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For decades, U.S. authorities have been preparing to prosecute one of the world's most feared drug traffickers, known as El Chapo.

Today, the Justice Department announced charges against Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Loera following his extradition from Mexico to the United States. He landed Thursday evening on Long Island, N.Y., and is due to be arraigned this afternoon at a federal court in Brooklyn.

As the White House transitions from Barack Obama to Donald Trump, in the social-media age that means another transition — of the @POTUS Twitter account.

At 12:01 p.m., as Trump took the oath of office, the official presidential account switched to President Trump from Obama, who was the first president to use Twitter. All tweets from Obama's term as president are archived under a new account @POTUS44.

A newly inaugurated Donald J. Trump delivered a fiercely populist and often dark address, promising to transfer power in Washington from political elites to the people and vowing to put "America first."

Surrounded by members of Congress and the Supreme Court, the nation's 45th president repeated themes from his historic and divisive campaign message, describing children in poverty; schools in crisis; and streets pocked with crime and "carnage."

An inauguration protest in Washington, D.C., turned confrontational on Friday, as several hundred black-clad protesters broke windows and police responded with pepper spray and a concussive device.

The violence broke out in Northwest D.C., not directly along the parade route.

Patrick Madden, a reporter for member station WAMU, reports that protesters were running through streets, breaking windows with hammers and knocking over trash cans.

One of the biggest-ever overseas successes for Disney is grounded in a real-life story out of India.

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