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The president-elect described NATO as "obsolete," called the EU "basically a vehicle for Germany," and said other countries would follow the UK's lead and leave the bloc.
President Barack Obama issued what will likely be his final commutations and pardons as commander in chief on Tuesday afternoon. The commutations were for 200 people, including Chelsea Manning, the... army private and analyst sent to prison for revealing secret U.S. military and government information that effectively gave birth to WikiLeaks, the whistleblowing website. Most of the commutations, or shortened prison sentences, were given to prisoners with nonviolent drug convictions. Obama also pardoned, or granted a reprieve, to 64 prisoners and their sentences.
Despite several musicians' contentious responses to inauguration invites, a wide selection of popular guests will perform
President-elect Donald Trump responds to another 'Saturday Night Live' skit, claiming the show is "a complete hit job."
He’s bigger than the Beatles. Mexico drug kingpin “El Chapo” got a rock star’s welcome at a jail in Manhattan Thursday night — as a host of female prisoners screamed his name as his 13-car... motorcade arrived. The lady jail birds could be heard in the cell block overlooking Pearl Street in downtown Manhattan wildly...
Many years after his infamous stand against the police during the Civil Rights era, John Lewis speaks out against Trump's impending inauguration.
The candlelight dinner will be held tonight at Union Station.
Almost 10 full months after the Sad Affleck video hit the internet following Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice's release, Ben Affleck has the perfect response.
Jude Law stars in the new HBO series The Young Pope and viewers got to see a whole lot of him in the opening minutes of the first episode! The 44-year-old actor is shown taking a shower and then... taking off his robe to put on his clothes for his first day as the pope.
Trump has not given details but vows not to cut Medicare and to negotiate with drug companies to lower prices.
The comedy actor was accused of "whitesplaining" King's legacy to Congressman John Lewis.
'They're still talking to each other and there is no bad feeling whatsoever,' a source says of the two stars, who ended their relationship while he's still mourning his mom's passing.
The new President will have a busy day ahead of him
With Natalie Merchant, Mark Ruffalo and Cher leading the frozen hootenanny, a rally tonight outside the Trump International Hotel & Tower concluded with the crowd —estimated by the NYPD at 20K to... 25K strong — singing the Woody Guthrie anthem, “This Land Is Your Land.” The song culminated an emotional two-hours-plus protest near New York City’s Columbus Circle that had been quickly organized by filmmaker Michel Moore, Robert De Niro, producer Fisher Stevens and Ruffalo. A…
If Alanis Morissette is ever in need of a new outlet for feelings of a woman scorned, Jonathan Todd Schwartz is the punching bag for the job. Schwartz is Morissette's former manager and, as he... admitted in court papers on Wednesday, the man who swindled her out of $4.8 million. ... More
But not all think it was to help Donald Trump's candidacy, according to a new CBS News poll
The music icon wants the songs his pal Michael Jackson once owned back.
Bruce Springsteen played a secret show at the White House on January 12 as a sign of appreciation for President Obama and his staffers, according to the fansite Backstreets. Backstreets reports... between 200 and 250 staffers attended the 15-song acoustic set, which took place in the White House's East Room. Both Barack and Michelle…
Assange had appeared to offer himself up as a kind of swap for Chelsea Manning, who was granted clemency on Tuesday
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter opposed President Obama's decision to commute the sentence of Chelsea Manning, according to a report. The opposition to letting Manning off the hook for violating the... Espionage Act came during internal administration deliberations into the decision, ABC News said on Tuesday. Manning, who is serving a 35-year sentence for giving...
President-elect Donald J. Trump will take office with less popular support than any new president in modern times, according to an array of polls.
Forty-five detainees remain at the facility
Five people were killed in the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport shooting rampage
Donald Trump will be adhering to some inauguration traditions, while breaking others as he becomes the nation's 45th president on Friday. He plans to lay a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery, stay... overnight at the historic Blair House, and have tea with the Obamas before the ceremony. But Trump will have fewer inaugural balls, a...