Read up-to-date coverage about President Obama's second inauguration, Jan. 21, 2013.
2:56 PM EST, January 22, 2013
Starting tomorrow, you can get a closer look at the velvet-covered Bible that was used for Abraham Lincoln's oath of office in 1861.
6:09 PM EST, January 21, 2013
For some spectators, it's a 'once in a lifetime' event.
5:46 PM EST, January 20, 2013
She'd never seen a presidential inauguration in her life, or wanted to, but on Jan. 20, 2009, Nathasa Werts braved bone-chilling weather and a crowd of more than a million people for a trip to Washington.
3:28 PM EST, January 19, 2013
Big new policies unlikely despite push on guns, immigration.
5:30 PM EST, January 21, 2013
In what might have been President Barack Obama's most progressive speech, his second inaugural address Monday marked a distinct change from the so-called New Democrat ideology of pragmatism and compromise to a full embrace of the principles that once put the Democratic Party squarely on the side...
1:03 PM EST, January 20, 2013
President Barack Obama officially began his second term Sunday, taking the oath of office in a White House ceremony a day ahead of the traditional public event.
8:27 PM EST, January 17, 2013
Louise Johnson has hosted event since Carter presidency.
11:16 AM EST, January 18, 2013
There is only one official cake for President Obama's inaugural ball and it's coming from Baltimore's own Charm City Cakes.
10:28 PM EST, January 19, 2013
They've played for the queen. They've played for four presidents.
8:26 AM EST, January 17, 2013
The first lady of fashion mixes designer pieces with ready-to-wear, buys American and puts emphasis on color, form and fun.
10:09 AM EST, January 18, 2013
Our view: The president needs to leave his mark on gun policy, immigration and climate change, but that won't be possible without a deal on the budget.
9:27 PM EST, January 18, 2013
President Barack Obama's second inaugural is not expected to draw the same number of people to Washington, D.C., as his historic swearing in four years ago. However, crowds will still be large and organizers are warning visitors to allow extra time get to the U.S. Capitol.
10:39 AM EST, January 7, 2013
With two weeks to go until the presidential inauguration, the Maryland Transit Administration still has plenty of seats left on MARC trains headed to Washington's Union Station.
9:56 AM EST, January 22, 2013
3:20 PM EST, January 19, 2013
See pictures of previous presidential inaugurations.
10:54 AM EST, January 8, 2013
If you're lucky enough to get a ticket to one of this month's inaugural balls, you'll need the right gown, in the right shade, to turn heads.
3:27 PM EST, January 9, 2013
Here's a peek at the gowns from the past, from Bess Truman to the current first lady.
11:32 AM EDT, July 30, 2012
To salute the nation's capital, we've come up with a list of 100 of our favorite things to do in D.C. Also see:
10:45 AM EDT, March 22, 2013
Here is a side-by-side comparison of both cities, from the sports teams to the restaurants. Which is better? That's up to you to decide.
10:02 AM EDT, July 19, 2012
Hollywood has often called on Baltimore to play its neighbor down I-95, Washington, D.C. Here are 10 movies or TV shows in which Charm City has stood in for our nation's capital.