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With Hopes and Fears, a Divided America Watches Inauguration

By Mike Householder | Jan 20
In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.

Smashed Windows, Chaotic Confrontation Near Inauguration

By Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker and Jeff Horwitz | Jan 20
Police deployed pepper spray and made numerous arrests in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against the new president.

Trump Takes Charge: Sworn in as Nation's 45th President

By Julie Pace | Jan 20
Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington.

Texas Court Hearing Case to Limit Gay Marriage Legalization

By Will Weissert | Jan 20
The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will provide an opening to challenge the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

Appeals Court Tells Judge to Allow Transgender Name Changes

By Kate Brumback | Jan 20
A Georgia appeals court has overturned a lower court judge's orders denying legal name changes to two transgender men.

Man Sues Evanston Police Over Violent Arrest Caught on Video

Jan 20
A black man in Illinois is suing police after he says he was falsely and violently arrested. The 2015 encounter in Evanston was captured on several cameras.

Watch: Cher Speaks at Anti-Trump Rally in NYC

Jan 20
Cher, the ultimate Donald Trump clap-backer, was one of the many celebrities to attend the We Stand United rally in New York City Thursday evening.

Obama to Vacation with Gay Couple in Palm Springs

Jan 20
After Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, the Obama family is jetting off to Palm Springs to vacation with their longtime friends U.S. ambassador to Spain James Costos and his husband Michael Smith, the interior designer for the White House.

Inauguration Day: Trump to Become America's 45th President

By Julie Pace | Jan 20
Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the U.S., putting Republicans in control of the White House.

Madonna on Trump: 'We Have Gone as Low as We Can Go'

By Neska Mubi Moody | Jan 20
Madonna, an outspoken critic of President-elect Donald Trump, is trying to put a positive spin on his Friday inauguration.

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