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Trump Attacks News Media Over Reporting on Crowd Size

1 hour 47 min ago
The president and his press secretary excoriated the news media for what they said were deliberate efforts to understate the number of people at the inauguration.

How Marches in Washington Have Shaped America

6 hours 48 min ago
The Times looks back at several marches in Washington over the past century and how they altered Americans’ views on issues like civil rights and war.

Jared Kushner, Trump’s Son-in-Law, Is Cleared to Serve as Adviser

7 hours 34 min ago
The Justice Department says President Trump’s appointment of Jared Kushner in the White House role does not violate anti-nepotism laws.

Trump’s Improvised Path to a Month of Executive Action

7 hours 49 min ago
In a reflection of the improvisational style that helped fuel his rise, he has made few, if any, firm decisions about which orders he wants to make, or in which order.

Public Health: What Does Trump’s Executive Order Against Obamacare Actually Do?

8 hours 7 min ago
Major changes to health policy will require new legislation, not an executive order.

The Run-Up: High Hopes on the National Mall

9 hours 16 min ago
We asked Trump’s supporters what they want from his presidency, minutes after he was sworn in on the National Mall.

Inaugural Speech Dims G.O.P. Hopes for a More Conservative Trump Agenda

9 hours 30 min ago
The new president challenged establishment views on domestic, fiscal and foreign affairs, setting up a clash over Republicans’ long-held identity.

Overseas, Some React With Alarm to Trump’s ‘America First’ Pledge

19 hours 32 min ago
Germany’s vice chancellor said the inaugural speech reflected a “drastic radicalization” of U.S. politics. But other world leaders embraced the new reality.

Despite Sabbath, Ivanka Trump and Husband Celebrate Inauguration

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 23:42
The inaugural gatherings on Friday night posed an obstacle to their Orthodox Jewish observance of the Sabbath.

Distraught Yet Upbeat, Broadway Stars Give ‘Concert for America’

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 22:07
On Inauguration Day, performers in New York looked to the future and raised money for causes like civil liberties and women’s health.

Trump Issues Executive Order Scaling Back Parts of Obamacare

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:48
The one-page order, which the newly inaugurated president signed in a hastily arranged Oval Office ceremony, did not specify which aspects of the health care law it was targeting.

Trump Embraces the Look of the Presidency

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:22
The new president, who is allergic to confrontation in private, was surrounded on the inaugural platform by politicians of both parties whom he has derided.

Many Left Washington. Many Arrived. All Felt the Mood of a New Era.

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:13
The atmosphere was unmistakable on Friday in Washington, where crowds gathered for President Trump’s inauguration, protests broke out and many residents simply skipped town.

Hillary Clinton Shows Resolve Watching Her Rival’s Inauguration

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:02
“I’m here today to honor our democracy & its enduring values,” Mrs. Clinton wrote on Twitter of her attendance at Donald J. Trump’s swearing-in.

With Trump in Charge, Climate Change References Purged From Website

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 20:48
The digital change, which flashed into place at noon on Friday, immediately placed into sharp relief some of the starkest differences between the old president and the new.

This Land: Another Day at a Monument to Democracy

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 20:12
Visitors to Washington in favor and against President Trump sought out a solid reminder that a country divided against itself can stand.

Andrew Cuomo to Widen Access to Free Abortion and Contraception

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 19:56
The New York governor, regarded as a possible 2020 presidential candidate, said women “deserve control over their health and reproductive decisions.”

Inaugural Balls: Awaiting the Trumps’ First Dance

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 19:48
President Trump and his wife, Melania, are making their debut as first couple at three official inaugural balls on Friday night.

U.S. Airstrike Kills More Than 100 Qaeda Fighters in Syria

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 19:10
A flurry of airstrikes illustrates the challenges President Trump faces in carrying out the vow his inaugural address vow to combat “radical Islamic terrorism.”

On Washington: Trump’s Message: Ask What Your Government Has Done to You

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 19:04
The new president offered a gloomy picture of the nation and used his Inaugural Address to castigate the very politicians seated behind him on the platform.