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Bikers For Trump Roll Into Washington For Inauguration

4 hours 23 min ago

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

4 hours 23 min ago

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

4 hours 23 min ago

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

Artists Produce Great Works — And Great Romances

4 hours 23 min ago

Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon talk with Scott Simon about some of the 20th century's greatest artists and their love lives. Their new book is called The Art of the Affair.

Corporate Leader Brenda Barnes Dies At 63

4 hours 23 min ago

Brenda Barnes, the former CEO of Sara Lee, has died. She became known for quitting her job as the CEO of Pepsi-Cola to spend time with her family. Scott Simon speaks with her daughter Erin Barnes.

Encore: California Nail Salons Start To Invest In Worker Safety

4 hours 23 min ago

A California project is trying to improve safety for nail salon workers who are exposed to chemicals. A statewide collaborative of salons now has 120 members.

Immigrants In Country Illegally Worry About Sharing Of Personal Information

4 hours 23 min ago

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

4 hours 23 min ago

Various groups protested the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday.

Senate Confirms 2 Trump Cabinet Members

4 hours 23 min ago

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.

Longtime Gambian Leader Says He'll Step Down After Disputing Election Results

4 hours 23 min ago

The president of Gambia has agreed to step down after months of denying election results. The Guardian's Ruth Maclean tells Scott Simon what might be next for the small West African country.

Will Trump's Tough Talk On Immigration Cause A Labor Shortage?

5 hours 39 min ago

In California, agriculture depends on immigrant labor. As Trump takes office, those involved in the state's huge farming industry are wondering how his hard-line stance will affect them.

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PHOTOS: A Drone's View Of The World

5 hours 39 min ago

The website 'dronestagram' is a goldmine of riveting images (think Instagram for drone pics). We picked some of the most captivating shots from the past year.

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

5 hours 46 min ago

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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Can An Online Game Help You Learn To Help Struggling Friends?

7 hours 39 min ago

It's hard to ask someone if they're depressed or suicidal. Colleges are using an online game to help students learn how to have those conversations. The goal: more support and empathy.

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

10 hours 51 min ago

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

11 hours 27 min ago

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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