CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley changed her voting address to her new home on Kiawah Island in time to vote in next month's primaries.
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's governor is rolling out details of a program that his office says will allow the state's economy to “recover more quickly than any other state's in the...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley has resigned from the board of Boeing Co., cutting ties with a company she long supported as South Carolina governor because of her...
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Former Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday endorsed Kelly Loeffler for the U.S. Senate, saying more conservative women are needed in Washington.
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said in an interview that a man who gunned down nine worshipers at an African American church in 2015 “hijacked” the ideals many connected to the Confederate...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With the launch of her new memoir, former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley has again ignited speculation that she may be gearing up for a possible bid for the White House, perhaps...
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's former U.N. ambassador, Nikki Haley , alleges in her upcoming memoir that two administration officials who were ultimately pushed out by Trump once tried...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Rep. Elijah Cummings (all times local):
President Donald Trump says he was not intending to send a "wise guy tweet" when he chimed in Friday on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has confirmed Kelly Craft to become the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations despite Democratic concerns about her inexperience and potential conflicts of...
LIBERTY, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Department of Commerce says manufacturing company IPSUM Technologies is set to invest $19.2 million in a new space in Pickens County.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nikki Haley, the former United Nations ambassador and South Carolina governor, has a book deal.
St. Martin's Press announced Wednesday that Haley's book, currently untitled,...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is rejoining the National Governors Association and has hired a staff member in Washington, D.C.
Gov. Henry McMaster told cabinet members earlier this...
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli organization has minted a coin emblazoned with the face of Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's former ambassador to the United Nations, to commemorate her defense of...
CHICAGO (AP) — Nikki Haley, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has been nominated for a seat on the board of directors at Boeing Co.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has selected Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, as his nominee to serve as the next U.S. ambassador to the United...
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina continues to rank near the bottom in the nation when it comes to protecting female victims of domestic violence, according to a report that has led state lawmakers to call for more action.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster's vision for South Carolina laid out Wednesday in the State of the State address was the continuation of his themes of education reform, tax relief and environmental protection he has been preaching since starting his first full term earlier this month.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When South Carolina's Governor Henry McMaster gives his annual State of the State address to lawmakers on Wednesday, he'll be laying out a vision for the coming year in a state where his office notably holds little unilateral power. Thus, his ability to persuade South Carolina legislators will be necessary to secure that his proposals ever see the light of day.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster will outline his plans for 2019 in a speech before lawmakers next week.
McMaster's office confirmed the governor's State of the State address to the General Assembly will be delivered at 7 p.m. on Jan. 23.
It will be McMaster's second State of the State address. McMaster became governor in January 2017 after Nikki Haley was appointed U.N. Ambassador, but she was able to give what amounted to a farewell speech at the Statehouse.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster took the oath of office Wednesday for his first full term, pledging commitments to economic prosperity and education advances in an address that marked the culmination of years of work to win the office in his own right.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a hint, but no details, of the Trump administration's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday, saying it's long, takes advantage of new technology, and has a lot both sides will like and things they won't like.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading Republican senator on foreign policy issues says he doesn't yet know whether President Donald Trump's pick to be U.N. ambassador has the expertise and background to capably handle the job.
Trump wants former Fox News reporter and current State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert (NOW'-urt) to replace Nikki Haley as ambassador. Nauert had little foreign policy experience before taking the State Department post.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to be America's ambassador at the United Nations is likely to face questions about her thin diplomatic resume during an upcoming Senate confirmation hearing that will shine fresh attention on the president's "America first" approach to foreign policy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on who could be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations (all times local):
A White House official says the Trump administration is downgrading the U.S. diplomatic post at the United Nations to a non-Cabinet position.
President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he had chosen State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert (NOW'-urt) to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce he will nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, officials familiar with the plans said Thursday.
Two administration officials confirmed Trump's plans. A Republican congressional aide said the president was expected to announce his decision by tweet on Friday morning. The officials were not authorized to speak publicly before Trump's announcement.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday.
Before the vote on the resolution, the 193-member world body had narrowly voted to require a two-thirds majority for approval as sought by Arab nations for rather than the simple majority urged by the United States.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster says Bobby Hitt will stay in his administration as Secretary of Commerce.
McMaster said Thursday that Hitt agreed to remain at the agency he has directed for nearly eight years.
McMaster's office says South Carolina has seen nearly $30 billion in investment and added more than 106,000 jobs since Hitt was appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley after her inauguration in 2011.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and Iran traded accusations Tuesday over Tehran's latest ballistic missile test, which the U.N. Security Council discussed behind closed doors without taking any action.
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called on the U.N.'s most powerful body to unanimously condemn the "provocative missile test" on Dec. 1, calling it "dangerous and concerning, but not surprising."
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday accused Iran of stepping up violations of a U.N. ban on arms exports by sending rockets and other weaponry to rebels in Afghanistan and Yemen.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States circulated a U.N. resolution Thursday condemning the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, "for repeatedly firing rockets into Israel and for inciting violence" that puts civilians at risk.
The draft General Assembly resolution, obtained by The Associated Press, "demands that Hamas and other militant actors including Palestinian Islamic Jihad cease activity, including by using airborne incendiary devices."
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — America's outgoing ambassador to the United Nations and former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley says she brought 'Carolina values' to the U.N.
COUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The head of South Carolina's state employment agency is resigning after five years.
Gov. Henry McMaster announced Monday that Cheryl Stanton is stepping down as executive director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce.
The State reports her resignation takes effect Dec. 7.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local):
President Donald Trump says the U.S. doesn't approve of escalating violence "either way" between Russia and Ukraine.
Speaking publicly for the first time after a weekend naval confrontation off the disputed Crimean Peninsula raised tensions anew in the volatile region, Trump is not specifically calling out Russia's behavior.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian-Ukrainian naval tensions near Crimea (all times local):
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council has been called over the escalating situation between Russia and Ukraine.
Haley tweeted that a meeting has been called for 11 a.m. Monday.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has voted for the first time against a U.N. resolution upholding Syria's right to the Golan Heights, which Israel captured during the 1967 war.
The General Assembly's decolonization committee voted 152-2 in favor of the resolution, with 14 abstentions. The U.S. previously abstained on the resolution, but on Friday it voted "no," joined by Israel.
Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers:
The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg on new moped laws:
Mopeds are popular on South Carolina roads. As with all other vehicles, they must conform to laws designed to make travel safer.
At last that will be the case in South Carolina with new rules and regulations to take effect Nov. 19.
After a battle of more than five years, Gov. Henry McMaster in 2017 signed a moped safety bill similar to the one his predecessor, Nikki Haley, vetoed.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Thursday that North Korea canceled this week's talks between U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and a senior North Korean official, but a meeting between the two nations' leaders is still on for after Jan. 1.
"I don't think there was some major issue" for the postponement, she said. "I have talked with the administration and basically what we're looking at is they postponed it because they weren't ready."
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on South Carolina elections (all times local):
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster's bid for a full four-year term in office is culminating.
Polls opened Tuesday morning and will close at 7 p.m. as South Carolinians decide between the incumbent Republican and Democratic state Rep. James Smith.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Both candidates launched into the final day of campaigning Monday in South Carolina's gubernatorial race, a contest in which President Donald Trump has played a pivotal role even before taking office himself.
Gov. Henry McMaster entered his last day on the trail in hope of being elected to an office he's held for nearly two years, since stepping up from lieutenant governor last year after Nikki Haley's departure to serve as U.N. Ambassador.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll announce a candidate for the post of U.N. ambassador this week.
Asked about the opening, Trump told reporters Monday that "I will announce before the end of the week." Trump departs Washington on Friday for a trip to Paris.
Nikki Haley, the current U.S. ambassador to the U.N., announced last month that she's leaving the administration at the end of the year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is among the people under consideration to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, President Donald Trump said Thursday.
Trump said his administration will "probably make a decision" next week on a replacement for Nikki Haley, who announced in October that she would step down from her position at the U.N. at the end of this year.
Nauert is "under very serious consideration," the president told reporters at the White House.
ELKO, Nevada (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes to select a U.N. ambassador to replace Nikki Haley very soon and is interviewing 5 candidates for the job.
Trump said Saturday after a campaign rally in Nevada: "We'll have somebody great ... we're going to pick somebody very quickly.
Trump said he's interviewing three women and two men for the post. Asked if he would prefer to have a woman in the job, he said "Yes," later adding: "I think I might prefer that, but we'll see."
Nikki Haley gets laughs at NY charity gala
NEW YORK (AP) — Nikki Haley was introduced as the next president of the United States by comedian Jim Gaffigan at a white-tie gala in New York Thursday evening where the outgoing U.N. Ambassador poked fun at her own Indian heritage, her boss and the current political climate.
"Everyone in Washington called me with advice about this speech. They all said the same thing. Do not under any circumstances make any jokes about the president. So good night everybody!" quipped Haley.
BRUSSELS (AP) — Europe and Asia should use their combined economic clout "to tackle global challenges such as trade tensions that put millions of jobs at risk" and the threat of climate change, a top European official said Thursday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With less than three weeks until Election Day, the men vying to be South Carolina's next governor got a chance Wednesday to begin drawing their final contrasts as voters prepare to decide between them.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A U.S. call for the withdrawal of a UN peacekeeping mission from Kosovo would leave Serbia no choice but to "protect" its people in the former Serbian province, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said Wednesday.
Vucic did not specify what kind of action Serbia could take in Kosovo, which declared independence from Serbia in 2008 and is protected by NATO.