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President-elect Donald J. Trump responded on Twitter to the release of a dossier of unsubstantiated but explosive Russian dirt on him, calling it a “political witch hunt.”
She helped manage relations with Japan, a vital ally, and, as the first female ambassador there, was consequential for a traditionally male-dominated nation.
The prosecutors said the sentence would be a deterrent in the case of the ex-general who lied to F.B.I. agents about discussing Iran’s nuclear program with reporters.
A 35-page dossier on ties between Russia and Donald Trump surfaced months ago, but other news outlets, including The Times, discounted it as unproven.
The Securities and Exchange Commission said the agency broke the law when it borrowed money for projects in New Jersey that its lawyers thought were beyond its purview.
The retired general drew bipartisan support after offering views on immigration and border security differing from those expressed by the president-elect.
Two experts in military policy said at a Senate hearing that an exception should be made so Mr. Mattis, a retired four-star general, can assume the top Pentagon post.
Though President-elect Donald J. Trump has railed against media company mergers, conservatives and liberals say they see no proof he will worry about the rise of megacompanies.
Tax experts say Exxon Mobil’s plan for Mr. Tillerson, its former chief executive and now the secretary of state nominee, may run into trouble with the I.R.S.
A group supporting members of the party accused the nonpartisan agency charged with unraveling potential conflicts of interest of politicizing the process.
Rex W. Tillerson, Mr. Trump’s choice for secretary of state, and Senator Jeff Sessions, his pick for attorney general, headline a slate of hearings.
The New Jersey governor used his State of the State address to offer proposals that included limits on prescriptions and increases in treatment.
Mr. Sessions, a Republican senator from Alabama nominated to be Donald J. Trump’s attorney general, spent all day at the witness table.
Justices blocked a ruling by a trial court, which had ordered special elections after deciding that the state’s legislative map had been tainted by racial gerrymandering.
New York merchants are fighting for the right to ask customers to pay a surcharge for paying with plastic.
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have hired two former presidential campaign managers for the company they set up for charitable efforts.
“The Justice Department must remain ever-faithful to the Constitution’s promise that our government is one of laws, not of men,” he told the senators.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has convened a panel that will discuss the declassified report on Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election.
The start-up Nuna has built a cloud-computing database of Medicaid’s 74 million patients.
Mr. Obama’s speech in Chicago on Tuesday will be broadcast by major networks and cable news channels, and the White House will offer a live stream.