President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary told lawmakers at her confirmation hearing that guns might have a place in schools due to the threat from grizzly bears, NBC News reported.
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Commerce Nominee Ross Declares He Is Pro-Trade, Pro-Union
President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary said Wednesday that he favors "sensible trade," is pro-union and believes his vast business dealings have given experience fighting other countries'...
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:03 AM CST
Caroline Kennedy Boosted US-Japan Ties as US Ambassador
Caroline Kennedy stepped down Wednesday after three years as U.S. ambassador to Japan, where she was welcomed like a celebrity and worked to deepen the U.S.-Japan relationship despite regular flare-ups over...
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:04 AM CST
Were Opportunities for Clues From MH370 Debris Missed?
Three nations shelled out around $160 million and years' worth of work on the underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The result: No plane. The only tangible — and arguably most important...
Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:16 AM CST
Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good
Obamacare was such a catchy nickname for the 2010 healthcare reform law. Even President Barack Obama himself embraced it when his Republican enemies coined the term.
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Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 11:15 PM CST
Law Meant to Protect Elderly Could Keep Video Out of Court
Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo has a penchant for goofing around for cameras and taking selfies, but it was one of his former teammates that got busted for an inadvertent photobomb at the White...
Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 06:02 PM CST
Mild Temps Make for Tough Conditions for Winter Businesses