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Donald Trump and Mike Pence. (Getty Images)The president-elect typically receives far fewer intelligence briefings than his predecessors, sources say.

2016-12-08 15:06:15 -0700

FILE - In this Tuesday, May 29, 2012, file photo, President Barack Obama awards the Medal of Freedom to former astronaut John Glenn during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Glenn, the first American to orbit Earth who later spent 24 years representing Ohio in the Senate, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at the age of 95. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)In 1962 the late astronaut became the first American to orbit the Earth,  helping jump-start the nation's space program.

2016-12-08 15:19:31 -0700

‘This is a 4-alarm fire’: Environmentalists to campaign against Trump’s EPA pickReaction is swift to the selection of Scott Pruitt, a denier of mainstream climate science, to head the Environmental Protection Agency.

2016-12-08 11:03:40 -0700