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Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to begin governing a divided nation....

Analysis: Trump promises big change, picks small fights
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump won the White House promising big changes to the nation's economy, health care system and foreign policy....

Cautious welcome from congressional Republicans to Trump era
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congressional Republicans anxiously monitor President Donald Trump's Twitter feed, parse his pronouncements, and brace for potential controversy each time he gives an interview....

After mass turnout, can protests turn into political impact?
DENVER (AP) -- Deb Szeman, a self-described "homebody," had never participated in a demonstration before hopping on an overnight bus from her home in Charlotte, North Carolina, to attend the women's march on Washington....

Trump's 'war with the media' raises questions of trust
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump's "running war" on the media is continuing into his presidency, with statements over the weekend calling into question the extent to which information from the White House can be trusted....

The Latest: Trump, Netanyahu speak about peace, other issues
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EST):...

Trump's victory creates uncertainty for wind and solar power
HONOLULU (AP) -- President Donald Trump has disputed climate change, pledged a revival of coal and disparaged wind power, and his nominee to head the Energy Department was once highly skeptical of the agency's value. What this means for states' efforts to promote renewable energy is an open question....

Trump nomination to lead State picks up support in Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rex Tillerson, the former Exxon Mobil executive with close business ties to Russia, saw his prospects of becoming secretary of state brighten Sunday after gaining the support of two influential Republican senators who had wavered on the nomination....

AP PHOTOS: Women's marches flood parks, streets worldwide
Masses of people flooded parks, streets and city squares around the world Saturday marching in solidarity in a show of empowerment and a stand against President Donald Trump....

George H.W. Bush improving, wife staying night in hospital
HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush's health continues to improve and his wife, who is also recovering from illness, has chosen to remain hospitalized one more night to be "closer to her husband," a family spokesman said Sunday....

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