Nancy Benac

  • Worst treatment ever, Trump grumbles; Dems demand deep probe

    Surrounded by multiplying questions, President Donald Trump complained Wednesday that "no politician in history" has been treated worse. Democrats demanded an independent commission to dig into his firing of FBI Director James Comey, but Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan cautioned against "rushing to judgment."

  • Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

    Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursday and swooped into Washington for three days of inaugural festivities. As the president-elect left New York behind, the capital braced for an onslaught of inaugural crowds and demonstrators numbering in the hundreds of thousands.

  • LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: Jill Biden cheers on competitors at the Velodrome at Queen Elizabeth park on September 13, 2014 in London, England. The International sports event for 'wounded warriors' is presented by Jaguar Land Rover with limited last-minute tickets available at www.invictusgames.org. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
    Free community college plans to get boost

    President Obama and Jill Biden will try to put more oomph behind state and local programs that provide what Obama's been unable to offer nationally.

  • Flowers and ribbons adorn a tree outside the Weinstein familyhouse in Rockville, Md., Thursday, April 23, 2015. Earlier, President Barack Obama took full responsibility for the counterterror missions and offered his
    Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'

    U.S. investigators took months to piece together evidence that led to the conclusion that drone strikes had killed two Western hostages and two Americans who worked for al-Qaida, U.S. officials said Friday.