U.S. Senate panel advances Ross, Chao nominations on voice vote

A Senate committee swiftly approved Republican President Donald Trump's nominees for commerce and transportation secretaries by voice vote on Tuesday, signaling that they will face little resistance to approval by the full Senate.

Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties
UPDATED: 1/23/17 5:51 pm ET - adds UAW statement

President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian

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