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FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2009, file photo, the University of Tennessee’s Pride of the Southland Band performs before an NCAA college football game in Knoxville, Tenn. The band will perform in its 15th presidential inaugural parade since 1953 on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, a decades-old tradition its band director said transcends politics and the nation’s divisions. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

Inauguration Eve: Trump juggles work, play, preps to party

Juggling work and play on Inauguration Eve, Donald Trump filled his final Cabinet slot Thursday and headed to Washington for three days of festivities. The president-elect was trading in his beloved private jet for a military jet to ferry him from New York to a city bracing for an onslaught ...

The Latest: Umbrella policy revised for Trump inauguration

The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST): 11:25 a.m. It may rain on Donald Trump's parade. Due to the forecast of rain for Inauguration Day, the National Park Service is revising its "no umbrella" policy for Friday. The park service says collapsible mini umbrellas will be allowed on ...

Energy Secretary-designate, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, prior to testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

The Latest: Senate set to vote on 2 Trump nominees on Friday

The Latest on Congress (all times EST): 11:40 a.m. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer says the Senate will vote on two of Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees on Friday and begin debate on a third. The Senate will vote on retired Gen. James Mattis to be defense secretary and retired Gen. ...

FILE - In this Dec. 12, 2016, file photo, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry smiles as he leaves Trump Tower in New York.  Perry was for “all of the above” on energy production before President Barack Obama embraced the strategy. Years before the Democratic president endorsed all types of energy production _ from oil and gas to renewable sources like wind and solar power _ Perry was putting the policy into practice in Texas. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Perry says he regrets call to eliminate Energy Department

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, said Thursday he regrets his infamous statement about abolishing the federal agency and insisted it performs a critical function. Perry told a Senate committee that if confirmed, he will be a passionate advocate for the ...

In this Jan. 18, 2017, photo, buttons for sale are posted as preparations continue for Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington. From a morning stop at church through the swearing-in to the last dance of the evening, it’s going to be an inaugural marathon on Friday. Donald Trump will take Washington by storm, no matter what the weather.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Inaugural Things to Watch: the speech, the dress and more

From a morning stop at church through the swearing-in to the last dance of the evening, it's going to be an inaugural marathon on Friday. Donald Trump will take Washington by storm, no matter what the weather. (Which, by the way, looks like rain.) Some things to watch for on ...

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2006, file photo, the sign used as the backdrop for press briefings at the U.S. Department of State is seen before a news conference at the State Department in Washington. It’s a little more than a day before Donald Trump becomes president and he still has no one ready to run American diplomacy until his nominee is confirmed. And with Russian-sponsored Syrian peace talks scheduled on Trump’s first full business day in office, the State Department doesn’t know who if anyone to send. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Trump asks some 50 senior Obama appointees to stay on

President-elect Donald Trump has asked roughly 50 senior Obama administration appointees to remain in their posts after his inauguration to ensure continuity in government, his incoming White House press secretary said Thursday. The officials include the highest-ranking career officials at key national security agencies like the Pentagon and State Department. ...

41st President Bush battles pneumonia, wife has bronchitis

Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, on Thursday remained hospitalized in Houston, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being treated for bronchitis. The 92-year-old former president went into the ICU on Wednesday and underwent a procedure "to protect and clear his airway ...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017, file photo, Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin walks down the steps of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House complex in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Trump's Treasury pick defends his foreclosure actions

Steven Mnuchin, Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, on Thursday defended his handling of thousands of foreclosures during the height of the financial crisis, saying he had worked hard to assist homeowners to refinance so they could keep their homes. "Since I was first nominated to serve as ...

FILE - In this March 31, 2014 file photo, HMAS Success scans the southern Indian Ocean, near the coast of Western Australia, as a Royal New Zealand Air Force P3 Orion flies over, while searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it’s still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that’s changing with new satellites that will soon allow flights to be tracked in real time over oceans. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

It's getting harder for a plane to vanish and not be found

Nearly three years after a Malaysian airliner vanished, it's still possible, if unlikely, for a plane to disappear. But that's changing with new satellites that will soon allow flights to be tracked in real time over oceans. New international safety standards also begin to kick-in beginning next year, although the ...

US bombers strike Islamic State camps in Libya

U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers and drones attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, seeking to eliminate extremists who had escaped the former IS stronghold of Sirte, the Pentagon announced on Thursday. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said in a statement that the camps were located about ...

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