Donald Trump's inauguration

Trump to become 45th US president

The lack of A-list star power — as well as the threat of showers — did little to dampen the spirits of Donald Trump supporters looking ahead to the day.

epa05731971 A member of the Marine Corps Band plays a trombone beneath the US Capitol during a rehearsal a day before Donald J. Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington, DC, USA, 19 January 2017. Trump won the 08 November 2016 election to become the next US President. EPA/SHAWN THEW

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A member of the Marine Corps Band played a trombone beneath the US Capitol during a rehearsal a day before Donald J. Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States.

President-elect Donald Trump speaks at a pre-Inaugural

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President-elect Donald Trump spoke at a pre-Inaugural “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration” at the Lincoln Memorial.

Vice President-elect Mike Pence, left, and his wife Karen, second from left, applaud as President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive for a VIP reception and dinner with donors, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence (left) and his wife Karen (second from left) applaud as President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrived for a VIP reception and dinner with donors.

President-elect Donald Trump, right, kisses the hand of Kellyanne Conway, his campaign manager, during a VIP reception and dinner with donors, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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President-elect Donald Trump kissed the hand of Kellyanne Conway, his campaign manager, during a VIP reception and dinner with donors.

Fireworks explode over the Lincoln Memorial after a welcome celebration for US President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, DC, on January 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Brendan SmialowskiBRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

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Fireworks exploded over the Lincoln Memorial after a welcome celebration for US President-elect Donald Trump.

A demonstrator waves a flag on the steps of the National Portrait Gallery before marching to the Hotel Monaco in Washington, DC on January 19, 2017. The Oklahoma State Society held a gala celebrating President-elect Donald Trump's upcoming inauguration at the hotel. / AFP PHOTO / ZACH GIBSONZACH GIBSON/AFP/Getty Images

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A demonstrator waved a flag on the steps of the National Portrait Gallery before marching to the Hotel Monaco in Washington.

Protesters hold up signs at the

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Protesters held up signs at the “We Stand United” rally on the eve of US President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration outside Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: Anti-Trump protesters gather outside of the Deplora Ball at the National Press Building, on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump will be sworn in as the nations 45th President on January 20th. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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Anti-Trump protesters gathered outside of the DeploraBall at the National Press Building in Washington.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: Anti-Trump protesters tangle with police outside of the Deplora Ball at the National Press Building, on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump will be sworn in as the nations 45th President on January 20th. (Photo by )

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Anti-Trump protesters tangled with police outside of the DeploraBall.

A man photographs the White House in Washington, Thursday, jan. 19, 2017, ahead of Friday's inauguration of Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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A man photographed the White House.

President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump and family wave at the conclusion of the pre-Inaugural

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President-elect Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump and family wave at the conclusion of the pre-Inaugural “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration.”

Globe reporter Matt Viser snapped this photo of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday night.

The Lincoln Memorial in Trump’s America

To one reporter, it indicated the moment that was about to arrive: Donald Trump is coming. And he’s planning to put his own imprint on D.C.

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It’s complete immersion: You can sit at the Trump hotel bar, watching Trump on TV, observing Trump White House staffers while sipping Trump wine.

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Girl Scouts leaders and parents are outraged that the organization will march in the inaugural parade for President-elect Donald Trump.

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This continuing counterintelligence investigation means that Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday with his associates under investigation.

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Trump will give what for him is a rare formal speech to a shaky nation — to a populace on edge over his tweets, his murky policy ideas, and his weak command of facts.

Evan Horowitz

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To capture the potentially far-reaching impact of President Trump, the Globe has assembled a dashboard of “vital statistics” that we will assess over time.

Women's March on Washington

Opinion | Gloria Steinem

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Questions about the Women’s March on Washington have created a need for a Twitter version of history and Feminism 101.

Adrian Walker

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“What kind of America do I want to live in?” asked Yordanos Eyoel.

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Shirley Leung

Who will be at the Women’s March in Boston? Everyone, it seems.

Organizers expect more than 80,000 to participate in the local march, from grass-roots activists to CEOs.

Metro

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The change comes after one of the guards was charged with beating a disabled homeless man with his own cane, officials said.

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Allen Stotts told investigators that something in his head told him to murder his former wife.

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A defense lawyer for Aaron Hernandez argued that the former New England Patriots star had been disadvantaged by the lack of surveillance evidence.

In this photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin

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Mexican drug kingpin ‘El Chapo’ to appear in US courtroom

The US has been trying to get Joaquin ‘‘El Chapo’’ Guzman in a US court since he was first indicted in Southern California in the early 1990s.

Business

scott kirsner | Innovation Economy

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The world of sports is glamorous, which attracts entrepreneurs. But the odds of growing beyond a small niche are not great.

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Massport is negotiating a similar arrangement with Uber, Lyft’s larger rival, the authority said.

Arts

Buzzsaw | Matthew Gilbert

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There is something about the visions of barbarism depicted on several current series that seems oddly and frighteningly apropos in these uncivil times.

THINGS TO DO

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The Globe’s picks for the best ways to spend your weekend.

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State lawmakers shouldn’t vote a pay raise for themselves without following the proper process.

Special reports

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Black youth in Ferguson, Baltimore, and Boston are confronting the paradox of President Obama’s historic ascension and the start of the Donald Trump era.

Life sciences

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Investigations

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One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

The story behind ‘Spotlight’

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Politics

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Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Issues of riches trip up picks, but few may be denied

Problems of fabulous wealth seem almost part and parcel to the confirmation struggles of a Trump government that would be filled with billionaires and multimillionaires.