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The Latest: LGBT activists hold dance party near Pence home

With glow sticks, hula hoops and rainbow flags, protesters took a dance party to the streets near the vice president-elect's temporary home to oppose his positions on LGBT issues

Senators can't pronounce Trump nominee's name

Watch Senators butcher a nominee's name. CNN's Jeanne Moos asks, how would you say "Mnuchin"?

Lee Greenwood performs 'God Bless the USA'

Watch the inauguration concert performance

Obama Commutes His Last Batch Of Federal Sentences

President Obama has commuted sentences for another group of federal inmates, bringing his total commutation count to 1,715.

How Do You Even Plan An Inauguration?

Missouri Sen. Roy Blunt, the chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, sat down with Newsy to explain.

As Trump takes the oath, many voters still can't…

When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president, no one could predict the election's outcome; now, as he takes the oath of office as the nation's 45th president, many American still can't quite believe that the improbable will become a reality

Trump steps into security bubble; will he bring…

For years, almost anyone with Donald Trump's cellphone number has been able to get him on the line

Trump promises change on inauguration eve

President-elect Donald Trump delivers remarks at the inaugural welcome concert in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

Trump attends welcome celebration at the Lincoln…

'The Five' share their thoughts

What To Expect On Day One Of The Trump…

Donald Trump has promised to do a lot on his first day in office. Here's a look at some of his recent commitments.

One Senator To Another: I've Got A Valium Pill…

During a confirmation hearing Thursday, the bickering among senators started early.

Up to 117 civilians died in strikes during Obama presidency

A U.S. intelligence report says between 64 and 117 civilians have been killed in drone and other counterterrorism strikes in Pakistan, Yemen and elsewhere since President Barack Obama took office

Inauguration Eve: Trump juggles work, play, preps…

Donald Trump juggled work and play on Inauguration Eve

College roommates reunite for Washington march

It's been 25 years since college roommates Jessica, Penny and Lisa marched together in Washington, demonstrating for women's rights in 1992.

Rick Scott on ObamaCare: The free market clearly…

Florida governor discusses the future of the Affordable Care Act

Rick Perry Addresses The Elephant In The Room At…

Rick Perry once said he wanted to dismantle the Energy Department. Now he has to fight to run it.

Trump Picks Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue For…

The president-elect confirmed his final Cabinet nominee in a statement Thursday.

Judge in ex-Illinois congressman's trial recuses herself

A federal judge who was to preside over the corruption trial of former Illinois congressman Aaron Schock has recused herself

Trump's Treasury pick facing criticism over…

Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Stephen Mnuchin, built his reputation and his fortune as a savvy Wall Street investor

Donald Trump arrives at Lincoln Memorial

President-elect Donald Trump and wife Melania arrive at the Lincoln Memorial to attend the inauguration concert and festivities.

Sen. Mark Warner on Mnuchin's Cabinet…

Lawmaker weighs in on President-elect Trump's Treasury nominee

The Confirmation For Trump's Commerce Secretary…

Wilbur Ross outlined his trade plans and had little trouble in his Senate confirmation hearing.

Sound Familiar? Businessman And TV Star Wants To…

Kevin O'Leary, known for his role as an investor on ABC's 'Shark Tank,' announced his bid to lead the Conservative Party of Canada.

Company that Trump HHS pick invested in faced…

A medical device company that Rep. Tom Price purchased stock in last year agreed in December to a $17 million Justice Department criminal penalty in a foreign bribery case

Judge hints at trial for lawsuit on harsh CIA interrogation

A federal judge says he's inclined to allow trial for a lawsuit against two psychologists who designed the CIA's harsh interrogation methods for the war on terror

Donald Trump places wreath at Arlington

Flanked by Mike Pence and standing before his children and families, Donald Trump laid the wreath at Arlington National Cemetery in one of the kick-off ceremonial events in advance of his inauguration.

Rep. Cleaver reflects on the peaceful transition…

Missouri congressman shares his thoughts ahead of Inauguration Day

Lawsuit Over Detainee Mistreatment After 9/11…

Undocumented Muslim immigrants say they were arrested and abused after Sept. 11 due to their religion.

President Obama's Last Press Conference Was Fully…

After covering foreign and domestic policy issues, President Obama shared what issues he's worried about moving forward.