Trump transition tests outsider's governing ability
WASHINGTON (AP) — His status as a presidential nominee barely a week old, Donald Trump is already tasked with assembling a complex transition team capable of hiring thousands of high-level government officials and crafting a detailed policy agenda should he win the presidency.
Trump's Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In offhand remarks and abrupt zingers, Donald Trump has praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and seemed to dismiss the importance of NATO. All of this has jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign.
Computers hacked at Democrats' House campaign committee
WASHINGTON (AP) — The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked, an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee for which the Russian government is the leading suspect.
Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading Zika in U.S.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Mosquitoes have apparently begun spreading the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time, health officials said Friday in a long-feared turn in the epidemic sweeping through Latin America and the Caribbean.