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'Dangal" is a Disney film that tells the story of India's Phogat wrestling family. It's broken the record for ticket sales for a Hindi language film. And it's in theaters in the U.S. too.

The incoming president has flirted with running for office since the 1980s. His message has been remarkably similar.

The Asian-American band's case, inextricably linked to the battler over a certain NFL team, leaves some activists torn. While inclined to stand with a fellow advocate, they wonder: At what cost?

Farage has flown in from Britain to attend Donald Trump's inauguration. The former U.K. Independence Party leader is trying to stay relevant with a call-in show on talk radio in London.

The Halprins are a house divided: Marty voted for Donald Trump; Jessica voted for Hillary Clinton. Their Connecticut home is less tense than it was right after the election. But fissures remain.

Next week, leaders of the House Oversight Committee are expected to meet with the director of the Office of Government Ethics, who has been under fire for admonishing Trump to divest his businesses.

After Donald Trump's inauguration, Republican lawmakers once again plan to try to end federal funding that goes to Planned Parenthood. Abortions are among the health services the nonprofit provides.

Norm Eisen and Richard Painter discuss Trump's business conflicts. The new president will be "violating the constitutional conflicts clause ... as soon as he takes the oath of office," Eisen says.

A controversial idea falls by the wayside, for now, involving how schools can use federal money for low-income students.

The former Texas governor once wanted to eliminate the Department of Energy. Perry and Donald Trump have doubted climate science, an key area of research at some of the department's 17 national labs.

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