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Kellyanne Conway Brings Blunt Talk About Gender to the White House

Kellyanne Conway’s appointment Thursday as counselor to the president elevates a woman to a key position of power in an administration that’s faced criticism over being too white and male.<p>Out of 26 named White House staff or cabinet members thus far, only six, including Conway, are women. She …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump

We finally have an effective Ebola vaccine. The war on the disease is about to change.

A study confirmed that the new vaccine is 100 percent effective.<p>It took a major Ebola epidemic that led to more than 11,000 deaths, but we now finally have a successful Ebola vaccine candidate in development. If approved, the vaccine would vastly reduce the likelihood of ever seeing another major …

Disease

New push to rename L.A. freeway after Barack Obama

There are Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson boulevards in Los Angeles, Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive in Manhattan and Gerald Ford Drive in Rancho Mirage.<p>Now, state Sen. Anthony Portantino has introduced a resolution to name a portion of the 134 Freeway that runs from Glendale and into …

Clinton wins popular vote by nearly 2.9 million

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes than President-elect Donald Trump, giving her the largest popular vote margin of any losing presidential candidate.<p>Certified results in all 50 states and the District of Columbia show Clinton winning nearly 65,844,610 million …

Al Gore
North Carolina
Donald Trump
New Jersey

Donald Trump picks 'Death by China' trade hawk Peter Navarro to lead new White House council

Donald Trump has named Peter Navarro, an economist who has supported tariffs on Chinese goods, to head a newly formed White House National Trade Council.<p>Mr Navarro is a Harvard-educated academic who was behind a documentary "Death by China" describing China's threat to the US economy, and warning …

Joe Biden
Donald Trump

Bill Clinton and Trump Square Off in 'Presidential Spat.' The Donald Gets the Last Word-- And It's a Doozy.

It appears that Bill Clinton still can't let go of the cold hard fact that Hillary lost the election to Donald Trump. And of course, Trump himself is …

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Middle-class
Africa

U.S. returns some land on Japan's Okinawa, largest transfer since '72

TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States and Japan held a ceremony on Wednesday marking the U.S. military’s return of nearly 10,000 acres (4,046 hectares) of land on Okinawa island to the Japanese government, the largest transfer since 1972.<p>Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) reaches his hand towards …

Japan

Andrea Bocelli Will Not Perform at Donald Trump Inauguration

Inauguration chairman Thomas J. Barrack Jr. said classical-crossover artist offered to sing at January event<p>Classical-crossover vocalist Andrea …

Israel’s Prime Minister Announced that the Country Will Help Syrian Refugees

The Israeli army estimates that the country's hospitals on the border have treated over 2,000 Syrian fighters and civilians.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu surprised citizens and foreign officials alike when he announced that he ordered his government to "find ways" to help wounded …

Donald Trump

Bill O’Reilly’s argument for the Electoral College: it keeps white voters in power

O’Reilly warned, “The left wants power taken away from the white establishment.”<p>On Tuesday night, Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly held a segment on his show that came off as a little … white supremacist.<p>In the segment, O’Reilly accused liberals of wanting to abolish the Electoral College because “the …

Donald Trump

NATO mission in Latvia unwise diversion from terror fight: Russian envoy

Russia's ambassador to Canada says the upcoming NATO deployment in Latvia – that Canadian soldiers will lead to deter Moscow's aggression in eastern Europe – will be bad for regional security and an unwise diversion of resources from fighting the biggest menace: terrorism.<p>Alexander Darchiev's …

Russia
Government

Obama makes final push on key legacy areas

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama, as his tenure draws to a close, is deploying his legal authority in a last-minute bid to cement the areas of his legacy threatened by Donald Trump's incoming administration.<p>Obama has tasked his staff with locating as many areas as possible where his top …

The White House

Bill Clinton, Who May Have Cost Hillary the Election, Passes the Buck to James Comey

Anthony Weiner and the FBI were only in the picture because she felt the rules did not apply to her. She might still have won had her husband not …

Donald Trump

Apple CEO Tim Cook on why he met with Trump: 'You don't change things by just yelling'

Judging by photos taken of Cook at the event, he was enjoying it about as much as a root canal. Cook was not a Trump supporter, and he held a fundraiser for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in August.<p>In a Monday post on Apple's internal intranet obtained by TechCrunch, Cook explained …

Human Rights

Trump officially confirmed as next US president by Electoral College

Donald Trump has won the US Electoral College vote, ensuring he will become America's 45th president. An effort by anti-Trump protesters to persuade …

Electoral College