In a statement, Trump said he was “thrilled to nominate” Carson, describing the retired neurosurgeon as having “a brilliant mind” and saying he “is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities.”
President-elect Donald Trump’s plan calls for fewer tax brackets, shrinking corporate taxes, extending child care tax credits and eliminating the head-of-household category.
GasBuddy expects prices to continue to rise over the next several weeks even though the oil production cuts don’t take effect until January.
Roof, accused of fatally shooting nine black parishioners at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, asked a judge over the weekend if he could use his attorneys during the guilt phase, but still be his own lawyer during the penalty phase.
A man who said he was investigating a fake news story about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza place was arrested after firing a rifle inside the Washington, D.C., restaurant, police said.
Trump’s decision, announced early Monday by his transition office, comes as the real estate mogul continues a series of interviews, meetings with aides and other deliberations aimed at forming his administration.
Presidential candidate Jill Stein’s fight to force presidential recounts in three states focuses Monday on Pennsylvania, where her Green Party is seeking an emergency … More »
The Army Corps of Engineers refused Sunday to grant the company permission to extend the pipeline beneath a Missouri River reservoir.
Authorities say they expect the number to rise when they resume work later Monday following a temporary work stoppage.
The decision is a victory for the several thousand camped near the construction site, who’ve said for months that the four-state, $3.8 billion project would threaten a water source and cultural sites.
The early Saturday fire killed a man and a woman and two girls, ages 8 and 9.
On Friday night, fire ripped through the cluttered space during a dance party, killing at least 33 people. Oakland officials say the death toll is expected to rise.
The average price of regular grade gasoline is unchanged nationally over the last two weeks, holding steady at $2.20 a gallon.
In a series of early-morning tweets Sunday, Trump vowed a 35 percent 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.
15 rail cars derailed, including one tank car carrying a hazardous solvent.
The military caravan bearing his remains in a flag-draped cedar coffin left the Plaza of the Revolution in the eastern city of Santiago at 6:39 a.m. Thousands of people lined the two-mile route to Santa Ifigenia cemetery, waving Cuban flags and shouting “Long live Fidel!”
The group Veterans Stand for Standing Rock will meet at noon Sunday in Cannon Ball. Already, a few hundred of them have arrived in camp and the group’s GoFundMe.com page had raised more than $1 million of its $1.2 million goal by Sunday — money due to go toward food, transportation and supplies.
Officials announced the new figure early Sunday and said only about 20 percent of the charred remains of the building have been searched. The search for bodies is expected to continue at least 48 hours.
A Morton County Sheriff’s Office news release details the conditions as outlined Saturday by Cass County Sheriff Paul Laney, which he said are meant to de-escalate conflict.
Former residents said it was a death trap with few exits, a rickety makeshift staircase, piles of driftwood and a labyrinth of electrical cords. The ground floor had five recreational vehicles and other nooks used as living spaces that were rented out to tenants.