Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. slowly led the new president in reciting the oath of office, getting all the words exactly right. And Justice Clarence Thomas swore in Vice President Mike Pence without a hitch.
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Celebrations and unrest unfolded simultaneously Friday in Washington as Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. Supporters of Trump clashed at times with demonstrators.
The number of sex-based discrimination charges from LGBT individuals that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission received increased significantly over the last four years, according to data released by the agency Wednesday.
Richard Cordray, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, turned to Bob Dylan to lift agency staffers' spirits after a federal appeals court ruling found fault with the independence of the Obama-created agency.
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A judge who is in a position to throw someone in jail has to be a lawyer, right? Well no, and the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed this anomaly of American justice to persist.