Inaugurations

In this Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, first lady Michelle Obama, flanked by President Barack Obama and then President-elect Donald Trump, greets Melania Trump at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 01, 2018 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama says there was "a lovely frame" in the Tiffany-blue box Melania Trump delivered on inauguration day. But the formal exchange on the day President Donald Trump took the oath of office was a little awkward, Mrs. Obama told Ellen DeGeneres in remarks...
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Former Kenyan vice president Kalonzo Musyoka, second left, stands outside his home to address journalists, in Nairobi, Kenya, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Musyoka said Wednesday gunshots were fired at his home and a grenade detonated in what he described as “an assassination attempt.” (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
January 31, 2018 - 9:56 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said Wednesday that gunshots and a grenade were fired at his home in what he called "an assassination attempt," as a government shutdown of the top three TV stations continued the day after the mock inauguration of opposition leader...
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Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, one wearing a mask, attend a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Odinga was sworn-in as "the people's president" during a mock "inauguration", in protest of President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term following the divisive 2017 election, and despite the government's warning that the event would be considered treason. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
January 31, 2018 - 9:54 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the mock inauguration of Kenya's opposition leader (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The lawyer for the man in judicial dress who stood by Kenya's opposition leader during a mock inauguration says he has been arrested. Peter Kaluma says opposition legislator and...
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Opposition leader Raila Odinga holds a bible aloft after swearing an oath during a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Odinga was sworn-in as "the people's president" during a mock "inauguration", in protest of President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term following the divisive 2017 election, and despite the government's warning that the event would be considered treason. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
January 30, 2018 - 11:16 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In a ceremony that Kenya's government warned would be treason, opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday was sworn in as "the people's president" during a mock inauguration protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term after months of deadly election turmoil. The government...
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National Super Alliance (Nasa) opposition supporters run as Kenya police tear gas them, in Nairobi, Kenya,Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Kenya's opposition said it will "swear in" its leader Raila Odinga as an alternative president Tuesday despite the attorney general's warning that such a protest act challenging the official president will amount to treason. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
January 30, 2018 - 7:15 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on Kenyan opposition's mock "inauguration" (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has been sworn in during a mock "inauguration" as "the people's president" despite the government's warning that the event would be considered treason...
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Soldiers and police launch tear gas at demonstrators marching to the National Stadium to protest the presidential inauguration of Juan Orlando Hernandez, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018. Hernandez was sworn in for a second term amid protests against the November election that was marred by irregularities and allegations of fraud. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
January 27, 2018 - 4:37 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — President Juan Orlando Hernandez was sworn in for a new term in the Honduran capital Saturday, while across town tear gas drifted across flaming barricades in clashes between police and protesters angry over an election the say was marred by fraud. The head of Congress...
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President Donald Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 25, 2018 - 5:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared he's "looking forward" to being questioned — under oath — in the special counsel's probe of Russian election interference and Trump's possible obstruction in the firing of the FBI director. Trump said he would be willing to answer questions under...
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President Donald Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Trump says he's "looking forward" to being interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller. Speaking to reporters, Trump says he’d be willing to answer questions under oath. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, but his probe has expanded to include potential misdeeds by those in Trump’s orbit and the president himself. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 24, 2018 - 10:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared late Wednesday he's "looking forward" to being questioned — under oath — in the special counsel's probe of Russian election interference and possible Trump obstruction in the firing of the FBI director. Trump said he would be willing to answer...
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Liberia's New President George Weah speaks, during his Inauguration ceremony in Monrovia, Liberia, Monday. Jan, 22, 2018. Former international soccer star Weah was sworn into office Monday as Liberia's new president, taking over from Africa's first female leader of this post-war, impoverished West African nation. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
January 22, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn in as Liberia's new president Monday, taking over the impoverished West African nation from Africa's first female leader. The 51-year-old, who was FIFA's 1995 player of the year, took the oath of office dressed in all...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks to his office after speaking on the senate floor Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 20, 2018 - 7:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 7:30 p.m. A Senate showdown vote on a Republican plan for ending the federal shutdown is on track to occur by early Monday. Democrats say they have the votes to block it. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has proposed a...
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