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Joaquin Guzman faces charges in the U.S. that include murder, drug trafficking and money-laundering. He had escaped from prison in Mexico twice.
Jan. 19, 2017
Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of a polarized United States. His inaugural address, expected in the middle of a full day of events, could have far-reaching consequences.
Jan. 19, 2017
"This journey began 18 months ago," Trump said after the concert. "I had something to do with it, but you had much more to do with it than I did. I'm the messenger. I'm just the messenger."
Jan. 19, 2017
Judge Teori Zavascki was a pivotal player in the huge Petrobras corruption scandal involving politicians and business executives. The government has called for three days of national mourning.
Jan. 19, 2017
Trump will be at the head of a nation with a relatively healthy economy and a health care system he has promised to overhaul, and he will be facing a slew of international tensions.
Jan. 19, 2017
The Halprins are a house divided: Marty voted for Donald Trump; Jessica voted for Hillary Clinton. Their Connecticut home is less tense than it was right after the election. But fissures remain.
Jan. 19, 2017
Farage has flown in from Britain to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. The former U.K. Independence Party leader is trying to stay relevant with a call-in show on talk radio in London.
Jan. 19, 2017
Donald Trump named New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be ambassador to the U.K. It's a post traditionally reserved for big donors. Obama even named another NFL owner as a different ambassadorship.
Jan. 19, 2017
His death is the latest indication of the danger to environmental activists in many countries. Honduran indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres was killed in 2016.
Jan. 19, 2017
The president-elect went to his new luxury hotel in Washington on the day before his inauguration. He called his property "gorgeous." An ethics expert warns against coming ethical violations.
Jan. 19, 2017
Next week, leaders of the House Oversight Committee are expected to meet with the director of the Office of Government Ethics, who has been under fire for admonishing Trump to divest his businesses.
Jan. 19, 2017
After Donald Trump's inauguration, Republican lawmakers once again plan to try to end federal funding that goes to Planned Parenthood. Abortions are among the health services the nonprofit provides.
Jan. 19, 2017
The global money service company admitted it had acted criminally by "willfully failing to maintain an effective anti-money laundering program" and assisting people committing wire fraud.
Jan. 19, 2017
Those named are in important national security and economic positions, transition spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on Thursday.
Jan. 19, 2017
Regional countries have threatened to enforce the election result and have positioned troops at the ready. The newly minted president, Adama Barrow, took the oath of office in neighboring Senegal.
Jan. 19, 2017
A landmark ruling in the New Delhi High Court will compel the national tuberculosis program to provide a new drug to treat an 18-year-old's TB infection.
Jan. 19, 2017
Norm Eisen and Richard Painter discuss Trump's business conflicts. The new president will be "violating the constitutional conflicts clause ... as soon as he takes the oath of office," Eisen says.
Jan. 19, 2017
The nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services traded in health care stocks while pressing legislation that may have helped the companies he invested in.
Jan. 19, 2017
Trump's nominee for energy secretary and Minnesota Sen. Al Franken, a former comedian, shared a moment of levity during Perry's confirmation hearing when Perry made an unintended "double entendre."
Jan. 19, 2017
Starting Thursday, six people will spend eight months in a dome on Mauna Loa volcano to study what living on Mars might be like. The mission is co-sponsored by the University of Hawaii and NASA.
Jan. 19, 2017

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