Obama: 'America's possibilities are limitless'

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

Presidents and God

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

The Inaugural Balls

Photos from the 2013 Inaugural Balls. Full Story

Inauguration Day by the numbers

Here's a breakdown of Inauguration Day by the numbers. Full Story

Images of the 2013 inauguration

Photos of President Barack Obama's second inauguration from the ceremonial swearing-in to the frosty crowds. Full Story



Monday - 01/21/2013, 08:11am EST

Inauguration Day survival guide: Road closures, parking, Metro

Whether you're going to the swearing-in ceremony, the inaugural parade, one of the many balls or just downtown to work, there is plenty you need to know before you leave home Jan. 21.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 08:09am EST

Text alerts to inform inauguration-goers of critical information

U.S. Park Police are touting an electronic information system meant to notify and warn throngs of people heading to the inauguration ceremony Monday.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 08:06am EST

Inauguration Photo Galleries

Monday - 01/21/2013, 07:20am EST

A closer look at the inauguration schedule

The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 06:52am EST

Legend, 2 Chainz, MC Lyte honored at Hip-Hop Ball

John Legend believes hip-hop played its part in helping Barack Obama become president, and he's proud at how the genre has matured over the years.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 06:52am EST

Couple makes life-long commitment at ball

Love was in the air at the National Wildlife Federation's 2013 Green Inaugural Ball, and not just for the environment.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 05:34am EST

Obama: Inauguration celebrates US, not election

Obama: Inauguration celebrates country, not election results

Monday - 01/21/2013, 05:30am EST

Latest inaugural forecast: Bit warmer than in 2009

Latest weather forecast may let Obama keep pledge for warmer Inauguration Day than in 2009

Monday - 01/21/2013, 04:44am EST

Swearing age-old oath, Obama steps into 2nd term

Obama swears age-old oath, embarks on 2nd term quest to restore economy, combat terrorists

Monday - 01/21/2013, 04:24am EST

Pedicabs providing 'transportainment' for inauguration

As tourists from throughout the globe descend on D.C., pedicab drivers from all over the country prepare for what will likely be the industry's biggest weekend.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 04:22am EST

Obama's Inauguration Day is a day for MLK Jr., too

Obama's Inauguration Day lends itself to reminders of Martin Luther King Jr., his legacy, too

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 11:56pm EST

Officials lay wreaths at King memorial on Mall

King's son, civil rights-era leaders participate in MLK ceremony during inauguration weekend

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 10:32pm EST

Out-of-town cops sworn in for inauguration

Out-of-town police officers sworn in to work security for presidential inauguration

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 06:10pm EST

Latest inaugural forecast: Bit warmer than in 2009

An Arctic cold front looks to be racing toward the mid-Atlantic, so it will be slightly cooler than normal on Monday, and with a chance of snow , but not as cold as it was in 2009.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 04:50pm EST

3 former foster youths to attend inauguration

3 former foster youths to attend Obama's inauguration, meet fellow lawmakers to discuss policy

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 03:40pm EST

Miss America unsure about attending Inauguration

Miss America Mallory Hagan says she has ticket to Inauguration Day, but it may be too cold

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 03:34pm EST

Chefs hail first foodies with inauguration salute

Cooks in DC hail nation's first foodies in chief with Chefs Ball ahead of Obama's inauguration

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 03:10pm EST

AP source: Inaugural ball to feature Lady Gaga

AP source: Obama staffers to get a visit from Lady Gaga during special inaugural ball Tuesday

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 03:08pm EST

Metro nearly sells out of commemorative SmarTrip cards

The transit agency says as of 2 p.m. Sunday that there a few thousand of the cards left at the Metro Center sales office in downtown D.C., but there are long lines to pick up the cards.

Sunday - 01/20/2013, 02:36pm EST
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