In a statement early Tuesday morning, President-elect Donald Trump announced that ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is his choice to become secretary of state, the country's top diplomat.
At a meeting in San Francisco, thousands of researchers are pondering how they can influence President-elect Donald Trump's thinking on climate change.
The president-elect today will announce his intention to nominate the ExxonMobil chairman and CEO to become the country's top diplomat, a source with knowledge of Trump's decision tells NPR.
Cybersecurity requirements for presidential smartphones could limit Trump's use of an app like Twitter, but President Trump also could ignore any recommendations that inhibit his use of social media.
A federal jury has sentenced the ex-lawmaker for 23 counts of conspiracy, fraud, bribery and money laundering in a series of elaborate schemes that misappropriated funds.
Donald Trump said over the weekend that he doesn't need to get a daily intelligence briefing as president. It has become customary for the president to receive a classified update each morning.
Former CIA and FBI official Philip Mudd discusses the differences in how the two agencies handle intelligence amid the CIA's finding that Russia may have influenced the U.S. presidential election.
The president-elect discounts the CIA's conclusion that Russian hackers deliberately tried to sway the U.S. election in his favor. But some of Trump's fellow Republicans want a full investigation.
President-elect Donald Trump may nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state. The oil executive is a giant in the business world, but not as well known in political circles.
Republican Sen. John McCain is pushing for a congressional investigation into Russian cyberattacks during the U.S. presidential election. He tells NPR's Steve Inskeep why it's worth investigating.
It's the losing Democratic nominee's most public show of support yet for efforts to call into question the election results that gave Donald Trump the presidency.
Current and former national security officials say the apparent disagreement about the intent of Russian hacks before the U.S. presidential election is unusual in a matter of such national import.
The email hacking case seems to perfectly correspond with the state of politics: tense, paranoid, zero-sum and subjective. Here's a look at where things stand.
Donald Trump asked Monday morning why Russian hacking wasn't "brought up before the election." But it was. Many times.
The Senate GOP leader said he agrees that Russian involvement in the U.S. election needs to be investigated, said "the Russians are not our friends" and expressed confidence in the CIA.
Critics worry the president-elect has authoritarian tendencies. With a tweet, he can hurt the stock of a U.S. company and with another, unleash death threats against a labor leader who displeases him.
David Greene talks to Richard Haass, ex-adviser to Secretary of State Colin Powell, about roles and responsibilities of the secretary of state. Haass is president of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Donald Trump is dismissing intelligence assessments that Russia interfered in the election to favor his victory. He's also reportedly leaning toward naming the ExxonMobil CEO as secretary of state.
Activists with the Black Lives Matter movement are figuring out how to continue pushing for more police accountability and other issues with Donald Trump in the White House.
The CIA believes Russia interfered with the presidential election in order to tip it to Donald Trump. Trump calls the claim "ridiculous." Four senators have called for a sweeping investigation.