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President Donald Trump, center, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence, right, arrives for a White House senior staff swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to momentAfter a combative and divisive beginning to his presidency, Trump has delivered a more unifying message and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to begin governing a divided nation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Police form a line as firefighters put out a car fire in the rear, during a demonstration in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Ezra Kaplan)
Lawyers: Police wrongly arrested some on Inauguration DayLawyers say some innocent observers, including two journalists, were improperly swept up in a group of 230 people arrested after self-described anti-capitalists began breaking windows in Washington on Inauguration Day
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Gloria Steinem, center right, greets protesters at the barricades before speaking at the Women's March on Washington during the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?After more than a million people flooded nationwide demonstrations opposing President Donald Trump's agenda, the question is whether that energy can be sustained and turned into political impact
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Trump nomination to lead State picks up support in SenateRex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil executive with close business ties to Russia, is getting closer to becoming the nation's top diplomat after two influential Republicans said they would support his nomination
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 6, 1997, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush hugs his wife, Barbara, after speaking at the dedication of the George Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas. The Bushes were married Jan. 6, 1945, and have had the longest marriage of any presidential couple in American history. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)
George H.W. Bush improving, wife staying night in hospitalA spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush's health continues to improve and doctors are hopeful he can be moved from intensive care at a Houston hospital in the next day or two
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Missouri Gov.-elect Eric Greitens speaks in Jefferson City, Mo. The newly seated Governor is pushing to toughen Missouri's already stiff penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar efforts underway in other states and pleasing many in Missouri's law enforcement community, which has been on the defensive since the police killing of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner File)
Some question push for tougher penalties for attacking copsMissouri's new governor, Eric Greitens, is pushing to give the state the country's toughest penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar efforts elsewhere
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Protesters build a wall of signs outside the White House for the Women's March on Washington during the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
The Latest: Trump changes course after denouncing protestersPresident Donald Trump is doing a quick about-face about the protests that swept through Washington and around the world on Saturday
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Cautious welcome from congressional Republicans to Trump eraAs Donald Trump takes office, congressional Republicans are cautiously optimistic about the years to come
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In this Jan. 19, 2017, photo, police stand guard outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington. While President Donald Trump’s hotel in Washington did serve as a hub of inaugural activities it also stands as ground zero for what top Democrats and some ethics advisers see as his unique web of conflicts of interest. Trump’s lease with the federal government to develop and operate a hotel inside the historic Old Post Office building expressly prohibits any elected official from benefiting from the property, yet Trump has not divested from his company or this particular project. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Trump hotel starts 'inaugural tradition' amid ethics concernThe Washington hotel owned by President Donald Trump is at the center of what top Democrats and some ethics advisers see as his web of conflicts of interest
The Associated Press1 day ago
Trump kids turn to social media to chronicle dad's big dayThe Trump children are using social media to chronicle the day their father became president of the United States
The Associated Press1 day ago
FACT CHECK: Trump uses bogus claim to knock media on reportsPresident Donald Trump is using a bogus claim in his criticism about what he says is inaccurate reporting about his inauguration
The Associated Press1 day ago
Demonstrators take part in the Women's March on London, following the Inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, in London, Saturday Jan. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Defiant women to Trump: Your agenda won't go unchallengedMore than 1 million people rallied at women's marches around the world to signal to President Donald Trump that his agenda wouldn't go unchallenged
The Associated Press1 day ago
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