Politics Jan 18

Haley supports moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley pledged her support for moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a shift firmly endorsed by Donald Trump but one that could trigger more violence in the Middle East.

Politics Jan 18

File photo of President-elect Donald Trump with Wilbur Ross by Mike Segar/Reuters
Commerce pick say NAFTA will be early target for team Trump

WASHINGTON — Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, a new Trump administration will work quickly to re-do the North American Free Trade Agreement, a massive trade pact with Canada and Mexico that has boosted trade but still stings laid off workers across…

Politics Jan 16

DeVos to face questions over schools, conservative activism

WASHINGTON — Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers unions. But Democrats and activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian…

Jan 09

Trump battles Streep as Cabinet picks prepare for grilling

NEW YORK — Donald Trump and his Cabinet picks are preparing to face public questioning over their business conflicts, their approach to Russia and other issues during a critical week of confirmation hearings and the president-elect's first news conference in…

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