Timeline of inauguration events Friday
10 promises Trump made for his first day
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump's familiar signature and a blank space for voters to sign.
Search continues at Italian hotel hit by avalanche
FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) ? Rescue crews continued to dig by hand Friday through meters of snow and debris in the search for some 30 people trapped inside a remote Italian mountain resort flattened by a huge avalanche following a series of strong earthquakes.
Despite campaign to-do list, Trump team coy about his plans
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it.
Solange Knowles headlines progressive 'Peace Ball'WASHINGTON (AP) ? The main attraction, Solange Knowles, didn't hit the stage until close to midnight, but the 3,000 or so enthusiastic guests packed into the National Museum of African American History and Culture weren't going anywhere.
Pageantry, protests to mark the start of Trump's presidency
By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump will be sworn in on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, taking power over a divided country after winning a savage campaign and setting the country on a new, uncertain path at home and abroad. In a ceremony likely to be attended by 900,000 people, some of them protesters, Trump and his vice president, Mike Pence, will take the oath of office at midday (1700 GMT) outside the domed U.S. Capitol, with U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts presiding. Trump, 70, enters the White House with work to do to bolster his image.
Protesters planning to disrupt Donald Trump's big day
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill the nation's capital for the inauguration of Donald Trump, and while the majority of those expected in Washington on Friday will be there to celebrate, ...
Classy Venus ends Chinese Australian Open hopes
Venus Williams ended Chinese hopes at the Australian Open on Friday, swatting aside Duan Yingying to make the fourth round of the season's opening Grand Slam for a 10th time. The 13th seed was in a different league, spanking Duan 6-1, 6-0 on Margaret Court Arena and showing no signs of the elbow injury that forced her out of the doubles with sister Serena. If she comes through that encounter, a potential quarter-final with fellow old-timer Svetlana Kuznetsova could await her.
Inauguration Day: Trump to become America's 45th president
Donald Trump, a real estate mogul and reality television star who upended American politics and energized voters angry with Washington, will be sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States, ...
Murray, Wawrinka advance to 4th round at Australian Open
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? Andy Murray showed no signs of trouble with his sore ankle as he advanced to the Round of 16 at the Australian Open for the ninth straight year, avoiding an upset against Sam Querrey on a mild Friday afternoon.