The first session of the New Hampshire House on Jan. 4, 2017, in Concord. The chamber will soon consider legislation that will likely curtail the financial strength of labor unions.
During the presidential campaign, President Trump called the Labor Department's unemployment rate "phony." The first jobs report of his presidency is due out on Friday (though it will largely be a reflection of the end of Obama's term).
A worker stands in a construction project in a favela, or shantytown, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The government has helped drive down income inequality by investing in basic services like health care, education and pensions.
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Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at Columbus Circle in New York for a protest march to Trump Tower after the president signed an order to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines.
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