Stocks close lower as Trump inaugural approaches

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. equities fell on Tuesday, with financials lagging, as uncertainty around President-elect Donald Trump's policies grew. "I't not about proposals anymore ... but what are they more…

Trump eyes 20% slash of federal workers

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON EXAMINER) Making good on a promise to slash government, President-elect Trump has asked his incoming team to pursue spending and staffing cuts. Insiders said that the spending more…

Obama to increase federal control over school spending

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Washington (CNN)The Obama administration is considering a major last-minute policy shift that could force hundreds of school districts to cut spending at well-financed elementary and secondary schools and more…

PM commits to Brexit vote in Parliament

by -NO AUTHOR- -- London (CNN)British Prime Minister Theresa May has committed to placing a final Brexit deal to a vote in both houses of the UK parliament. In a much-anticipated speech more…

GOP closer to defunding Planned Parenthood

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONEXAMINER) — Republicans are closer than ever to defunding Planned Parenthood. And if they pull the plug on the abortion giant, House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., will deserve more…

Poverty-racked Selma 'still a city of slaves'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LIFEZETTE) When Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said that he didn’t view President-Elect Donald Trump as a “legitimate” president in an interview for NBC News’ “Meet the Press” that more…