New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' Republican leaders are preparing to greet incoming President Donald Trump with investigations into whether Russia intruded into last month's elections to help him win the White House.

  • Written by ALAN FRAM, Associated Press

Donald Trump's avoidance of formal news conference continues

NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump on Monday canceled the only news conference he has scheduled since his election, continuing to communicate with the public via Twitter and carefully curated, one-on-one interviews.

  • Written by CATHERINE LUCEY, Associated Press; JULIE BYKOWICZ, Associated Press

Trump targets F-35, but aircraft means jobs in 45 states

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to corral the "out of control" cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. But congressional Republicans and Democrats, aware of the tens of thousands of jobs the aircraft generates in 45 states, will be wary of any plans by Trump to cut the program.

  • Written by RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press

China says Trump's Taiwan comments cause 'serious concern'

BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister warned that any moves to damage Beijing's core interests would be self-detrimental after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he could use the way in which America deals with Taiwan as a bargaining chip.

  • Written by NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press