President Obama Commutes Sentences for 330 People

(NEW YORK) --  President Obama granted commutations Thursday to 330 people, most of whom were serving long sentences for drug crimes.

Obama granted commutation to a total of 1,715 peop... Read More

Rick Perry Deflects on Whether Energy Department Budget Cuts Coming

(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump's 2016 GOP primary rival, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, on Thursday testified in his Senate confirmation hearing for energy secretary that he regretted once calling for the elimination of the agency, but deflected on whet... Read More

No, Donald Trump Didn't Un-Invite Hillary Clinton from the Inauguration

(NEW YORK) — Facebook has been buzzing with news about Friday's presidential inauguration — but not all of the stories filling our feeds have been true.

One recent story headlined "BREAKING: Clinton Invited Herself To Trump&rsq... Read More

Mike Pence Says Transition Finished 'On Schedule and Under Budget'

(WASHINGTON) -- Vice President-elect Mike Pence said that the transition team finished their job "on schedule and under budget," borrowing a line that President-elect Donald Trump has used in discussing his real estate projects.

"We will a... Read More

Trump Names Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

(WASHINGTON) -- President-elect Donald Trump tapped former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue for secretary of agriculture, the last appointee named to Trump's proposed Cabinet.

“I am proud and honored to be joining President-elect Trump&rsqu... Read More

What to Expect in Donald Trump's First 100 Days

(WASHINGTON) -- After Donald Trump is inaugurated on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, he will immediately face the first test of his presidency: His accomplishments in the first 100 days in the White House.

Back in Octobe... Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Donald Trump’s Inauguration

(WASHINGTON) — The countdown clock on the White House transition is winding down as specifics about Donald Trump's inauguration are being finalized.

Here is everything to know about Inauguration Day:

Easy Pick of a... Read More

Ivanka Trump Says She Will Not Be Filling In as 'First Lady' in Trump Administration

(NEW YORK) — Ivanka Trump dispelled speculation that she would be filling in as a surrogate first lady or occupying the East Wing office of the White House, traditionally reserved for the president’s wife.

Speculation that Ivan... Read More

POLL: Trump’s Inauguration: Celebration for Some, Stress for Others

(NEW YORK) — A day of celebration for Donald Trump’s supporters has another impact on his critics: for them, the inauguration brings stress.

Stress soars, unsurprisingly, among Americans who preferred Hillary Clinton for the pr... Read More

Inauguration Festivities to Officially Kick Off in DC

(WASHINGTON) — Inauguration festivities are set to kick off on Thursday, with President-elect Donald Trump participating in a number of ceremonial activities in and around Washington, D.C.

The soon-to-be commander-in-chief will start... Read More

House Speaker Ryan Hopes White House Will Be 'Tempering Agent' for Trump

(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said he believes the White House will be a "tempering agent" for President-elect Donald Trump and get him to focus on work rather than picking fights on social media.

"We're different people," R... Read More