Crowds were already lining the inaugural parade from the Capitol to the White House along Pennsylvania Avenue before President Barack Obama’s ceremonial swearing-in and speech to launch his second term.
Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.
Veteran ABC newswoman Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party at an ambassador’s home in Washington and has been hospitalized.
While most Americans will catch glimpses of President Barack Obama’s second inauguration festivities from their living room TVs or on the Internet, a privileged set of celebrities and special interests will get up close — in exclusive soirees just blocks from the ceremonies.
Hundreds of thousands of spectators at President Barack Obama’s second inauguration encountered blocked-off streets, delays at some security checkpoints and a packed National Mall.
District of Columbia transit officials say they’re experiencing a much smaller crowd for the presidential inauguration than four years ago.
For once, the drumbeats of division receded and Americans of every ornery opinion gathered to witness history unfold in President Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration.
A heavy and steady stream of people is flooding the National Mall as the sun rises Monday.
President Barack Obama began inauguration day listening to a church pastor counsel him to use his power to benefit others, and the nation.
John Legend believes hip-hop played its part in helping Barack Obama become president, and he’s proud at how the genre has matured over the years.