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

Once in your life, try an inaugural ball

WTOP's Randi Martin reports

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


Hi-tech inauguration tickets to help direct crowds

Learning from the mistakes of inaugurations past, Inauguration Day committees are using the power of GPS and mobile apps to help guests and well- wishers get where they're going on time.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:57pm EST

Tribes raise money to represent Wyo. in inaugural

Tribes try to raise money to send dancers to inaugural parade in DC and be Wyoming's only reps

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:30pm EST

Questions and answers about upcoming inauguration

Questions and answers about traditions, festivities for President Obama's second inauguration

Monday - 01/14/2013, 12:22pm EST

Md. offers transportation advice for inauguration

Maryland transportation officials are offering some travel advice for those attending the presidential inauguration next week.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 11:55am EST

Md. offers transportation advice for inauguration

Maryland officials offer transportation advice ahead of Obama inauguration

Monday - 01/14/2013, 10:50am EST

TV pro: How to capture the inaugural parade on a smartphone

Many of us will line the parade route on Inauguration Day to be part of history, and some will try to document it with a smartphone. Here are some tips to help you out.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 09:10am EST

Official inauguration store opens in downtown D.C.

The 57th Presidential Inauguration Store, now open at 1155 F Street NW, sells tote bags, Champagne glasses and boxes of the ubiquitous button.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:33am EST

Obama's 2nd inauguration smaller, yet still grand

Obama planning smaller 2nd inaugural still full of glamour, patriotic pomp and celebrities

Monday - 01/14/2013, 03:46am EST

Plan ahead if taking Metro on Inauguration Day

Estimates say as many as 800,000 people may be attending the inauguration, the swearing in and the parade on Jan. 21, which could result in long lines at the fare card machines.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 01:32pm EST

DC holds practice parade for inauguration

Washington holds practice parade for upcoming inauguration

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 01:10pm EST

Tips for traveling by train or plane on Inauguration Day

Crowds coming to the D.C. area for the presidential inauguration ceremonies mean clogged airports and packed train stations.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 11:40am EST

5th National Day of Service to honor MLK legacy

The National Day of Service started with President Barack Obama's inauguration in 2009 and has occurred every year since. There will be dozens of service projects throughout the D.C. region over the course of the weekend, and the main event will be held Saturday on the National Mall from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:49am EST

Top talent lined up for Obama's inaugural events

Inaugural lineup: Katy Perry, Usher, Smokey Robinson, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley to perform

Sunday - 01/13/2013, 08:16am EST

Protesters forced to scale down at Obama inaugural

A protest group planning to stage a demonstration about unemployment at President Barack Obama's inauguration says it's being forced to scale down plans because it won't have much space on Washington's Freedom Plaza.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 08:42pm EST

Midshipmen to march in inaugural parade

Eighty-seven students at the U.S. Naval Academy will march in the presidential inaugural parade this month.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 05:38pm EST

Obama inauguration tickets peddled online

Despite efforts against scalping, inauguration tickets offered online with steep markups

Friday - 01/11/2013, 03:58pm EST

Lottery set for DC residents' inauguration tickets

DC's representative to Congress holding inauguration ticket lottery, 200 tickets to distribute

Friday - 01/11/2013, 03:10pm EST

Top talent lined up for Obama's inaugural events

Inaugural lineup: Katy Perry, Usher, Smokey Robinson, Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley to perform

Friday - 01/11/2013, 11:53am EST
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