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Melania Trump donates her inaugural gown to the First Ladies' Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Photo: Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

First Lady Melania Trump donated her inaugural ball gown to the First Ladies Collection at the National Museum of American History on Friday morning. Trump said designer Herve Pierre was only given two weeks notice to design the floor-length, couture gown because of how busy she was with the changes after November's election.

"It is now my hope that this piece is one of the many great beginnings to our family's history here in Washington, D.C," Trump said. "The president, Barron, and I love living here, and we are so honored to represent this country."

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Facebook, Instagram transfer accounts, followers to Biden administration

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Facebook on Wednesday confirmed that it is transferring the millions of followers of the official Facebook and Instagram White House accounts to the Biden administration.

Details: The accounts for "@POTUS," "@VicePresident" ("@VP" on Instagram) and "@FLOTUS" are seeing the followers from their personal Pages and accounts transferred over. It's unclear when that transition process will be complete.

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Biden delivers his inaugural address on the West Front of the Capitol. Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images

President Biden has delivered his inaugural address at the Capitol, calling for an end to the politics as total war but warning that "we have far to go" to heal the country.

What's next: Biden signs executive orders and swears in day one presidential appointees in a virtual ceremony.

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Biden's inauguration signals a great American reset

President Biden prepares to walk the abbreviated parade route in front of the White House after the inauguration. Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images

President Biden had exited his Cadillac with the new "46" license plates and was strolling a short stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue toward his new home when he spotted "Today" show weather legend Al Roker.

The big picture: Biden dropped Jill Biden's hand — no warning — and trotted over to the delighted Roker. POTUS gave Roker a fist bump and said, "Gotta keep doing this!" It was a very Joe moment in a day that was designed to signal a return to normality in a turbulent America.