President Obama commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, who was convicted of leaking classified documents to WikiLeaks.
President-elect Trump met with Family Feud host Steve Harvey at Trump Tower, and Harvey said he plans to work with Housing and Urban Development Secretary nominee Ben Carson.
The president gave the vice president the nation’s highest civilian honor.
The Senate continued confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Cabinet picks.
The president will deliver his farewell address at McCormick Place convention center in Chicago.
President-elect Donald Trump called Meryl Streep an "over-rated actress" after she criticized him at the Golden Globes.
Intelligence officials concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin “ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election.”
Intelligence officials testified before the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing regarding foreign cyber threats to the United States.
President-elect Donald Trump announced Joseph Whitehouse Hagin will serve as deputy chief of staff for operations.
The 115th Congress was sworn in Tuesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin snubbed President Obama in favor of Donald Trump when extending holiday greetings to numerous heads of state and government.
Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2016—from religious-liberty bills to Donald Trump's polarizing effect on evangelicals.
Selections from The Atlantic’s coverage of 2016, when longstanding tensions over race and identity erupted into conflict.
Donald Trump tweeted “things will be different after Jan. 20th” in response to the United States allowing a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlement construction.
The president-elect tweeted that the U.S. should “greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability.”
Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski launched a consulting firm in Washington, D.C.
President Obama said parts of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans are off-limits for oil and gas drilling.
Donald Trump received the 270 electoral votes needed to make his win official.
The president gave his year-end press conference at the White House.
The president-elect will take his post-election tour to “The Sweetest Place on Earth.”