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Coast Guard suspends search for motorcyclist

The search for a motorcyclist who appears to have crashed and fallen off a bridge in Massachusetts was suspended Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

What we know about a suddenly important Michigan elections board

The work of the Michigan Board of State Canvassers is not glamorous and rarely draws much attention. But on Monday, the national spotlight will fall on one of the board’s normally mundane tasks: reviewing results from the presidential election that have been certified by Michigan’s 83 counties and giving a stamp of approval.

Biden to nominate aide Blinken as secretary of state, Linda Thomas-Greenfield as ambassador to the United Nations

President-elect Joe Biden is planning to announce that he has selected Antony Blinken, one of his closest and longest-serving foreign-policy advisers, as secretary of state. Biden is also planning to announce Linda Thomas-Greenfield as his nominee for ambassador to the United Nations.

Here are the votes Trump and his allies are challenging

For simplicity's sake, this is a list of all the ballots being questioned by Trump allies in court in recount forms.

Biden to name first Cabinet picks on Tuesday, top aide says

President-elect Joe Biden's incoming chief of staff, Ronald Klain, said Sunday that some of Biden's first Cabinet picks will be revealed Tuesday, although he declined to say who or what positions will be announced.

How Trump hopes to use party machinery to retain control of the GOP

As President Trump brazenly seeks to delay the certification of the election in hopes of overturning his defeat, he is also mounting a less high-profile but similarly audacious bid to keep control of the Republican National Committee even after he leaves office.

Trump’s post-presidency will be cluttered with potentially serious legal battles

President Trump’s ongoing court battles are unlikely to pose significant legal jeopardy for him before he leaves office, but the swirl of criminal investigations and civil complaints stemming from his business activities and personal conduct could prove potentially more serious once he departs, specialists say.

Trump appeals dismissal of bid to block vote certification in Pa.

The president and other plaintiffs filed notice of appeal to the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals on Sunday, a day after the judge issued a scathing order shooting down claims of widespread irregularities with mail-in ballots.