Donald Trump surpasses 270 votes in Electoral College

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were many protesters but few faithless electors as Donald Trump won the Electoral College vote Monday — ensuring he will become America's 45th president.

  • Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press

Boy, 3, out shopping with grandma dies in road rage shooting

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A 3-year-old boy being taken on a shopping trip by his grandmother was killed in a road rage shooting when a driver opened fire on the grandmother's car because he thought she "wasn't moving fast enough at a stop sign," police said.


Massive 2013 oil spill in North Dakota still not cleaned up

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Three years and three months later, a massive oil spill in North Dakota still isn't fully cleaned up. The company responsible hasn't even set a date for completion.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press

Buses resume taking remaining civilians, rebels from Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) — A fragile cease-fire was back on in Syria on Monday, as buses resumed evacuating those still remaining in eastern Aleppo following days of delays, and others departed with the sick and wounded from two rebel-besieged Shiite villages in the country's north.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

McCain sees Russia hacking as threat, at odds with Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is the business titan who has spoken appreciatively of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Republican Sen. John McCain is the tough-talking national security hawk who warns that Russian interference in the U.S. election threatens to "destroy democracy."

  • Written by LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press