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  • CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 01: President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence stand onstage together at U.S. Bank Arena on December 1, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Trump took time off from selecting the cabinet for his incoming administration to celebrate his victory in the general election.  (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

    Trump and Pence Promise a Winter of Wholesale Change

    (CNN) — Donald Trump and Mike Pence are telling supporters across the country that they will make a sea change in decades old government policies before winter’s cold has thawed, raising expectations for the first 100 days of their new administration. Pence and Trump, in the post election euphoria that comes with winning, have laid out dozens of promises that they say they will achieve in the first few months of 2017, including repealing Obamacare, beefing up military spending and […]

  • A crane is used to lift wreckage as part of search efforts in a fire-ravaged warehouse on December 05, 2016 in Oakland, California. 
The death toll from a massive weekend fire at a warehouse near San Francisco shot up to 36, as authorities launched a criminal probe and pushed forth with recovery efforts.
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    Oakland Fire: Many Complaints Filed About Warehouse

    OAKLAND (CNN) — The city of Oakland received repeated complaints over the years about the Ghost Ship warehouse, where 36 people were killed in a fire last week. The site, along with an adjacent lot, had become cluttered with old cars, oil containers, pests and trash, according to those complaints. Many of the 10 complaints were directed at the lot, pointing to a “ton of garbage piling up on the property” as well as the “illegal interior building structure” at […]

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    Trump Unleashes Tweet on Carrier Union Boss Who Blasted Him

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — President-elect Donald Trump lashed out Wednesday at a union leader who has criticized Trump’s Carrier job deal as a promise “half-way delivered.” Chuck Jones, president of United Steelworkers Local 1999, has been critical of Trump’s claim to have saved 1,100 jobs at the Indianapolis plant since Tuesday. But shortly after Jones appeared on CNN’s “Erin Burnett Out Front” program Wednesday night, the president-elect appeared to blame union leaders like him for companies leaving the U.S. “Chuck […]

  • President-elect Donald Trump picked Linda McMahon, former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, to serve as the administrator of the Small Business Administration, his transition announced Wednesday. (Emmanuel Tambakakis/CNN)

    Linda McMahon Picked to Be Small Business Administrator

    (CNN) — President-elect Donald Trump picked Linda McMahon, former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, to serve as the administrator of the Small Business Administration, his transition announced Wednesday. “Linda has a tremendous background and is widely recognized as one of the country’s top female executives advising businesses around the globe,” Trump said in a statement. “She helped grow WWE from a modest 13-person operation to a publicly traded global enterprise with more than 800 employees in offices worldwide.” He continued, […]

  • NORTH CHARLESTON, SC - JUNE 19:  In this image from the video uplink from the detention center to the courtroom, Dylann Roof appears at Centralized Bond Hearing Court June 19, 2015 in North Charleston, South Carolina. Roof is charged with nine counts of murder and firearms charges in the shooting deaths at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17. (Photo by Grace Beahm-Pool/Getty Images)

    Dylann Roof Has ‘Cold and Hateful Heart,’ Prosecutor Says in Opening Statement

    (CNN) — Dylann Roof was “cold and calculating” in planning an attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a federal prosecutor said Wednesday in opening statements of Roof’s trial in Charleston, South Carolina. Roof studied the church’s long history in the black community, found out what time the Bible study would be held, loaded his gun the night before, packed extra ammunition and drove more than an hour to the church, Assistant US Attorney Jay Richardson told the jury of […]

  • In a gesture toward the romance of Valentine's Day, Pope Francis on Friday, February 14, 2014, gave his advice on how to have a happy marriage before thousands of young engaged couples. The unprecedented event, held under brilliant winter sunshine in a packed St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, may reflect Francis' desire to be closer to ordinary people's lives.

    Pope Francis Compares Media’s Focus on Scandal to Feces Obsession

    LONDON (CNNMoney) — Pope Francis has compared the media’s interest in scandal to an unhealthy obsession with feces. “The media should be very clear, very transparent, and not fall prey … to the sickness of coprophilia, which is always wanting to communicate scandal, to communicate ugly things, even though they may be true,” the pope said in an interview with Belgian magazine Tertio published Wednesday. Coprophilia is a medical term used to describe arousal from excrement or feces. The pope […]

  • An $85 leather-wrapped stone -- yes, you read that right -- has sold out at Nordstrom after going viral on social media. A smaller version, sensibly priced at $65 for the budget-conscious rock lover, is also out of stock.

    Nordstrom’s $85 Leather-Wrapped Rock Has Sold Out

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Looking to buy a classy pet rock this holiday season? Believe it or not, a lot of people were. An $85 leather-wrapped stone — yes, you read that right — has sold out at Nordstrom after going viral on social media. A smaller version, sensibly priced at $65 for the budget-conscious rock lover, is also out of stock. “A paperweight? A conversation piece? A work of art? It’s up to you,” reads the description at the […]

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    Biden Stokes 2020 Buzz on Colbert: ‘Never Say Never’

    (CNN) — Vice President Joe Biden continued to tease a presidential bid in 2020 during an appearance on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night, saying he’s learned to “never say never.” “I’m a great respecter of fate. I don’t plan on running again. But to say you know what’s going to happen in four years, I just think is — is not rational,” Biden said. After stoking speculation about his 2020 ambitions with comments to reporters earlier […]

  • Emilie Grandchamps lost her son Alex Ghassan in the Oakland warehouse fire.

    Oakland Victim’s Mother: He Didn’t Go There to Die

    (CNN) — Alex Ghassan, who died in the Oakland warehouse fire on Friday, was the father of 4-year-old twin daughters. They called him whenever they had a bad dream. But since Ghassan was confirmed dead, along with his fiancĂ© Hannah Henrikka Raux, his mother Emilie Grandchamps has been faced with a real-life nightmare. She has to tell her granddaughters that they will not be able to call their father anymore. “You can’t imagine the loss,” she said in an emotional […]