The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced a smoking ban in public housing on Wednesday, igniting a variety of responses.
The president-elect claims to have struck a deal to save 800 jobs, but it's unclear which jobs were saved and what workers may have had to give up to save them.
Green Party candidate Jill Stein led the push for a recount in Wisconsin, which Trump won by about 11,000 votes, and Clinton joined the effort to ensure the process "is fair to all sides."
While Cuban-American relations have thawed, Cubans exiled in the U.S. are hoping Fidel Castro's death will lead to a tougher stance against the communist nation.
As a Thanksgiving gift, Ronny Orta was given a plane ticket to Venezuela by teammates. Across the US, examples of generosity are evident.
The additional charges could subject Ahmad Rahimi to life in prison if he's convicted for bombings that injured 30 people in Manhattan and New Jersey.
The president-elect has also indicated flexibility on other campaign centerpieces, including the full repeal of Obamacare and the deportation of all illegal immigrants.
With "a long way to go," according to one insider, Trump's senior team is putting a premium on quickly filling key national security posts.
While there are many GOP supporters of free trade and TPP in Congress, the party leadership is focused on working with Trump towards new legislation next year.
Hawaii and Arizona, along with three US territories, already don't observe daylight saving time. More than a dozen others have considered ditching it.
Greenville Mayor Errick Simmons called the arson, and the spray-painted phrase "Vote Trump," a a hate crime "intended to interfere with worship and intimidate voters."
Militant younger activists are seeking more aggressive tactics to stop the Dakota Access pipeline, while others are pleading for continuing a peaceful protest centered on prayer.
The Chicago Cubs won a World Series game at Wrigley Field for the first time since 1945 with a 3-2 victory Sunday night. The Cleveland Indians lead the World Series 3-2.
Justice Department officials expressed concern that the FBI publicizing the new Clinton emails could give the appearance of interference in an election.
Unlike past responses to email controversies, Clinton and her backers have responded forcefully, describing the FBI's announcement so close to the election as "unprecedented."
Though protesters were trained in nonviolent civil disobedience, law enforcement officials say they were concerned that 'a faction' might turn violent.
A new report by the Human Rights Campaign, an LGBT advocacy group, finds that more cities than ever are implementing initiatives to protect LGBT rights, despite pushback from states.
Tornadoes and heavy rain walloped the Pacific Northwest Friday, causing power outages. On Saturday, more winds and rain are forecast as what's left of Typhoon Songda arrives.
On Saturday, hurricane Matthew raked the Georgia and South Carolina coasts with torrential rain and stiff winds. But the hurricane's eye, mercifully stayed just far enough offshore that coastal communities didn't feel the full force of its winds.
California voters will decide whether to legalize the cultivation, sale and recreational use of marijuana in November, but some pot growers in the state oppose it.
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