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NEW YORK (AP) — Leonardo DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met Wednesday with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centered on preserving the environment can boost the economy. In a statement to The Associated Press, Terry Tamminen, the CEO of the Leonardo...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to renew a law that would extend federal and state reviews of cold cases of racially motivated killings during the civil rights era. The law calls for a full accounting of race-based murders, many of which had been closed for decades. It...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has voted to renew a law that would extend federal and state reviews of cold cases of racially motivated killings during the civil rights era. The law calls for a full accounting of race-based murders, many of which had been closed for decades. It...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad becomes the next U.S. ambassador to China, he may want to leave any Masonic symbols at home. That's because the Freemasons group that Branstad belongs to has been banned in mainland China for decades. Branstad accepted President-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts. Legislation passed by the House on Wednesday would crack down on computer software used by ticket brokers to snap up...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For one afternoon, Senate Republicans and Democrats gleefully referred to Joe Biden as "Mr. President." As the nation's 47th vice president, Biden is the president of the Senate though his two White House bids went unrealized. On Wednesday, he presided over the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For one afternoon, Senate Republicans and Democrats gleefully referred to Joe Biden as "Mr. President." As the nation's 47th vice president, Biden is the president of the Senate though his two White House bids went unrealized. On Wednesday, he presided over the...
NEW YORK (AP) — The chief critic-elect of "Saturday Night Live," Donald Trump, is bashing the show and impersonator Alec Baldwin again — this time prodded into action Wednesday by NBC's own Matt Lauer. The president-elect called the late-night institution unfunny and Baldwin's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is adding former wrestling executive Linda McMahon to his Cabinet as leader of the Small Business Administration. McMahon and her husband, Vince, founded and built World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., now a publicly traded sports...