At noon on Friday, Jan. 20, the United States will have had three consecutive eight-year presidencies for only the second time in its history. The only other such moment came at noon, March 4, 1825, 192 years ago.
A Facebook page used to highlight claimed racist attacks in Austria which claimed a 14-year-old Muslim girl had been attacked and thrown onto a railway track has been called out after police said the story is fiction. (more…)
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday night offered the fullest accounting of his own thinking on the direction of the nation since the election, even gently breaking from President-elect Donald Trump on controversial policies from Russia sanctions to Medicare reform. (more…)
Earlier in December, a Japanese tech mogul, and owner of Sprint Corp. named Masayoshi Son promised President-elect Donald Trump that he would invest $50 billion into the U.S., and bring more than 50,000 new jobs stateside. It would appear that this promise is already well under way.