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Retired U.S. Marine Corps general and defense secretary nominee James Mattis speaks with a Marine guard before the inaugural parade. (Reuters)Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis becomes the first member of the new administration’s Cabinet.

2017-01-20 15:51:14 -0700

How President Trump can succeed—or craterMaking America great again will involve just three things, but if he overreaches, it may imperil his presidency.

2017-01-20 09:17:31 -0700

Trump advisers backed a more unifying inaugural speech. (Saul Loeb/AFP)The president offered a bleak portrayal of the nation despite suggestions to be unifying, a commentator says.

2017-01-20 12:32:17 -0700