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Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro delivered a speech during ceremony of recognition in Caracas on Thursday.

Venezuela’s Maduro celebrates 2nd term as crisis deepens

President Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela was sworn in to a second term Thursday amid international calls for him to step down and a devastating economic crisis.

N.H. Republican Governor Chris Sununu, raised his hand as he took the oath of office from New Hampshire Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert J. Lynn during his inauguration ceremony at the State House in Concord on Thursday.

Sununu calls for bipartisan cooperation in 2nd inauguration

Republican New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu started his second term Thursday seeking bipartisan cooperation from the newly Democratic Legislature.

The Democratic governor took the oath of office outside of the State House on Tuesday with her husband and two children by her side.

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo sworn into a second term

The Democratic governor took the oath of office Tuesday at the State House with her husband and two children by her side.

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo

Rhode Island Governor Raimondo to be sworn into a second term

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo is set to be sworn into a second term in office.

Liberia swears in Weah as new leader

The former international soccer star took over the impoverished West African nation from Africa’s first female leader.

Wall Street executive replaces Christie, targets Trump

Former Wall Street executive Phil Murphy succeeded Chris Christie as New Jersey’s governor Tuesday, swearing his oath on the same Bible President John F. Kennedy used in 1961, while promising to transform the state into a liberal beacon that fights back against President Donald Trump.

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh delivered his second inauguration speech on Monday.

Walsh says he will focus on issues affecting middle class in his second term

At the inauguration for his second term, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh promised to rebuild the city’s middle class.

12/21/2016 MEDFORD, MA Mayor Stephanie Muccini Burke (cq) sings Jingle Bells with the Key Club from Medford High School at Medford City Hall. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)


Medford to hold inauguration ceremonies Dec. 31

Governor Charlie Baker and US Senator Edward J. Markey will be on hand for the event, set for 10 a.m. in the Marsha Caron Theater at Medford High School.

Jury acquits all 6 defendants in first inauguration trial

A jury on Thursday acquitted six people on charges of rioting and destruction of property connected to violent protests during President Donald Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration. The case could have major implications for the government’s strategy for prosecuting more than 150 others charged for their actions that day.

Police order supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta off a roof during clashes at his inauguration ceremony after they tried to storm through gates to get in and were tear-gassed, at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in on Tuesday, ending a months-long election drama that saw the first vote nullified by the country's top court and the second boycotted by the opposition. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

President vows to unite Kenyans, but deadly clashes continue

President Uhuru Kenyatta vowed at his inauguration Tuesday to unite Kenyans after months of election turmoil, but violence flared anew.

White House press Secretary Sean Spicer.

How the press, the Easter bunny, and ‘SNL’ shaped Spicer’s tenure

With Sean Spicer’s departure, here’s a look back at six of the strangest moments that shaped his time as press secretary.


The Argument: Was US Representative Katherine Clark right to boycott the presidential inauguration?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

A limo was set on fire during protests following the inauguration of President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.

Owner of limo torched in D.C. protests says insurance unlikely to pay

Insurance likely won’t cover the damage to a limousine set on fire during an Inauguration Day protest in Washington.

LANGLEY, VA - JANUARY 21: US President Donald Trump speaks at the CIA headquarters on January 21, 2017 in Langley, Virginia . Trump spoke with about 300 people in his first official visit with a government agaency. (Photo by Olivier Doulier - Pool/Getty Images)


Two days in D.C. illuminate America’s divide

Friday and Saturday put on display the wounds that were broken open by the election.

Thousands of people filled Boston Common for the Boston Women's March for America on Saturday.

Yvonne Abraham

In marches, a chance to see hope and a way forward

Millions of people participated in demonstrations, from Boston to locations throughout the world, that were at once a protest and an affirmation.

Trump spokesman lashes out at media over inauguration reporting

“These attempts to lessen the enthusiasm of the inauguration are shameful and wrong,” said Donald Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer.

A sign at the Women’s March on Washington.

Huge crowds turn out for women’s marches around the world

Legions of women flooded streets and city squares from Sydney to South Carolina on Saturday.

People listened to speakers at a rally at the Women's March on Washington.

Women descend on Washington day after Trump is inaugurated

Determined to push back against the new president, thousands of women descended on the capital Saturday for a march aimed at showing Donald Trump they won’t be silent over the next four years.

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump with Vice President Michael Pence and his wife Karen Pence at the the National Prayer Service at the Washington National Cathedral.

Trump opens first full day on job at church

President Donald Trump opened his first full day as president Saturday at a national prayer service.

President-elect Donald Trump arrives for Trump's inauguration ceremony at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

critic’s notebook

Trump will bring his reality-TV reflexes into the Oval Office

An inauguration gives a president the chance to craft a new image. Trump seems to like his old image just fine.

President Donald J. Trump waves to supporters after watching the Inaugural Parade on Friday.

Opinion | Randall L. Kennedy

A grudging admiration for Trump’s speech

His inaugural address should put everyone on notice that restraining — much less overcoming — him will be a daunting task.

First lady Melania Trump watches as President Donald J. Trump, and Vice President Mike Pence, right,are helped by Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Babot, center, as they cut a cake at The Salute To Our Armed Services Inaugural Ball Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. Karen Pence watches at right. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Did Trump’s baker plagiarize a cake?

Allegations of plagiarism have dogged people close to Trump, but could his administration have kicked off its tenure by plagiarizing ... a cake?

President Donald Trump waved after taking the oath of office as his wife Melania held the Bible, and Tiffany Trump looked out to the crowd.

Interior Department banned from Twitter after retweet of smaller-than-usual Trump inauguration crowd

The agency was ordered Friday to shut down its official Twitter accounts — indefinitely.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

An address with a perfectly Trumpian tone

It was a speech that couldn’t have broken more sharply with the past administration both in style and substance.

First lady Melania Trump, right, acknowledges supporters alongside President Donald Trump Friday night.


Melania Trump wears ivory gown by Herve Pierre at inaugural balls

Earlier in the day, the incoming first lady wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress by Ralph Lauren.

US President Donald J. Trump spoke to members of the media.

On first day, Trump signs health care executive order

His first executive order was aimed at his predecessor’s signature health care law.

President Donald Trump dances with first lady Melania Trump at the Liberty Ball, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington.

Trump asks ball crowd if he should keep tweeting

President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, danced at the first of three inaugural balls they'll attend Friday night.

Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

Far fewer people attended President Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday than his predecessor’s swearing-in eight years ago.

James Mattis is sworn in as secretary of defense by Vice President Mike Pence at the White House Friday.


Senate sends Mattis, Kelly to national security posts

However, the rest may have to wait days or weeks before they can officially join the new administration.

The campaign to impeach President Trump has begun

A campaign to build public support for his impeachment went live at, spearheaded by two liberal advocacy groups.

Barber Lisa Deschenes was among those watching the inauguration at the Windham Barber Shop in Windham, N.H., on Friday.

New Hampshire

Town that went for Trump quietly marks big moment

At Windham Barber Shop, a small crowd took in the inaugural festivities.

Photos from President Obama’s inauguration in 2009 show a teeming crowd. Friday’s turnout was much lower.

Trump draws far smaller inaugural crowd than Obama

Thin crowds and semiempty bleachers also dotted the inaugural parade route. Hotels across the District of Columbia reported vacancies.

President Donald Trump turned to House Speaker Paul Ryan as he was joined by the Congressional leadership and his family as he formally signs his cabinet nominations into law.

Donald Trump played the outsider and the insider on his first day in office

In the first minutes after Donald Trump’s swearing-in, the contradictory sides of the new president were on sharp display.

D.C. Women’s March shaping up to be a star-studded event

Celebrities including Janelle Monáe, Scarlett Johansson, and Ashley Judd are expected.

A supporter on the National Mall reacted to the inauguration of Donald Trump.

Cheers erupt for Trump amid spitting rain, protests

Supporters of the new president traveled from all over the country to the Washington “swamp” they want drained, thrilled to witness their candidate assume the mantle of 45th president.

Barack and Michelle Obama prepared to welcome Donald Trump to the White House.

Presidential transition

Taking his exit, Obama says presidency proved hope wins out

Former president Barack Obama exited the presidency on Friday with a message of gratitude to Americans and a plea to his supporters not to be bowed by the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Donald Trump gives his inaugural speech on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

An analysis of Donald Trump’s inaugural speech

President Donald Trump’s inaugural address perfectly echoed the tone and tenor of the campaign that swept him into office.

Transcript: Donald Trump’s presidential inaugural address

The 45th president of the United States begins his tenure

Retired Gen. James Mattis (center) arrived on the west front of the US Capitol on Friday.

Senate confirms retired Gen. James Mattis to run Pentagon

The US Senate confirmed retired Gen. James Mattis to run the Pentagon in President Donald Trump’s new administration.

President Donald Trump waved to supporters as he walked the inaugural parade route past the main reviewing stand in front of the White House.

Why are web pages disappearing?

The mysterious changes were quickly noticed by news organizations and people on social media.

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton(L) speaks to former US President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush before the presidential inauguration January 20, 2017 at the US capitol in Washington, DC. / AFP PHOTO / Paul J. RichardsPAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images

It’s OK, George W. Bush. Ponchos are hard.

Former President George W. Bush may want to opt for an umbrella the next time he’s out in the rain.

Opinion | Richard North Patterson

A superhero for a cartoon country

Trump invokes a dystopian American that can only be transformed by a TV performer who exults in playing Superman.

Instead of attending Donald Trump’s inauguration, US Representative Katherine Clark met with caregivers at the Planned Parenthood League about congressional leaders’ plans to revoke their funding and repeal the Affordable Care Act.

In lieu of inauguration, Katherine Clark meets with Planned Parenthood

“Women and families across the country fear that the lifesaving care they rely on may be stripped away by this Congress and this administration,” said the congresswoman.

President Donald Trump deliverd his inaugural address at the US Capitol.

Trump stresses unity mixed with dark imagery after being sworn in

President Donald Trump’s message included an unusually pessimistic view on a day that is often focused on the hopefulness for the future.

US President Donald Trump pumps his fist after addressing the crowd during his swearing-in ceremony on January 20, 2017 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. / AFP / Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)


Trump’s dark vision of America

President Trump’s inaugural address was clearly divorced from any kind of discernible reality.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump arrives on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Renée Graham

Dear President Trump

You now lead 319 million people, many of whom remain unconvinced that you can follow through with your campaign slogan.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: President Donald Trump delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Eric Fehrnstrom

Trump is a true force of nature

Only a person of strong personality, full of energy and unstoppable, can deliver on the change President Trump has promised.

Artist Shepard Fairey with his portrait of former President Barack Obama.

Obama ‘Hope’ artist returns with ‘We the people’ posters

Shepard Fairey chose images of three women to represent America for his latest political art.

Former Vice President Joe Biden boarded an Amtrak after the Inauguration Day ceremony.

Former vice president Biden departs D.C. on Amtrak

True to form, Joe Biden boarded a train to head back home to Delaware.