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Fact Check: Trump Starts on Familiar Note: With Exaggeration

Jan 20
Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions Friday:

Melania Trump Wears 'The Sky Is Falling' Blue to Innauguration

By Leanne Italie | Jan 20
Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren, the brand that designed so many Hillary Clinton pantsuits, on Inauguration Day.

With Hopes and Fears, a Divided America Watches Inauguration

By Mike Householder | Jan 20
In living rooms, cafes and offices, people across America watched Donald Trump become the nation's 45th president on Friday, with many eagerly anticipating the historic transition and others deeply fearing it.

Smashed Windows, Chaotic Confrontation Near Inauguration

By Jessica Gresko, Michael Biesecker and Jeff Horwitz | Jan 20
Police deployed pepper spray and made numerous arrests in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against the new president.

Trump Takes Charge: Sworn in as Nation's 45th President

By Julie Pace | Jan 20
Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington.

Texas Court Hearing Case to Limit Gay Marriage Legalization

By Will Weissert | Jan 20
The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a Houston case that top conservatives hope will provide an opening to challenge the landmark 2015 ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide.

Appeals Court Tells Judge to Allow Transgender Name Changes

By Kate Brumback | Jan 20
A Georgia appeals court has overturned a lower court judge's orders denying legal name changes to two transgender men.

Man Sues Evanston Police Over Violent Arrest Caught on Video

Jan 20
A black man in Illinois is suing police after he says he was falsely and violently arrested. The 2015 encounter in Evanston was captured on several cameras.

Women's March on Washington Shows Solidarity with 600 'Sister Marches'

By Winnie McCroy | Jan 20
The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump happens today, but across the country and around the globe, the largest groundswell of opposition ever seen is coming together on Saturday, January 21, for the Women's March on Washington.

What's On the Trump Menu? Lobster, Steak and Chocolate

By Mark Kennedy | Jan 20
Donald Trump's first meal as president of the United States isn't too far from the typical power lunch for a billionaire businessman - lobster, beef and a rich chocolate dessert.

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