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Fri, 09 Dec 2016 21:42:41 -0500

The United States Capitol in Washington, D.C. at night. (Getty Images)Democrats drop their objections to the spending bill after taking the debate right to the brink before a midnight deadline.


Fri, 09 Dec 2016 20:30:50 -0500

Post-election, Trump closes companies tied to Saudi Arabia. (Amr Nabil/AP)The president-elect shut down firms that appeared connected to a possible venture there, corporate documents show.


Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:27:13 -0500

Donald Trump speaks to supporters on Kiawah Island, S.C. (Matt Rourke/AP)A longtime union chief and a 19-year-old woman got menacing phone calls after the president-elect went after them on Twitter.


Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:27:58 -0500

Trump's victory has consumer confidence near a 12-year high. (Alan Diaz/AP)It surges on the initial reaction to the president-elect's surprise win and relief the election is over, experts say.


Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:12:35 -0500

The National Armory gun store and gun range in Pompano Beach, Fla. (Lynne Sladky/AP)Liberty University is seeking a permit to build a full-scale, National Rifle Association-approved facility.


Fri, 09 Dec 2016 17:22:00 -0500

GOP pursuing massive cuts to Social Security. (William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)A Republican from Texas introduces a bill that would slash benefits and raise the retirement age.