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

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

Most fade, but these inaugural words endure

Most inaugural addresses are soon forgotten, but these presidents' words live on

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 06:10am EST

Presidential strut is now iconic inaugural moment

In just a few decades, walking down Pennsylvania Avenue has become an iconic inaugural moment

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 11:44pm EST

Lawyers from LGBT group to join Supreme Court bar

Supreme Court to welcome 30 members of gay and lesbian lawyers' group to high court bar

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 07:30pm EST

An unexpected moment from two presidents on Inauguration Day

From the ceremonies to the celebrations, the presidential inauguration is a tradition that is highly scripted and precisely calculated. However, four years ago during President Barack Obama's first inauguration, something happened off-script.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 12:07pm EST

Good to Go: Do-it-yourself inauguration party ideas

If you're like me with no ticket in hand for an inaugural ball, here are some ways to have your own inauguration revelry at home.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 08:01am EST

Once in your life, try an inaugural ball

WTOP's Randi Martin reports

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 07:05am EST


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