Since the November election, Mexico has been bracing for the inevitable shift in its relationship with the U.S. Mexico sent more than 80 percent of its exports to the U.S. last year, and incoming President Donald Trump has said he wants to correct what he says are Mexico’s unfair trade advantages.
You may have gotten a few days off for the winter holidays, but how about taking an official vacation? According to the “State of American Vacation” 2016 report, 55 percent of Americans didn’t use all of their paid time off.
Hundreds of thousands of people — at least — will be gathering at Friday’s presidential inauguration. Some will be there to celebrate, while others simply want to mark a historic event. But how many attendees will there actually be?
And as organizers plan marches here and across the country, many Americans are *celebrating the new president’s inauguration. Hildy Angius, a Mohave County supervisor representing Bullhead City, made it to Washington to show her support on Inauguration Day.
Today, we wrap up our series of conversations on issues that affect women in particular as the new Administration and Congress get to work. A concept that is driving the Women’s March on Washington: intersectional feminism.
And, in the days leading up to the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump tomorrow, and the Women’s Marches scheduled to take place across the country on Saturday, we’ve been bringing you conversations on issues that affect women in particular, and that may change when the new administration takes office.
Some of the greatest stories we tell each other — the funniest, the most touching — seem to take on increased importance when we’re sitting around with family or our closest friends. And when that sort of reunion takes place on a regular basis, those stories can span the generations.
And as Obama moves out of the White House, his approval ratings are at 60 percent. So why does it seem to so many that the last 8 years were just OK, maybe even a little lackluster? Jonathan Chait, political columnist for New York Magazine, is the author of the brand-new book "Audacity: How Barack Obama Defied His Critics and Created a Legacy That Will Prevail."
Just as the Trump administration will be getting its bearings and preparing to name a long list of ambassadors, one of the nation’s most important trading partners, Mexico, has selected a new ambassador to the U.S. His name is Geronimo Gutierrez, managing director of the North American Development Bank.