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President-Elect Donald Trump Taps Michael Flynn for National Security Adviser
President-elect Donald Trump has named retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, the Trump transition team said today, rewarding one of his campaign’s most prominent allies with a major role as he seeks to fulfill his promise to better protect the country. In the role, Flynn
Obama: North Korea Nuclear Test Demands 'Serious Consequences'
North Korea confirmed its fifth nuclear test explosion early Friday, its largest yet, and another provocation that brought instant condemnation from the country's neighbors and a call from President Obama for "serious consequences." Pyongyang also said it made strides that could bring it closer to
U.S. Meets Goal of Admitting 10,000 Syrian Refugees in a Year
A month ahead of schedule, the Obama administration has announced that it has met a goal set a year ago to welcome 10,000 Syrian refugees. "The 10,000th Syrian refugee will arrive this afternoon (Monday National Security Advisor Susan Rice announced in a statement. "On behalf of the President and
Ellen DeGeneres, Magic Johnson, Nick Jonas Among Celebs at Obama's 55th Birthday Party at the White House
President Barack Obama celebrated his 55th birthday Friday night with a star-studded, blowout birthday bash at the White House. Although the hand-picked guest list was not released in advance, and the majority of guests did not confirm they were attending, nor post anything on social media about
Republican National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking Donald Trump and Other Speakers
Donald Trump took to the stage at the Republican National Convention Thursday night and offered a stinging indictment of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as well as the legacy of the Obama administration. He made several claims about both, so ABC News decided to fact-check them, as well as the
Benghazi Committee Report: What to Know
The House Select Committee on Benghazi released its 800-page report Tuesday on the 2012 attacks in Libya that left four Americans dead, wrapping up its two-year, $7 million investigation. The report did not challenge the main conclusions of previous investigations, and includes new findings about
President Obama Remarks on ISIS, Orlando Terror Attack
The president used a portion of his speech to sharply criticize Donald Trump's views on Muslims.
How Obama's Vietnam Visit Became About China
President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are in Vietnam this week for a trip the White House says is aimed at rebalancing its interests in the Asia-Pacific region and expanding revitalized commercial relations with the country. But just as soon as the president made good on that and
Will the EgyptAir Plane Crash Affect American Politics?
"The View" co-hosts discuss how Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton would handle the threat of terrorism.
What the 'Serial' Podcast Revealed About Ex-Taliban Captive Bowe Bergdahl
We've reached the final and 11th episode of the second season of the most popular podcast in America, "Serial." This season intricately explored the high-profile case of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He left his outpost in Afghanistan and was held captive by the Taliban for five years until his