• A woman looks on as she takes part in a protest against President-elect Donald Trump in front of Trump Tower in New York on November 10, 2016. / AFP / KENA BETANCUR        (Photo credit should read KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images)
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    On Saturday, thousands of people will participate in the Women’s March on Washington, the
    largest protest event around the inauguration of President Trump. Here are the stories of several people who traveled to Washington, D.C. by plane and car to attend the march. Continue reading

  • U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledges the audience after taking the oath of office as his wife Melania (L) and daughter Tiffany watch during inauguration ceremonies swearing in Trump as the 45th president of the United States on the West front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC, U.S., January 20, 2017.  REUTERS/Jim Bourg   TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTSWIY6
    January 20

    Friday on the NewsHour, Donald J. Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. We analyze the events of Inauguration Day as the nation’s political power shifts. Also: Scores of inauguration protesters are arrested while inauguration attendees explain their support, a preview of the Women’s March and White House photographer Pete Souza looks back. Continue reading

  • US President Donald Trump takes the oath of office with his wife Melania and son Barron at his side, during his inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RTSWIGZ
    January 20

    Donald Trump started his day with a tweet, declaring, “the work begins!” It was Inauguration Day in Washington, where despite traditions of democracy and civility, political divisions were still on display. Judy Woodruff and William Brangham offer a look at the day’s events, and John Yang weighs in on his view of the inauguration. Continue reading

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    January 20

    It’s Day One of the Trump presidency. After the pomp of the day’s ceremony, what should we take away from the actions and rhetoric of the new president? Judy Woodruff gets reaction to President Trump’s unorthodox Inauguration Day speech and the broader outlook for his administration from syndicated columnist Mark Shields, New York Times columnist David Brooks and others.
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  • People rally against U.S. president-elect Donald Trump outside Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Stephen Yang - RTSWCWM
    January 20

    While many people ventured to the National Mall on Friday to cheer the new president, other groups were not so celebratory. Protests erupted across Washington, D.C., as opponents of President Trump expressed their disapproval, sometimes clashing chaotically with police and leaving damage in their wake. Jeffrey Brown reports.
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  • Attendees gather in the National Mall during Donald Trump's inauguration ceremonies to swear him in as the 45th president of the United States in Washington, U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton - RTSWJ0N
    January 20

    Turnout may have been lower this Inauguration Day than the previous two, but attendees who did make the trip to the National Mall exhibited no shortage of enthusiasm. Lisa Desjardins speaks with out-of-town visitors hopeful that President Trump will usher in a resurgence of manufacturing jobs, stronger support for the military and an ability to overcome political gridlock, among other change.
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    January 20

    On Saturday, another crowd will gather on the National Mall — not to celebrate, but to advocate. William Brangham talks with Bob Bland and Carmen Perez, co-chairs of the Women’s March On Washington, about the organization’s mission to protect women’s rights, creating a safe space for difficult conversations on sensitive issues and remembering that “we’re all people first.”
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  • Retired U.S. Marine Corps General James Mattis testifies before a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on his nomination to serve as defense secretary in Washington, U.S. January 12, 2017.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTX2YOX7
    January 20

    In our news wrap Friday, Congress signed off on the first of President Trump’s picks to fill out his cabinet, nearly unanimously voting to approve Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Also, Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” Guzman pleaded not guilty to federal drug trafficking charges in New York after being extradited Thursday.
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  • U.S. President Barack Obama talks on a phone with Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai from his vehicle outside the Jane E. Lawton Community Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in this handout photograph taken and released on March 11, 2012. Obama said on Sunday he was "deeply saddened" by the killing of Afghan civilians by a U.S. soldier and that the incident, seen as likely to inflame tense U.S-Afghan relations, did not reflect the U.S. respect for the Afghan people.    REUTERS/Pete Souza/Handout (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTR2Z82V
    January 20

    For the past eight years, Pete Souza has visually chronicled the Obama era. He was in the situation room when U.S. special forces killed Osama Bin Laden in 2011 and at the prayer service for victims of the Newtown, Connecticut, school shooting. John Yang sits down with Souza to discuss the “little unexpected gems” that became iconic moments and the constant character of the president he saw.
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  • WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20:  People watch from the National Mall the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Washington and the entire nation are preparing for the transfer of the United States presidency later today as Donald Trump is sworn is as the 45th president Friday.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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    Our reporters followed seven different people on the eve of President Donald Trump’s Inauguration and Inauguration Day. Here are their stories. Anna Scott Marsh Age: 19 Hometown: Raleigh, North Carolina Occupation: student Political Affiliation: Republican, Trump supporter It took Anna … Continue reading