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Obama throws verbal firebombs in Greece as protesters against him riot in the streets
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Obama throws verbal firebombs in Greece as protesters against him riot in the streets

Barack Obama used his last foreign tour as president to warn against the rise of divisive politics with the global ascent of what he described as coarse nationalism and tribalism, apparently referring to Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Stephen Bannon as his...
Mexican President Nieto preparing plan for U.S. deportations
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Mexican President Nieto preparing plan for U.S. deportations

MEXICO CITY (UPI) -- A spokesman for Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said the government is working on a plan to deal with mass deportations under the next U.S. president, Donald Trump. "There are instructions from the president to analyze in all the a...
Obama Set 'Dreamers' Up For Heartbreaking Disappointment With Executive Order
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Obama Set 'Dreamers' Up For Heartbreaking Disappointment With Executive Order

Walking around the University of Washington two days after Donald Trump was elected president, junior Joyce Diaz observed, "I feel like I'm friends with people who don't really know me." Even if they realized the microbiology major was only 17 -- which many...
Michigan election officials taking as long as possible to declare Trump winner
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Michigan election officials taking as long as possible to declare Trump winner

As of Monday afternoon, President-elect Donald Trump has won Michigan by a razor thin 13,107 votes out of 4,785,223 votes cast, according to the Michigan Secretary of State. But those are not the official results of the Nov. 8 election. The state's 83 co...
NYPD boosts security for Thanksgiving parade; Islamic State calls it an 'excellent target'
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NYPD boosts security for Thanksgiving parade; Islamic State calls it an 'excellent target'

NEW YORK (UPI) -- The New York Police Department said it would be strengthening its security preparations for the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade after the Islamic State said it would make a good target for a terror attack. The NYPD made the announcem...
Media uses white supremacist website as excuse to trash shoe company
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Media uses white supremacist website as excuse to trash shoe company

BOSTON (AP) — A white supremacist website has declared footwear manufacturer New Balance the "Official Shoes of White People." The Boston Globe reported the alt-right website The Daily Stormer made the proclamation on Saturday after New Balance vice preside...
37 shot in Chicago over weekend as 'enforcement teams' are deployed
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37 shot in Chicago over weekend as 'enforcement teams' are deployed

Five people were killed and at least 32 others were wounded in shootings in Chicago from Friday afternoon to early Monday, a weekend when city, state, county and federal police agencies conducted "targeted enforcement missions" to combat violence on the South ...
The Swamp: Paul Ryan rushes unopposed into leadership election today
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The Swamp: Paul Ryan rushes unopposed into leadership election today

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan told Republican lawmakers Monday that it's time to "hit the ground running as we join forces with the new Trump administration." "We need to seize this moment, and come together like never before," Ryan told fellow ...
Rahm Emanuel: Chicago will always be sanctuary city
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Rahm Emanuel: Chicago will always be sanctuary city

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday continued his post-election push to publicly oppose president-elect Donald Trump's immigration policies, promising "Chicago always will be a sanctuary city." "To all those who are, after Tuesday's election, very nervous and fill...