Campaign's disdain for civility could leave lasting damage

When a South Carolina congressman shouted "You lie!" during a speech by President Barack Obama in 2009, House members rebuked him for violating norms of civility. After this year's presidential campaign, the idea that people were once troubled by the outburst seems almost quaint.

  • Written by ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

Trump takes on enormous task of building an administration

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is shaking up his transition team as he plunges into setting up his administration, an enormous undertaking that likely requires him to alter his hands-on management style and consider going outside his small, insular group of loyalists.

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

NATO: Blast inside US base in Afghanistan kills 4

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan early Saturday killed four people, the head of international forces in the country said.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Amnesty: Nigeria's slum demolitions leave 30,000 homeless

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Amnesty International says as many as 30,000 people in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos are homeless after their community was set ablaze and demolished this week.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF