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Transition Briefing: Former ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Sues Trump for Defamation

Transition Briefing: Former ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Sues Trump for Defamation

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Donald J. Trump’s reality television show, sued Mr. Trump for defamation, describing behavior that spilled into assault.
NYT > Home Page 2017-01-15 23:28:13

NYT > Home Page 2017-01-15 23:28:13

President-elect Donald J. Trump has always been hooked on recognition. More than ever, tweeting has given him a fitting outlet.
Trump Tweet Puts L.L. Bean Back in Political Crossfire

Trump Tweet Puts L.L. Bean Back in Political Crossfire

An unusual product endorsement by the president-elect adds to the company’s headaches over a politically active family member.
Transition Briefing: Trump Says ‘I Think It Was Russia’ That Hacked the Democrats

Transition Briefing: Trump Says ‘I Think It Was Russia’ That Hacked the Democrats

President-elect Donald J. Trump conceded at his first news conference since July that Russia probably hacked the Democratic National Committee.
Trump Tells Congress to Repeal Health Care Law ‘Very Quickly’

Trump Tells Congress to Repeal Health Care Law ‘Very Quickly’

President-elect Donald J. Trump said he wanted to replace the Affordable Care Act as soon as it was repealed, but some party members want more time to consider an alternative.
Taking Aim at Trump, Leaders Strongly Affirm Findings on Russian Hacking

Taking Aim at Trump, Leaders Strongly Affirm Findings on Russian Hacking

In a hearing, top intelligence officials and senators of both parties pushed back forcefully in a display that seemed directed solely at President-elect Donald J. Trump.
Fed Officials See Faster Economic Growth Under Trump, but No Boom

Fed Officials See Faster Economic Growth Under Trump, but No Boom

Minutes of its December meeting offer more evidence that the central bank sees itself as a counterweight to campaign promises on tax cuts and spending.
Ford, Criticized by Trump, Cancels Plans to Build Mexican Plant

Ford, Criticized by Trump, Cancels Plans to Build Mexican Plant

The company said on Tuesday that it would instead invest $700 million to increase production in Michigan.
Taiwan’s President Accuses China of Renewed Intimidation

Taiwan’s President Accuses China of Renewed Intimidation

‘Step by step, Beijing is going back to the old path of dividing, coercing and even threatening and intimidating Taiwan,’ President Tsai Ing-wen said.
Rockettes Won’t Be Forced to Dance at Trump Inauguration

Rockettes Won’t Be Forced to Dance at Trump Inauguration

Dancers with personal objections can skip the performance, according to the company and the union for the dancers. Still, some will likely feel pressured.
The Run-Up: Alec Baldwin, in His Own Words, on Playing Trump

The Run-Up: Alec Baldwin, in His Own Words, on Playing Trump

Listen to the actor explain how he transformed himself into a mischievously exaggerated version of the president-elect. Plus, the week’s political news.
Transition Briefing: Donald Trump Continues to Focus on a Single Priority: Jobs

Transition Briefing: Donald Trump Continues to Focus on a Single Priority: Jobs

The president-elect’s recent cabinet picks signal that employment is his top concern, and the topic will be discussed when he meets with technology executives.
Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State Candidate, Is an Aggressive Dealmaker With Close Ties to Russia

Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State Candidate, Is an Aggressive Dealmaker With Close Ties to Russia

Mr. Tillerson, Exxon Mobil’s chief executive, whose appointment is considered likely, has a relationship with Russia that could be both a strength and his Achilles’ heel.
Field Notes: Some Same-Sex Couples Are Rushing to Say Their Vows. Just in Case …

Field Notes: Some Same-Sex Couples Are Rushing to Say Their Vows. Just in Case …

Gay couples ask: Will our right to marry survive the next four years?
Transition Briefing: Chris Christie won’t head Republican Party, and Trump skirmishes with union boss

Transition Briefing: Chris Christie won’t head Republican Party, and Trump skirmishes with union boss

A Steelworkers local president, Chuck Jones, said the president-elect had lied about jobs saved at Carrier. Mr. Trump fired back.
Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead HUD

Trump Chooses Ben Carson to Lead HUD

The president-elect reached out to one of his old Republican primary opponents to be secretary of housing and urban development.
Jill Stein Drops Pennsylvania Recount Effort, Ending Unlikely Push Against Trump

Jill Stein Drops Pennsylvania Recount Effort, Ending Unlikely Push Against Trump

A lawyer for Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate, said in a filing that “petitioners are regular citizens” who could not afford the required $1 million payment.
The Interpreter: Trump, Taiwan and China: The Controversy, Explained

The Interpreter: Trump, Taiwan and China: The Controversy, Explained

No American president or president-elect is believed to have spoken with a Taiwanese president in decades — until a fateful telephone call on Friday.
Trump Speaks With Taiwan’s Leader, an Affront to China

Trump Speaks With Taiwan’s Leader, an Affront to China

The president-elect spoke by phone with the president of Taiwan in the first such contact since the United States severed diplomatic relations with the island.
Transition Briefing: Trump Heads to Indiana to Bask, as Clinton’s Lead in Popular Vote Breaks 2.5 million

Transition Briefing: Trump Heads to Indiana to Bask, as Clinton’s Lead in Popular Vote Breaks 2.5 million

The president-elect embarks on a victory tour to crow over manufacturing jobs, while Senate Democrats try to tighten nominee disclosure rules.
Elaine Chao Is Said to Be Trump’s Pick for Transportation Secretary

Elaine Chao Is Said to Be Trump’s Pick for Transportation Secretary

Ms. Chao is a former Labor Secretary, and the wife of Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader.
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