Federal workers in the D.C. area will have Inauguration Day, which falls on a Friday, off as a holiday. Everyone else is being asked to consider adjusting their routines.
The JW Marriott hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue is offering a $2.5 million inauguration special package — 325 guest rooms, four presidential suites and a private rooftop party for the parade.
A chain-link fence was erected last week outside the White House. It’s one of the first signs that construction is beginning on the reviewing stand for the inaugural parade, a ritual that goes back to America’s earliest days.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.