President Donald Trump signed presidential memoranda on January 23, 2017. Trump authorized the withdrawal of the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a U.S. Government hiring freeze for all departments but the military, and "Mexico City" which bans federal funding of abortions overseas.
The Atlanta Falcons beat the Green Bay Packers, and the New England Patriots beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in the NFL Divisional Championships on January 22, 2017. The Patriots and the Falcons will face off in Super Bowl LI on February 5.
Protesters in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and other cities across the country gathered Saturday for the Women's March on Washington and other demonstrations following the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence attended the Chairman's Global Dinner in Washington, D.C., on January 17, 2017. The black-tie event served as a chance for Trump to introduce himself to foreign diplomats before the start of his term.
President Obama surprised White House press secretary Josh Earnest during his final White House press briefing on January 17, 2017. Obama sang Earnest's praises, calling him "a really, really good man."
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