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The Latest: Chants of 'This is What Democracy Looks Like'The Latest on Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th president of the United States.
The Latest: Barbara Bush Being Treated for BronchitisThe Latest on the hospitalizations of former President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara Bush.
Former Klan Grand Dragon to MLK's Daughter: I'm SorryScott Shepherd didn't fire the shot that killed Martin Luther King Jr., but the former Ku Klux Klan Grand Dragon says he has always felt remorse toward the family of the slain civil rights leader and all who honor his legacy.
Poll: Young Americans Fear They'll be Worse Off Post-TrumpAs Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian Americans particularly concerned about what's to come in the next four years.
Averse to Trump, America's Poets Fight Back With WordsAmerica's leading poets are averse to Donald Trump, and they're not about to go gentle into that good night.
CIA Nominee Agrees Russia Tried to Interfere in ElectionDonald Trump's pick to run the CIA told Congress on Thursday that he accepts the findings in an intelligence assessment that Russia interfered in the U.S. election with the goal of helping Trump win, even though the president-elect has been skeptical of some of the report's conclusions.
Ivanka Trump Shifting Gears, Heading to WashingtonIvanka Trump plans to step aside from her executive roles at the Trump Organization and her lifestyle brand, but says she is confident both businesses will continue to "thrive."
Trump Denounces 'Disgrace' of Reports of Russian Ties to HimA defiant President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday adamantly denied reports that Russia had compromising personal and financial information about him, calling it a "tremendous blot" on the record of the intelligence community if material with any such allegations had been released.
Florida Gov. Pushes Again to Cut College Costs for StudentsFlorida Gov. Rick Scott is renewing his push to eliminate sales taxes charged on college textbooks.
The Latest: Trump Predicts Cabinet Picks Will Be ConfirmedPresident-elect Donald Trump predicts all of his Cabinet picks will win Senate confirmation.
Virginia Governor Vows to Veto 20-Week Abortion Ban BillVirginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is promising to veto legislation banning abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, saying such a "socially divisive" proposal hurts the state's image.
Trump's Latest US Corporate Twitter Target: General MotorsIn another tweet targeting a U.S. company, President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to slap a tax on General Motors for importing compact cars to the U.S. from Mexico.

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