President Barack Obama says the increase in the number of Israeli settlements is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state."
President-elect Donald Trump says his plan to replace the nation's health care law will include "insurance for everybody."
Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in her final speech as head of the Justice Department, said worries of difficult days ahead should be a call for action, not despair.
The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a bit longer after reports that he would leave in the middle of Inauguration Day ceremonies generated negative attention.
A standing-room-only crowd has packed a historic African-American church in Washington for one of dozens of rallies around the nation supporting immigrant rights.
Kidman tells the BBC that now that Trump has been elected, "we as a country need to support who's ever the president because that's what the country's based on."
Sky Arts says it has decided not to broadcast the program "in light of the concerns expressed by Michael Jackson's immediate family."
Democrat Roy Cooper's campaign ended up outspending Republican Pat McCrory by $7.5 million during the campaign cycle capped by Cooper narrowly defeating the incumbent governor.