Oregon is epicenter as Trump protests surge across nation

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Another night of nationwide protests against Donald Trump's election came to a head in Portland, where thousands marched and some smashed store windows, lit firecrackers and sparked a dumpster blaze. Police termed the protest a riot and used "less lethal munitions" to help clear the streets.

  • Written by TERRENCE PETTY, Associated Press ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press

Behind the smiles, tough reality for Trump and GOP Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — The budding new alliance between Donald Trump and congressional Republicans hides a tougher reality: Even with unified GOP control of Washington, the president-elect's priorities may have trouble getting through Congress.

  • Written by ERICA WERNER, AP Congressional Correspondent

Iran deal endangered if Trump seeks to renegotiate its terms

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump isn't going to rip up the Iran nuclear deal on day one as president, but his vows to renegotiate the terms and increase enforcement could imperil an agreement that has put off the threat of Tehran developing atomic weapons. Emboldened Republican lawmakers are already considering ways to test Iran's resolve to live up to the deal.

  • Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Authorities: Deputies fatally shoot man who shot mother

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies fatally shot a 53-year-old man after he shot his mother in both legs and pointed a gun at them during a domestic disturbance investigation in Florida, authorities said.