Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy: jobs report

Dec 3, 2016

Trump to inherit solid but uneven economy: jobs report

The U.S. jobs report released Friday made one thing clear: President-elect Donald Trump will inherit the same two-track U.S. economy that bedeviled his predecessor. Hiring is solid and the unemployment rate low. But longer-term problems persist — especially a stubbornly high number of men ...

A Cabinet of generals? Trump's choices get mixed reviews

Dec 3, 2016

A Cabinet of generals? Trump's choices get mixed reviews

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s moves to pack his administration with military brass is getting mixed reviews as lawmakers and others struggle to balance their regard for the individuals he is choosing with a broader worry about an increased militarization of American policy. No fewer ...

French left seeks candidate after Hollande bows out

Dec 2, 2016

French left seeks candidate after Hollande bows out

French President Francois Hollande’s dramatic decision not to seek a second term next year leaves the left-wing field open in an election that is proving increasingly unpredictable. Hollande announced Thursday he would not seek re-election next April, bowing to historic low approval ratings. “I ...

Trump says he's stepping out of his business empire

Nov 30, 2016

Trump says he's stepping out of his business empire

President-elect Donald Trump said Wednesday that he’s leaving his business empire to focus on being the nation’s 45th president, bowing to pressure to avoid potential conflicts of interest between governing and profiting in the private sector. “I will be leaving my great business in ...