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Obama honors Chicago Cubs at White House

Cubs players filed into the White House East Room on Martin Luther King Day for Obama's final ceremony for a championship sports team.
Dr. Martin Luther King, John Lewis, Reverend Jessie Douglas, and James Farmer during the civil rights movement, 1965 (Photo: Spider Martin / NMAAHC)
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Trump to meet with MLK’s son amidst John Lewis controversy

Trump, who is scheduled to meet with King's son later in the day, may be trying to put behind him the controversy over his criticism of John Lewis, a black congressman and civil rights icon.
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800,000-900,000 people expected for inauguration, protests

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.
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Obama speaks on Israel, Trump in last White House interview

President Barack Obama says the increase in the number of Israeli settlements is inhibiting the possibility for an "effective, contiguous Palestinian state."
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23 hours ago
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Trump promises health insurance for all

President-elect Donald Trump says his plan to replace the nation's health care law will include "insurance for everybody."
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Attorney General Lynch: ‘We have always pushed forward’

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, in her final speech as head of the Justice Department, said worries of difficult days ahead should be a call for action, not despair.
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Head of DC National Guard asked to stay through inauguration

The departing head of the District of Columbia National Guard says he was asked to stay in his job a bit longer after reports that he would leave in the middle of Inauguration Day ceremonies generated negative attention.
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2 days ago
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Protesters say Trump can’t ‘bury the Statue of Liberty’

A standing-room-only crowd has packed a historic African-American church in Washington for one of dozens of rallies around the nation supporting immigrant rights.