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Document In North Carolina The Women's March Continues In Raleigh
Women's marches are being held across the country, including in Raleigh, N.C. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Jess Clark of member station WUNC.
Document Women's March On Washington Starts To Move Toward White House
As participants in the Women's March on Washington prepare to begin their walk down the National Mall to the White House NPR's Sarah McCammon checks in.
Document Trump Attends National Prayer Service Before Heading To CIA Headquarters
President Trump attended an interfaith prayer service at Washington's National Cathedral, but he's also attending to more secular matters, with a visit to the CIA headquarters.
Document Crowds Unite At Women's March In Boston
As the Women's March on Washington continues in the nation's capitol, people are marching in cities across the world. Deborah Becker of member station WBUR is at the march in Boston.
Document Friends Of 50 Years Travel To D.C. To Support And Oppose Trump
Inauguration weekend brings a mix of people to Washington, D.C. Scott Simon talks to friends Albert Kiecke and Becky Dinsmore. One supports President Trump and the other will attend the Women's March.
Document Corporate Leader Brenda Barnes Dies At 63
Brenda Barnes, the former CEO of Sara Lee, has died. She became known for quitting her job as the CEO of Pepsi-Cola to spend time with her family. Scott Simon speaks with her daughter Erin Barnes.
Document Immigrants In Country Illegally Worry About Sharing Of Personal Information
California has issued driver's licenses to thousands of people living in the country illegally. Now some of those license-holders worry their personal information could be shared with federal authorities.
Document A Young Republican On The Inauguration And Future Under President Trump
Will Estrada is chairman of the Loudoun County Republican Committee in Virginia. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with him about Trump's inauguration.
Document Bikers For Trump Roll Into Washington For Inauguration
One of the groups that traveled to Washington, D.C. to celebrate President Trump's inauguration was Bikers for Trump. They rode into the city on their motorcycles.
Document Saturday Sports: Golf, Politics And The Presidency
Golf will return as the prominent presidential sport. And football legend and African-American icon Jim Brown shocked the political sports community by supporting Donald Trump.
Document A Day After Inauguration Protests, Demonstrators Prepare For Women's March
Washington, D.C. is filled with visitors for the Women's March on Washington, including young members of the NAACP.
Document Hundreds Of Women's Marches Planned Worldwide Saturday
Women's marches will be taking place all over the country on Saturday. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Brandy Calvert. She'll be marching in Wichita, Kan.
Document Encore: California Nail Salons Start To Invest In Worker Safety
A California project is trying to improve safety for nail salon workers who are exposed to chemicals. A statewide collaborative of salons now has 120 members.
Document Lacking An Inaugural Poet, Scott Simon Steps In With A Poem
There was no inaugural poet for Friday's ceremonies, so NPR's Scott Simon picked a poem to mark the occasion: Lawrence Ferlinghetti's Populist Manifesto No. 1.
Document Thousands Protest Against Trump On Inauguration Day
Various groups protested the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday.

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