Without any of his key appointees confirmed by the Senate, the incoming president has turned to existing officials to help smooth the transition.
Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of education is right that animals sometimes menace schools, but her solution doesn’t seem to fit the problem.
In his final press conference, the commander-in-chief reasserted his faith in progress and the American project.
Some Democrats, most notably Representative John Lewis, have labeled Donald Trump with the same epithet applied to his two immediate predecessors.
Following the 45th president’s progress toward the policies he laid out on the campaign trail
The pundit was forced to decline a White House appointment after revelations that a book and a dissertation were rife with plagiarized passages.
Under a consent decree with the U.S. Department of Justice, the troubled force will employ a variety of measures to protect constitutional rights and correct racial disparities.
In his first formal press conference since July, the president-elect blamed Russia for hacks, offered a plan to resolve conflicts of interest, and scolded the media for its reporting on him.
In distributing a set of inflammatory allegations that it admitted it could not vouch for, BuzzFeed sidestepped a basic principle of journalism.
In his farewell address, the president warned of threats to the nation’s tradition of democracy—none more than from inside—and rebuked Donald Trump, but sought to rally the country around shared ideals.
The cable network reported Tuesday that intelligence officials briefed the president-elect and other top officials on purported claims by Russian agents that they possessed “compromising personal and financial information” concerning Trump.
After a lower court ordered unusual legislative contests this year to mitigate unconstitutional racial gerrymandering, the justices temporarily stayed the order.
The veteran British journalist, who scooped the story of Hitler’s invasion of Poland on her third day on the job and later unmasked Soviet spy Kim Philby, has died at 105.
The president-elect names Jared Kushner, husband of his daughter Ivanka, to a White House post—but it’s unclear if he can accept it.
Many of the obituaries for Nat Hentoff, the writer and critic who died Saturday at 91, are focusing as much…
Lawmakers in Texas, Kentucky, and Virginia are the latest to propose legislation that replicates North Carolina’s controversial law—despite the risk of backlash.
Multiple agencies have confidently concluded that Russian hackers intended to hurt Clinton and help Trump, but it’s unlikely to persuade skeptics.
Views of the WikiLeaks founder have shifted as American partisans project their own priorities onto him.
The president-elect’s dismissal of intelligence assessments may say less about the facts they offer than about a conclusion he’s loath to accept.
In 1968, Richard Nixon torpedoed LBJ’s peace negotiations in Vietnam, newly revealed documents show—presaging today’s tension between President Obama and President-elect Trump.