Vice President-elect Mike Pence was greeted by boos — and some cheers — when he arrived. During the curtain call, one cast member singled out the politician: "We truly hope this show has inspired you to uphold our American values and work on behalf of all of us."
The president had to reassure not only his staff but Malia, 18, and Sasha, 15: "Your job as a decent human being is to constantly affirm and lift up and fight for treating people with kindness and respect and understandings."
Today's meeting is an about-face for both men. Donald Trump had called the 2012 presidential nominee a "choke artist" during his campaign, and Mitt Romney was vocal in his criticism of Trump. Now Romney's name is being floated as a potential nominee for secretary of state.
Donald Trump’s on-again, off-again relationship with House Speaker Paul Ryan has been under scrutiny. But if the recent past is any indication, the dynamic to watch could actually be between the president-elect and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and incoming minority leader Charles Schumer.
Trump's choice for attorney general has long been one of the most conservative senators, but Jeff Sessions's rise coincides with the GOP's recent swerves to the right — bringing him closer to the center.
The Pentagon chief and the director of national intelligence recommended that the president remove Adm. Michael Rogers from his positions. News of their counsel comes as Rogers is being considered for a post in the Trump administration.
The model-minority stereotype has long been used to explain Asian upward mobility. But an economist's research suggests that American society was simply less racist to Asians than to other people of color.
GirlTrek, which claims 80,000 members nationwide, is designed for African American women — more than 80 percent of whom are overweight or obese. It doesn't involve fancy diets, equipment or facilities. It just promotes movement.