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EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks

BERLIN — European Union nations reacted with surprise and defiance Monday to comments by President-elect Donald Trump, who said in an interview that he believed NATO was "obsolete" and that more member states would leave the 28-nation EU. Continue reading ? The post EU nations react with surprise, defiance to Trump remarks appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trumps considers limiting media access to the White House

A report has raised alarms that the longstanding tradition of daily press briefings in the White House could end, a reflection of Trump's contentious relationship with the news media. Continue reading ? The post Trumps considers limiting media access to the White House appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged the incoming Trump administration to accept an invitation from Russia to attend Syria peace talks next week. Continue reading ? The post Kerry urges Trump administration to attend Syria peace talks appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Thousands attend Sanders health care rally in Michigan

Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures at a community college in Michigan on Sunday to support the Affordable Care Act. Continue reading ? The post Thousands attend Sanders health care rally in Michigan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Brennan denounces Trump’s approach to Russia

Outgoing CIA director John Brennan said the president-elect lacks a full understanding of the threat Moscow poses to the United States. Continue reading ? The post Brennan denounces Trump’s approach to Russia appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Ringling Bros. circus to shutter in May after 146 years

Slumping ticket sales, high operating costs and the company's decision last year to eliminate elephants from performances made the business unsustainable. Continue reading ? The post Ringling Bros. circus to shutter in May after 146 years appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

China again rejects Trump’s suggestion to negotiate Taiwan

China's foreign ministry on Sunday rejected President-elect Donald Trump's suggestion that he might use American policy on Taiwan as a bargaining chip between the two sides. Continue reading ? The post China again rejects Trump’s suggestion to negotiate Taiwan appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Justices to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court will consider whether a law barring disparaging trademarks violates a band's free-speech rights. Continue reading ? The post Justices to hear free speech clash over offensive trademarks appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Lynch says U.S. must hold police accountable

As attorney general, Loretta Lynch has broadened her focus to go after entire police departments for unconstitutional practices. Continue reading ? The post Lynch says U.S. must hold police accountable appeared first on PBS NewsHour...

House Dems press FBI on Russia, possible link to Trump camp

House Democrats confronted James Comey over his refusal to say whether the FBI is investigating possible links between President-elect Donald Trump's campaign and Russia. Continue reading ? The post House Dems press FBI on Russia, possible link to Trump camp appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Merkel supports international cooperation in advance of Trump presidency

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing as she awaits Donald Trump’s inauguration that the world’s problems need solving in cooperation. Continue reading ? The post Merkel supports international cooperation in advance of Trump presidency appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Cleveland officers in Tamir Rice shooting face disciplinary charges

One year after a grand jury declined to criminally charge Cleveland police officers for the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice who had a toy gun, the police chief announced Friday that they may face internal disciplinary charges. Continue reading ? The post Cleveland officers in Tamir Rice shooting face disciplinary charges appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Watch: SpaceX successfully returns to flight

SpaceX returned to the cosmos Saturday, launching its first mission since one of the company’s Falcon 9 rockets exploded on Sept. 1. Continue reading ? The post Watch: SpaceX successfully returns to flight appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Why patients blame the weather for their aching joints

New research adds to the evidence that weather doesn't aggravate joint pain. But patients will likely hold onto the belief. Continue reading ? The post Why patients blame the weather for their aching joints appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Women’s March organizers plan to ‘send a bold message’

People planning to attend the Women's March in Washington cite a number of causes, from gay rights, reproductive freedom and immigrant rights to equal pay, among others. Continue reading ? The post Women’s March organizers plan to ‘send a bold message’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump’s CEO meetings raise concerns among ethics lawyers

President-elect Donald Trump's meetings with CEOs seeking federal approval for major mergers are raising red flags for ethics lawyers. Continue reading ? The post Trump’s CEO meetings raise concerns among ethics lawyers appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

California begins to emerge from its five-year drought

Despite some improvements in drought conditions, California Gov. Jerry Brown is not ready to ease or rescind the drought state of emergency declaration he made in 2014. Continue reading ? The post California begins to emerge from its five-year drought appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Bush sisters pen letter to Obama girls before White House exit

“We have watched you grow from girls to impressive young women with grace and ease,” the Bush daughters wrote in the letter, published by Time magazine. “And through it all you had each other. Just like we did.” Continue reading ? The post Bush sisters pen letter to Obama girls before White House exit appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Inaugural concert to feature Toby Keith, Jennifer Holliday, Jon Voight

The names add some celebrity flavor to an inaugural lineup that so far has been noticeably short on star power, with organizers insisting that Trump himself is the celebrity in chief for this inaugural. Continue reading ? The post Inaugural concert to feature Toby Keith, Jennifer Holliday, Jon Voight appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

House Republican summons ethics chief over his criticism of Trump

House Republicans have shown no inclination to challenge President-elect Donald Trump on ethics matters. Instead, they are going after federal ethics official who questioned Trump's potential conflicts of interest. Continue reading ? The post House Republican summons ethics chief over his criticism of Trump appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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