posted: 12/04/2016 4:16 a.m.
China's Foreign Ministry filed a formal complaint with the U.S. on Saturday after President-elect Donald Trump flouted almost four decades of diplomatic protocol by directly speaking with the leader of Taiwan, which Beijing considers a rogue province.
updated: 12/04/2016 4:04 a.m.
Congress will begin working immediately next year toward repealing President Barack Obama's health care law but will delay any changes as Republicans work to come up with an alternative, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday.
updated: 12/04/2016 3:30 a.m.
While Senate Democrats concede that they have little leverage to stop President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees, they insist that they won't be discouraged from making the confirmation process as uncomfortable as possible for many of his choices.
updated: 12/04/2016 3:25 a.m.
Crawford gathers bomb technicians
posted: 12/04/2016 3:17 a.m.
Arkansas Republicans started their state committee meeting Saturday with applause for President-elect Donald Trump, but their main focus was on gains made for the party at the state and local level.
posted: 12/03/2016 3:17 a.m.
NEW YORK -- President-elect Donald Trump resumed his schedule of transition meetings at Manhattan's Trump Tower on Friday, hosting two well-known experts on foreign policy.
updated: 12/03/2016 3:10 a.m.
WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats are warning that Speaker Paul Ryan and President-elect Donald Trump are gunning for Medicare, and the party's lawmakers are eager for the prospect of a political battle over the government's flagship health program that covers 57 million Americans.
updated: 12/03/2016 3:01 a.m.
LANSING, Mich. -- President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters went to court Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, less than two weeks before the states would have to complete the tasks to meet a federal deadline to certify their election results.
posted: 12/03/2016 2:47 a.m.
State Rep. Bruce Cozart, R-Hot Springs, has filed a bill to limit annexation legislation that he's said the city of Hot Springs is using as a "land grab," a consequence he didn't foresee when he voted for the law last year.
posted: 12/03/2016 2:47 a.m.
An Arkansas senator introduced a pair of law enforcement-related bills Friday that are similar to laws under consideration in other states.
posted: 12/02/2016 2:15 p.m.
LANSING, Mich. — President-elect Donald Trump's supporters moved Friday to prevent or halt election recounts in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, involving the courts less than two weeks before the states would have to complete the tasks to meet a federal deadline to certify their election results.
posted: 12/02/2016 11:19 a.m.
A top aide to President-elect Donald Trump says law enforcement officials in his administration might continue investigations into Hillary Clinton's private email, even though Trump has signaled he prefers not to pursue the matter.
posted: 12/02/2016 5:45 a.m.
CINCINNATI -- Donald Trump, who is on what he calls a "thank you" tour, saluted his supporters in Ohio and made a surprise announcement that he will be offering the position of defense chief to retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis.
updated: 12/02/2016 3:02 a.m.
MADISON, Wis. -- The task of recounting Wisconsin's nearly 3 million votes for president began Thursday with scores of hastily hired temporary workers flipping through stacks of ballots as observers watched their every move.
posted: 12/01/2016 5:02 p.m.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's administration is announcing its support for requiring women to register for the military draft.