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Conservatives cheer new Trump era

Despite gloomy weather and protests, Trump supporters converge on Washington to welcome the new president.

Nation & World

McConnell: CIA has no director

CIA Director John Brennan resigned effective at noon on Friday, leaving the CIA without any top leader, said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. The agency’s deputy director also stepped down, McConnell said. In a speech on the Senate floor, he slammed Democrats for blocking a confirmation vote for Kansas Rep. Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the CIA.

National

Cubans who once feared Trump see him now as their last hope

Like many Afo-Cubans, Eliannes Matos Salazar was inspired by President Barack Obama’s visit to the island and call for change and equality. But that was before Jan. 12, when, Matos said, Obama ripped her from her husband – who was allowed into the U.S. minutes before she was turned away – and ended her American dream. Now she’s praying for an unlikely miracle from Trump.

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U.S. Rep. John Lewis makes inspiring speech on Martin Luther King Day

Young men in the 5000 Role Models of Excellence program received a powerful and inspiring message from U.S. Rep. John Lewis, of Georgia, during their breakfast ceremony on MLK Day, Jan. 16, 2017. Lewis, who was recently lambasted by President-elect Donald Trump, made no mention of Trump during the speech. He reminded the youth that "You must never, ever hate. The way of love is the better way."
Emily Michot Miami Herald
U.S. Rep. John Lewis makes inspiring speech on Martin Luther King Day 1:26

U.S. Rep. John Lewis makes inspiring speech on Martin Luther King Day

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President and First Lady dance to 'Thriller' for White House trick-or-treat

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Dallas police chief after shootings: "This must stop"

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