Protesters and Washington police scuffled Thursday night outside a meeting of pro-Donald Trump conservatives, the first of several demonstrations aimed at disrupting the new administration's inaugural weekend.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:48 pm
CNN's Jake Tapper reacted to President Trump's inaugural speech Friday, saying it was among the most radical inaugural speeches in American history.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:47 pm
On the streets, in small gatherings and in the halls of government, people around the globe weighed in on US President Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, anticipating how the real estate tycoon's policies may play out on the world stage. Here is some of the reaction -- including opposition, support and even indifference:
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:45 pm
The plane bound for DC was packed with women, mothers and daughters, aunts and nieces -- all headed to the Women's March on Washington, singleminded in their mission but spirited in mood.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:33 pm
In President Barack Obama's last major military attack against al Qaeda, more than 100 members of the group were killed in a US airstrike in western Syria on Thursday, according to a defense official.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 6:25 pm
In one of the first signs of a potential policy shift at the Justice Department, a civil rights group that has been challenging Texas' controversial voter ID law received a courtesy call Friday afternoon that the department would seek to delay a hearing in the case scheduled for Monday.
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In the days and weeks following the 2016 presidential election, a wave of racially motivated hate crimes and harassment swept the nation. Many of the perpetrators invoked the name of Donald Trump, suggesting that a new ethos had descended upon the United States.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 5:51 pm
A pastor with a long history of inflammatory remarks about Muslims, Mormons, Catholics and gays is scheduled to preach at a private service for President-elect Trump and his family on Friday, shortly before Trump takes the oath of office.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 5:06 pm
For years, Imam Mohamed Magid has been a familiar face at interfaith and government events in Washington.
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Gliding toward Joint Base Andrews in his military helicopter Friday, Barack Obama watched a dramatically altered Washington recede from view, the work of his presidency now over and the future of his accomplishments uncertain.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 4:33 pm
The Cambridges are on the move again.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 4:05 pm
Former President George H. W. Bush has been extubated and is now breathing on his own "with minimal supplemental oxygen," Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement Friday. Former first lady Barbara Bush also continues to improve, he added.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 3:42 pm
President Donald Trump, in his first address as the 45th US president, struck a protectionist, isolationist chord as he vowed to upend the way America relates to and does business with the rest of the world.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 3:22 pm
The first petition on the White House's page for citizens to petition has its first entry mere hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in. And it's a request for him "immediately" release his full tax returns.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 3:12 pm
ISIS fighters have destroyed part of a Roman amphitheater in the ancient city of Palmyra, according to Syrian state news.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 3:04 pm
The presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump started on a spiritual note, with Timothy Michael Dolan, Catholic cardinal and archbishop of New York, reciting King Solomon's prayer from the Book of Wisdom:
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 1:18 pm
Incoming Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, delivered remarks during the inauguration ceremony, just moments before Donald Trump was sworn in as president. Schumer spoke in his capacity as ranking member of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies. Here is the full transcript of his comments:
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Rescuers have found six people alive under snow at the site of the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy, the local fire department said.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 12:16 pm
The man accused of killing an Orlando police officer made his first court appearance on those charges Friday, repeatedly interrupting the judge who ordered him held without bond.
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For some it was never more than a tryst, a brief tango of convenience -- but for most, their love affair with America grew before they really knew it.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 11:07 am
When Kellyanne Conway arrived at the inaugural eve dinner she told reporters she was worried about some of the confirmation hearings for the cabinet members Donald Trump nominated, calling it "an attempt to humiliate" some of the nominees.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 10:11 am
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer slammed Donald Trump's Cabinet picks the morning of the next president's inauguration, saying it is too soon to know if all of the nominees will be confirmed.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 9:59 am
Whether you know them by heart or have never heard them at all, the 35 words that Donald Trump will speak to become our president will, in some way, impact your next four years. On the occasion of CNN's mini-documentary, "The Oath," CNN Opinion asked scholars and writers to weigh in on how history and happenstance have shaped the president's oath of office.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 8:18 am
Some members in the federal workforce are voicing concerns about the incoming Trump administration's readiness to assume control of the federal bureaucracy on Friday, citing unread transition memos, vacant administration posts and a host of appointees with scant government experience.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 7:51 am
Even high in the Swiss Alps, the air is thick with uncertainty.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 7:14 am
For a select few apple lovers in the US, a Golden Delicious slice will no longer turn brown as the first genetically modified apples are expected to go on sale early next month.
Posted on: 20 January 2017 | 5:07 am
This story starts out about Skittles but ends up being about cows.
Posted on: 19 January 2017 | 11:41 am