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Biden's Transition Gets a Federal OK as Trump Runs Out of Options

26 minutes ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election, formally starting the transition of power after...
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Biden set to formally introduce his national security team

38 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally introduce his national security team to the nation, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals...
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Awaiting Yellen at Treasury: Yet another daunting crisis

42 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON - Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job - just in time to confront yet another crisis. Yellen...
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Biden set to formally introduce his national security team

44 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

President-elect Joe Biden is set to formally introduce his national security team to the nation, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals his shift away...
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Millions Stick to Thanksgiving Travel Plans Despite Warnings

1 hour ago   |   Time

About 1 million Americans a day packed airports and planes over the weekend even as coronavirus deaths surged across the U.S. and public health experts begged people to stay...
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Watch: Alison Nguyen's my favorite software is being here Online and In Person

Watch: Alison Nguyen's my favorite software is being here Online and In Person

1 hour ago   |   Filmmaker Magazine

Artist and filmmaker Alison Nguyen - selected for Filmmaker‘s 2018 25 New Faces and a contributor to this Summer's Pandemic Diaries - is showing new work featuring her Andra8...
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Billy Evans, 88, member of 1956 gold medal U.S. team, dies

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Billy Evans, a member of the 1956 gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic team and Kentucky Hall of Famer who helped the Wildcats go 25-0 in 1953-54, has died. He was 88.
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Biden Taps Ex-Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Lead the Treasury, According to an AP Source

2 hours ago   |   Time

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal role in which she would help shape and...
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U.S., China Shouldn't Force Others to Choose Sides: Morrison

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has warned that intensifying competition between the U.S. and China is pressuring other nations to choose sides, and urged the...
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Trump Lawyers Plot Pennsylvania Last Stand as Michigan Certifies

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

With battleground states certifying their election results at a quickening pace, President Donald Trump's campaign legal team is increasingly focused on the notion that it can...
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'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

She would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Read more ...

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Joe Biden plans to nominate the former Federal Reserve chair as his Treasury Secretary. She would play a leading role in helping the economy recover from the pandemic. Read more ...

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Biden's Secretary of State Pick Bodes Return to Normalcy for Weary Diplomats

Diplomats express relief over Blinken's expected nomination after four years of bruising political battles and mismanagement under Trump. Read more ...

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

Oxford English Dictionary couldn't pick just one 'word of the year' for 2020

The Oxford English Dictionary has been unable to name its traditional word of the year for 2020, instead exploring how far and how quickly the language has developed this year. Read more ...