A man dressed as Abraham Lincoln stands with protesters at the Women’s March on Washington D.C. during the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency in Washington; Iranian firefighters remove the debris of the Plasco building which was engulfed by a fire and collapsed in central Tehran, Iran; and Syrians walk through the destruction in the old city of Aleppo, Syria are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.
In the latest edition of Yahoo Diaries, we enlisted three correspondents who participated in the Women’s March on Washington and gave Yahoo News the inside scoop on the massive demonstration following President Trump’s inauguration. Through the point of view of three everyday Americans who decided to head to Washington, D.C., see firsthand how this event unfolded through their eyes.
Lisa Belkin attended the Women’s March on Washington with a group of women from Louisville, Ky. On Friday she wrote about their daylong road trip, a story you can read here. On Friday morning they had done so in their hometown of Louisville, Ky., boarding a white rented van for the 12-hour drive to Washington. On Saturday they were outside Washington, boarding the Metro at about 6 a.m. for the hourlong trip to the starting point of the Women’s March on Washington.
A day after the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, demonstrators participated in the Women’s March on Washington and its satellite gatherings around the globe. These are just a few of the wide-ranging messages relayed by the hundreds of thousands of participants. See full coverage of the Women’s March on Yahoo News. _____ Related slideshows: Slideshow: Women’s March on Washington D.C. Slideshow: Women’s March around the world Slideshow: How newspapers covered President's Trump inauguration Slideshow: Anti-Trump inauguration protests break out in U.S. Slideshow: Protests worldwide against the inauguration of Donald Trump Slideshow: Obama's Washington Slideshow: Donald Trump’s Inauguration Day Slideshow: 66 hands on 66 Bibles _____ See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr.
A day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office, women in as many as 200 cities around the world are expected to take to the streets in sympathy with the protest march in Washington. Yahoo News is providing continuous coverage of the marches around the world. Follow throughout the day in on Yahoo News live blog.
In striking comments, White House press secretary Sean Spicer used his first official statement on Saturday to castigate the media for what he claimed was “deliberately false reporting,” including reporting on the attendance at President Trump’s inauguration. Spicer was particularly incensed about photos shared on social media by members of the press comparing the crowd at Trump’s ceremony with those at inaugurations past. A number of reporters posted side-by-side photographs of the crowds amassed for the inauguration of Trump on Friday and for Barack Obama eight years before.
A day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office, women in as many as 200 cities around the world took to the streets in sympathy with the protest march in Washington. Yahoo News is providing continuous coverage of the marches around the world. Follow throughout the day on the Yahoo News live blog.
The new White House website that went operational just as President Trump was sworn into office has already been getting attention for signaling sharp changes in policy and rhetoric. But the most striking section may be its adulatory biography of the 45th president. It unabashedly touts Trump’s achievements in real estate, promotes his business, describes him as the author of a “classic” book, and portrays his election as president as miraculous. “Donald J. Trump is the very definition of the American success story,” reads the Trump biography that was posted on the official whitehouse.gov website. “Throughout his life he has continually set the standards of business and entrepreneurial excellence, especially with his interests in real estate, sports, and entertainment.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is set to address the media from the White House on Donald Trump’s first full day as president.
Secretary of Energy nominee former Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, is sworn in before testifying during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on Jan. 19. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Now that President Donald Trump has taken the oath of office, all eyes are turning to the confirmation process for the members of his Cabinet and other administration appointees. Trump’s transition team has set up an elaborate operation led by veteran Capitol Hill aide Eric Ueland to prepare his nominees for their hearings.
Madonna made a surprise Saturday appearance at the Women’s March on Washington, the cornerstone of the massive worldwide protests following President Trump’s inauguration. “Are you still awake out there?” she asked the Washington, D.C., crowd.
Sophie Cruz, a 6-year-old immigration activist and daughter of two undocumented immigrants, spoke at the Women’s March on Washington on Saturday and won over the crowd with her inspiring message. After delivering her speech in English, she repeated it in Spanish and led the crowd in a rousing chant of “Si, se puede,” or “Yes, we can.”
Charles Brotman, who announced every inaugural parade since President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s in 1957, was replaced by President Trump’s transition team this year.
When President Trump was delivering his inaugural address on Friday, WhiteHouse.gov was completely revamped, replacing Barack Obama’s policy pages with Trump’s own. A new petition calling on the Trump administration to immediately release the president’s tax returns was created almost immediately.
A day after President Donald Trump was sworn into office, women descended on the nation’s capital for the Women’s March on Washington. Catch up on Yahoo News’ coverage of the marches in Washington, New York City and elsewhere.
A crowd of women joining the National Woman Suffrage Association, which was led by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in 1869. On Saturday, when as many as 2 million women — and men — take to the streets in Washington, D.C., and around the world for the Women’s March, they will be following in the footsteps of women who have marched for progressive causes and civil rights at least since the late 19th century. In 1862, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton began working on Park Place in Manhattan across from City Hall, a street then known as Newspaper Row, to publish a periodical promoting suffrage for women.
Yahoo News enlisted three participants visiting the the 2017 presidential inauguration to be our eyes and ears on the ground while Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Get an inside look at yesterday’s historic event as these unique voices take us through their experiences. Hi everyone! My name is Amanda and I’m a 22-year-old recent college graduate from Long Island, N.Y. I’ve been a big Trump supporter since the very beginning.
OK, so Taoray Wang isn’t a household name in the United States, but it is the name of the Chinese woman whose designs Tiffany Trump has worn twice now to major political events supporting her father’s ascent to the White House. The first time Tiffany wore Wang to a political event was during the first presidential debate in September. Thank you for choosing TAORAY WANG! We are thrilled and proud to see how our design comes to life with you radiating elegance, confidence and power.
On Friday morning, the world watched as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. By his side was his wife, Melania, the first lady, wearing a full, custom Ralph Lauren ensemble. Melania Trump wears a pale blue Ralph Lauren ensemble to her husband’s inauguration.
The piece was designed by Hervé Pierre in collaboration with Mrs. Trump herself, according to the first lady’s representatives, Women’s Wear Daily reports. President Donald Trump, left, arrives with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. “I was actually lucky because over my 20 years in the U.S., I dressed all the first ladies: Mrs. Clinton at Oscar [de la Renta], Mrs. Bush and Mrs. Obama at Carolina Herrera.
For inauguration events, Ivanka Trump wore three Oscar de la Renta ensembles. But for the grand finale, the first daughter switched things up and opted for a piece from Carolina Herrera.
Police deployed pepper spray and made numerous arrests in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday as protesters registered their rage against the new president. Spirited demonstrations unfolded peacefully at various security checkpoints near the Capitol as police helped ticket-holders get through to the inaugural ceremony.
President Trump signed his first executive order in his redecorated Oval Office late Friday, targeting Obamacare, as his administration ordered an immediate freeze on new regulations just hours after his inauguration. Seated behind the iconic Resolute Desk, made from the timbers of a British exploration ship in the late 19th century, Trump also signed the commissions for his first two Cabinet nominees to win Senate confirmation: Defense Secretary James Mattis and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Trump was surrounded by senior aides and advisers, including his son-in-law Jared Kushner, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Kellyanne Conway, Hope Hicks, National Security Adviser Mike Flynn, Stephen Miller and Marc Short.
Just a few hours after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, dozens of concerned D.C.-area residents took their own oath in a local church to become “active bystanders” in the Trump era, intervening to protect victims of harassment.