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Newt Gingrich Tries to Explain How Trump Will Remake America

He summed up the president-elect’s plans simply: “Donald Trump’s gonna kick over the table.”<p>“Donald Trump is the grizzly bear in <i>The Revenant</i>,” Newt Gingrich told the crowd at a Heritage Foundation event on Tuesday. “If you get his attention, he will get awake … he will walk over, bite your face …

As Republicans lose their grip on North Carolina, they deal one final blow

Republican lawmakers have spent years shifting the state in their favor. But as the tables turn, they’ve taken aim at incoming Democrat governor Roy Cooper<p>A month after what was a smoldering tire fire of an election for progressives, opponents of North Carolina’s belligerent Republican party got a …

U.S. says Chinese warship seized Navy underwater drone

The incident is likely to fray the already tense relations between U.S. and China.<p>WASHINGTON — A Chinese warship seized a U.S. Navy unmanned underwater glider that was collecting unclassified scientific data in the South China Sea, and the U.S. is demanding its return, the Pentagon said Friday.<p>Navy …

Trump set to reshape judiciary after GOP blockade

The Senate left town with 99 judicial vacancies, as well as the current Supreme Court opening.<p>Mitch McConnell’s refusal to confirm many of President Barack Obama’s judicial nominees has set the table for Donald Trump to dramatically reshape the judiciary over the next four years, as the Republican …

Cheney emerges as surprise Trump surrogate

The president-elect trashed his foreign policy during the campaign, but they've found common cause in Rex Tillerson.<p>During the campaign, Donald Trump trashed the hawkish foreign policy of the second Bush White House. But now, he and his team are relying on the man most closely identified with that …

Trump lays out limits of business involvement

He’s open to limits on talking business with his adult sons, but he wants the option to come back to the business after his White House days are done.<p>Donald Trump will not accept briefings on his business while serving as president, and he’s open to limits on his ability to talk business with his …

Obama: Trump's victory threatens America's core

In his final end-of-year news conference, the president warns of a Republican Party aligned with Russia.<p>Republicans should realize they have a problem, President Barack Obama said over and over on Friday, when they’re agreeing with the Kremlin so much.<p>That they don’t shows him just how broken …

Trump basks in victory glow, sheds little new light on presidency plans

ORLANDO, Fla. — President-elect Donald Trump basked in the glow of his victory here on Friday night, tossing red meat to his supporters while offering few new details about how he will govern.<p>Speaking on a stage surrounded by Christmas trees, Trump lobbed his biggest crowd-pleasers to the audience: …

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Spicer: Trump won't ban media outlets from White House

The communications director of the Republican National Committee reiterated on Friday that President-elect Donald Trump will not ban individual news outlets from the White House as his campaign did from his rallies.<p>“There’s a big difference between a campaign where it is a private venue using …

15 Unconventional Pancake Recipes

Buttermilk pancakes will always have a place in our hearts (and on the breakfast table), but there are <i>so</i> many more flavors you can whip up for yourself and your loved ones. Allow these unique recipes to be your guide. Funfetti, Nutella-stuffed, and even peanut butter cup pancakes are just a few …

2 kids in car as gas pump ignites

A driver backed into a gas pump at a Connecticut gas station, starting a fire that engulfed multiple vehicles in flames.

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Clinton, Trump offer diverging Social Security proposals for AARP

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton offer dueling op-eds outlining their positions on Social Security in the forthcoming July/August issue of AARP Bulletin, a publication aimed at the association's membership of nearly 38 million.<p>The responses, limited to 600 words, were in response to the questions: …

Researchers may have found second 'superbug' gene in U.S. patient | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Scientists may have identified a second patient in the United States infected with bacteria carrying the mcr-1 “superbug” gene, which makes bacteria highly resistant to a last-resort class of antibiotics.<p>The gene is believed to have been found in a sample of E. coli bacteria …

"SWAT Team of Nerds" exposes cyber-insecurity at Pentagon

<b>THE PENTAGON</b> --- The Pentagon's challenge to hackers to assault its cyber-security system ended today.<p>One of them, Chris Lynch, a software …