National Politics

Donald Trump takes charge as 45th US president

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Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.Read more

Obama defends decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence

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President Barack Obama firmly defended his decision to cut nearly three decades off convicted leaker Chelsea Manning's prison term Wednesday.Read more

WATCH: President-elect Trump’s press conference

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President-elect Donald Trump will outline the future of his business empire during a press conference at Trump Tower on Wednesday.Read more

WATCH: Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech

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In his parting message to the nation, President Barack Obama is declaring his continued faith in the ability of all Americans to bring about powerful national change.Read more

Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution

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The lawsuit claims that a constitutional clause prohibits Trump from receiving money from diplomats for stays at his hotels or foreign governments for leases of office space in his buildings.Read more

'SNL' writer suspended for tweet about Barron Trump

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A "Saturday Night Live" writer has been suspended indefinitely after tweeting a joke about Donald Trump's 10-year-old youngest son, Barron.Read more

Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal

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Trump places hiring freeze on some federal workers, cuts off funding for international groups that perform abortions.Read more

Barbara Bush discharged from hospital; George H.W. Bush leaving ICU

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Former first lady Barbara Bush was discharged from a hospital Monday while former President George H.W. Bush is expected to be moved from the hospital's intensive care unit soon.Read more

President Trump tweets on Women’s March protesters: “Why didn’t these people vote?”

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President Donald Trump, in between tweets about his “long standing ovations” at CIA headquarters and his inauguration’s television ratings, implied in a tweet early Sunday morning that the Women's March protesters did not vote.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | January 22, 2017

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This week: The Inauguration of Donald Trump and looking ahead to his first 100 days.Read more

Sean Spicer slams media over inauguration crowd coverage

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White House press secretary Sean Spicer came to the briefing room Saturday to chastise journalists for their coverage of attendance at President Trump’s inauguration before leaving the briefing room without taking any questions.Read more

Trump to meet with British, Mexican officials

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resident Donald Trump will meet with his first foreign leader as president on Friday: British Prime Minister Theresa May.Read more

Justice Department says Trump can legally hire son-in-law Jared Kushner

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The Department of Justice has concluded that Mr. Trump’s decision to hire his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as a senior White House adviser does not violate federal anti-nepotism laws.Read more

Big crowds turn out for Women's Marches around the world

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Women flooded streets and city squares from Sydney to South Carolina on Saturday.Read more

Trump wraps up ceremony, turns to governing

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As President Donald Trump wrapped up the ceremony of his inauguration and shifted to governing.Read more

President Donald Trump tells agencies to ease health care burden

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The White House is putting a freeze on any new regulations and halting ones that former President Barack Obama's administration had started.Read more