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    Sweet moment: Barron Trump plays peek-a-boo with nephew as dad signs executive orders

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — A sweet moment played out on Inauguration Day, after Donald Trump was sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. Cameras caught Donald Trump’s 10-year-old son, Barron, playing peek-a-boo with his nephew, Theodore, who is the son of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner. It happened as President Trump sat down at Capitol Hill to take his first official actions as President: Signing a waiver allowing former Gen. James Mattis to become secretary of defense; a proclamation of a national […]

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    VIDEO: Anti-Trump protesters torch limo blocks from inaugural parade

    WASHINGTON — Protesters vandalized and set a limousine on fire just blocks from President Donald Trump’s inaugural parade route Friday afternoon. Several cars in the area of 12th and K streets had their windows blown out by protesters around 4:30 p.m. A limo along the road was then set on fire, sending black smoke billowing into the sky. DC — Alex Cuadros (@alexcuadros) January 20, 2017 By 4:45 p.m., firefighters had contained the blaze. Dozens of police officers wearing […]

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    Melania Trump channels Jackie Kennedy in Ralph Lauren outfit

    WASHINGTON, DC – Melania Trump stepped out in a powder blue Ralph Lauren outfit that harkened back to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ iconic style. She also wore matching shoes and gloves. Her look drew comparisons to the powder blue outfit Jackie Kennedy wore to her husband’s inauguration in 1961. Ralph Lauren also did many of former first lady Hillary Clinton’s suits. The brand declined to comment on how the Ralph Lauren Collection came together, whether they offered the powder blue skirt […]

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    ‘Charity isn’t political’: Washington restaurants giving away inauguration weekend profits

    By Ese Olumhense in Washington, D.C. With its sultry uptempo soul music, high shadows cast by low lamps, and velvet couches, Tryst, a trendy cafe and bar in Washington, D.C.’s Adams Morgan neighborhood, is magnetic. A large crowd, even on weeknights, can be found there, as smiling servers weave through the pack, flitting from table to table. Almost every seat at the bar was full on Friday night. It’s hard to imagine the hotspot any busier, but Saturday, the night […]

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    Protest movements surge ahead of Trump’s Inauguration

    Two weeks before Donald Trump’s inauguration, Moumita Ahmed packed her bags and moved from New York to Washington, D.C. to house hunt. The property she’s seeking will serve as a base for activists throughout Trump’s presidency, where organizers will meet, hold trainings, and possibly stay overnight while in town. The Resistance House, as it will be called, is being established just as thousands of Americans are making their way into Washington—both to celebrate Trump becoming the 45th president of the […]


    The hiccups and potential catastrophes of Donald Trump’s Inauguration

    By Avi Asher-Schapiro Outside Washington, D.C.’s Union Station on Thursday morning, late commuters mingled with visitors to the nation’s capital as private vendors hawked unlicensed Trump merchandise to arriving inauguration attendees. Business, at least at that hour, was not brisk: Many passersby—arriving off trains from the Northeast Corridor and likely in town for planned anti-Trump protests—stopped for photos with the lone Bernie Sanders supporter outside the station, holding a styrofoam board clustered with buttons from a bygone primary. By Thursday […]

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    ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ premiere canceled after video leaks

    LOS ANGELES – This weekend’s Los Angeles premiere of “A Dog’s Purpose” has been canceled after leaked video prompted an investigation into the treatment of animals during the movie’s filming, according to a statement obtained by the Hollywood Reporter Thursday. “Because Amblin’s review into the edited video released yesterday is still ongoing, distributor Universal Pictures has decided it is in the best interest of A Dog’s Purpose to cancel this weekend’s premiere and press junket. Amblin and Universal do not want […]

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    ‘Miracle’ baby expected to live just hours is now 2 weeks old

    BETTENDORF, Iowa — Little Fiona Grace wasn’t supposed to live for more than an hour or two after being born with serious organ defects, but the feisty little Quad Cities girl is now two weeks old. “She’s just like a normal baby. She eats and cries and gets changed,” mother Autumn Dunn told WQAD. Weighing in at 6 pounds 4 ounces, Fiona’s been a fighter since birth. “We went from thinking we were going to have to plan her funeral to, we get […]

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    Woman who battled cancer in viral dance video dies

    DALLAS — A Texas mother who danced her way into the hearts of millions as she battled cancer has died. Ana-Alecia Ayala passed away Wednesday after fighting uterine sarcoma for more than a year, according to KDFW. Back in October, Ayala posted a video to Facebook and Instagram of her and her “chemo buddy” Danielle Andrus dancing to the song “Juju On That Beat” by Zay Hilfigerrr and Zayion McCall. Since the video was posted, it has been viewed over 9 million times. “We want to […]