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Trump finalizes Cabinet with agriculture pick

Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is Donald Trump's choice for secretary of agriculture. (AP)Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue served on Donald Trump's agricultural advisory committee during his campaign.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:45:58 -0500
Here's how Trump will tackle Mexico and China

Ross Mexico ChinaWilbur Ross is the president-elect's point man on trade, and he gave some important clues during his confirmation hearing.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:05:26 -0500
Obama at final press conference: Were going to be OK

President Obama's final press conference. (Reuters)In his final press conference, the outgoing president defends the press corps that President-elect Donald Trump likes to bash.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:09:05 -0500
Obama: Vote restrictions go back to Jim Crow

Obama points to Jim Crow roots of restrictions to voting rightsPresident Obama offered a reminder of the racist history behind some U.S. voting restrictions.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:44:12 -0500
Haley hopes to 'educate' Trump on foreign policy

Nikki Haley says Trump advisers will educate him on foreign policyThe South Carolina governor differs sharply with the president-elect on a range of issues, including the importance of the United Nations.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:56:05 -0500
Climate disasters: More common, costlier

US climate disasters are becoming more common  and most costlyThe top 15 weather events in the U.S. last year, led by Hurricane Matthew, caused 138 deaths and $46 billion in direct costs.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:39:25 -0500
Trump nominee pressed on Obamacare repeal

Tom Price (AP)Rep. Tom Price, Trump's pick for health secretary, was not specific about what the Republicans' replace plan would entail.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 15:28:49 -0500
EPA nom wants 'more debate' on climate change

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator-designate, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP)Trump's choice to run the Environmental Protection Agency insisted that his "personal opinion" was "immaterial" to his job.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 14:30:36 -0500
Global heat sets record for 3rd straight year

The global average temperature last year was 1.69 Fahrenheit (0.94 Celsius) above the 20th century averageEarth sweltered under the hottest temps in modern times for a third year in a row, raising concerns about the pace of climate change.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:53:50 -0500
Americans want Trump to cool it on Twitter

Americans want Trump to cut back on Twitter, poll findsAbout 69 percent of U.S. adults believe the president-elect's Twitter-happy fingers could cause major unintended consequences.

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:38:28 -0500
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