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Voters who backed Donald J. Trump hoping for a new era in American politics congregated on a rainy day near the Capitol to witness history.
The Obama administration quietly removed a former extremist stronghold from a list of areas where special rules intended to prevent civilian deaths are waived.
Those who celebrated with Mr. Obama were the truest of the believers during eight years in which hope was repeatedly tested and change often proved difficult.
The striking contrast between his speeches and reality partly reflected Mr. Trump’s focus on the decline of one part of the American economy.
The swearing-in of only the second president born in the city met with apathy and anger among many other New Yorkers. A few said it didn’t seem real.
Mrs. Pence was with incoming Vice President Mike Pence at almost every stop on the campaign trail, and she will be with him when he is sworn in on Friday.
On Inauguration Day, news broadcasters seemed unnerved by the prospect President Donald J. Trump would remain as combative as he had been while the host of “The Apprentice.”
Just hours after President Trump was sworn into office, the Senate on Friday confirmed two of his national security cabinet nominees.
Cultural counterprogramming. An artists’ strike. A museum’s celebration. Dispatches from coast to coast.
Viewers of the inaugural ceremony in Washington searched for answers online. At least one remains hidden in a little blue box.
Uncompromising in tone and entirely in keeping with his insurgent campaign, President Trump dispensed with appeals to unity or attempts to build bridges to his opponents.
In his inaugural address, President Trump appeared to herald the end of a 70-year American experiment to shape a world eager to follow its lead.
Almost immediately after Mr. Trump was sworn in, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s lawyer sought to use the president’s words and actions to halt the prosecution of his client.
Network news commentators took a pause during the inauguration ceremony, not wanting to compete with the oath of President Donald J. Trump.
States don’t always follow the lead of the federal government, and that is likely to be true regarding issues like climate change and health care.
Departing presidents traditionally leave notes to those elected to take their places. Here are the most recent three before President Obama.
The New York Times would like to hear from readers about what they thought was most notable about President Donald J. Trump’s inaugural address.
A variety of other social media accounts have also moved with the change of power.
The incoming first lady’s choice for the inauguration sent a message about embracing both the establishment and the office.
A resistance has descended on Donald J. Trump’s inauguration, prompting police officers, some in riot gear, to employ crowd-dispersing sprays.