Many of the same Republicans who fought bitterly over the last eight years against policies Donald Trump is touting seem ready to tolerate them for now, but it's unclear how long that unity will last in the upcoming Administration
President Obama ended his final press conference as he started his campaign for the White House nearly 10 years ago: optimistic and full of hope. "At my core, I think we’re going to be O.K.," he said
A military commander with West Africa's regional bloc says its forces will "take action" at midnight unless a solution is found to Gambia's political crisis before then. Seydou Maiga Mboro said "all the troops are already in place"
Joel McHale, The Rock, Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin Hart and Melissa McCarthy earned big laughs at the People's Choice Awards, which was hosted by Joel McHale. Jennifer Lopez, Justin Timberlake and Ellen DeGeneres all won big
A 15-year-old student opened fire at a private school in the Mexican city of Monterrey, hitting a teacher and two other students in the head before killing himself. Mexico had previously been largely spared the phenomenon of school shootings that has hit the U.S.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will name former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as his nominee for secretary of agriculture on Thursday, a senior transition official said. The 70-year-old Republican was elected to two terms as governor
For the third year in a row, the Earth saw a new record set for the warmest year. In a new report, the NOAA found 2016 had the highest globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces since record keeping began in 1880
The CIA has for the first time published in full its revised regulations for the collection, analysis and storage of information about U.S. citizens. The disclosure comes just two days before the Inauguration of Donald Trump and follows years of public concern over privacy
Vice President Joe Biden warned that the "liberal international world order" is at risk of collapse, using his final speech to global leaders to frame the stakes on the world stage as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office
A spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush says Bush was admitted to the intensive care unit at a Houston hospital to address a respiratory problem. Barbara Bush also was hospitalized as a precaution after experiencing fatigue and coughing
Lena Dunham, Girls creator, spoke to TIME about her advocacy and the role of feminism in today's culture shortly before Donald Trump's inauguration. "I'm not interested in defining any other woman's feminism," she said
When Donald Trump stands on the west front of the Capitol on Friday and delivers his inaugural address, all sides will be waiting to see whether he comes bearing a unifying message for a divided nation or decides to play up his persona as a disrupter of the established order