Donald Trump

Trump says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee next week

Trump had said earlier this month he would choose a nominee within two weeks of his inauguration.

"We will pick a truly great Supreme Court justice," Trump told reporters who asked about the vacancy as the president signed paperwork to advance construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines. Both projects had been blocked under former President Barack Obama.

Workers dismayed by President Trump's federal hiring freeze

That hope diminished after Trump on Monday issued an executive order implementing a hiring freeze across the federal government, with exceptions only for military, national security or public safety personnel.

So while Guthrie wasn't shocked to learn Trump had imposed the hiring freeze, he was disappointed.

Rihanna takes to Instagram to join protest

RiRI is not just about entertainment.

The Barbadian superstar took to Instagram to express her dissatisfaction with the policies of US President Donald Trump, while revealing her love for former President Barack Obama. 

She also showed solidarity for various marches by women across the US over the weekend, in protest of the current's President's methods and his attitude towards women in particular. 

Why Trump will find it hard to make American economy greater

A diminished trade gap. The creation of 25 million jobs over 10 years, including the return of good-paying factory positions.

It all adds up to an immense challenge, one that Trump aims to achieve mostly by cutting taxes, loosening regulations, boosting infrastructure spending and renegotiating or withdrawing from trade deals. At the top of his agenda: Pulling out of the 12-nation Pacific trade agreement and rewriting the North American Free Trade Agreement to better serve the United States.

Hollywood in the Trump era

Like many gilded ski towns in the West, Park City is a liberal bastion in a sea of conservatism. Donald Trump won Utah by 18 points, but here in Summit County he lost by 15. Flying from Burbank or Brooklyn to Salt Lake, then by car into the mountains, celebrities and executives were comfortably in progressive territory.

Pope: I'll judge Trump after we see what he does

In an interview published Saturday evening by Spanish newspaper El Pais, Francis says he doesn't like "judging people early. We'll see what Trump does."

Asked about populist-style political leaders emerging in the United States and Europe, Francis warned against seeking a savior in times of crisis.

He said Adolf Hitler in the 1930s' Germany "was voted for by the people and then he destroyed the people."

Francis laments that in crises "we look for a savior to give us back identity, and we defend ourselves with walls, barbed-wire fences, from other peoples."

A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches

That's when scores of them showed up at huge women's marches in Washington and other cities to send the new president a pointed message that he was in for a fight - and that, as so many signs said, women's rights are human rights.

How Trump's executive order impacts future of 'Obamacare'

But Trump still needs Congress to do away with the law for good.

Trump signed the executive order in the Oval Office Friday, hours after being sworn in as the 45th president of the United States.

The one-page directive gives agencies authority to grant waivers, exemptions and delays of provisions in the Affordable Care Act. But until it becomes clear what steps federal agencies take as a result, its full impact on Americans and their health insurance is uncertain.

Here's a look at Trump's executive order:

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Q: What does the order do?

President Trump opens first full day on job at church

Trump and his wife, Melania, and Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, sat in a front pew at Washington National Cathedral for the morning service after a day of pomp, pageantry and protests that accompanied his Friday inauguration.

The interfaith service is a tradition for new presidents and is hosted by the Episcopal parish, but the decision to hold a prayer session for Trump sparked debate among Episcopalians opposed to his policies.

Women descend on DC to push back against new president

They came wearing bright pink "pussyhats" and wielding signs with messages such as "Women won't back down" and "Less fear more love."

City officials tweeted that organizers of the Women's March on Washington had increased the expected turnout there to 500,000, up from 200,000, as crowds began swelling well ahead of the event's start and subways into the city became clogged with participants.