U.S. Senate Democrats plan to reintroduce the Equal Rights Amendment.
"Many Americans would be shocked to find out that the U.S. Constitution still lacks a provision ensuring gender equality," Sen Ben Cardin, D-Md., said ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- In his first, fiery words as the nation's 45th president, Donald John Trump presented a nationalist vision of America, breaking with tradition to invoke his unapologetically raw campaign, rebuke the country's...Read more
VASHON ISLAND, Wash. -- Shortly after Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination for president last summer, a cougar swam across a salt-water channel to this island oasis amid Seattle and its suburbs.
At the time, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- It was, no matter where you stood, an astounding day.
The man of the moment was no longer Donald Trump the reality TV star, or Donald Trump the real estate baron-turned-politician.
He was Donald Trump, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Miami is not where Jon Cowan expected to be on Inauguration Day.
He was certain he would be toasting the nation's first female president at Elephant & Castle, a pub smack on the inaugural parade route. "It ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Raucous Champagne toasts in Russia, prayerful wishes from the Vatican, late-night yawns in China and defiant protests in central London: The world greeted Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th U.S. ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The Senate moved swiftly Friday to confirm two retired generals as President Donald Trump's picks for top national security posts, putting pieces of the new administration's team in place shortly after the ...Read more
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Nine-year old April Dawn Tyler is thrilled to be friends with her classmate Hilda Jean Norton, who lives on Mill Village Road. She sees it as a place to live out her dream, a dream that does not involved her isolated farm life in the foothills of North Carolina. The ...
NEW YORK -- Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has landed in a place were he cannot escape and cannot do business, a dreaded stronghold in lower Manhattan that some call the "Guantanamo" of New York.
The Mexican drug kingpin is ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Facebook says it made a mistake in disabling the accounts of an artist who posted images of tattoos that she created for breast cancer survivors following reconstruction.
"A member of our team accidentally ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Rain drizzled and the sky was gray, but Matt Krapish sported a big smile as he strode toward the National Mall to watch Donald Trump become the 45th president of the United States.
Krapish, a 6-foot-7 bail ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Enraged bands of protesters dressed in black smashed windows and pelted riot police with rocks Friday afternoon, as demonstrations before Donald Trump's inauguration turned violent.
Police reported more than...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Bikers for Trump roared into town. Self-described "deplorables" hosted a ball. And thousands of Americans, many with red "Make America Great Again" caps, poured onto the grassy expanse of the National Mall.
WASHINGTON -- More than 90 protesters were arrested on Inauguration Day after thousands of demonstrators crowded the streets north of the Capitol Mall, with some small groups setting fires and smashing storefronts and the ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- The most reassuring, and ultimately significant image from Friday's otherwise gloomy, often ugly, Inauguration Day: Presidents Donald Trump and Barack Obama never stopped talking to each other.
As they ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- There was no mistaking the clear message President Donald Trump made in his inaugural address: America comes first.
In a terse, 16-minute speech that differed from his predecessors, Trump shunned the United ...Read more
When it came to assessing who wore what on Inauguration Day, there was a whole lot of sartorial symbolism going. Not to mention a freaky fashion confluence that resulted in the incoming first lady and her husband's bitter ...Read more
ROME -- Rescuers were at work late Friday to dig five people out of the rubble of an Italian hotel that was struck by an avalanche this week.
Earlier Friday a woman and four children were extracted from the Rigopiano ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- To the question of which Donald Trump would speak to America on Friday -- the dark Trump who spoke angrily at his party's convention or the more conciliatory Trump heard in the hours after his surprise ...Read more
There was no pivot. There was no olive branch, no binding of wounds, no lofty summons to the better angels of our nature.
The 16-minute inaugural address that President Donald Trump delivered was Trumpism distilled to its...Read more
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