominee Scott Pruitt won't say if he would recuse himself from his own lawsuits against the agency
Scott Pruitt, who repeatedly has sued the Environmental Protection Agency during his tenure as Oklahoma attorney general, declined to say Wednesday whether he would recuse himself from those ongoing cases if confirmed as the agency's new leader.
EPA nominee Scott Pruitt contradicts Trump claim that climate change is a hoax
Scott Pruitt, Trump's Pick to Head EPA, Questions Human Impact on Climate Change
Jimmy Kimmel: Trump's EPA pick 'a piece of s---'
US scientists officially declare 2016 the hottest year on record. That makes three in a row.
This story has been updated. In a powerful testament to the warming of the planet, two leading U.S. science agencies Wednesday jointly declared 2016 the hottest year on record, surpassing the previous record set just last year — which, itself, had ...
Climate change: Data shows 2016 likely to be warmest year yet
Earth sets hottest year record for third-straight time,
2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record
Trump's Commerce pick backs public spending on transportation
Amid concerns from rural Republicans on Wednesday, President-elect Donald Trump · Donald TrumpChristie blames wife for no Trump role Trump's UN pick threads needle on Russia, NATO Senate panel approves Mattis for Defense secretary MORE's ...
Commerce nominee Ross says top priority is renegotiating NAFTA
Ross: NAFTA is job one
Wilbur Ross: Donald Trump's Lofty Economic Targets 'Certainly' Feasible
George HW Bush, Barbara Bush both hospitalized, spokesman says
(CNN) Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, former First Lady Barbara Bush, have both been hospitalized, his spokesman said Wednesday. Former President George H.W. Bush. Photos: Former President George H.W. Bush. Bush sits with ...
Former president George HW Bush hospitalized in Houston; Barbara Bush also under care
George HW Bush and Wife Barbara Hospitalized as 'Precaution' for Separate Health Issues
Former President George H.W. Bush, wife Barbara hospitalized
A guide to inauguration week parties, exhibitions, concerts and more
Inaugural weekends in Washington are rarely as reserved, or as compact, as the one ahead for Donald Trump. The Republican president-elect, who will be sworn in on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Friday, will visit fewer balls, walk fewer steps on a ...
Democrat explains why she's going to Trump's inauguration
Your Guide to Who's Performing at Trump's Inauguration
Gwen Moore won't join Trump inauguration boycott
Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report
A new analysis that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it intensified the battle this week over the landmark health-care law as President-elect Donald ...
Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusion
Donald Trump, Rand Paul and the myth of a cheap Obamacare replacement
18 Million People Could Lose Insurance In First Year After Partial Obamacare Repeal
Wall Street Journal
Gambia's National Assembly Extends Defeated President's Term, Stirring Regional Unrest
Wall Street Journal
Several West African countries prepared to intervene in Gambia should President Yahya Jammeh refuse to step down when his mandate expires early Thursday. Mr. Jammeh, who has ruled this nation of two million people for more than 22 years, lost ...
Senegal troops move to Gambia border as Jammeh crisis grows
Gambia Shudders as Defeated President Yahya Jammeh Tightens Grip Before Inauguration
West Africa Readies Force to Ensure Gambian Inauguration