Donald Trump won the Electoral College (though not the popular vote) on the strength of overwhelming support from working-class whites, who feel left behind by a changing economy and society. And they're about to get their reward -- the same reward that, throughout Mr. Trump's career, has come to everyone who trusted his good intentions. Think Trump University.
Yes, the white working class is about to be betrayed. read more
A U.S. service member died from wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device's blast in Syria on Thursday.
"I am deeply saddened by the news on this Thanksgiving Day that one of our brave service members has been killed in Syria while protecting us from the evil of ISIL," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a statement.
On Saturday, President-elect Donald Trump accused theatre-goers of having "harassed" Pence, writing on Twitter: "Our wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the cast of Hamilton, cameras blazing.This should not happen!"
He also demanded an apology: "The Theater must always be a safe and special place.The cast of Hamilton was very rude last night to a very good man, Mike Pence. Apologize!" read more
The top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is calling for an investigation into President-elect Donald Trump's potential conflicts of interest.
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Monday urged lawmakers to review Trump's "financial entanglements" before he assumes office on Jan. 20, 2017, to ensure there are no conflicts of interest between the Trump White House and the Trump Organization.
The Global Times claimed any new tariffs would trigger immediate "countermeasures" and "tit-for-tat approach" from Beijing.
"A batch of Boeing orders will be replaced by Airbus. US auto and iPhone sales in China will suffer a setback, and US soybean and maize imports will be halted. China can also limit the number of Chinese students studying in the US." read more