For the past two weeks, President Donald Trump has signed a flurry of executive orders with virtually no involvement from his Cabinet, Congress or federal agencies. Former ambassador and White House official Stuart Eizenstat says Trump's breakneck pace could backfire.
Throughout his campaign, President Donald Trump made big promises about cracking down on immigrants, and building a wall between the US and Mexico. As he prepares to announce his plans, many are sending as much money as they can back home.
Tavis Smiley spent New Year's Eve at church — part of a long tradition of "Watch Night" that began in 1862, as slaves waited for news of the Emancipation Proclamation. It was a comforting way to spend the holiday, and likewise, he's found good vibes for the new year in his playlist.
President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will nominate South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a Republican critic who once rebuked him for failing to disavow white supremacists, as US ambassador to the United Nations.
Walk up and down Commonwealth Avenue on the Boston University campus, and it's easy to see and hear the presence of international students. The largest percentage of foreign students — here and nationwide — come from China. So when President Donald Trump sounds off, college administrators get anxious.
China announces a ban on carfentanil, a lethal opioid originally designed to tranquilize elephants. One of the main ways it's been reaching American streets and driving up the rate of fatal overdoses is through the US Postal Service.