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First day goal? Make White House feel like home for Trump

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It's supposed to feel just like home when Donald Trump steps inside the White House residence for the first time as president on Inauguration Day. 2017-01-19T11:24:00-05:00 2017-01-19T16:24:06-05:00

Trump sweeps into Washington with a wave and a salute

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday and quickly set to building better ties to the Republican Congress as he kicked off three days of inaugural festivities. Washington braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing. 2017-01-19T11:03:00-05:00 2017-01-19T16:03:43-05:00

Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel

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PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy. Two bodies were recovered of the estimated 30 people trapped inside as the risk of more avalanches slowed the search effort. 2017-01-19T10:10:00-05:00 2017-01-19T15:10:03-05:00

Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise

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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran's capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in the streets. 2017-01-19T08:59:00-05:00 2017-01-19T13:59:47-05:00

Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course. 2017-01-18T22:39:00-05:00 2017-01-19T03:39:53-05:00

Black Americans weep for the Obama era and uncertain future

19 min 38 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country's first black president, many black Americans wept. Eight years later, they weep again for the end of an era some thought they would never live to see — and for the uncertain future they face without him. 2017-01-19T10:40:00-05:00 2017-01-19T15:40:45-05:00

Trump sweeps into Washington with a wave and a salute

38 min 18 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday and quickly set to building better ties to the Republican Congress as he kicked off three days of inaugural festivities. Washington braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing. 2017-01-19T09:37:00-05:00 2017-01-19T14:37:20-05:00

Obama commutes 330 drug sentences on last day as president

59 min 38 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he's called a systematic injustice to a climactic close. 2017-01-19T10:06:00-05:00 2017-01-19T15:06:47-05:00

Mideast expects big changes under Trump

1 hour 19 min ago
CAIRO (AP) — Donald Trump's all-but-dismissal of human rights as a foreign policy principle could hit like an earthquake across a Middle East landscape beset by warring factions and beleaguered governments, with some players eyeing the prospect of once unimaginable new alliances. 2017-01-19T09:48:00-05:00 2017-01-19T14:48:40-05:00

Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel

1 hour 39 min ago
PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers reported no signs of life Thursday at a four-star hotel buried by an avalanche in the mountains of earthquake-stricken central Italy. Two bodies were recovered of the estimated 30 people trapped inside as the risk of more avalanches slowed the search effort. 2017-01-19T09:36:00-05:00 2017-01-19T14:36:00-05:00

US bombers strike 2 Islamic State camps in Libya

1 hour 59 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, killing more than 80 fighters in an unusual mission that may have marked the final demonstration of military force of President Barack Obama's global counterterrorism campaign. 2017-01-19T08:58:00-05:00 2017-01-19T13:58:14-05:00

Trump sweeps into Washington with a wave and a salute

2 hours 19 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday and quickly set to building better ties to the Republican Congress as he kicked off three days of inaugural festivities. Washington braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing. 2017-01-19T09:05:00-05:00 2017-01-19T14:05:14-05:00

Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel

2 hours 19 min ago
PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no signs of life as they searched for around 30 people believed trapped inside. Three bodies were recovered as heavy vehicles struggled to get to the scene. 2017-01-19T06:01:00-05:00 2017-01-19T11:01:39-05:00

Perry says he regrets call to eliminate Energy Department

2 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, said Thursday he regrets his infamous statement about abolishing the federal agency and insisted it performs a critical function. 2017-01-19T08:14:00-05:00 2017-01-19T13:14:27-05:00

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

2 hours 38 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursday and swooped into Washington for three days of inaugural festivities. As the president-elect left New York behind, the capital braced for an onslaught of inaugural crowds and demonstrators numbering in the hundreds of thousands. 2017-01-19T08:08:00-05:00 2017-01-19T13:08:21-05:00

US bombers strike Islamic State camps in Libya

2 hours 58 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, killing more than 80 fighters in an unusual mission that may have marked the final demonstration of military force of President Barack Obama's global counterterrorism campaign. 2017-01-19T08:02:00-05:00 2017-01-19T13:02:20-05:00

Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise

2 hours 58 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran's capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in the streets. 2017-01-19T07:40:00-05:00 2017-01-19T12:40:35-05:00

41st President Bush battles pneumonia, wife has bronchitis

3 hours 19 min ago
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, on Thursday remained hospitalized in Houston, where he was in intensive care for pneumonia and she was being treated for bronchitis. 2017-01-19T05:35:00-05:00 2017-01-19T10:35:25-05:00

Trump arrives in Washington with a wave and a salute

3 hours 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump traded in his beloved private plane for a military jet Thursday and swooped into Washington for three days of inaugural festivities. As the president-elect left New York behind, the capital braced for an onslaught of inaugural crowds and demonstrators numbering in the hundreds of thousands. 2017-01-19T07:32:00-05:00 2017-01-19T12:32:48-05:00

US bombers strike Islamic State camps in Libya

3 hours 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers and drones attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, seeking to eliminate extremists who had escaped the former IS stronghold of Sirte, the Pentagon announced on Thursday. 2017-01-19T05:03:00-05:00 2017-01-19T10:03:16-05:00

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