New York Times
Betsy DeVos's Education Hearing Erupts Into Partisan Debate
New York Times
Betsy DeVos, in her hearing to be education secretary, said parents should be allowed to choose where their children attend school. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Photo by Al Drago/The New York Times. Watch in Times Video ». embed. WASHINGTON ...
Betsy DeVos, Trump's education pick, lauded as bold reformer, called unfit for job
DeVos dodges toughest questions about public school plans
Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing Devolves Into Partisan Brawl on Education Policy
Obama approval hits 60% as end of term approaches
CNN gained unique access inside the White House to document President Obama's final days. Watch "The End: Inside the Last Days of the Obama White House" Wednesday at 9P ET/PT. Washington (CNN) President Barack Obama will leave office Friday ...
Poll: Obama leaving office with solid approval ratings
Obama Leaves on a High Note - Yet with Tepid Career Ratings (POLL)
Donald Trump's transition has hurt his popularity, not helped
The New Yorker
Earnest: GOP intellectually dishonest on Manning pardon
President Obama's top spokesman on Wednesday blasted Republicans who criticized his decision to commute the sentence of former Army private Chelsea Manning. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said GOP lawmakers have put on “an ...
Obama's Chelsea Manning decision: President's dangerous move reveals scary take on our national security
Chelsea Manning: Obama reduces sentence of Wikileaks source
Obama reduces sentence of Chelsea Manning. What's next for Julian Assange?
New York Times
Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year
New York Times
Ice in the Arctic Ocean's Chukchi Sea region. “What's going on in the Arctic is really very impressive; this year was ridiculously off the chart,” said Gavin A. Schmidt, head of NASA's Goddard Institute for Space Studies. Credit Esther Horvath. Marking ...
Last year was Earth's warmest on record since at least 1880, two federal agencies announced Wednesday.
2016 was Earth's hottest year on record
For third straight time, Earth sets hottest year record
Five areas where Trump and Dems could make a deal
Instead of being the party of “no,” Democrats could be the party of “maybe” during Donald Trump · Donald TrumpTrump: 'I haven't seen any of the facts' on AT&T-Time Warner merger Earnest: Trump tweets will 'challenge' Spicer Pruitt says his EPA will ...
How Trump keeps trampling on Hill GOP's big plans
Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusion
Republicans Take Over Washington in Full Control of the Country
Former president George HW Bush hospitalized in Houston
Former president George H.W. Bush, 92, has been hospitalized in Houston, according to a spokesman. Bush was taken to Houston Methodist Hospital on Saturday for shortness of breath and “has responded very well to treatments,” Bush spokesman Jim ...
Former President George HW Bush hospitalized for shortness of breath, spokesman says
George HW Bush Hospitalized for 'Shortness of Breath'
Ex-president George H.W. Bush recovering in hospital after breathing problems
Goldman, Citi Beat Estimates as Bond Trading Buoys Wall Street
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Citigroup Inc. both reported fourth-quarter profit that surpassed analysts' estimates as a bond-trading revival spurred by Donald Trump's surprise victory lifted earnings across Wall Street. The two firms were the last of ...
Goldman Sachs earnings boosted by trading
Trump rally powers Goldman Sachs and Citigroup profits
Goldman Had a Blowout Quarter As Donald Trump Poached Its Staff
EPA's main antagonist appears on Capitol Hill for confirmation hearing
Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general who has spent the past six years in office battling the Environmental Protection Agency, on Wednesday began making his case to lawmakers on Capitol Hill that he is qualified to run the agency. He is expected ...
EPA critic Scott Pruitt faces Senate panel in bid to lead agency
EPA nominee Scott Pruitt faces questions on climate change views, lawsuits
Could Scott Pruitt Have Fixed Oklahoma's Earthquake Epidemic?
JPMorgan Says It Has Settled U.S. Bias Suit Over Mortgages
JPMorgan Chase & Co. agreed to pay $55 million to settle U.S. allegations of racial discrimination in home loans through mortgage brokers, leading black and Hispanic borrowers to pay higher interest rates and fees from 2006 to 2009, a person familiar ...
JPMorgan discrimination case has social media's attention
JPMorgan Chase says it settled mortgage discrimination case with feds
JP Morgan to Pay $55 Million to Settle With US Over Alleged Discrimination Against Minority Homeowners
Syria conflict: Russia and Turkey 'in first joint air strikes on IS'
Russian and Turkish jets have carried out their first joint strikes on so-called Islamic State (IS) inside Syria, the Russian defence ministry says. IS was targeted in the suburbs of the town of al-Bab, Aleppo province, where Turkey suffered heavy ...
Russian, Turkish Air Forces conduct first joint anti-ISIS op in Syria
Turkish, Russian jets strike Daesh terrorists in Syria's al-Bab for 1st time
US forces team with Turkey again to attack ISIS in Syria