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Cuomo Tells Trump Loss of U.S. Funds Would Hurt New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said after meeting with Donald Trump that his main message was that their home state relies on federal support in key areas.

For Inauguration Day, Plans for Heavy Security and Big Protests

Officials say they don’t expect record attendance, but they do anticipate substantial demonstrations for and against Donald J. Trump’s presidency.

Justices Appear Willing to Protect Offensive Trademarks

The Supreme Court indicated that a federal law denying protection to disparaging trademarks was hard to reconcile with the First Amendment.

Wilbur Ross Vows to Push Trump’s Trade Agenda, Starting With Nafta

The billionaire investor and nominee for commerce secretary said at his confirmation hearing that “all aspects” of the trade agreement were on the table.

Nominee for Health Secretary Is Vague on Replacing Affordable Care Act

In testimony before a Senate panel, Representative Tom Price set lofty goals for a law to replace the Affordable Care Act but did not say how he would achieve them.

Obama’s Last News Conference: Full Transcript and Video

President Barack Obama submitted to a final round of questions from the news media on Wednesday before departing office.

Scott Pruitt, Testifying to Lead E.P.A., Criticizes Environmental Rules

Mr. Pruitt, Donald J. Trump’s pick to lead the E.P.A., offered his vision of a more restrained agency at his confirmation hearing.

Trump’s Army Secretary Pick Was Once Accused of Punching Auction Worker

Vincent Viola, the billionaire owner of the Florida Panthers hockey team, was accused in August of punching a concessions worker at a racehorse auction in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

The 2016 Race: Researchers Created Fake News. Here’s What They Found.

Some people said they remembered fake news that was never even published, suggesting the phenomenon is not as influential as many think.

Steve Harvey Apologizes for Mocking Asian Men

“It was not my intention and the humor was not meant with any malice or disrespect whatsoever,” Mr. Harvey says on Twitter.

Live Updates From a Road Trip to Trump’s Inauguration: ‘I Had to Take a Stand’

The New York Times is driving to the inauguration with supporters of President-elect Donald J. Trump, talking about life and the future of America. Follow along for updates.

Trump Team Has Barely Engaged With National Security Council

The Obama administration has written 275 briefing papers for the incoming Trump administration, but nobody knows whether the Trump team has read them.

Live Briefing: What to Watch: Closer Look at Health Secretary Nominee

Tom Price, the health and human services nominee, and Scott Pruitt, nominated to lead the E.P.A., may face tough scrutiny in their confirmation hearings.

Transition Briefing: Trump Says He Wanted Tillerson at the State Department All Along

At a Washington dinner Tuesday night, President-elect Donald J. Trump said the drama around his secretary of state selection was not real.

Fashioning Protest for the Women’s March on Washington

From hats to pins to hoodies, clothing is expected to speak as loudly as participants’ words this weekend.

President-Elect Trump, Back in Washington, Resembles Candidate Trump

Mr. Trump, who had been away from the capital for more than a month, looked forward to a biker-aided inauguration, then returned to Trump Tower.

Inauguration Schedule: What Is Happening and When

Donald J. Trump will take the oath of office on Friday, becoming the 45th president of the United States. But the ceremony is only part of the festivities.

One President Out, Another In: You Don’t Just Hire 2 Guys With a Truck

At the stroke of 12:01 p.m. on Friday, federal workers will swing into action at the White House to replace one commander in chief’s creature comforts with those of his successor.

Obama’s Stark Options on ISIS: Arm Syrian Kurds or Let Trump Decide

If President Obama chooses to forge closer military ties with the Kurds for an assault on Raqqa, ISIS’ main stronghold, he risks alienating the Turks.

Obama Commutes Sentence of F.A.L.N. Member Oscar Lopez Rivera

Mr. Lopez Rivera was serving 70 years in prison on numerous charges, including seditious conspiracy for plotting to overthrow the government.

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