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

4 enlisted troops picked for inaugural ball dance

4 enlisted troops who served in wars picked to dance with Obamas and Bidens at inaugural ball

Friday - 01/18/2013, 01:10am EST

Obamas mark first lady's birthday dining Italian

President Obama fetes first lady for 49th birthday at dinner at Georgetown Italian restaurant

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 08:50pm EST

Obama inauguration playlist: Beyonce, Wonder, fun.

Obama's inauguration playlist includes Beyonce, Stevie Wonder, James Taylor, Usher, fun.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 04:02pm EST

By the numbers: Obama's second-term inauguration

By the numbers: Obama's inauguration smaller than last time, but still a grand affair

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 03:08pm EST

Obama names 8 citizens to highlight his successes

Obama chooses 8 as inauguration 'citizen co-chairs' to highlight his 1st term accomplishments

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 02:48pm EST

Metro to sell Inauguration Day passes this weekend

Metro to sell commemorative Inauguration Day passes at 9 stations on Sunday

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 01:40pm EST

Inaugural transit options all have drawbacks

Unlike 2009, driving is an option on Inauguration Day, but mass transit encouraged

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 12:54pm EST

Professional tips: Personalize your photos on Inauguration Day

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.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 12:43pm EST

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
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