- Trump sweeps into Washington with a wave and a salute
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ready for his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington on a military jet Thursday and quickly set to building better ties to the Republican Congress as he kicked off three days of inaugural festivities. Washington braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing.
- Even before taking office, Trump has changed the presidency
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump enters the White House on Friday just as he entered the race for president: defiant, unfiltered, unbound by tradition and utterly confident in his chosen course.
- Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche hits Italian hotel
PENNE, Italy (AP) — Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no signs of life as they searched for around 30 people believed trapped inside. Three bodies were recovered as heavy vehicles struggled to get to the scene.
- Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran's capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in the streets.
- US bombers strike 2 Islamic State camps in Libya
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, killing more than 80 fighters in an unusual mission that may have marked the final demonstration of military force of President Barack Obama's global counterterrorism campaign.
- Raiders file papers to move from Oakland to Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have filed paperwork to move to Las Vegas.
- Blue Jays ownership involved in bringing Bautista back
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins said ownership got involved in the re-signing of veteran Jose Bautista.
- Djokovic out in 2nd round, loses to Istomin in Melbourne
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It started badly for Novak Djokovic, who needed 24 serves, six break-point saves and 15 minutes just to hold his first game in the second round.
- Julio Jones says sprained toe won't keep him out vs. Packers
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Falcons All-Pro receiver Julio Jones says a sprained toe won't keep him from playing in Sunday's NFC championship game against Green Bay.
- Bonds, Clemens making slow gains with changing electorate
Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens.