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Trump Aide Says He Won't Release Tax Returns, Claiming Most People Don't Care

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017

Kellyanne Conway also pushes back hard against claims that the administratin misrepresented the size of the crowd at Friday's inauguration.

Trump, Netanyahu Have 'Very Nice' Phone Call As Embassy Speculation Swirls

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017

President Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the phone Sunday, in their first talk since the inauguration. Trump has signaled a dramatic shift in policy toward Israel.

Boeing To Start Trump Era With New Wave Of Downsizing

NWNews | Jan. 22, 2017

Aviation giant Boeing, a corporate sponsor of the inauguration and one of the country's largest exporters, is planning new buyouts and layoffs on top of nearly 11,000 job cuts last year.

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Trump Crowd Size Estimate May Involve 'The Power Of Positive Thinking'

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 12:18 p.m.

President Donald Trump has praised the preaching of Norman Vincent Peale, who wrote, "a confident and optimistic thought pattern can modify or overcome the fact altogether."


Georgia Gov. Declares State Of Emergency As Severe Weather Sweeps Southeast

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 11:49 a.m.

"These storms have devastated communities and homes in South Central Georgia," Gov. Nathan Deal said in a statement. At least 15 people have died in storms that hit Georgia and Mississippi.

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Protesters Pack Pendleton For Women's March

East Oregonian | Jan. 22, 2017 11:47 a.m. | Pendleton, Oregon

Turnout was larger than expected — although around 150 people said they would attend the march on Facebook, organizers eventually told the crowd that the protest ended up attracting 425 people in support of various liberal causes.

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Trump's Victory Creates Uncertainty For Renewable Energy Industry

AP | Jan. 22, 2017 9:57 a.m. | Honolulu

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.

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Trump Administration Goes To War With The Media Over Inauguration Crowd Size

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 6:08 a.m.

Press Secretary Sean Spicer berated the press for incorrect reporting on crowd size at the National Mall, but then he cited incorrect numbers for Metro ridership and falsely claimed the mall was full.

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There Were Hopes And Dreams Aplenty At Trump's Inauguration, But Whose?

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 6:07 a.m.

I went to Donald Trump's inauguration to see if people there felt the same pride and promise that I did four years earlier. We met at a common intersection, then went very separate ways.

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Republican Plan To Replace Obamacare Would Turn Medicaid Over To States

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 5:26 a.m.

Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway says Medicaid block grants are part of the new administration's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.


Race And Feminism: Women's March Recalls The Touchy History

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 3:53 a.m.

Even as the march's diversity was being celebrated, it was also causing tension. "Historically, the term "woman" has implicitly meant white women," says a gender and Asian-American studies professor.

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On 'SNL,' Aziz Ansari Aims To Quell Some American Angst That Shirtless Putin Can't

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 3:38 a.m.

In the first episode since Trump became the 45th president, host Aziz Ansari took on a serious and diplomatic tone, while the cast honored President Obama in a send-off tribute.

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PHOTOS: Trump Ends Inauguration Day His Way, With Dances At 3 Balls

NPR | Jan. 22, 2017 1:07 a.m.

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump stopped by the Liberty Ball, Freedom Ball and Salute to Our Armed Services Ball, on Friday evening.