Politics & Government

Education

UK graduate students organize ‘Trump Teach-In’ as inauguration looms

The inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday as the 45th president of the United States brings with it a host of questions about how his administration will handle a wide array of issues, including education, security, immigration and science. A group of graduate students at the University of Kentucky will explore those questions Tuesday during “A Teach-In on the Trump Presidency,” an afternoon of lectures and discussion about the future Trump presidency and what it could mean.

Celebrities

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamoring for change. The capital braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla and hand-wringing.

Videos

How one inaugural speech might have killed a president, plus four other inauguration facts

Five fast facts about past presidential inaugurations, including the shortest and longest speeches and the only president to be sworn in with a nickname.
Chris Ware cware@herald-leader.com
How one inaugural speech might have killed a president, plus four other inauguration facts 1:42

How one inaugural speech might have killed a president, plus four other inauguration facts

Paul only Republican to vote ‘no’ in Senate step to repeal Obamacare, proposes own plan 6:36

Paul only Republican to vote ‘no’ in Senate step to repeal Obamacare, proposes own plan

Attorney General Beshear calls $500,000 Bevin report 'grossly political' 1:29

Attorney General Beshear calls $500,000 Bevin report 'grossly political'

Bevin: People who voted for change 'getting it' 1:42

Bevin: People who voted for change 'getting it'