The "Two Trumps" surface in president-elect's transition

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's skeptics hope the presidency will reveal a serious side of the brash businessman. His supporters want him to keep the freewheeling style that rattled Washington.

In true Trump fashion, so far he's doing both.

  • Written by JULIE PACE, Associated Press; JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press

Trump speaks directly with Taiwan's leader, irking China

BEIJING (AP) — In a break with decadeslong diplomatic tradition, President-elect Donald Trump spoke directly with the president of Taiwan, a move that drew an irritated response from China on Saturday and looked set to cast uncertainty over U.S. policy toward Asia.

  • Written by GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press; JOHNSON LAI, Associated Press

San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Exactly a year to the moment that a pair of shooters unleashed a terrorist attack on San Bernardino, a bell rang 14 times Friday at the city's Inland Regional Center in honor of the people who died there.

  • Written by AMY TAXIN, Associated Press

Buzz Aldrin gets visit from NASA after polar evacuation

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Buzz Aldrin had an unexpected bedside visit from NASA Deputy Administrator Dava Newman on Saturday as he continued to recover in a New Zealand hospital from his medical evacuation from the South Pole.

  • Written by NICK PERRY, Associated Press; MARCIA DUNN, Associated Press

Professor fatally stabbed on USC campus, student arrested

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A student stabbed a psychology professor to death on the University of Southern California campus in Los Angeles on Friday in what was a personal dispute, authorities said.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS