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Trump’s picks for defense, homeland security confirmed by Senate

Senators voted on Friday to approve the nomination of James Mattis to be defense secretary, 98-1, just hours after Trump's swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol. The selection of John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security cleared the Senate, 88-11. Continue reading ? The post Trump’s picks for defense, homeland security confirmed by Senate appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

President Trump begins setting up his new administration

Less than an hour after delivering a stinging rebuke of the political status quo in his inaugural address, Trump sat in an ornate room steps from the Senate floor to officially assemble his core team. Continue reading ? The post President Trump begins setting up his new administration appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

AP fact check: Trump’s inaugural speech

Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. Continue reading ? The post AP fact check: Trump’s inaugural speech appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Transcript: Read President Trump’s full inaugural address

"We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and to restore its promise for all of our people," said President Donald Trump in his inaugural address. Continue reading ? The post Transcript: Read President Trump’s full inaugural address appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Rescuers search for survivors after avalanche hits hotel in central Italy

Officials estimated 30 people were inside the mountainside hotel when an avalanche swallowed the resort Wednesday afternoon. Ten survivors have been located so far. Continue reading ? The post Rescuers search for survivors after avalanche hits hotel in central Italy appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Champagne corks pop in Moscow to celebrate Trump’s inauguration

About 100 Trump sympathizers, nationalists and spin doctors gathered at a party just a few hundred meters away from the Kremlin to celebrate Friday, with a triptych of Trump, Russian President Vladimir Putin and French nationalist politician Marine Le Pen in the center of the hall. Show More Summary

Protesters corralled by police as Donald Trump takes office

Hundreds of protesters were corralled by police in Washington, D.C. this morning before Donald Trump took the oath of office. Many of them seemed to follow the "Black bloc" style of protests, which can be more violent and emphasize anarchy and anti-capitalism. Continue reading ? The post Protesters corralled by police as Donald Trump takes office appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote

In documents released by the Office of Government Ethics early Friday, DeVos, a wealthy Republican donor and school choice activist, pledged to divest her interests in more than 100 companies within 90 days of her confirmation. Continue reading ? The post DeVos finalizes ethics disclosure ahead of confirmation vote appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Are you the commander-in-chief of PBS NewsHour Trivia?

As America marks -- and celebrates and protests -- the beginning of a new presidency, we test your knowledge of inauguration milestones of the past. Continue reading ? The post Are you the commander-in-chief of PBS NewsHour Trivia? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Defense official: Al-Qaida training camp in Syria bombed Thursday

U.S. warplanes bombed an al-Qaida training camp in Syria, killing more than 100 militants, marking the second major U.S. counterterrorism strike in the final hours of Barack Obama's presidency, a defense official said Friday. Continue reading ? The post Defense official: Al-Qaida training camp in Syria bombed Thursday appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Comparison: President Trump and Barack Obama’s inauguration crowds

Here's a side-by-side of crowds during President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and Donald Trump's inauguration in 2017. Continue reading ? The post Comparison: President Trump and Barack Obama’s inauguration crowds appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

10 promises Trump made for Day One

Key promises Candidate Trump made in October for his first day as president. Continue reading ? The post 10 promises Trump made for Day One appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

What’s on Trump’s immediate to-do list?

Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it. Continue reading ? The post What’s on Trump’s immediate to-do list? appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Trump will be sworn in by the chief justice he once called an ‘absolute disaster’

Will it matter that in the course of the campaign, Trump referred to Roberts as "an absolute disaster" and "disgraceful," mainly for Roberts' two votes in defense of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul? Continue reading ? The post Trump will be sworn in by the chief justice he once called an ‘absolute disaster’ appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ extradited to U.S. to face charges

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord who twice escaped from prison in his country, was extradited to the United States on Thursday to face charges including drug trafficking. Continue reading ? The post Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ extradited to U.S. to face charges appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Inauguration Day live blog

We'll be providing live coverage of Inauguration Day news and ceremonies here. Join us here all day Friday for news, analysis, photos, video and stories from people on the ground. Continue reading ? The post Inauguration Day live blog appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Watch our coverage looking back at Obama Years

Join us as we interview outgoing Obama administration officials, review his presidency’s record on foreign policy, the climate, race relations and more. The post Watch our coverage looking back at Obama Years appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH LIVE: Trump kicks off inauguration weekend with Lincoln Memorial concert

Trump will make remarks during a two-hour welcome concert that includes country star Toby Keith, soul's Sam Moore and The Piano Guys. Continue reading ? The post WATCH LIVE: Trump kicks off inauguration weekend with Lincoln Memorial concert appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

WATCH: Trump lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

On the eve of Inauguration Day, President-elect Donald Trump, along with his family and Vice President-elect Mike Pence, visited the Tomb of the Unknowns. Continue reading ? The post WATCH: Trump lays wreath at Arlington National Cemetery appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

Gambians flee as new president is sworn in, fearing violence from political showdown

The Gambia’s new president Adama Barrow took the oath of office Thursday in neighboring Senegal, while current president Yahya Jammeh refuses to leave office. Continue reading ? The post Gambians flee as new president is sworn in, fearing violence from political showdown appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

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