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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.

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.

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