How many metro rides were taken during Women’s March Vs Trump inauguration

1,001,616 paid rides were taken on the DC Metro on the day of the Women’s March on Washington. Compare that to 570,557 rides taken on the day Trump was sworn into office, which is even less than the number of rides taken on the average weekday. [via]

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Repealing the Affordable Care Act will kill more than 43,000 people annually

Now that President Trump is in the Oval Office, thousands of American lives that were previously protected by provisions of the Affordable Care Act are in danger. For more than 30 years, we have studied how death rates are affected by changes in health-care coverage, and we’re convinced that an ACA repeal could cause tens of thousands of deaths annually.

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Pope Francis warns against rise of populist leaders ‘like Hitler’

Pope Francis has warned against the rise of populist leaders like to Adolf Hitler. He made the comments to Spanish newspaper as Donald Trump was being sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.

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U.S. Eyes Michael Flynn’s Links to Russia

U.S. counterintelligence agents have investigated communications that President Donald Trump’s national security adviser had with Russian officials. Michael Flynn is the first person inside the White House whose links are known to have faced scrutiny as part of probes to determine the extent of Russian government contacts with people close to Mr. Trump.

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Concert For America

A handful of iconic Broadway stars are teaming up for Concert For America, a concert held in New York City on Inauguration Day

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Foreign Payments to Trump Firms Violate Constitution, Suit Will Claim

“The framers of the Constitution were students of history,” said Deepak Gupta, one of the lawyers behind the suit. “And they understood that one way a republic could fail is if foreign powers could corrupt our elected leaders.”

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The traditional way of reporting on a president is dead. And Trump’s press secretary killed it.

The presidency is not a reality show, but President Trump on his first full day in office made clear that he’s still obsessed with being what he once proudly called “a ratings machine.” He cares enough about it to send his press secretary, Sean Spicer, out to brazenly lie to the media in his first official briefing.

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10 Actions / 100 Days

On January 21, we came together by the millions, across the globe, to raise our voices. But our march forward doesn’t end here: Now It’s the time to get our friends, family and community together and make history. Join us in launching a new campaign: 10 Actions for the first 100 Days.

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10 Books You Absolutely MUST Read Before They Hit Theaters In 2017

I’m a book lover. Which means, I’m that person scrambling to read a novel before it gets turned into a movie. Some people have no problem walking into a theater mentally and emotionally unprepared….

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