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WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for receiving speaking fees from the bank...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Associated Press has learned that President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary was among several military officials whom the FBI concluded received anonymous letters from the woman who had an affair with then-CIA Director David Petraeus. The...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is expected to name Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn to an influential White House economic post, two people informed of the decision said Friday. Cohn, 56, would lead the White House National Economic Council, a posting that would...
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan has fallen so far from Americans' consciousness that some may have forgotten it's called the forgotten war. It also is America's longest war. Now in its 16th year and showing little sign of ending, it will soon be the responsibility of...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — President Obama used his executive powers Friday to add protections to waters off Alaska's west coast. The White House announced creation of a Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area that will focus "locally tailored" protections on marine resources...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 12:50 p.m. A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump is confirming that former Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally is among those being considered for the job of secretary of state. In an interview...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House official says the president has ordered a review of the email hacking that rattled the presidential campaign. Obama's counterterrorism adviser Lisa Monaco says intelligence and national security officials were told to report their findings to the...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump may have more than just his gratitude to offer in Michigan when he visits the state that capped his stunning presidential victory last month. Michigan Republican Party chairwoman Ronna Romney McDaniel is a leading contender for the Republican...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President-elect Donald Trump tapped Reince Priebus as his chief of staff Republican leaders cheered the prospect of a close ally having a top White House job. But as Priebus tries to wield his influence and bring more structure to the president-elect's...