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.
After a man took a gun to a pizzeria to investigate a fake conspiracy theory, psychology professor Viren Swami of Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, U.K. discusses why people are susceptible.
On Dec. 15, Donald Trump is expected to make an announcement regarding his business interests. The wide range of his dealings leaves him open to potential conflicts of interest.
Only a few American states offer paid family leave for workers. Washington, D.C. city council member Elissa Silverman and small business owner Jonathan Cho discuss the measure proposed in D.C.
New Yorker reporter Steve Coll discusses the background of Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson. News reports say Donald Trump is likely to pick Tillerson for secretary of state.
Democratic Sen. Jack Reed of Rhode Island was one of four senators to write a letter calling for a further look into the CIA's conclusion that Russia tried to help the election of Donald Trump.
President-elect Donald Trump is pushing back on the conclusion that Russia tried to help him win the election by claiming a historic margin of victory. The results don't stack up against history.
A bipartisan group of senators tacitly rebuked President-elect Donald Trump in a statement Sunday on the CIA assessment that Russia used cyberattacks to influence the election.
Instead, the president-elect again says he will allow his grown children to run his vast network of companies, and won't have anything to do with day-to-day operations.