• In an emotional farewell speech in Chicago, outgoing President Barack Obama called on Americans to defend their democratic values and reject discrimination, as Washington gears up for a transfer of power.

    U.S. President Barack Obama
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 11, 2017, 5:54 AM EST
  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump

    The Democratic lawmakers have written a letter to the Justice Department calling for a review of President-elect Donald Trump’s decision to appoint his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a top adviser.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 10, 2017, 5:35 AM EST
  • Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen

    Taiwanese president's stopover in Houston triggered a diplomatic clash between Washington and Beijing, with Chinese state media warning the U.S. of retaliatory measures if it reneges on the one-China policy. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 09, 2017, 6:06 AM EST
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    Chicago police held two men and two women in connection with a 30-minute Facebook Live video that showed a young man, tied up and gagged, being brutally assaulted on Wednesday. 

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 05, 2017, 4:56 AM EST
  • Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan opposed the ethics rule change on Monday.

    Public uproar and a dress down by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump prompted the House Republicans to reverse their decision that sought to strip the Office of Congressional Ethics of its independence.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 04, 2017, 5:53 AM EST
  • U.S. President Barack Obama

    In a retaliatory action against Moscow’s alleged interference in the U.S. election, President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats from the Washington embassy on Thursday. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 30, 2016, 12:02 AM EST
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at an interview on the ABC Television Network.

    Republican nominee Donald Trump, who has recently claimed that the U.S. election may be “absolutely rigged,” suggested on Wednesday that he may not accept the poll result if he loses the race to the White House. 

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 20, 2016, 12:49 AM EDT
  • Republican Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona.

    Riled by allegations of sexual assault against him, Republican candidate Donald Trump blasted opponent Hillary Clinton and the media for running a malicious smear campaign to keep him from the White House. 

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 14, 2016, 4:06 AM EDT