The Interior Department said it denied six pending applications in part because Obama has blocked Atlantic drilling under a five-year offshore drilling plan finalized late last year.
The four black suspects were charged for hate crimes against a white suburban teenager, kidnapping and battery. They were to make their first court appearance Friday.
Though the unemployment rate rose to 4.7 percent from a nine-year low of 4.6 percent, it did so for an encouraging reason: More people began looking for work.
Its forecast called for 4 inches or more of snow for parts of Georgia, South Carolina and the piedmont and foothills of North Carolina.
President-elect Donald Trump said he wants his administration to develop a plan in its first 90 days to “aggressively combat and stop cyberattacks.”
Hamza bin Laden was officially named an al-Qaida member in 2014 by his father’s successor, Ayman al-Zawahiri.
Trump tweeted Thursday that if the Japanese automaker goes ahead with plans to build the compact Corolla in a new factory in Mexico instead of the U.S., it faces a “big border tax” when it ships the cars north.
A brief video posted on Twitter showed a police officer lifting and dropping a girl on her left side, then pulling her to her feet and leading her away.
One by one, friends and family members walked up to the witness stand and testified about the nine black church members gunned down during a Bible study in Charleston on June 17, 2015.
President-elect Donald Trump will appoint former Indiana Senator Dan Coats as Director of National Intelligence.
The move means boarded-up property will no longer be synonymous with blight in Ohio.
The packed, rush-hour train crashed as it entered Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn on Wednesday morning.
Chicago police don’t believe a man beaten in an assault broadcast live on Facebook was targeted because he was white despite profanities made by the accused assailants.
The front of the slow-moving train hit a bumping block as it pulled into Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn, left the tracks and smashed into a small structure, apparently a work area.
The retailer said Wednesday that sales at its established stores fell 2.1 percent in November and December compared to the same period last year. Macy’s Inc. pointed to changing consumer behavior and said its performance reflects the challenges that are facing much of the retail industry.
President-elect Donald Trump barnstormed GOP primaries and left one opponent after in tatters campaigning on an anti-Washington and anti-establishment platform.
For eight years of President Obama, here are eight of the best moments of Obama’s presidency.
Behind the pomp and circumstance is the peaceful transfer of power to the next leader of the free world.
Obama signed legislation enabling gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military, directed government agencies to combat LGBT rights abuses internationally, and endorsed gay marriage.
House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said “transition relief” plans are already afoot. Plenty of questions remain, including the repeal bill’s details, costs and when it would take effect.