Ben Carson

Trump Picks Ben Carson for HUD Secretary


Ben Carson will be nominated for Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development. "We have talked at length about my urban renewal agenda and our message of economic revival, very much including our inner cities," Trump said in a statement. Read more...
Oakland, CA

At Least 33 Bodies Recovered in Warehouse Fire; More Expected


Fire ravaged a warehouse in Oakland, California, that housed artist studios and was hosting a dance party. Sgt. Ray Kelly of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office warned that he anticipates that "the number of victims will rise" from a fire officials say may be the deadliest ever in Oakland. Read more...
Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump Holds Election Night Event In New Y
Trump

Secretary of State Search 'Expanding,' Top Trump Adviser Says


President-elect Donald Trump is reevaluating his search for one of his most crucial Cabinet positions. Former campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said that Trump will sit down with candidates outside of the 4 finalists the transition had narrowed down to last week. Read more...
Pipeline

Army Corps Will Not Grant Easement for Pipeline Crossing


An initial victory for pipeline protesters, the Department of the Army based their decision on a need to explore "alternate routes for the Dakota Access Pipeline crossing." Read more...
Hawaii

Japanese Leader Abe to Visit Pearl Harbor With Obama


The Japanese prime minister will become the first leader of his country to go to the US Naval base in Hawaii. The unexpected announcement came 2 days before the 75th anniversary of the attack in 1941. Read more...