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Voters chose Donald Trump, but now he hopes to return the favor with a looming far-reaching decision that could impact the lives of Americans on a range of hot-button issues for another generation.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, President-elect Donald Trump continued stocking his cabinet on Wednesday, naming three new nominees – including one-time rival Dr. Ben Carson, who’s set to head the department of Housing and Urban Development.
Forest fires are affecting 10 regions in Peru, including four protected natural zones in the northern provinces of Cajamarca, Lambayeque and Tumbes, the Sernanp national protected areas service reported on Wednesday.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday offered a prayer that the nation will begin to come together after one of the most acrimonious campaigns in decades.
Haiti's Provisional Election Council warned Wednesday that it will sanction candidates who declare themselves to be winners without waiting for the Nov. 28 publication of official results from the national elections last weekend.
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer said Wednesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that by picking Betsy Devos as Education Secretary, "this is Donald Trump's way of saying that he is serious about school choice. Republicans talked about it, have talked about it for 30 years."
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday denied claims by the opposition that his government has withdrawn from a Vatican-mediated dialogue aimed at resolving the Andean nation's political crisis.
Officials settled a deadlocked race for a spot on a city council in suburban Salt Lake City by drawing names from a pilgrim hat and flipping a coin — a decision-by-chance that Utah and a number of other states allow to break ties in elections or appointments.
Most politicians deserve to have their ears tweaked by the voters, Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez said here Wednesday.
Former OAS Secretary-General Jose Miguel Insulza said Wednesday that he plans to seek the Socialist Party's nomination for president of Chile.
President Obama on Wednesday fulfilled the White House tradition of pardoning a Thanksgiving turkey amid a somber message about second chances and so many bad jokes, he said his two daughters decided to skip it.
President-elect Donald Trump selected a charter school advocate and GOP donor from Michigan on Wednesday to be education secretary. Betsy DeVos becomes the second woman chosen to fill a spot in Trump's Cabinet.
Rep. Will Guzzardi, who represents Chicago’s heavily-Hispanic northwest side, said that the proposed wall that was a cornerstone of Trump's presidential campaign sends the wrong message and introduced on Tuesday his plan, which proposes divesting Illinois' pension funds from any businesses involved with the wall.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday tapped South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley for the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, his first appointment of a woman to a key position in his future administration.
Susana Martinez wants incoming state lawmakers to know that the state's permanent investment fund should be off limits from efforts to resolve a state budget deficit.
Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles, a top opposition leader and two-time presidential candidate, said Wednesday that Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's administration had abandoned the talks that started on Oct. 30 with the mediation of the Vatican and the Union of South American Nations, or Unasur.
Despite his electoral victory, a majority of Americans do not support President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promises to overturn Roe v. Wade, build a border wall with Mexico or cut off the path to citizenship for undocumented workers, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll.
President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday chose South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
A new poll shows that Trump won the White House with just 8 percent of the black vote, 28 percent of the Hispanic electorate and 27 percent of Asian-Americans.