The stopgap spending bill passes by a 63-36 vote shortly before a midnight deadline.
Democrats drop their objections to the spending bill after taking the debate right to the brink before a midnight deadline.
The president-elect shut down firms that appeared connected to a possible venture there, corporate documents show.
A longtime union chief and a 19-year-old woman got menacing phone calls after the president-elect went after them on Twitter.
It surges on the initial reaction to the president-elect's surprise win and relief the election is over, experts say.
Liberty University is seeking a permit to build a full-scale, National Rifle Association-approved facility.
A Republican from Texas introduces a bill that would slash benefits and raise the retirement age.
The president-elect's praise for Barack Obama is greeted with boos and awkward silence at a rally in Louisiana.
The former mayor withdrew his name from consideration as secretary of state or any other White House role.
The president-elect appointed two retired Marine officers and an Army officer to key positions in his administration.