In his inaugural address, President Obama noted the country's continuing economic struggles and said that America can't succeed when only a few at the top do well. The country's prosperity must rest on a rising middle class. Full Story
When it comes to celebrating the start of a president's term, God has played a role in nearly every inauguration since George Washington. Full Story
Unlike 2009, driving is an option on Inauguration Day, but mass transit encouraged
If you hope your Inauguration Day photographs will be more than snapshots of companions mugging at your smartphone, a Washington-based photojournalist suggests shooting the unexpected.
Senator: Craigslist, eBay agree to stop scalpers from selling inaugural tickets
Despite late night unofficial inaugural balls, Metro won't run late.
The separation of church and state is unique to American democracy, but when it comes to celebrating the start of a president's term, God has played a role in nearly every inauguration since George Washington. And President Obama's second swearing-in will be no different.
Michelle Obama has made enough smart fashion choices that they're hardly questioned anymore
Monday's inauguration is expected to be both smaller and less expensive than President Obama's first swearing in four years ago.
Washington fashion experts predict peplums, and Grecian goddess one- shoulder necklines will be popular among women ballgoers, while men will sport slim-cut tuxedos with a pop of color at inaugural parties this weekend.
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Even with much smaller crowd, inauguration to involve tight security and demonstrations
Antonio Banderas, Rosario Dawson to join Latino salute to Obama; Julian Castro to speak
DC officials will use reviewing stand for inauguration to promote statehood cause
Episcopal priest to give inaugural benediction; Atlanta pastor had bowed out over gay views
District of Columbia officials are using Inauguration Day to call attention to the District's lack of statehood and congressional representation.
Tea party fervor has surged and waned in the past four years, Occupy encampments are long gone from parks in the nation's capital, and the crowd for President Barack Obama's second inauguration figures to be significantly smaller than the record-breaking turnout of 2009.
Newseum to project images of Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei's art in DC ahead of Obama inaugural
Obama's private swearing-in to be brief affair with family in White House Blue Room
The D.C. Taxi Cab Commission has authorized a $1 fee for each additional passenger taking a trip on Inauguration Day.
Will Obama be better? Second presidential inaugural addresses are usually pretty forgettable
Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is honorary chair of Obama's inaugural service event
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