Trump is angling to include a woman of color—a former critic—among his administration's highest ranks. The president-elect is also mulling candidates for big Cabinet appointments, including onetime campaign rival Ben Carson.
Ukraine's acting president accused Russia on Sunday of waging war in his country's separatist eastern rust belt and declared the launch of a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" that left at least two dead.
Within the span of a week, the Obama and Clinton campaigns have both weathered the scandal-induced resignations of three key advisers. In this latest round of campaign poker, Obama's pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr., stepped down Friday from the Illinois senator's African American Religious Leadership Committee.
A Scottish newspaper played a key role in the resignation of Samantha Power, Harvard professor and unpaid foreign policy adviser to Barack Obama's campaign. Power stepped down after she commented to The Scotsman that Hillary Clinton was "a monster" who was "stooping to anything" to clinch the Democratic nomination.