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

Online auctions cancelled for inauguration tickets

Senator: Craigslist, eBay agree to stop scalpers from selling inaugural tickets

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 11:50am EST

Metro won't stay open late for unofficial inaugural balls

Despite late night unofficial inaugural balls, Metro won't run late.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 09:00am EST

Presidents and God: Religion's role in inauguration

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.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 08:19am EST

Michelle Obama lets wardrobe take back seat

Michelle Obama has made enough smart fashion choices that they're hardly questioned anymore

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 08:04am EST

Second inaugurations are usually smaller

Monday's inauguration is expected to be both smaller and less expensive than President Obama's first swearing in four years ago.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 07:37am EST

Stylists forecast fashion trends at inaugural balls and parties

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.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 07:25am EST

Celeb birthdays for the week of Jan. 20-26

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Jan. 20-26

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 01:02am EST

Tight security, protests expected at inauguration

Even with much smaller crowd, inauguration to involve tight security and demonstrations

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 12:04am EST

Banderas, Dawson join Latino inaugural in DC

Antonio Banderas, Rosario Dawson to join Latino salute to Obama; Julian Castro to speak

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 10:20pm EST

Inauguration to be platform for DC statehood

DC officials will use reviewing stand for inauguration to promote statehood cause

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 08:30pm EST

Episcopal priest chosen for inaugural benediction

Episcopal priest to give inaugural benediction; Atlanta pastor had bowed out over gay views

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 08:30pm EST

Inauguration to be platform for DC statehood

District of Columbia officials are using Inauguration Day to call attention to the District's lack of statehood and congressional representation.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 08:02pm EST

Tight security, protests expected at inauguration

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.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 03:10pm EST

Chinese dissident art shown ahead of US inaugural

Newseum to project images of Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei's art in DC ahead of Obama inaugural

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 01:10pm EST

Obama to take private oath in brief family service

Obama's private swearing-in to be brief affair with family in White House Blue Room

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 12:20pm EST

Cabs in District will cost bit more on Inauguration Day

The D.C. Taxi Cab Commission has authorized a $1 fee for each additional passenger taking a trip on Inauguration Day.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 11:27am EST

Obama gets a second chance at speech for the ages

Will Obama be better? Second presidential inaugural addresses are usually pretty forgettable

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 10:30am EST

Chelsea Clinton headlining inaugural service event

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is honorary chair of Obama's inaugural service event

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 09:12am EST

Ballou's Majestic Marching Knights see symbolism in parade participation

When he got the message that the Ballou High School marching band had been selected for the Inaugural Parade, director Darrell Watson was floored - more than figuratively.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 07:20am EST

Inauguration Day: Behind-the-scenes logistics

Senate Sergeant at Arms Terry Gainer talks about the logistics that go into coordinating so many VIPs at the same time.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 06:32am EST
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