Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, speaking in Charlotte on Thursday, urged the U.S. not to turn away from alliances and international trade that have formed the underpinnings of the post-World War II order.
One of the nation’s top evangelical leaders, Dr. Richard Land, says President-elect Donald Trump’s picks so far for key roles in his administration have been in line with what conservatives were hoping would happen.
Cybersecurity experts say Iran is likely behind attacks on computers at two government agencies in Saudi Arabia, an attack that echoes a previous one in 2012. Iranian hackers have been especially active in past month, one researcher says.
President-elect Donald Trump is meeting Exxon Mobil Corp. CEO Rex Tillerson, a Texas native, at Trump Tower on Tuesday. Tillerson doesn’t have any diplomatic experience but has spent decades building relationships with Russia, including with Vladimir Putin, and Saudi Arabia as the leader of the world’s biggest private oil and natural gas company.
Relatives of people killed by Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police officers asked Charlotte City Council on Monday for more transparent investigations and tougher civilian oversight of officer-involved shootings.
Conjoined twins Eva and Erika Sandoval of suburban Sacramento, Calif., will undergo a rare surgery Tuesday after living fused from the chest down since they were born more than two years ago. Doctors calculate a 30 percent chance that one or both twins will not survive the surgery – but they and the girls’ parents say it’s necessary for their long-term health, freedom and mobility.
It is unusual for tycoons to face public questioning. Major TV channels broadcast live the hearing into links between the businesses and a confidante of President Park Geun-hye that is expected to go on all day.
The internal study had been requested to find ways to improve efficiency, and officials planned to reroute the savings into combat power. But when it turned up far more wasteful spending than expected, senior defense officials discredited and suppressed the report.
Civitas Institute in Raleigh abandoned its request on Monday to delay a final count of ballots from the November elections, shortly after Gov. Pat McCrory conceded the gubernatorial race to Roy Cooper.
The day after police used the words “fictitious conspiracy theory” to describe the allegation that brought a North Carolinian to the nation’s capital to investigate “pizzagate,” supporters of Donald Trump were still pushing the theory and adding to it.