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Trump navigates the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism
NEW YORK (AP) -- Days before taking office, President-elect Donald Trump attempted to navigate the fallout of his flap with a civil rights leader and colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. while also losing a member of his incoming administration to accusations of plagiarism....

There are echoes of the past in the women's march on Washington scheduled for the day after Donald Trump's inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Thousands of women take to the streets of Washington, demanding a greater voice for women in American political life as a new president takes power....

Military bands and units from all branches of the service, high school bands and even the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts will join newly sworn-in President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in Friday's Inaugural parade
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):...

Arriving by bus, train and plane, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after. How many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question....

People across the globe are always fascinated by what the incoming U.S. first lady is wearing to the inauguration
NEW YORK (AP) -- What'll she be wearing?...

Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is expected to push for an expansion of school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback by teachers unions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos is widely expected to push for expanding school choice programs if confirmed as education secretary, prompting pushback from teachers unions. But Democrats and activists also are raising concerns about how her conservative Christian beliefs and advocacy for family values might impact minority and LGBT students....

President-elect Donald Trump's billionaire business partner and possible political proxy in Indonesia nurses big leadership ambitions in his country, which he says isn't developed enough to have a successful democracy and needs strong leadership
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's billionaire business partner and possible political proxy in Indonesia nurses big leadership ambitions in the vast but perennially lagging Southeast Asian nation, which he says isn't developed enough to have a successful democracy and needs strong leadership....

President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the Trump administration that it can't easily be undone and is preferable to war
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the Trump administration that the accord can't easily be undone and is preferable to war....

Authorities say the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested by the FBI on Monday in connection with the attack
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the attack, authorities said Monday....

The Israeli military says border police shot and killed the "main instigator" of clashes in which hundreds of Palestinians threw rocks at security forces in the West Bank
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says border police shot and killed the "main instigator" of clashes on Monday in which hundreds of Palestinians threw rocks at security forces in the West Bank....

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Authorities say the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre, was arrested by the FBI on Monday in connection with the attack

President Barack Obama is marking the first anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal by warning the Trump administration that it can't easily be undone and is preferable to war

There are echoes of the past in the women's march on Washington scheduled for the day after Donald Trump's inauguration

Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out," Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday, disappointing businesses and voters who want the country to stay in the bloc's single market

European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect's stinging comments on everything from NATO and German cars to the crumbling of the EU itself

State summaries: Two-thirds of states face budget challenges

Black lawmakers say Sen. Jeff Sessions at time has shown hostility toward civil rights, making him unfit to be attorney general

Top New York lawmakers are planning to skip Gov. Andrew Cuomo's state of the state addresses in a sign of the frayed relations between the Democratic governor and legislative leaders

An Indiana mayor is joining the crowded field to become the next head of the Democratic National Committee