- AP-NORC Poll: Americans of all stripes say fix health care
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds like President-elect Donald Trump. This makes her chuckle amid the serious choices she faces every month between groceries, electricity and paying a health insurance bill that has jumped by nearly $400.
- AP Source: Trump picks former Ga. Gov. Perdue to lead USDA
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump intends to nominate former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve as agriculture secretary, according to a person familiar with the decision but not authorized to speak publicly before it is announced.
- 10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:
- In break with Trump, EPA pick says climate change isn't hoax
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's choice to head the Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that climate change is real, breaking with both the president-elect and his own past statements.
- Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution after suffering fatigue and coughing, a spokesman said.
- Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame
NEW YORK (AP) — Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown.
- Column: Hall vote shows some stains last longer than others
The takeaway from this year's Hall of Fame balloting is Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens likely will get in within the next five years. Shame it couldn't be this one.
- Longtime Astros slugger Bagwell elected to Hall of Fame
HOUSTON (AP) — Jeff Bagwell struggled to describe how he felt soon after being elected to the Hall of Fame in his seventh year on the ballot.
- Pudge shrugs off slim first-ballot Hall margin, and reason
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ivan Rodriguez said he barely slept for three days waiting to find out whether he would get enough votes for election to baseball's Hall of Fame.
- Trevor Hoffman misses Hall of Fame election by 5 votes
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman didn't make baseball's Hall of Fame for the second straight season.