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Lawsuit: Trump business ties violate Constitution

To fight what it called a "grave threat" to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign governments.

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Analysis: Trump promises big change, but begins by picking small fights

President Donald Trump won the White House promising big changes to the nation's economy, health care system and foreign policy. He spent his first full day in office picking small fights.

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Over 1 million join anti-Trump women's marches worldwide

In a global exclamation of defiance and solidarity, more than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday to send President Donald Trump an emphatic message on his first full day in office that they won't let his agenda go unchallenged.

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Donald Trump sworn in as nation's 45th president

Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

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Kansas, other states can offer a lesson as GOP proposes deep federal tax cut

President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans who have pledged to cut federal taxes to boost the economy might consider looking first at lessons learned in GOP-controlled states that adopted similar strategies, only to see growth falter and budget gaps widen.

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Kansas Congressman's son 'dabs' during swearing-in photo op

A new Kansas congressman is dishing out discipline after his 17-year-old son pulled a dance move during a photo shoot with House Speaker Paul Ryan after the House swearing-in ceremony in Washington.

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House Republicans back off ethics office overhaul after widespread criticism

House Republicans reversed course Tuesday amid a firestorm of criticism over their plans to gut a congressional ethics office.

U.S. slaps sanctions on Russia, expels 35 diplomats for interfering in American election

President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the U.S. presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts.

Who paid for all those job applicants, including Kris Kobach, to visit Trump Tower?

Since the election, more than 100 potential appointees to Donald Trump’s administration have traveled from all over the country to Manhattan to meet with the president-elect. The ways these transition meetings are financed have been as varied as the candidates themselves.

'Star Wars' actress and author Carrie Fisher dies at age 60

Actress Carrie Fisher, who found enduring fame as Princess Leia in the original "Star Wars," has died. She was 60.

KU freshman found dead on Sunday killed by alcohol, father says

We'll see plenty of sunshine throughout the day, but cooler temperatures hang tough as we top out around 35. North winds of 10-20 mph. Overnight, we're looking at mostly clear skies. Lows around 18. In today's news: Father says alcohol ...

New record set for biggest pumpkin

The Minnesota gourd weighed in at 1,810 pounds.

70-year-olds skydive for birthday

A group of high school graduates from Minnesota celebrated their 70th birthdays by skydiving. Seven classmates took part in the adventure.

Rubber ducks take over Chicago river

About 33,000 rubber ducks were dumped into the river in Chicago in support of the Special Olympics. The fundraiser allowed participants to buy single ducks or a "quack pack" of six.

Topeka giraffe to make national debut

Hope, a young giraffe at the Topeka Zoo, is garnering national attention after undergoing surgery to repair problems with its legs. The staff at the zoo is also expected another baby giraffe to be born in the near future. Hope will appear on the Today Show on Sunday.

Arizona immigration law goes into effect

The most controversial parts of the law have been put on hold by a federal judge.

Toyota recalls 400,000 vehicles

The vehicles were recalled after a potential problem was discovered with the steering.

Pony swim an annual tradition in east

The ponies are auctioned off after the swim in Virginia.

Missouri men catch record-setting fish

Two St. Louis men caught a 130 pound catfish. The catfish, if confirmed, would set a new world record.

Lawrence youth takes second in Braille contest

Lawrence youth Luther Fuller took home a second place finish in the National Braille Challenge held during the weekend. Luther placed second in his age group at the contest and was awarded a $1,000 savings bond.

Homeless shelter in national spotlight

The Lawrence Community Shelter spent some time in the national spotlight Wednesday. Good Morning America spent talked with shelter director Loring Henderson Wednesday morning.