- Obama and Trump hurled insults, now trade pleasantries
WASHINGTON (AP) — Did anyone see it coming, the apparent new rapport between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump?
- Union president Jones challenges Trump on Carrier
WASHINGTON (AP) — The union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter challenged the president-elect Thursday to back up his claim that a deal to discourage Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory would save 1,100 American jobs.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102
MEUREUDU, Indonesia (AP) — Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the local disaster agency called for urgent food supplies and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100 people.
- Pirates preying on Venezuelan fishermen as industry unravels
PUNTA DE ARAYA, Venezuela (AP) — The pirates had killed Flaco Marval's brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family.
- Barry Switzer makes case to Trump for 'secretary of offense'
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys head coach Barry Switzer has made his case to be the new "secretary of offense."
- Nationals get CF Eaton from White Sox for 3 young pitchers
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Washington Nationals did make a deal with the Chicago White Sox during their hometown winter meetings, after all, only it was for center fielder Adam Eaton, not lefty Chris Sale.
- AP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M, 5 years
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Aroldis Chapman found a spot in a most familiar bullpen — a very rich spot, too.
- Cubs get closer Wade Davis from Royals for OF Jorge Soler
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Wade Davis already had closed out a World Series. And that was part of his appeal for the Chicago Cubs.
- Gimme a hundred: Red Sox-Brewers trade contains $100 clause
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A hundred dollars can still go a long way in baseball.