FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2016 photo, former Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson during Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's roundtable meeting with the Republican Leadership Initiative in his offices at Trump Tower in New York. Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Trump taps former campaign rival Carson as housing secretary

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 smiles as he arrives to speak at an election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

7 winners and losers in Trump’s tax plan

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.

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Indiana Tech announces new president

In a search that involved over 70 applicants, Indiana Tech Board of Trustees has named the new university president as Dr. Karl W. Einolf.

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Red Cross urges blood donations

The American Red Cross is encouraging donations by offering free long-sleeved t-shirts, while supplies last, to those who donate from December 22 through January 8.