Election

Biden Taps Ex-Fed Chair Janet Yellen to Lead the Treasury, According to an AP Source

59 seconds 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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Beshear: COVID-19 surge causes Louisville hospitals to pause elective surgeries

Beshear: COVID-19 surge causes Louisville hospitals to pause elective surgeries

16 minutes ago   |   WLKY

The latest surge in coronavirus is putting an extra strain on Kentucky's health care system.
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Approval for transition gives Biden team access to resources

17 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   4 articles

The federal government is set to begin working with President-elect Joe Biden's transition team now that the head of the General Services Administration has "ascertained" that...
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Progressives Rail Against Biden Considering Rahm Emanuel for a Cabinet Position: 'Covering Up a Murder Is Disqualifying'

19 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

President-elect Joe Biden has downgraded his possible role for Rahm Emanuel into a less prominent trade representative position, but progressives say he shouldn't be in...
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Nightly News Full Broadcast

25 minutes ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

GSA informs President-elect Biden that the administration is ready to begin the transition, AstraZeneca says its Covid-19 vaccine is highly effective, and many Americans...
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Biden Offers a Trump Rebuke With His Choices for Spy Chief, DHS

31 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

President-elect Joe Biden is delivering a not-so-subtle rebuke to President Donald Trump with his choices of nominees to lead two key national-security agencies.
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Trump Lawyers Plot Pennsylvania Last Stand as Michigan Certifies

31 minutes 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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Biden Wins Transition Access as Trump Promises to Cooperate

31 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   6 articles

The General Services Administration acknowledged Joe Biden as the apparent winner of the presidential election on Monday, following weeks of inaction, and President Donald...
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Biden's transition gets green light as Trump at last relents

49 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By ZEKE MILLER, DAVID EGGERT and COLLEEN LONG WASHINGTON - The federal government recognized President-elect Joe Biden as the “apparent winner” of the Nov. 3 election on...
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Rush Limbaugh, Michigan, GSA Hammer Nails Into Coffin of Trump's Election Fraud Claims

50 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

Trump needed to flip at least three states to pull his current Electoral College total past the winning line, but his path to victory has narrowed to virtually non-existent.
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dow climbs 328 points amid reports Janet Yellen will be named Treasury Secretary

Dow climbs 328 points amid reports Janet Yellen will be named Treasury Secretary

Summary List Placement US stocks gained on Monday amid reports that former Fed Chair Janet Yellen would be selected as President-elect Joe Biden's Treasury Secretary. The news... 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'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 ...