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U.S. elections get international monitors too

As a participating member of the OSCE, the United States invited international election monitors to ensure the November 8, 2016, elections were free and fair.
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Here’s newly sworn-in President Trump’s full speech

President Trump makes his inaugural address to the people of the United States and the world, laying out his vision for the future
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Donald Trump: America’s new president

Donald J. Trump was sworn in January 20 as the 45th president. He is a businessman who promised to help Americans improve their standard of living.
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America’s ‘best idea’ turns 100

If you're planning a trip to the U.S., why not visit one of America’s iconic national parks? Here are the 10 most popular.
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Here’s what to watch as the votes come in

Americans will see lots of maps on election night, showing which state voted for which presidential candidate. Some states are watched more closely.

A third term for President Obama? Not happening.

President Obama must give up the presidency to whomever voters choose in the 2016 election, whether he or his most passionate supporters like it or not.
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Our favorite Obama travel photos

View some of President Obama's travels to other countries. He met dignitaries and people in all walks of life and saw treasured spots.

What is ‘Super Tuesday,’ and why is it important?

The 2016 U.S. presidential primary season will swing into high gear on March 1, when 14 U.S. states and territories simultaneously hold their contests.
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President Trump’s Cabinet explained [video/infographic]

President Trump’s Cabinet is nearly in place. Who are the men and women who make up this important group, and what do they do?