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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.

Unbuttoned: Détente and Defiance: Designers Sort Out Their Reactions to Trump

After a rocky postelection period, designers are beginning to come to terms with the president-elect in a variety of ways.

Adventures in Capitalism: For Trump’s Nominees, a Billionaires’ Guide to Running the Government

President-elect Donald J. Trump says the federal government can be managed like a business. We’re about to find out if he’s right.

At Dinner Honoring Mike Pence, Donald Trump Touches Many Bases

The president-elect credits his running mate, but also jabs at Republicans and critics alike, and talks about ‘merit-based’ immigration.

Lessons Taught: Obama’s Legacy as a Historian

Historians discuss and debate the president’s use of the bully pulpit as a history lectern.

Sonny Perdue Is Trump’s Choice for Agriculture Secretary

Mr. Perdue, Georgia’s first Republican governor since Reconstruction, had spoken with President-elect Donald J. Trump about trade deals’ effects on American producers.

As Trump Heads to White House, His Face Recedes From Other Properties

The Trump Organization is pulling back on its promotion of the president-elect and his daughter Ivanka as the business takes steps to avoid conflicts of interest.

Lobster and Beef, but No Fries, on the Menu for Inaugural Lunch

The tradition of an inaugural luncheon at the Capitol began in 1897, when the Senate Committee on Arrangements held one for President William McKinley.

Supreme Court Weighs Whether Bush Officials Can Be Sued Over Post-9/11 Abuse

Eight men who were imprisoned after the attacks and later found to have no connection to terrorism argued that government policies led to their mistreatment.

Nikki Haley, at Confirmation Hearing, Says Russia Is Guilty of War Crimes

Ms. Haley, nominated to be ambassador to the United Nations, was the latest cabinet nominee to disagree with President-elect Donald J. Trump on Russia.

Obama Updates C.I.A. Rules for Handling Americans’ Information

For the first time since the Reagan administration, the government has issued a new set of rules governing the C.I.A.’s power to gather and use data on Americans.

Obama Understood the Power of Art. And He Wanted You to Get It, Too.

The president invited in artists and sought others out, from novelists to rappers to musicians to actors.

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