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Before Emptying the White House, Obama’s Glittering Round of Farewells

Visits by athletes, authors, rock stars and other celebrities gave President Obama a big exit.

Woody Johnson, New York Jets Owner, Will Be Ambassador to Britain

Mr. Johnson is an old friend of President-elect Donald J. Trump, who has named just four ambassadors since his election in November.

Dennis Hastert Wants Accuser to Return $1.7 Million

The former speaker of the House wants back money he paid to cover up his past sexual abuse of a teenager, according to court documents.

Inauguration Protests Held at a Trump Hotel and Elsewhere

Mark Ruffalo, Cher and Robert DeNiro appeared in Manhattan, in what organizers hoped would develop into a weekend of rallies against the new president.

Paula White, Trump’s Spiritual Adviser, Says He Has ‘a Hunger for God’

Ms. White, a televangelist who will be the first female clergy member to pray at a presidential inauguration, dismissed doubts about President-elect Donald J. Trump’s faith.

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Fashion Statement: What Will Melania Trump Wear to the Ball and Why Does It Matter?

Fashion at the inauguration reflects the image that the new president and his wife want to project.

The Oath of Office: 35 Words That Are Harder Than They Look

The oath is traditionally administered by the chief justice. In 2009, Justice John Roberts garbled the oath while swearing in Barack Obama.

What to Do Instead of Watching Trump’s Inauguration

Ellen Burstyn, Solange Knowles, artists, composers and others offer people who don’t want to think about politics different options for the weekend.

Rick Perry Regrets Call to Close Energy Department

When he was running for president, Mr. Perry said the department should be shut down. He takes a different view, now that he has been picked to run it.

Memorable Inaugural Speeches: Washington, Lincoln, Jackson, Kennedy and Reagan

On the eve of Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, a look at some of the best-remembered speeches from presidents taking office.

Road Trip to Trump’s Inauguration: In a Hurry to Get There

The New York Times is driving to Friday’s inauguration with a Trump supporter from West Virginia, a freshman state senator who owns a used-car lot.

The Carpetbagger: Andrew Garfield and Our Bully Culture

The actor draws a link between the harmful notions of celebrity and the country’s politics.

Obama: ‘One of the Most Photogenic People Ever’

Doug Mills, who has followed Barack Obama, camera in hand, since the beginning, reflects on his eight-year assignment.

Fashion Review: Who Needs Pants? A New Take on Office Wear From Balenciaga

With his second show for the luxury label, the mischievous designer Demna Gvasalia also offers a shout-out to Bernie Sanders.

United States Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya

A B-2 bomber strike against training camps outside Surt reflected the tenacity of the group, which authorities said they had driven out of the area last month.

Hearing Briefing: What to Watch: Rick Perry Gets Another Chance

Cabinet nomination hearings continue, with attention on Mr. Perry, Donald J. Trump’s nominee for energy secretary, who has fizzled twice on the campaign trail.

A Neighborhood Where the Obamas and the Trumps Are Just Part of the Mix

Kalorama, in northwestern Washington, is a stately jumble of embassies and upper-class homes. Now, a medley of newcomers across the political spectrum is moving in.

Biden’s Next Move: Train to Delaware and Burgers With Family

Joseph and Jill Biden plan to resume a quiet life in the small orbit around Wilmington and Washington, hunting for a small house near their friends the Obamas.

Under Trump, Approach to Civil Rights Law Is Likely to Change Definitively

The president-elect’s nominee to be attorney general opposes not only the Justice Department’s specific policies but its overall view of the government’s role.

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