Women descend on DC to push back against new president

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wearing pink, pointy-eared "pussyhats" to mock the new president, tens of thousands of women massed in the nation's capital and other cities around the globe Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won't be silent over the next four years.

  • Written by NANCY BENAC and BEN NUCKOLS, Associated Press

Tornado rips through parts of south Mississippi, killing 4

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Four people were killed and scores of homes were flattened early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped through a city in southern Mississippi, officials said.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Trump wraps up ceremony, turns to governing

WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump wrapped up the ceremony of his inauguration and shifted to governing, he signaled he intends to move quickly to make a clean break from the Obama administration.

  • Written by KEN THOMAS , Associated Press

Trump takes office, vows to stop 'American carnage'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

  • Written by JULIE PACE , Associated Press

16 killed in fiery bus crash on Italian highway

ROME (AP) — A bus carrying Hungarian school students home from a skiing trip to France slammed into a highway barrier in northern Italy and caught fire, killing at least 16 people, police said Saturday. Thirty-nine people survived, though some were seriously injured.

  • Written by NICOLE WINFIELD and PABLO GORONDI, Associated Press