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Lacking An Inaugural Poet, Scott Simon Steps In With A Poem

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

There was no inaugural poet for Friday's ceremonies, so NPR's Scott Simon picked a poem to mark the occasion: Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Populist Manifesto No. 1.

Bikers For Trump Roll Into Washington For Inauguration

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

One of the groups that traveled to Washington, D.C. to celebrate President Trump's inauguration was Bikers for Trump. They rode into the city on their motorcycles.

Friends Of 50 Years Travel To D.C. To Support And Oppose Trump

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

Inauguration weekend brings a mix of people to Washington, D.C. Scott Simon talks to friends Albert Kiecke and Becky Dinsmore. One supports President Trump and the other will attend the Women's March.

A Day After Inauguration Protests, Demonstrators Prepare For Women's March

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

Washington, D.C. is filled with visitors for the Women's March on Washington, including young members of the NAACP.

Immigrants In Country Illegally Worry About Sharing Of Personal Information

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

California has issued driver's licenses to thousands of people living in the country illegally. Now some of those license-holders worry their personal information could be shared with federal authorities.

Thousands Protest Against Trump On Inauguration Day

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

Various groups protested the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday.

Senate Confirms 2 Trump Cabinet Members

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

The Senate approved two of President Donald Trump's Cabinet secretaries after he was sworn in on Friday. More contentious confirmation votes and hearings are ahead.

Thousands Of Women Prepare To March In Washington

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

Hundreds of thousands of women are expected at the Women's March on Washington.

Hopes And Anxieties Marked Inauguration Day

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president on an Inauguration Day marked by both celebrations and protests.

A Plea For President Trump: Restore Respect

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

The presidential campaign was filled with coarse language. Now that the inauguration is over, NPR's Scott Simon encourages all Americans to treat and speak to each other with respect.

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Trumps Wrap Up Inauguration Day At 3 Balls

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 7:16am

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attended three inaugural balls last night after a busy day.

PHOTOS: Trump Ends Inauguration Day His Way, With Dances At 3 Balls

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 5:53am

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump stopped by the Liberty Ball, Freedom Ball and Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, on Friday evening.

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Trump Vows Policy Vision Of 'America First,' Recalling Phrase's Controversial Past

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 12:48am

Trump briefly sought the 2000 presidential nomination of the Reform Party. It eventually went to Pat Buchanan, whom Trump called a "Hitler lover." Buchanan's slogan that fall was "America First!"

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Trump's Executive Order Could Dismantle Parts Of ACA Before Replacement Is Ready

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 12:13am

As promised, Trump got to work on Day 1, taking the first steps to fulfill his pledge to gut Obama's health care law. The order's reach, however, depends upon which provisions he decides to target.

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As Trump Is Sworn In, Supporters Debate His Role In Healing Racial Wounds

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 7:26pm

Fans of the new president say he could do some good in improving race relations in America. But they say the solution can't be left to him alone.

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President Trump, First Lady Attend Inaugural Balls

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 7:00pm

Several inaugural balls and celebrations took place across Washington, D.C., on Friday night. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump appeared at three of those celebrations.

Trump Signs Executive Order To 'Ease The Burdens Of Obamacare.' Details Still Unclear

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 6:28pm

The new White House took action on four measures Friday night, notably on the Affordable Care Act and regulations. The White House did not immediately make it clear what exactly was signed.

#Meme Of The Week: George W. Bush Battles Poncho At Inauguration And Loses

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 6:25pm

Former President George W. Bush had a really hard time figuring out his poncho at the inaugural parade.

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Digital Transition Of Power Is Not So Peaceful

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 5:59pm

As with every new administration, Donald Trump and his team took over the White House website Friday.

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First Family Watches Inaugural Parade Along Pennsylvania Avenue

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 5:56pm

After leading the route, President Trump and his family watched the inaugural parade wind down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House.

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